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February 2018
ART EXPERIENCE CLASSES
Call us to register at 630-969-5660
Additional times and dates available!

Wed 2/7

1-3p

Torch-Fired Enameled Pendant (SPECIAL $34)

$69

3-5p

Stained Glass (8 weeks / Materials $65)

$159

6:30-8:30p

Watercolors (Beginner/Intermediate) 5 weeks

$149

Thu 2/8

11:30 – 1:30p

New Age Acrylic – 2 sessions

$129

Fri 2/9

11:30-1:30p

Easy Textured Metals Earrings

$95

Sat 2/10

9-11a

Stained Glass (8 weeks / Materials $65)

$159

10:30-1p

Master’s Class Metalsmithing “By the Sea” (3 weeks)

$295

1-3p

Fused Glass Pendant (SPECIAL $20)

$49

3-5p

Oil Painting (Beginner/Intermediate) 4 weeks

$149

Wed 2/14

Happy Valentine’s Day

12p – 2p

Fused Glass Pendant (SPECIAL $20)

$49

3-5p

Glass on Glass Mosaics (6 weeks / Mats $45)

$129

6:30-8:30p

Fused Glass Adventures – Glass Printing Techniques

$189

Thu 2/15

11:30-1:30p

Soldering for Jewelry

$98

6:30-8:30p

Stained Glass Kaleidoscope Workshop (3 Day/Mat$65)

$129

Sat 2/17

9-11a

Glass on Glass Mosaics (6 weeks / Mats $45)

$129

Wed 2/21

11:30-1:30p

Viking Knit Bracelet

$45

3-5p

Stained Glass (8 weeks / Materials $65)

$159

11:30-1:30p

Wire Wrapping – Pendant Project

$149

Thu 2/22

11:30-1:30p

Cold Wax and Oil Painting Experience

$149

1:30-3:30p

Oil Painting (Beginner/Intermediate) 4 weeks

$149

Fri 2/23

11:30-2p

3-D Copper Intermediate Enamel Workshop

$129

6:30-8:30p

Fused Glass Pendant (SPECIAL $20)

$49

Sat 2/24

9-11a

Stained Glass Leaded Came Panel (8 weeks/ Mat. $75)

$159

1-3p

Fused Glass Pendant (SPECIAL $20)

$49

Wed 2/28

1-3p

Glass Fusing I (Intro to Fusing for Jewelry Makers)

$159

3-5p

Glass on Glass Mosaics (6 weeks / Mats $45)

$129

6:30-8:30p

Reactive Color Fusing (Intermediate)

$195

Thu 3/1

11:30-1:30p

Hammered Textured Necklace

$98

Fri 3/2

11:30-1:30a

Mosaic Mirror Project (3 weeks)

$89

1:30-3:30p

Torch-Fired Enameled Pendant (SPECIAL $34)

$69

3:30-5p

Kid’s Friday After School Art Experience (4 weeks)

$95

Sat 3/3

9-11a

Stained Glass Kaleidoscope Workshop (3 Day/Mat$65)

$129

10:30-1p

Master’s Class Metalsmithing “Dichroic Cab” (3 weeks)

$295

Wed 3/7

1:30-3:30p

Glass Fusing I (Intro to Fusing Home Décor)

$159

Thu 3/8

11:30-1:30p

Torch-Fired Enameled Pendant (SPECIAL $34)

$69

6:30-8:30p

Stained Glass Panel Lamp (8 weeks/ Materials $75)

$159

Fri 3/9

11:30-1:30p

Soldered Rings - Metalsmith Project

$98

Sat 3/10

9-11a

Stained Glass (8 weeks / Materials $65)

$159

1-3p

Torch-Fired Enameled Pendant (SPECIAL $34)

$69

3-5p

Oil Painting (Beginner/Intermediate) 4 weeks

$149

5 -7p

Encaustic Painting Primer

$149

Wed 3/14

11:30-2p

Cloisonné Enameling w. R. Jarecki (3 Day Intensive)

$595

1:30-3:30p

Glass Fusing I (Intro to Fusing Home Décor)

$159

3-5p

Glass on Glass Mosaics (6 weeks / Mats $45)

$129

6:30-8:30p

Watercolors (Beginner/Intermediate) 5 weeks

$149


Stained Glass Class Stained Glass Beginner / Intermediate

A GREAT WAY TO START! This class provides basic or intermediate instruction for a 12x12 (ish) stained glass project of your choosing. Class instruction $159 plus a $65 materials charge, includes basic glass and use of our tools, plus sundries and zinc frame. For projects of larger size or specialty glass, additions can be made in class. Call to let us know which day you'd like to start, and we'll leave a table open for you! Many patterns available, or create your own with our expert design assistance. Classes Thursday evening 6:30-8:30p, Wednesday afternoon 3-5p or Saturday 9-11a. Usually complete in 8 weeks.

Our Price: $229.00
Oil Painting Class Oil Painting Beginner / Intermediate

Oil Painting with Owner/Artist Rose Jarecki  - this is  great place to start or continue your exploration of oil painting.  Not your grandmothers oils, the materials are AP non-toxic and smelly turpentine has been replaced by citrus turpinol, creating a clean and safe environment.  For beginners, we script 4 images in 4 weeks, providing you a fantastic base of knowledge.  Continuing to intermediates, you select the subject and Rose guides you to your goal.  Your fee includes the paint and canvas, students provide brushes.  Call us for the required brush list - the class includes instruction on selecting great and versatile brushes. THIS IS AN AMAZING CLASS WITH GREAT RESULTS!

Our Price: $149.00
Fused Glass Pendant Class Fused Glass Pendant Class

Save 50% - on sale now!
You can purchase today and select your class date later - offered most Saturdays and many Friday nights -


Enjoy a relaxing and fun entry into the world of glass fusing. Create a fused glass pendant by cutting and arranging this special flavor of stained glass, all under the direction of juried Illinois Artisans Rose and Bill Jarecki. Perfect for beginners. Finished pendants enjoy a 12-hour firing in our kiln. We then glue on the bale, add a cord, and your pendant is ready in about a week.


Our Price: $40.00
Sale Price: $20.00
Watercolors Painting Class Watercolor

Watercolors for beginners or intermediates, with artists Jerry Harbauer (Weds 6:30-8:30p, 5 weeks) and Rose Jarecki. A short required materials list is available. Scripted for beginners; intermediates are encouraged and assisted in creating their own path.

Our Price: $149.00
Metalsmithing Jewelry Class Masters' Series Metalsmithing

The focus of the Masters' Series Metalsmithing class is to continue to develop basic metal working skills while developing a sense of what makes for a well constructed piece. Each design will be unique and therefore will present new challenges and rewards (of course)!

Three flavors are available: "All That Glitters" Dichroic Bezel, "By The Sea" Sterling and Seaglass, or "Set In Stone" Textured Setting.

Totally new to jewelry making? No problem - check out our skills building pre-requisites: 1. Soldering for Jewelry and 2. Textured Hammered classes.

Our Price: $295.00
Soldering for Jewelry Class at Gallery's Choice Soldering for Jewelry

First step in learning how to work with precious metal and jewelry.

Our Price: $98.00
Hammered Textured Jewelry Hammered Textured Jewelry

The second of two core skill-building instructionals designed to help
students gain metalsmithing experience. Learn to saw, drill and add texture to metals. The results - a stunning piece of jewelry sure to get complements!

Our Price: $98.00
3-D Copper Enamel Workshop 3-D Copper Enamel Workshop

A beautiful way to explore copper enameling!

Our Price: $129.00