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Painting Classes Coming up in New York

Use the figure and surrounding environment to investigate both the potential and the challenges of light and shade, color theory, composition, anatomy, and perspective. Work from your own source material in any medium, enhancing your personal style and aesthetic sensibility. While this course is designed for all levels, including beginners, it is n

$250
M.   Nov 3rd - Jan 12th, 7pm
All levels
Monday November 3 7pm - 10pm 8 Sessions $250
Saturday November 8 9am - 12pm 11 Sessions $250
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A course for students with a prior foundation in oil painting, interested in further developing technical skills and painting concepts through structured projects. Explore narrative, observation and color theory.

$355
Th.   Oct 9th - Dec 4th, 6:30pm
Intermediate

This class is designed for people who have never done body painting so no experience or knowledge of body painting is required.We will cover all the basic things to get you started doing body painting such as: materials, etiquette, model safety, etc.In this class, you will be paired with another student for the class, so every student will experien

$150
Sa.   Oct 18th, 9:30am
Beginner

Expand your relationship with abstraction through research and experimentation. Broaden your painting practice by working with alternative mediums, surfaces, and formats, as well as painting en plein air or from photography and video. Through individual attention and discussion of contemporary and modern painting, you’ll begin to realize a unique

$660
M.T.W.   Nov 3rd - Jan 14th, 9am
All levels

Focus on traditional oil painting techniques that are rarely taught but incredibly useful for painters of all styles. Experiment with underpainting and grisaille techniques, as well as alla prima exercises to improve your understanding of composition, value and color. The goal will be to explore the rich variety of painting approaches and methods u

$250
Th.   Nov 6th - Jan 15th, 4pm
All levels

As Picasso once stated, “a finished painting is a dead painting.” Develop your own intuitive responses, placing greater emphasis on spontaneity and visual sensation by using repetition, color, line, and lyricism. Experiment with unconventional materials, discovering how materials can function as a conduit to freeing up the work.Photo courtesy o

$250
W.   Nov 5th - Jan 14th, 7pm
All levels

This course is for people who have taken at least one basic oil painting course (or have the basic knowledge of color mixing and experience with oil paint) and want to develop both their technical skills and the ideas behind their work. The instructor will work with students on an individual basis as well as present technique demonstrations and sh

$355
T.   Oct 7th - Dec 2nd, 6:30pm
Advanced

Discover the possibilities of acrylic paints and mediums! Learn how to create depth, luminosity, textures and surfaces with this cost-effective and quick-drying material. No experience necessary. Supply List: Click here to view list.

$415
F.   Oct 10th - Dec 12th, 1pm
All levels
Friday October 10 1pm - 3:30pm 10 Sessions $415
Monday November 10 7pm - 9pm 6 Sessions $185
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Explore your potential as you handle the material of oil paint. Learn to stretch canvases, prepare surfaces, and how to clean brushes correctly. Become acquainted with the language of painting through different approaches to working from life. This is often called “drawing with color,” which is quite a different thing from coloring in a drawing

$250
M.   Nov 3rd - Jan 12th, 7pm
Beginner

Paint human figure in costume, delving into the themes such as historical dress, the use of hats, musical instruments, and other evocative or historically significant props. Develop a fuller understanding of light and shadow, warm and cool colors, sculptural strokes, and expressive simple shapes while using the painting medium of your choice, be it

$250
T.   Nov 4th - Jan 13th, 7pm
All levels

A beginning course in painting that enables students to explore the relationships between the pictorial elements of painting and discover the technical advantages of acrylic medium as well. Using still life, figuration and abstraction as subject matter for three different painting projects, students will learn how to develop and create a painting t

$465
W.   Oct 1st - Dec 3rd, 6:30pm
Beginner

This course teaches fundamental techniques of painting. Class work is based on working from observation, resource materials and emphasizes basic color theory as it relates to color mixing and plasticity of form and space. The course also examines painting from a historical and contemporary context through slide lectures, visiting artists and field

$225
Sa.   Oct 11th - Nov 15th, 10am
All levels

Approach figurative painting in a broad, abstract way, placing special emphasis on color, structure, value, and composition. Working in oil or pastel from a live model, you?ll be encouraged to deal with the entire canvas, developing each painting as a whole. Learn to think in terms of color, form, and relationship, relying less on drawing, particul

$1,069
M.T.W.Th.F.   Nov 3rd - Jan 16th, 1pm
All levels

This course is designed for beginning students wishing to learn the basic techniques of watercolor painting. A series of demonstrations will be conducted introducing the foundation skills needed for working in this lively medium; including layering colors, painting wet on wet, creating detail and texture, creating dramatic light and using frisket.

$465
Th.   Sep 18th - Dec 11th, 6:30pm
Beginner

Use techniques to blend colors on paper instead of a palette. Learn how to choose and mix your colors and the importance of tonal value and contrast. Overlaying and mixing colors create distinctive paintings.Note: Supply list will be provided before class.

$110
T.   Oct 7th - Nov 25th, 7pm
All levels

Betty Edwards and Brian Bomeisler have designed a practical three-day course in color as the next step. This course is suitable for novices in color as well as more experienced artists who may be using color without a clear understanding or knowledge of color theory. Hands-on exercises focus on how to use theory to achieve harmonious color, and how

$1,025
M.Sa.Su.   Feb 14th - Feb 16th, 9:30am
All levels
Saturday February 14 9:30am - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $1,025
Wednesday May 20 9:30am - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $1,025
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Enhance your creative process through a study of the physical realities of painting. Explore a variety of approaches to materials and learn specificity, timing, scale, space, weight, and color. Through individual instruction, you’ll be encouraged to work in a way that suits you, whether representational or nonrepresentational, in order to develop

$250
T.   Nov 4th - Jan 13th, 7pm
All levels

Silk painting produces beautiful results and allows for a lot of creative freedom – a water-color painting you can wear. In this class, experiment with techniques while also learning about surface design with natural dyes. Each student will create a number of silk bandanas and gain the skills to easily complete larger pieces.  No experience

$300
Sa.Su.   Sep 20th - Sep 21st, 11am
All levels
Saturday September 20 11am - 5pm 2 Sessions $300
Tuesday November 4 6:30pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $300
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Explore the sumptuous, magical medium of oil. Learn the basics of how to work with oil paint, mix colors, set up a palette and paint what you see. Work from the still life and the figure, and paint in a supportive environment. ​Note: One semester of Drawing is highly recommended prior to taking this class.Supply List: Click view list.

$195
T.   Sep 30th - Nov 4th, 7pm
All levels
Tuesday September 30 7pm - 9pm 6 Sessions $195
Saturday October 11 1pm - 3pm 5 Sessions $165
Tuesday November 11 7pm - 9pm 6 Sessions $195
Friday November 14 10am - 12:30pm 5 Sessions $240
Saturday November 15 1pm - 3pm 5 Sessions $165
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Artistic expression in the form of painting is fulfilling, relaxing and incredibly freeing! Our painting class students rave, “This is the best part of my week!” Discover your authentic artistic voice in this popular fear-free painting class. You will:Explore acrylic painting, self-expression, and the joy of colorReceive customized, one-on-one

$374
M.   Nov 10th - Jan 12th, 7pm
Beginner