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Visual Arts

Woodlawn Arts Academy’s visual arts program encompasses 2D and 3D art, including drawing, painting, photography, clay, glass and mixed media for all ages and levels of experience. We also offer private visual arts lessons.

ages 14-adult

Oil Painting with Stuart Roddy

Start by organizing your painting palette, sketching and laying out an under-painting. Then practice layering and finishing details. Image is one of the instructor’s paintings and will not be the artwork created in the class. Stuart Roddy is an award-winning contemporary landscape painter focusing on expressive realism, including regional landscapes, cityscapes, and skyscapes, plus large florals. Roddy is an art teacher at  Sterling High School and Sauk Valley Community College. He is married and the father of five.

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Ages 18 & up

Chalk Couture Heart Cutouts

Chalk Couture is DIY home decor using chalk paste and silkscreen transfers. In this workshop, you’ll make these adorable two-piece heart cutouts using a variety of our reusable transfers and vibrant chalk paste colors. Each heart is double-sided for up to 4 different designs. Go home with these pieces ready to display.

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ages 14-adult

Canvas Painting

Create a fabulous canvas painting; no experience necessary! Receive step-by-step instruction for color-mixing and painting in a relaxing, stress-free environment. Feel free to bring your own beverages and/or snacks.

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Ages 8-12

Clay Build-A-Bug Workshop 2

For all one-day clay workshops, projects will not be painted in class. Your artwork will be given a coat of clear glaze and fired in Woodlawn’s kiln after the workshop has ended, and you will receive an email when it is ready for pickup. Images are representations of the projects to be made and may not be the exact project created in class. Clay workshops are meant for beginner learning experiences, and projects do not always turn out as expected.

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Ages 4-7

Clay Build-A-Bug Workshop 1

For all one-day clay workshops, projects will not be painted in class. Your artwork will be given a coat of clear glaze and fired in Woodlawn’s kiln after the workshop has ended, and you will receive an email when it is ready for pickup. Images are representations of the projects to be made and may not be the exact project created in class. Clay workshops are meant for beginner learning experiences, and projects do not always turn out as expected.

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ages 14-adult

Clay German Steins Workshop

For all one-day clay workshops, projects will not be painted in class. Your artwork will be given a coat of clear glaze and fired in Woodlawn’s kiln after the workshop has ended, and you will receive an email when it is ready for pickup. Images are representations of the projects to be made and may not be the exact project created in class. Clay workshops are meant for beginner learning experiences, and projects do not always turn out as expected.

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Family

Clay Flowers Workshop

For all one-day clay workshops, projects will not be painted in class. Your artwork will be given a coat of clear glaze and fired in Woodlawn’s kiln after the workshop has ended, and you will receive an email when it is ready for pickup. Images are representations of the projects to be made and may not be the exact project created in class. Clay workshops are meant for beginner learning experiences, and projects do not always turn out as expected.

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