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Accelerated Introduction to Drawing

at The Decorus Atelier of Figurative Art - Sunset Park 117 57th St 2nd Fl, Brooklyn, New York 11220

In this intensive two hour class, students with learn how to correctly start a drawing through the process of straight line construction and comparison. The basic principles of light, shadow, and shading will also be discussed. This class is great for artists that would like to improve their technique and gain confidence in the embarkation of a new...

Sunday Sep 19th, 2pm - 4pm Eastern Time

Zoomed: Art Workshop (Friday Evening)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Chelsea Drawing & Painting Workshops - Virtual Classroom

You may be interested in drawing and painting, as both an experienced artist ​or as some one just starting out on the artistic path. If you are a beginner, the artist -instructor will start you off on the fundamentals of drawing by creating your own still-life of objects to draw. For intermediate and advanced emerging artists, we work with what...

Friday Sep 17th, 7:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

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Figure Drawing Workshop

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

Understanding the basics of drawing the figure allows you to organize light, shade, gesture, and rhythm into a single expressive whole. Working individually with the instructor, you’ll be introduced to varied drawing approaches and techniques, and develop your skills and insights.  Open to students of all levels.

Friday Sep 17th, 3pm - 6pm Eastern Time

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

Painting and Drawing the Human Form

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

Through sustained poses, students will be guided through the process of completing an accurate painting or drawing of the live model via online video conferencing. Students will learn to paint the structural landmarks of the human figure by combining the variations of form and plane. We will focus on the beginning stage by simplifying light and shadow...

Friday Sep 24th, 10am - 12:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

Figure Drawing

at south avenue arts - Garwood 221 South Ave, Garwood, New Jersey 07027

This class will examine the structural, expressive and design factors of drawing the figure from life. The use of line, value, planes, masses, angels and foreshortening will be worked on and employed in drawing the nude and draped figure. Students will be instructed in how to capture the likeness of the figure while constructing an interesting and...

Monday Sep 20th, 7pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

Figure and Portrait Drawing Combined

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

Dive into anatomy and discover how to render realistic figures and portraits. Use graphite, charcoal, or your other favorite drawing medium to create lively drawings while honing your skills in understanding the proportions and intricacies of the human body. Work from live models via online video conferencing and participate in class demonstrations...

Monday Sep 20th, 10am - 12:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

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Adult Focus on Drawing

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

Focus on Drawing is designed for adults students who want an opportunity to become experienced drawers with strong technical skills in a fun and social environment. Students build on their skills by mastering the principles of using line, tone, light, texture, composition, spacial depth and perspective. Students work on personalized...

Friday Oct 1st, 11am - 1pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

Design Sketching I

at The New School - Greenwich Village 66 W 12th St, New York, New York 10011

In the fashion world, new clothing designs are presented in the form of hand-drawn sketches before being chosen to go into production. Designers start with a croquis, a quick sketch of the traditional fashion figure that serves as the basis for the design of clothing and accessories, then add color and details to the garments.  This is a basic...

Saturday Sep 18th, 10am - 12:30pm Eastern Time

  (13 sessions)

13 sessions

Drawing with Pastel (In-Person)

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

Discover the beautiful medium of soft pastel! Learn the fundamentals of color theory and develop your drawing skills. Get inspired by classic still-lifes, the figure, or photographs. Classes include demonstrations, lectures, and real time individual feedback. All classes scheduled to occur onsite are subject to state and federal safety guidelines....

Tuesday Sep 21st, 10am - 12:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

Teens: Advanced Drawing & Painting

at Creatively Wild Art Studio Dumbo - DUMBO 98 Water St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

This class is designed for more advanced teen students (14-16) who have already completed beginner art classes and/ or show keen promise in art, or for anyone hoping to apply to an art program & dreaming of a career in the visual arts. If you don’t get enough time in school to work on personal projects or  artistic goals and you have a...

Tuesday Sep 21st, 4:30pm - 6:30pm Eastern Time

Drawing Improvement Through Bargue Copying

at The Decorus Atelier of Figurative Art - Sunset Park 117 57th St 2nd Fl, Brooklyn, New York 11220

The Charles Bargue master drawings are a series of prints ranging from simple to more advanced drawing.  Their purpose is help train the eye of the student to understand the effects of light and shadow and the illusion of form.   In this class, students are shown how to reduce form into a simplified straight line construction, and soon...

Friday Oct 1st, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (3 sessions)

3 sessions

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Portrait and Figure Painting (All Levels)

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

Learn principles of portrait and figure painting. Emphasis is on shape, light and shadow, color, mark, and gesture. Through live models via video conferencing you will study anatomy and the structure of the body, head, and features. All drawing and painting media are welcome. For Supply List CLICK HERE

Monday Sep 20th, 1pm - 3:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

Portrait Drawing

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

Learn about anatomy, proportion, line and value by working from quick studies and longer poses. Working from live models you will develop your ability to capture the model’s features and personality; then move onto drawing your friends and family. This program is taking place remotely. If you have signed up, you will receive an email with details...

Thursday Sep 23rd, 1pm - 3:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

Cast Drawing and Developing Drawing Accuracy

at The Decorus Atelier of Figurative Art - Sunset Park 117 57th St 2nd Fl, Brooklyn, New York 11220

In this class we will focus on cast drawing and many of the fundamental skills necessary for an artist to achieve an illusion of reality in his or her work . Students will begin with a basic “block-in” construction which helps to build proper accuracy in tilt, comparing important visual alignments, shape, proportion and gesture. Discussion...

Friday Oct 1st, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

Fear-Free Drawing in Central Park

at The Art Studio NY - Upper West Side Central Park Exact Location-TBD, New York, New York 00000

Enjoy the magic of New York City’s summer outdoors, and learn how to create a variety of beautiful drawings inspired by nature, landscapes, flowers, water,  and outdoor beauty!  Allow the soothing scenery of New York City’s parks to be your muse as you tap into your inner-artist in this fear free drawing class, in person! Enjoy this...

Thursday Sep 23rd, 1pm - 2:30pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)

6 sessions

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