BYOB Painting Class for Two or Four or a Two-Day Art Workshop for One at Both Sides Art (Up to 53% Off)

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Old masters rewarded observant art critics by hiding things in their paintings, such as discreet self-portraits and lewd caricatures of the queen. Learn saucy brushstrokes with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $39 for a three-hour BYOB painting class for two, available on weeknights and Sunday afternoons and including all supplies (an $80 value)
  • $75 for the above three-hour BYOB painting class for four (a $160 value)
  • $95 for a two-day art workshop for one (a $195 value)

Two-day art workshops take place on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. On the first day, beginning students learn the basic principles of drawing, paint blending, and color theory before they delve into their own Cubist-inspired masterpiece. They’ll return the next day for more-advanced drawing techniques and a discussion of media design, as well as to explore tracing patterns and using pastels—all culminating in the creation of a mixed-media billboard. Call for available class dates.

Both Sides Art

An elegantly stenciled gray, metal door heralds Both Sides’ studio space, an attention-focusing haven of clean lines, white walls, and ample natural light. It’s planted in Pilsen’s main arts corridor, meaning that students need only wander down the block to soak up inspiration from other galleries.

Within this space each day, the instructors at Both Sides Art aim to stimulate the left and right sides of their students' brains with art classes that encourage wild flights of creativity grounded in a solid grasp of technique and history. Adult courses take place weekday evenings and cover topics such as drawing for beginners and abstract painting. While enjoying a BYOB glass of wine or sippy cup of champagne, students learn essential skills such as drawing 3-D images, handling oil paints, and poetically telling off their inner critics.

In a Nutshell

BYOB classes lead students step-by-step through creating a full painting; workshops cover basic art principles that inform mixed-media works

The Fine Print

Expires 180 days after purchase. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Merchant is solely responsible for all sales and delivery of alcohol. Must provide 21+ ID to receive alcoholic beverages. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Creative projects and pursuits, from beading to glass blowing
Bring along your own bottle of wine or beer to enjoy

All Locations

  • Chicago (701.7 miles)

    1219 West 18th Street

    Chicago, Illinois 60608

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