Michael’s Downers Grove Grumbacher Classes


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with Grumbacher Certified Instructor

Jessica Kronika


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   1516 Butterfield Road

     Downers Grove IL 60515

March 2019 Classes

Acrylic Painting
Wednesday 10am-12pm


3/6 Seascape Clown fish

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3/20 Still Life Abstract Background

Wednesday 1-3pm

Still Life with Grapes by Amber Roberson

3/6 Still Life with Grapes


3/20 Landscape Early Flowers

Wednesday 2-4pm

3/27 Landscape Field of Wildflowers

Thursday 10am-12pm

Anime Faun

3/14 Anime Faun Girl

Watercolor Painting
Thursday 1-3pm


3/14 Still Life Peacock

Thursday 2-4pm

Ocean Creatures

3/28 Seascape Ocean Creatures

Due to the work I am doing on a mural for the Chicago Public Schools, there will be no classes on: Thursday, March 7th, Wednesday, March 13th or Thursday, March 21st.

Additional Classes in Acrylic Painting, Acrylic Paint Pouring, Drawing and Colored Pencil
are available at the Willowbrook Michael’s and Schaumburg Michael’s Stores.

“My teaching style encompasses all ranges of experience and encourages creative thinking and experimentation with a variety of processes and materials.” Jessica Kronika Photo
-J. Kronika aka Fly’n Gypsy Arts

Ms. Kronika holds a Bachelor of Fine art, with a specialty in printmaking and installation from Columbia College Chicago. In addition, mixed media artist Jessica Kronika trained in printmaking at Columbia College Chicago, under Friedhart Kiekieben and through an internship under David Jones and Chris Flynn at Anchor Graphics. She interned under the gallery coordinator as head preparatory and gallery assistant at the Center for Book & Paper Arts and the Interdisciplinary Arts Department.

Ms. Kronika has an Associates of Fine Arts in painting and drawing from Kankakee Community College, where she studied under Jane Haley, Linda Randall Powles and Jean Janssen. She pursued advanced coursework in painting under Javier Chavira and sculpture under Michael Hart, while attending Governors State University.

Ms. Kronika has taught courses in mixed media, printmaking, book binding, painting, drawing and sculpture through the Bourbonnais and Bradley Park Districts, Bubotto Centre for the Arts (formerly of West Dundee), and Fly’n Gypsy Art Studios of Algonquin, Oak Park, Bourbonnais and Kankakee since 1996. She also teaches printmaking, calligraphy and sumi painting at Expressions Graphics of Oak Park, watercolor painting at the Elk Grove Village Park District, oil & acrylic painting, drawing, pastel & watercolor at the Community Arts Council’s Arts Center in Northfield Square Mall, Bradley, IL, drawing, acrylic and watercolor painting at the Schaumburg Michaels.

For more information about art programs please contact instructor, Jessica Kronika at: artist@flyngypsyarts.com
or (847) 722-7032.
For more information about the instructor visit http://www.flyngypsyarts.com or https://flyngypsyarts.wordpress.com/new-drawing-acrylic-painting-classes/

To register for classes, please visit the store checkout or register online at:

You must select by store, and enter the zip code to get to the classes at 1516 Butterfield Road
Downers Grove IL 60515. All classes will be in the Painting & Drawing Category.

Please note that classes are subject to availability, there is a 2 student minimum for classes to run.

Supply kits can be purchased in store or online.

Sign up, use your syllabus and coupon to get your supplies today! Syllabi are available in classroom store location ask for them at the register. If you have any questions please call (630) 812-1305. Thank you.


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