Wicker Park Garden Club and Advisory Council
Mondays, March 1 - April 26 (9 classes) – 6pm - 7:30pm at The Robey Hall 2022 W. North Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622
OR SIGNUP FOR SPRING Watercolor SESSION (May & June)
OR SIGNUP FOR SUMMER Drawing SESSION (July & August)
GIFT CERTIFICATES Available - Contact Doug Wood
LIMIT 15 Adult Students: $100 for Classes - For All Levels of Student Experience - Beginner to Advanced - Since COVID-19 Meeting Restrictions (how many people can meet at one time) change frequently, You will NOT be asked to pay until 1 week before the first class of the series.
Please review the available slots below and click on the button to sign up. Thank you!
Maria Mariottini will teach The Garden as Inspiration series class called Mixed Media - Collage - Watercolor will be an 8 week class that explores forms and textures in the Wicker Park Garden. The first session will be an introduction to the process of mixed media - collage and the materials and techniques. Each following session will have a focus to encourage expanded vision.
STUDENT PROVIDE THESE SUPPLIES - Wear a Mask and Social Distance are required.
- A pad of mixed media paper approximately 8in x 12in
- Watercolors block or tube
- 3 water color brushes of various sizes
- A board as least as big as your paper
- Masking tape - Any Size is fine (Used to Tape Your Paper to the Board)
- Any types of markers or colored pencils
- Paper towels or clean rags
- Elmers Glue or Mod Podge small bottle
- One Inch Sponge Brush
There will be supplement materials supplied by the teacher. The supplemental materials will be used to explore texture and used to build collages. The goal after 9 weeks is to create mixed media collages that show a variety of surface quality referenced by the Garden of Wicker Park.
ABOUT MARIA MARIOTTINI: Maria has a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute in Chicago and a Master in Educating Adults from DePaul. She produced the Bucktown Arts Fest for 20 years and still serves as a juror. She is committed to the value of arts and community.
THE GARDEN AS INSPIRATION SERIES
GOAL OF THE SERIES: The Goal of the Series is to explore the Wicker Park Gardens as a source of inspiration to YOU as you learn various painting and drawing techniques, to meet and share your work with others, and to assist in funding the 10,000 square feet of gardens in Wicker Park.
The Garden As Inspiration Series is a Project of the Wicker Park Garden Club and Advisory Council.
6:00pm - 7:30pm CST
The Robey Hall 2022 W. North Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622