Classes and Workshops

Knitting Machines

In this class, artists will be introduced to the knitting machine, its history and parts.

Topics covered may include how to thread the machine, cast on, shape knitwear, create picture knitting, and bind off. In addition to being faster the knitting machine is a fantastic option for those with hand dexterity challenges.

Skill level: Intro level to advanced. No previous experience required.

Materials: Bring your own machine or use one of ours!

Max registration: 4

Location: Dartily Studio 415 Iowa Street; Oak Park, IL

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Spinning is a fun and relaxing way to experience fiber.They will learn the parts of the wheel, fiber content, drafting methods, and color mixing.

Skill level: Beginner no previous experience necessary.

Materials: Bring your own wheel or use ours!

Max registration: 2

Location: Dartily Studio 415 Iowa Street

Spinning Wheel

Digital Drawing

Digital drawing is an economical and efficient method for many artists to express themselves. We will cover essential drawing techniques as applied to digital tools. iPad, Android, and computer tablets can be used. Applications covered include Procreate, Infinite Painter, and/or Krita.

Skill Level: Beginner

Materials: Bring your hardware and software

Location: Available online or in-person at Dartily Studio 415 Iowa Street; Oak Park

“A face is a road map of someone’s life. Without any need to amplify that or draw attention to it, there’s a great deal that’s communicated about who this person is and what their life experiences have been.” ~ Chuck Close

Portrait drawing is one of the most challenging and rewarding subjects to draw. I’ll guide you through the steps in creating a portrait that is both expressive and has a likeness.

We will use reference photos in this class.

Skill level: all levels

Materials: All 2D mediums welcome.

Location: Available online or in-person at Dartily Studio 415 Iowa Street

Portrait Drawing

Talks & Workshops

Faith has provided artist talks and workshops both online and in-person with a variety of organizations including Harold Washington Library, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Elmhurst Art Museum, and a variety of local yarn shops.

Call, text, or email for availability.

Dartily Studio

Located at the corner of Ridgeland and Iowa. Street parking and entrance on Iowa.

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