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Thursday Cork & Canvas Art Class

Cork & Canvas Adult Art Class is usually the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month.
2023 Fall/Winter Adult Art Class Schedule
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

You must be over 21 to attend.
All materials and refreshments are included in the cost.
Payment is due the night of the class.

Space is limited, please call 309-945-5428 to reserve your spot at our next Cork & Canvas Art Class

We invite both men and women to join us for an evening of creative fun . . . as you experiment with a wide variety of art media, while socially interacting with others. We even supply snacks to make the evening more enjoyable.

As we come closer to the date of an upcoming Step-by-Step Art Class, we will create a special painting or drawing just for that evening. You will be able to view the image on facebook @ Smith Studio and Gallery and in our store about a week before the scheduled art class.

Thursday, September 7th
Painting a Summer Landscape Road Trip
As summer fades, many people are taking that final road trip before fall catches up with them. Join us as we guide you in a Step-by-Step manner in painting a road picture of that final seasonal trip. This image will guide you endlessly towards the horizon as if summer will continue forever.
COST $20 /adult • 7:00 – 9:00 pm • You must be over 21 to attend.


Thursday, September 21st
Floral Watercolor
Many of our adult participants want to explore watercolors. On this Step–by-Step evening of painting we will break from our usual landscape as we explore the beauty of a late summer floral still life. Participants will realize the importance of layering, under painting, blending and much more as participants also discover the use of color to create greater depth in their artwork.
COST $20 /adult • 7:00 – 9:00 pm • You must be over 21 to attend.


Thursday, October 5th
Halloween Relief Print
Many of our workshop participants have shown an interest in carving and printing their own small relief print or “stamp”. We will guide you through the steps it takes to create a bold and artistic relief image. Your carved and printed image will be suitable as a fine art print or card …and we will also show you how to print a decorative box. This evening makes an especially nice “date night”.
COST $20 /adult • 7:00 – 9:00 pm • You must be over 21 to attend.


Thursday, November 2nd
Colored Pencil Fall Still Life
On this artistic evening you will be guided in a Step-by-Step manner while learning more about the fine art medium of colored pencil. This special drawing tool has grown in popularity in recent decades as new comers and professional artists discover the depth of color and textures that can be achieved with colored pencil. Come and join us in creating a colorful fall still life.
COST $20 /adult • 7:00 – 9:00 pm • You must be over 21 to attend.


Thursday, November 16th
Fall Landscape in Graphite
This Step-by-Step drawing of a fall landscape will be using different forms of graphite, including graphite powder. This unique art medium creates a stunning difference in values that enriches your picture while also adding unexpected drama to the image. Participants are always excited to see how different forms of graphite can be used together to create different effects.
COST $20 /adult • 7:00 – 9:00 pm • You must be over 21 to attend.


Thursday, December 7th
Watercolor Holiday Amaryllis Floral Still Life
Painting in watercolors is one of our most requested art evenings. It is always fun as participants learn special techniques in applying this translucent art medium. This Step-by-Step night of friendship and art will be extra nice as participants create a painting of the Star Of Holland Amaryllis. This flower is often seen as a Christmas blossom as it appears in its red and white glory.
COST $20 /adult • 7:00 – 9:00 pm • You must be over 21 to attend.

Check out are wide range of scheduled and private art classes for all ages.

Thurday Night

For Teens and Adults

Usually the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month.
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Cost $15 / person

All materials are included in the cost.
Choose from a wide rangeof of
art mediums and venues
you wish to explore.

2023 Fall/Winter
Art Class Schedule 

TH – September 14th
TH – October 12th
TH – November 9th and 30th
We encourage you to call us at 309-945-5428 or go to facebook @ Smith Studio and Gallery to confirm Thursday Open Studio dates, because occasionally we need to alter/cancel the art class.

Saturday Afternoon
Children's Art Class
Fall/Winter Schedule

Usually the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month.

For Grades 1st – 6th
1:00 – 3:00 pm

$20 / child
All materials are included in the cost.

Can’t make our scheduled art classes . . . consider planning your own private art class or art party that best fits your schedule and group's interests.

Plan a Private Art Class with Family and/or Friends

Plan a Private "ART PARTY" with refreshments, great for Girls Night Out or Office Holiday Party

Children's Art Birthday Party, you can choose from a variety of age-appropriate art activities. Parents bring the cake and drinks. We set up party area, run art activity, and clean up the mess.

Girl Scout Troop Art Badge, art materials and instruction are provided to complete the various art badge requirements.