Paint Out: Andersonville

Andersonville 5300 N. Clark Street, Chicago, Il

From the early 1800s until 1960, Swedes ranked as Chicago’s fifth-largest foreign-born group. One of the areas settled by Swedes was a bucolic subdivision called Andersonville. If you’ve never been to Andersonville, you’re in for a pleasant surprise. It’s known for its 19th century row houses, as well as charming antique shops, cafes and great […]

Paint Out: Gold Coast area near Cardinal’s residence, 1526 N Astor Street

Cardinal's residence 1555 N. State Parkway, Chicago, IL

A favorite painting site, the mansion is challenging with its arched entryway and multiple chimneys. Cross North Ave. to paint the park, or head south for other historic mansions and beautiful shaded streets. Street parking. Restrooms are not nearby.

Paint Out: Dearborn Station, 47 West Polk Street

Dearborn Station 47 W. Polk Street, Chicago, IL

This location offers the station with its clock tower and historic loft buildings. Once the center for the printing industry in Chicago, the look of industry is still present. Street parking. Restrooms in Dearborn Station.

Paint Out: Wagner Farm, Glenview, IL

Wagner Farm 1510 Wagner Rd, Glenview, IL

Note: This paint out is on a Sunday. This is a treat as we leave the city and make our way to the historic Wagner Farm in Glenview. Take a leap back in time to paint farm life from decades past. There are many views to paint including barns, farm equipment, farmland, chickens, and cows. […]