Art Classes

Summer Session 

Youth Art Classes

Mixed Media Madness (Ages 5-13)

Mondays—July 10 – Aug 14, 5:15-6:30
Instructor: Tanya Facchini     Register Now!

Students will mingle amongst many mediums while creating their masterpieces! Acrylic paints, pastels, watercolors, and magazine cutouts will be a few of the materials used in this class. Bring in your ideas and creativity; we’ll provide the supplies and instruction.

Drawing (Ages 9-13)

Wednesdays—July 12 – Aug 16, 5:15-6:30
Instructor: Tanya Facchini     Register Now!

Students will develop drawing skills from observing and by using their imaginations. They will create their works of art while using a variety of drawing techniques such as learning perspective, composition, shading, and blending colors. This class is designed for beginners and continuing artists.

Teen & Adult Art Classes

Color Pencil Botanical Drawing (Ages 14 and up)

Thursdays—July 13 – August 17, 6-8pm
Instructor: Phil Schorn     Register Now!

This class will introduce students to the color pencil, basic drawing techniques. The effects of the pencil on papers, layering, blending techniques and color effects. During this class, students will create sketches and work up to a final botanical colored pencil drawing.

Class will also enjoy plein-air drawing on the grounds of the Adler Center, to learn different drawing techniques with pencils and artsticks.

Please note: Class supplies should be purchased through Blick. List will be provided upon enrollment.


Call 847-367-0707, or Register online

Art and Wine Workshop

Join us for a fun adventure in painting with a David Adler Music and Arts Center’s Art and Wine Workshop!   

In a relaxed and fun environment you will receive art instruction and learn techniques to paint your own acrylic painting, with step-by-step instruction by local artist Tanya Facchini with a “Bring Your Own Bottle” option.  Listen to music, enjoy a favorite beverage and snack and complete your own personal masterpiece.