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THERAPEUTIC ART CLASSES IN ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL

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Rita's Therapeutic Art Studio painting classes and all necessary supplies are not included but are available for an additional price. Rita's Therapeutic Art Studio also provides special shopping and dining trips for our members. Rita's Therapeutic Art Studio offers classes in drawing and painting for all levels of artistic talent. 

Rita's Therapeutic Art Studio offers a variety of painting and drawing courses for seniors and those with special needs of all levels to develop their creative skills to strengthen the self-image and self-esteem constructively and in a creative and nurturing environment. For details or to schedule your next inclusive art creative classes at Rita's Therapeutic Art Studio, give us a call today at 847-910-9474

An oil painting made in our art classes in Arlington Heights, IL

Oil Painting

Oil Painting Section: The Classic Painter’s Medium Oil painting is one of the oldest forms of classical art. Rita's Therapeutic Art Studio offers the spectrum of the whole rainbow featuring all colors of oil paint for our students to utilize in their artwork. Oil paint is a medium of bright, gorgeous color. It is an excellent avenue for beginners to develop their individual artistic style and understand the components of the language of Art. As they begin to build a comfort level with this traditional medium; they can start to visualize their individuality and recognize and reframe their vision in a nurturing context that builds confidence and self-esteem.

Acrylic Painting

Acrylic Painting

Acrylic paint is a water-based fast-drying, versatile artistic medium. It is made from acrylic polymer and is much thicker and heavier than oil paint, which offers easier cleanup. Acrylic painting is a respected contemporary art medium and can be combined with oil painting to achieve a beautiful colorful result. The water-based nature of acrylic painting enables the use of transparency with gel medium and glazes and washes techniques in layers that upon mastery will enhance the students' visualization, creativity, and artistic vocabulary. 

Develop Confidence & Self-Esteem 

Acrylic paint is for all levels of artistic talent from children to adults, all will find a facility with manifesting their emotions and developing a constructive way to release their conflicts and build confidence and self-esteem in a creative and nurturing environment of encouragement and a community of artistic comradery and friendship.

Sketching

Sketching: The Foundation of All Art

Sketching is the foundation of all art. When you have an idea or are beginning a painting, it all starts with drawing and sketching. Sketching is a fun outlet for everyone. It is easy-to-learn as an art course where students utilize the primary materials such as pencils and pens to make quick drawings and develop a level of skill and confidence. All levels from children, to adults, students can learn to express themselves by drawing from a variety of sources including photos such as interior and exterior homes, fashion clothes, and learning to construct figures in two-dimensional space.

Portraits

Portraits develop a Fulfilling Self Confidence Portraits

Students here learn the visual basics of bringing a person to life through portraiture. Using pens and pencils, our students learn the basic methodology of precisely planning and drawing constructions of every feature of the subject in proportion in order to develop portraiture skills that result in a fulfilling sense of self-confidence and achievement. When we focus and construct our vision of another individual character, it releases our emotions constructively. Rita's Therapeutic Art Studio offers classes in portraiture for all levels of artistic talent.

Pointillism

Pointillism Strengthen Your Self-Image & Self-Esteem

Pointillism is a style of painting that incorporates tiny dots of colorful paint to mix in the eye and create and generate intermediate and secondary colors. This impressionistic style of art utilizes small dabs of paint to capture a specific moment. It is a method that can be mastered by artists of all ages and levels of skill. Rita's Therapeutic Art Studio offers courses in pointillism to develop their creative skills to strengthen the self-image and self-esteem constructively and in a creative and nurturing environment.

Contact Rita Today

Our painting classes are included in the membership package, and all supplies are included. We also provide special shopping and dining trips for our members as well.

To schedule your next art class with Rita's Therapeutic Art, give us a call today at 847-910-9474.