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Open Sketch PLUS Open Painting Studio (NEW)

  • Water Street Studios 160 South Water Street Batavia, IL, 60510 United States (map)

This month, we invite you to come out for OPEN SKETCH (free) or OPEN PAINTING STUDIO ($5)


Join us for a relaxing afternoon of sketching and meeting other artists at Water Street Studios. Please RSVP at link below.

Bring a friend and make some new ones!

We will provide:

* An interesting still life set up
* Easels and drawing benches (must be reserved)
* Drawing boards
* Basic drawing supplies (graphite and charcoal) – if needed
* Drawing paper – if needed
* Tables and chairs with photo references for sketching
* Free coffee!

A few guidelines:

* Ages 14 – adult only, please
* No painting or wet mediums are allowed.
* Allowed mediums: Graphite, charcoal, pastels, Conte Crayons, 
colored pencils, and other dry drawing tools
* Bring your own easel or reserve one when you RSVP.

For only $5, you can use our classroom, easels, and acrylic painting materials to create a painting from a still life that we provide, a photo that you bring, or your own imagination! This session is NON-INSTRUCTIONAL.

* Payment can be made at the door by cash, check, or credit card.
* Each person gets one 9" x 12" canvas panel to paint and take home.
* All paints, brushes, and necessary supplies are provided.
* For ages 16-adult
* RSVP, please, to be assured a spot. Walk ins will be seated after those who have RSVP'd.
* Only 10 participants will be seated.

Bring a friend and spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon painting!