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Students will make their own Stud belt. Traditional leather tools and processes will be used as we go from uncut leather to the finished product over the course of an evening:Cutting: Students will custom cut their belt to their size out of a vegetable tanned saddle leather. Dyeing: Students will learn to edge dye with the color of their choice. Sewing:...

$60
W.   Dec 3rd, 7pm
All levels
(14)
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In this workshop, we will explore ways to gain access to the meaning behind such dreams, allowing for a way to understand some of the basic archetypes and symbols that arise. Jung said that "The dream is the small hidden door in the deepest and most intimate sanctum of the soul, which opens into that primeval cosmic night that was soul long before...

$20
Sa.   Dec 6th, 2pm
All levels
(14)
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The tintype was the first photographic process to become accessible to a wide audience because it was durable, pocket-sized and could be produced in minutes. This beginner's tintype class takes a contemporary slant on that idea by making tintypes inside of bottle caps.Designed for students without previous photography experience, this class aims to...

$60
Su.   Dec 7th, 12pm
Beginner
(14)
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The Arduino is a small, cheap microcontroller that you can program with your home computer through a USB connection. It can read analog information from our world (light, temperature, motion, pressure, volume, etc), and use that data to respond in any way you choose. It can also act as the “conductor” of a symphony of varied electrical devices-...

$80
Su.   Dec 7th, 1pm
All levels
(14)
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In this hands-on workshop you will learn all the steps needed to coat, sensitize, shoot, develop and varnish a 4x5 tintype. Each plate is a one-of-a-kind positive image on blackened tin, there are no negatives or enlargements in the process. Wet-Plate Collodion is one of the first photographic processes invented in the 1850s. It's called “wet-plate”...

$275
Sa.Su.   Dec 13th - Dec 14th, 10am
All levels
(14)
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This workshop will reveal the secrets of suminagashi (floating water) an ancient japanese technique of paper marbling in which a floating multicolored design is created and manipulated on a liquid surface to be later transferred onto paper (or any other fiber). This discipline of marbling employs simple ingredients like ink and water to create one-of-a-kind...

$55
Sa.   Dec 13th, 2pm
All levels
(14)
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Expect everything to be covered from home locks to handcuffs…padlocks to a lockbox. In this class, we will start with a bit of history of Locking mechanisms, then evolution of design, followed by hands-on tutorial and plenty of interactive practice.Each person gets equipment to practice on in class. And everyone will open a bunch of locks…Guaranteed.Additional...

$65
Th.   Jan 8th, 7pm
All levels
(14)
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How does light work in pigments to make color tactile or possibly convey taste? This class will introduce the various personalities of pigments and explain how they stack and suspend in binders. This workshop will serve as an introduction to the layering system of paint and how one can mimic surface and control light. You will grind and mull pigment...

$70
Sa.   Jan 10th, 12pm
All levels
(14)
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Everyone has a memoir in miniature in at least one piece of clothing. Look through the archive of clothes in your closet. Pick 1-3 garments (not jewelry) that have been good luck charms, connected to a life-changing experience, or worn, for example, while voluntarily directing traffic during a citywide blackout–clothing in which something spectacular,...

$30
W.   Jan 14th, 7pm
All levels
(14)
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This class serves as an introduction to the Java-based Processing programming environment. Processing was created in 2001 as a way to enable artists to easily integrate software into their work, and has since become an extremely popular tool for prototyping and production in the arts community. It's also a great tool for non-programmers to learn from...

$45
Th.   Jan 22nd, 7pm
All levels
(14)
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Live Visuals for Performance and Installation: A Workshop in GPU Accelerated Graphics within Max MSP Jitter. In this two part 6-hour workshop we will explore the OpenGL framework within Max MSP Jitter to create custom software for Live Visuals in Performance and Installation. We will create wholly unique navigable worlds in Jitter. Participants...

$175
Sa.Su.   Jan 24th - Jan 25th, 11am
All levels
(14)
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Kids learn how to play the theremin and have fun at the same time. The NY Theremin Society launches its first Theremin Workshop for kids.Theremin Crash Course for Kids:How do the 5 senses relate to the theremin? Train your ear by understanding the basic principle of sound and motion. Parents may attend with kids for free.

$35
Sa.   Dec 13th, 11am
All levels
(14)
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Kids learn how to play the theremin and have fun at the same time. The NY Theremin Society launches its first Theremin Workshop for kids.Theremin Crash Course for Kids:How do the 5 senses relate to the theremin? Train your ear by understanding the basic principle of sound and motion. Parents may attend with kids for free.

$35
Sa.   Dec 13th, 12:30pm
All levels
(14)
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Participants will be able to learn and practice the basics of playing the theremin, practicing in small groups and working towards repertoire. For Advanced & Beginners In this 2 hour workshop, participants will be introduced to the technical and practical aspects of the Theremin - an electronic musical instrument that is controlled by the relative...

$50
Sa.   Dec 13th, 6pm
Advanced
(14)
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This class is designed to be a quick introduction to off­grid solar power, covering basic electronic knowledge, hardware requirements, basic off­grid solar circuit design, and how to determine your power needs. The class is for artists, DIYer’s, makers, and anyone who isn’t a “professional” with a very basic understanding of electricity and...

$80
Su.   Dec 14th, 11am
Beginner
(14)
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Throughout the recorded history of booze, considerate hosts have soothed their guests' anxiety about winter's dwindling daylight hours with hot alcoholic beverages, often accompanied by elaborate rituals and dancing blue flame—from the pagan wassail bowl of south England to the flaming fire-tongs punch of Yuletide Germany, from Scandinavian glogg...

$50
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All levels
(14)
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In this comprehensive evening course herbalist and natural beauty expert Jessa Blades will discuss healing traditions to boost the body's natural resilience from the inside and out. Learn how diet can be used used for both physical and emotional health, how to choose herbs for teas and tonics, and how to work with the body's own systems to restore...

$65
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(14)
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This class aims to demystify the invisible physical phenomenon that we process as sound. We will follow the mechanical and electrical pioneers of the 19th and 20th century as they spent sleepless nights trying to capture the minute fluctuations in air pressure that our brain effortlessly decodes as sound.This class will explain and re-create some of...

$30
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(14)
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Led by independent filmmaker and photographer, Nick Fitzhugh, this class will show you how to enable near magical features on your Canon HDSLR camera via a simple (and free) firmware update courtesy of the genius programmers at Magic Lantern. Following the firmware update, students will be guided through the new features at their disposal.On the video...

$70
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(14)
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Software for Artists Day at Pioneer works will bring together artists and developers to illustrate the many new software and hardware tools available to contemporary artists. The day-long event will involve lectures, demonstrations, and conversations which will demystify the much sought-after technology in use by artists. Topics will include but are...

$35
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(14)