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Social Media Marketing for the Interior Designer

at New York School of Interior Design - Upper East Side 170 E 70th St, New York, New York 10021

The power of Social Media and Digital Marketing today play a vital role in any design firm or individual practice. Communicating and curating your studio's individual aesthetic-vision and brand is critical. Components of this course include content selection, posting frequency, and relevant platforms.  This course will guide you to build and...

Wednesday Jun 19th, 6pm - 8pm

  (3 sessions)
$345

3 sessions

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Color Theory

at Baruch College - CAPS - Murray Hill 10010

Understand primary, secondary, tertiary, and analogous colors, and how they fit into the complementary color circle.  Learn about hue, value, and intensity and how these terms translate to the Adobe suite of graphic design software. Students will work from digital color palettes, mix acrylic paints to see how colors affect each other and explore...

Monday Jul 8th, 6:15pm - 9:15pm

  (5 sessions)
$425

5 sessions

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Art History from 500BCE to present

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

An introduction to art history which provides the foundations for a deeper understanding of art and how to interpret it for yourself. Gain an understanding of art history, its timeline and impact across diverse cultural centers. We’ll develop the skills to analyze major works of painting, sculpture and architecture from caves to contemporary art....

Friday Jul 12th, 1pm - 2:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$225

5 sessions

Da Vinci: Art & Feasting

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

This year marks the 500th anniversary of the death of Da Vinci. Join art historian Dr. Joe Forte and food historian Francine Segan as they discuss all things Da Vinci. Learn about the Renaissance master’s extraordinary work and explore the feasts of Da Vinci’s day, which were fanciful daylong events with guests treated to concoctions like fire-breathing...

Thursday Jul 18th, 7pm - 8:30pm

Art Behind Hidden Doors

at West Harlem Art Fund - Upper East Side 64th St & 5th Ave Central Park, New York, New York 10019

By the turn of the 20th century, luxury mansions, carriage houses, and social clubs began dotting the area now known as the Upper East Side. This social dynamic kept gallery owners and their wealthy patrons close together. Then, large residential and commercial buildings came into the neighborhood hiding one of NY’s oldest gallery districts. Hidden...

Thursday Jun 20th, 2pm - 4:30pm

Harlem History and Beyond

at West Harlem Art Fund - Harlem 142 Edgecombe Ave, New York, New York 10030

Our experience is a journey from the 1500s to the present day. We’ll start with explorers trying to find a route to Asia but then encountered a new land. I’ll share Harlem’s role in the American Revolution and the meeting of Alexander Hamilton and General George Washington. Our group will discuss the Trans Atlantic Slave trade in North, Central...

Wednesday Jun 19th, 12pm - 2:30pm

Japanese Woodworking Introduction

at Mokuchi Woodworking Studio - Port Jervis 18 Kestler Ct, Port Jervis, New York 12771

You will gain a broad understanding of how Japanese woodworking distinguishes itself from Western approaches during this two hour talk and demonstration. The session will include an overview of traditional hand tools used in a range of work scale, from making small objects to full size timber frame building.  This will be followed by a brief...

Saturday Aug 17th, 10am - 12pm

Block Printing on Textiles

at Brooklyn Brainery - Park Slope 1110 8th Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

In this workshop, we'll learn the art of block printing on textiles. We'll start with a bit of history about the process and introduction to the materials. After a little discussion about how to carve and how your image will transfer, we get right into carving and printing. A quick carve "Block" and all tools are provided,...

Sunday Jun 30th, 10am - 1pm

Natural Dyeing 101

at Textile Arts Center - Gowanus 505 Carroll St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

This two day intensive introduces students to the world of beautiful, accessible, and sustainable botanical dyes. Students learn the basics of selecting and preparing fibers, extracting color from a variety of plant materials, and fixing natural dyes to fabric. We’ll discuss the history of natural dye use, and explore some contemporary applications...

Saturday Aug 17th, 11am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$322.88

2 sessions

Contemporary Botanical Drawing

at Trestle Workshops - Greenwood 62 18th St, Brooklyn, New York 11232

You will learn traditional botanical illustration technique after which participants can practice such a technique and/or use their specimen to create a contemporary botanical inspired drawing. We will also touch on plants as subjects throughout art history and in the post-modern era.  Seasonal flowers are provided but feel free to bring your...

Wednesday Jul 10th, 6:30pm - 9pm

Manga & Anime (Grades 6-12)

at One River School - Englewood 49 N Dean St, Englewood, New Jersey 07631

Manga comics have a long history in Japanese art, and in the following years became increasingly popular worldwide. Their highly stylized characteristics and engaging storylines have become a cultural phenomenon.  Students will work in a variety of media to create their own interpretations of manga characters and comics demonstrating their technical...

Monday Jun 24th, 9:30am - 12pm

  (5 sessions)
$385

5 sessions

Beginner Shibori: Dye Techniques with Indigo

at Better Than Jam's Store & Studio - East Williamsburg 20 Grattan St, Brooklyn, New York 11206

Come in and learn the traditional art of shibori with indigo dye in this beginner class.  We start, learning how to begin your own indigo vat, using pre reduced indigo, and the history of indigo. 3-5 folding, tieing and binding resist techniques will be shown. Select the few you're drawn to and dye some of the plain items you have lying around...

Tuesday Jun 18th, 6:30pm - 9pm

Block Printing Fabric Yardage

at Better Than Jam's Store & Studio - East Williamsburg 20 Grattan St, Brooklyn, New York 11206

We start with a a bit of history about the process and introduction to the materials, but then get right into carving!  Our goal will be to repeat pattern print one yard of fabric! Students should come with a 4" square image or two that you would like to work with.  Simple designs work best, and then you can add detail as you carve away. ...

Saturday Jun 29th, 5pm - 8pm

Cyanotype

at Penumbra Foundation | CAP - Murray Hill 36 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

Cyanotypes, a ferro-prussiate process, is a photographic process known for its blue color. It was famously used by a pioneer in photography, Anna Atkins who is often coined the first woman photographer.  Attendees will learn the history, chemistry and coating techniques for making their own cyanotypes. They are welcome to bring negatives, botanical...

Saturday Jul 13th, 10am - 6pm

Studio Landscape/Cityscape

at New York School of the Arts - Upper East Side 315 E 62nd St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10065

This class, students will learn how to create a completed landscape or cityscape painting from start to finish. Students will learn how to select a subject and refine their ideas using sketches and drawings. Vadnais will explain and demonstrate how to create a useful under painting as a foundation for subsequent layering of color. Finally, Vadnais...

Monday Jul 8th, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$230

4 sessions

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