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Adult: Introduction to Landscape Painting

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

Learn invaluable lessons on how to compose a natural landscape on canvas, using realism, or explore the world of abstraction and develop a more subjective approach to painting. In the Winter months when the weather is bad and going out is difficult, we will work from photos, pictures or personal subject matter.  Work in the medium of your choosing: ...

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

Drawing I

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

A beginning drawing course for those seeking an immersive experience in drawing instruction. In this studio course, which builds on skills learned in Drawing Basics, seeing form through the use of light and shadow, texture, line, and color is emphasized. We discuss drawing materials, form, line, and shading. By creating still lifes and live models,...

Monday Jan 28th, 7pm - 9:30pm

  (12 sessions)
$816

12 sessions

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Beginner's Drawing: Learn To Draw In 90 Minutes

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

In these inspiring and motivating drawing foundation classes, strengthen your core drawing skills as you take your artwork to the next level. Whether you are a total beginner or a more experienced artist, YOU will: Choose from Pencil or Charcoal mediums  Receive customized, one-on-one expert art instruction according to your needs and interests ...

Sunday Dec 30th, 11:30am - 1pm

Drawing, Painting & Mixed-Media (Intermediate/Advanced)

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

Enjoy this passionate, inspiring art class that is guaranteed to bring your artwork to the next level.  Perfect for those who are ready to push forward and explore your new artistic heights as you:   Receive one-on-one tailor-made instruction based on your needs and interests   Gain exposed to new techniques by our New York exhibited...

Wednesday Jan 23rd, 7pm - 9pm

  (10 sessions)
$499

10 sessions

Painting and Drawing with Mixed Media

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

Experiment with a variety of mediums in combination with various type of surfaces. Students can use Graphite, Gouache, Watercolor, Oil paint and Colored Pencils in this class. The surface directly influences mark making whether your style is traditional or contemporary. Many different artists used mixed media such as Degas, Romare Bearden, Jasper John,...

Wednesday Jan 30th, 1pm - 4pm

  (8 sessions)
$350

8 sessions

Getting Started with Watercolor

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

Everyone can draw, including YOU! If you’re longing to re-spark your inner artist but aren’t sure where to start, these short classes will give you the jump you need. 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...

Friday Mar 15th, 1pm - 3:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$195

4 sessions

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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 Feb 25th, 7pm - 9:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$205

4 sessions

Sketching in Oils

at Bronxville Adult School - Bronxville 177 Pondfield Rd, Bronxville, New York 10708

In this course, students will learn to use oil paints and work freely from their photographs. Students may work from landscape or still life images. The emphasis will be on creating painted sketches, one of which will be completed each class session.  The process will be that of the French masters as they sketched in oils. Students will learn...

Monday Jan 14th, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (5 sessions)
$125

5 sessions

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...

Friday Feb 15th, 1pm - 3:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$195

4 sessions

Fine Arts I

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

Expand your drawing proficiency and learn new painting techniques as you develop a thematic sequence of images. Strengthen your technical and visual problem- solving skills through structured projects in which you investigate form, color, and composition. Research, field trips, and visits from working artists deepen your understanding of the ways artists...

Saturday Jan 26th, 10am - 1pm

  (11 sessions)
$960

11 sessions

Adult: Self Expression: Drawing, Painting, Collage

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

ADULT: Self Expression:Drawing, Painting, Collage & Mixed Media for Beginners (BYOB)  This foundation class covers a wide variety of techniques: the fundamentals of drawing, painting, & 3D work/ Mixed Media. Paint on canvas or use collage/ found object art to create relief pieces using your own subject matter.  This is an inspiring...

Wednesday Jan 9th, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Landscape in Watercolor

at New York Academy of Art - TriBeCa 111 Franklin St, New York, New York 10013

This class focuses on a free watercolor approach, similar to that of John S. Sargent's style. The goal is to transmit and exemplify what you see in nature to the paper in front of you, learning to simplify and avoid overworking, using the watercolor properties of causing accidents without losing control. Students will be guided through step-by-step...

Wednesday Jan 30th, 2pm - 5pm

  (12 sessions)
$515

12 sessions

Vermeer's Officer and Laughing Girl

at New York Academy of Art - TriBeCa 111 Franklin St, New York, New York 10013

Vermeer's Officer and Laughing Girl: An Exploration Into The Techniques of a Painting For twelve weeks, students will have the pleasure of copying one of the great masterpieces of The Frick Collection. “Officer and Laughing Girl” is a stunning example for studying composition, painting diffused light, and beginning to understand some of the techniques...

Wednesday Jan 30th, 2pm - 5pm

  (12 sessions)
$555

12 sessions

Watercolor: Composition and Tone

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

Work from still life and the model. Emphasis will be on massing in layered, transparent washes initially with a gradual buildup of detail through color and tone. The particular qualities of various pigments will be examined and incorporated to build up areas of transparency and opacity, with emphasis on composition and rhythm. Registration fee included....

Thursday Jan 31st, 1pm - 4pm

  (8 sessions)
$350

8 sessions

Collage and Mixed Media (Beginner/Intermediate)

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

Create collages from unique and interesting materials. Experiment with different papers, techniques and ideas to create spirited and innovative collages while learning about color, composition, texture, shape and execution. 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...

Friday Jan 18th, 10am - 12:30pm

  (12 sessions)
$537

12 sessions

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