Picture of visual arts lessons in Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL Oil Painting Lessons

Looking for private in-home or in-studio Oil Painting lessons? Our Chicago teachers are ready to get you started. Find your teacher today!

Featured On

Why TakeLessons?


Our teachers have taught

2 , 4 8 1 , 3 6 8

lessons and counting!

How it Works

From finding the perfect teacher to managing payments, scheduling and tracking your progress, we take care of all the details, so you can focus on learning. Learn More

Search for a teacher

Compare hundreds of teachers based on the criteria that matter to you, including background checks, age and experience.

Schedule your lessons

When you've found the perfect match, schedule your lessons online using the teacher's real-time availability.

Connect with your teacher

Your teacher will welcome you with a personalized curriculum to meet your specific goals and you'll be able to manage your entire schedule through our free online account.

Can't find a teacher in Chicago, IL?

No problem. Our online lesson platform connects you with any teacher, anywhere. All you need is a reliable Internet connection, a webcam and a microphone.


Zero travel time is great for a busy schedule.


Typically priced lower than local lessons.


Online students stick with lessons as long as local students.

Learn More

Average Cost of Oil Painting Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute oil painting lessons in Chicago is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $59 and $89 per hour.

30-min $35
$44 average
45-min $45
$54 average
60-min $59
$68 average

For the best experience, we typically recommend 60-minute oil painting lessons. However, students looking for a more affordable option may want to consider a shorter lesson length of 45 or 30 minutes. On average, 45-minute oil painting lessons are 21% less expensive at $54, and 30-minute lessons cost 36% less at $44.

Curious how much oil painting lessons cost in your area? Do a quick search to get local prices for the best oil painting teachers near Chicago.

Are You a Teacher?

Find out how TakeLessons can help you grow and manage your business

Learn More