Category Archives: Michelle’s Art Classes

Michelle’s Summer Art Classes Begin Next Week

My Summer Art Classes at the Evanston Art Center begin next Monday, June 12th. I’m offering classes in Figure and Nature, Watercolor, Children’s Picture Book Illustration, and workshops in Plein Air Painting, and Creating a Zine. The classes are in … Continue reading

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#NaPoWriMo day 24, #WIP, & EAC Spring Session 2 Art Classes

Beauty and Spring Flowers Beauties there in front of you, patiently waiting,  just open up your eyes . . . © 2017 Michelle Kogan My Evanston Art Center Spring Session 2 art classes start next week- May 1st, I’m offering the … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday & Sneak at New Zine

                                                                       VALUE FOR ALL!     … Continue reading

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Sketch, Haikuforhealing, & 2017 Art Classes

reflected moments, soothe the soul, center body moving one forward . . . © 2016 Michelle Kogan A #sketch and #Haikuforhealing for my New Class offerings at the Evanston Art Center starting January 9, 2017. My Watercolor class is almost full, there are a … Continue reading

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“Solace” Poem inspired by a painting

A poem inspired by art I did with my students yesterday in my Figure and Nature class at the Evanston Art Center.  Solace © 2016 Michelle Kogan I find solace in making art an indescribable refuge, absorbed in only creating, … Continue reading

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#Inktober2016 day 11 WIP

From my Watercolor, Materials, and Techniques class that I was teaching this morning. A Student brought in some pens and presented the perfect opportunity for a demo . . . 

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We’re having an Exhibit: Wonders of Watercolor

Join me this Friday evening for the opening reception of my Student’s Exhibit: Wonders of watercolor 2016, at the Evanston Art Center.  

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Fall Art Classes Afoot at Evanston Art Center, & Painting

I dare say my Fall Art Classes are afoot . . . here’s what I’m offering at the Evanston Art Center beginning the week of Sept 6th, 2016, and an image to wet your palette. #WorldWatercolorGroup, #artclasses, #painting, #drawing: -Figures and … Continue reading

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WIP painting finished and haiku + more Art Classes

sparrows abound in  my garden, but in summer the magic begins … © 2016 Michelle Kogan My 2nd Set of Watercolor and Plien Air Classes are starting soon. Visit the Evanston Art Center for Registration: www.evanstonartcenter.org.  In Plein Air we are having … Continue reading

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Plein Air in the city Painting and Workshops

A painting to start off my summer classes that begin next week at the Evanston Art Center: Plein Air in the City; Watercolors: Materials, Composition, and Techniques; Figure Painting Wet Media; and Pens, Watercolor Pencils, & Dr Martin Watercolor Workshop. … Continue reading

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