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Drawing Studio (Middle School Program)

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

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Highlights

This course offers an introduction to drawing as an exciting means of expression through writing, discussion, sketchbooks, and individual and group projects. Students explore a variety of drawing techniques and approaches to build their technical, spatial, and creative abilities, including essential elements of 2D design and art. 


Working with a wide range of materials, students investigate contemporary subjects and themes using pencil, charcoal, pastel, ink, and mixed media through skills such as line, perspective, tone, proportion, composition, value, gesture, and contour. Digital drawing using Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator and Wacom tablets may also be introduced. Students visit the Art Institute of Chicago to observe and sketch from a wide variety of paintings, sculptures, and objects that are used as inspiration for studio work. 


This course is designed for beginning students as well as those who want to continue developing their skills and confidence in drawing, and can be repeated for continued skill and idea building.


Note: 

After enrolling for any children's classes, CourseHorse will reach out to you with additional paperwork which must be completed in order to stay enrolled in the classes. If you'd like to get a head start on the children's class consent form which is mandatory or the allergy forms which are optional, you can access them HERE


A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers nationally accredited degree programs as well as Continuing Studies programs for adults and children, ages 4-18. Considered one of the most influential art and design schools in the world, SAIC has continuing studies programs available to all skill levels. Students develop their creative and critical abilities while working with renowned faculty, utilizing state-of-the-art resources, and visiting the breath-taking galleries at the Art Institute of Chicago.


Class Starting Saturday, February 15

12 sessions

  • Saturday, February 15, 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • Saturday, February 22, 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • Saturday, February 29, 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • Saturday, March 07, 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • Saturday, March 14, 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • Saturday, March 21, 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • Saturday, March 28, 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • Saturday, April 04, 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • Saturday, April 11, 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • Saturday, April 18, 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • Saturday, April 25, 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • Saturday, May 02, 9:00AM- 12:00PM

Class Starting Sunday, February 16

12 sessions

  • Sunday, February 16, 10:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Sunday, February 23, 10:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Sunday, March 01, 10:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Sunday, March 08, 10:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Sunday, March 15, 10:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Sunday, March 22, 10:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Sunday, March 29, 10:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Sunday, April 05, 10:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Sunday, April 12, 10:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Sunday, April 19, 10:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Sunday, April 26, 10:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Sunday, May 03, 10:00AM- 1:00PM

Building & Room: Columbus 125
Course number 2392

The class identified is made available through CourseHorse, a 3rd party marketplace for Kids Drawing classes and more. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the merchant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, in connection with this offer. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to CourseHorse will be directed back to Groupon.

What You'll Get

This course offers an introduction to drawing as an exciting means of expression through writing, discussion, sketchbooks, and individual and group projects. Students explore a variety of drawing techniques and approaches to build their technical, spatial, and creative abilities, including essential elements of 2D design and art. 


Working with a wide range of materials, students investigate contemporary subjects and themes using pencil, charcoal, pastel, ink, and mixed media through skills such as line, perspective, tone, proportion, composition, value, gesture, and contour. Digital drawing using Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator and Wacom tablets may also be introduced. Students visit the Art Institute of Chicago to observe and sketch from a wide variety of paintings, sculptures, and objects that are used as inspiration for studio work. 


This course is designed for beginning students as well as those who want to continue developing their skills and confidence in drawing, and can be repeated for continued skill and idea building.


Note: 

After enrolling for any children's classes, CourseHorse will reach out to you with additional paperwork which must be completed in order to stay enrolled in the classes. If you'd like to get a head start on the children's class consent form which is mandatory or the allergy forms which are optional, you can access them HERE


A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers nationally accredited degree programs as well as Continuing Studies programs for adults and children, ages 4-18. Considered one of the most influential art and design schools in the world, SAIC has continuing studies programs available to all skill levels. Students develop their creative and critical abilities while working with renowned faculty, utilizing state-of-the-art resources, and visiting the breath-taking galleries at the Art Institute of Chicago.


Class Starting Saturday, February 15

12 sessions

  • Saturday, February 15, 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • Saturday, February 22, 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • Saturday, February 29, 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • Saturday, March 07, 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • Saturday, March 14, 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • Saturday, March 21, 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • Saturday, March 28, 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • Saturday, April 04, 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • Saturday, April 11, 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • Saturday, April 18, 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • Saturday, April 25, 9:00AM- 12:00PM
  • Saturday, May 02, 9:00AM- 12:00PM

Class Starting Sunday, February 16

12 sessions

  • Sunday, February 16, 10:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Sunday, February 23, 10:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Sunday, March 01, 10:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Sunday, March 08, 10:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Sunday, March 15, 10:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Sunday, March 22, 10:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Sunday, March 29, 10:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Sunday, April 05, 10:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Sunday, April 12, 10:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Sunday, April 19, 10:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Sunday, April 26, 10:00AM- 1:00PM
  • Sunday, May 03, 10:00AM- 1:00PM

Building & Room: Columbus 125
Course number 2392

The class identified is made available through CourseHorse, a 3rd party marketplace for Kids Drawing classes and more. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the merchant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, in connection with this offer. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to CourseHorse will be directed back to Groupon.

The Fine Print

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  • ALL SALES FINAL.
  • Must be 10-13 years old to attend
  • Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged, altered, or redeemed for other dates, but may send a friend in place.
  • Must present CourseHorse confirmation email upon arrival.
  • Purchaser name must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with CourseHorse and course provider for purposes of order fulfillment.
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  • Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.
  • Note, additional equipment or materials may be required or included in purchase price, see course description for details.
  • Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.

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