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Josef Albers’s Interaction of Color

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

Josef Albers’s famous color course is brought to life by Albers Foundation educator Fritz Horstman. Working directly from Albers’s teaching notes from the Bauhaus, Black Mountain College and Yale University, we approach color with open eyes, working through exercises such as “make three colors become four” and “four color worlds.” ...

Friday Aug 23rd, 10am - 3:30pm

Getting Started with Oil Painting

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

Everyone can draw, including YOU! Dive into our art studios and take an intro class. Professional artists take you step by step through basic techniques, opening your eyes to infinite possibilities. An affordable way to get your creative juices flowing, have fun and be inspired. Q&A Q: Can I make up a class if I miss one?  A: No,...

Monday Oct 21st, 7pm - 9:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$205

4 sessions

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Intro to Natural Dye Printing (Evening Series)

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

In this class, students will further explore their knowledge of screen printing techniques through the use of natural dye to make print pastes, instead of synthetic dyes or inks. Students will focus on building their knowledge of using natural dyes for surface design through understanding of natural dyes, thickeners, resist pastes, mordants and proper...

Tuesday Aug 20th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (2 sessions)
$164

2 sessions

Macrame Plant Hanger

at Distill Creative - DUMBO 68 Jay Street, Ste 612, Brooklyn, New York 11201

We wish we could macramé all daaaaaay, but until then let’s macramé for an evening or an afternoon!  In this workshop you will learn the basics of macrame and create your own gorgeous plant hanger. You will leave knowing how to do a selection of knots so you can make your own creations. Includes:  Cotton cord and all materials for...

Wednesday Jul 10th, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Getting Started with Pastel

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

Designed for beginners who want to get started fast. Our intro classes, taught by professional artists, invite you to sample drawing, painting or ceramics in three-week sessions.; Q&A Q: Can I make up a class if I miss one?  A: No, make-up classes are not allowed since other classes may be full. Further, instructors are paid...

Thursday Oct 17th, 4pm - 6:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$195

4 sessions

Adult Drawing (Afternoons)

at ArtClassBklyn.com - Lefferts Garden 98 Sterling St, Brooklyn, New York 11225

For the serious student or just an art lover in need of relaxation, here we offer a low-pressure atmosphere where participants will learn the natural way to draw technique in color or Black and white. Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays and start at $50 per 2 hour session beginning at 4:30pm and ending at 6:30pm.  We will be having 2-hour sessions...

Thursday Jun 27th, 4:30pm - 6:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$150

4 sessions

Cyanotype for Beginners

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

If you've ever wanted to experiment with cyanotypes in a quick and easy format, this workshop is for you! We'll use pre-sensitized cyanotype fabric and paper, along with hand-painted sheets I've prepared in advance to create beautiful blue-hued photograms with very little muss and fuss. These prints are made by placing objects directly...

Friday Jul 19th, 12pm - 2pm

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Fear-Free Drawing 101

at The Art Studio NY - Upper West Side 145 W 96th St Ste #1B, New York, New York 10025

Drawing is one of the most popular modes of artistic expression since the beginning of time.....just think of cavemen! Express yourself through this encouraging and relaxing drawing class as you: Receive one-on-one expert art instruction customized to your skill level  Learn our fear-free art approach as you learn to draw in our intimidation-free,...

Sunday Sep 8th, 4pm - 6pm

  (7 sessions)
$349

7 sessions

Paint and Pot Cute Succulents (Private)

at CraftJam - SoHo 103 Sullivan St, New York, New York 10012

Paint, pot, and BYOB! To continue our horticulturist endeavors, we have created a CraftJam where you finally get to create those succulent pots you've always wanted. You'll leave this class with a new set of pots planted with the most adorable succulents. These plants are suitable even for people born without a green thumb, since succulents are super...

Friday Aug 30th, 12pm - 2pm

Adult Drawing (Evenings)

at ArtClassBklyn.com - Lefferts Garden 98 Sterling St, Brooklyn, New York 11225

For the serious student or just an art lover in need of relaxation, here we offer a low-pressure atmosphere where participants will learn the natural way to draw technique in color or Black and white. Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays and start at $50 per class for a 2-hour class session beginning at 7:00pm and ending at 9:00pm. We will be having...

Thursday Jun 27th, 7pm - 9pm

  (8 sessions)
$275

8 sessions

Figure Drawing

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

Increase your understanding of anatomy and proportion and learn how to draw using charcoal and pencil. Work from models to make drawings that convey the strength and subtlety of the human form. Pre-requisite: Drawing for Beginners. Supply List: To view the list please click

Thursday Jul 25th, 1pm - 3:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$262

5 sessions

Jewelry I (Absolute Beginners)

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

Learn the fundamentals of fabrication and create a sterling silver ring, an object of jewelry with a bezel set cabochon and a piece of your own design using the skills covered in class. It’s a very good place to start. The first project is a sterling sliver ring that is pierced or textured or both. On this first project you will learn how to...

Sunday Jul 14th, 10am - 12:30pm

  (7 sessions)
$329

7 sessions

Drawing for Illustration: Beyond Basics

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

This drawing class is designed for artists interested in broadening the fundamentals of their craft. Students will work explore observational drawing from still life, landscape, portraiture and figure drawing, as well as broad range of media including pastel, watercolor, ink, and graphite. This is a perfect course for anyone willing to bring out their...

Sunday Sep 22nd, 4pm - 6pm

  (7 sessions)
$249

7 sessions

Introduction to Screen Printing

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

Want to learn the process of silkscreen printing? Join artist Philip Sachs for an in-depth evening to learn all of the steps involved in the screen-printing process from design conception to finished product. During the process, each participant will get to spend time our studios printing! You’ll get to choose from a selection of designs to print...

Thursday Oct 10th, 6pm - 9pm

Pen, Ink and Beyond

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

Examine the work of sepia masters like Da Vinci, the Expressionists and modernists like Raymond Pettibon, and develop a series of drawings (utilizing expressionistic contour, cross hatching, pointillism, color wash and dry brush) that utilizes the full potential of ink.  Perfect for beginners or the more experienced student who wishes to attain...

Thursday Sep 19th, 7pm - 9pm

  (7 sessions)
$289

7 sessions

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