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Color Theory for Floral Design

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Colors—like flowers themselves—evoke feeling and sentiment, and set the mood. Explore the role of color in floral design using a spectrum of flowers. This course gives you a solid grounding in color theory, while highlighting the latest hues and color combinations.  Please bring:  Florist knife wire cutter scissors pruners ...

Saturday Feb 2nd, 11am - 3:30pm

  (2 sessions)
$290

2 sessions

Color Theory

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

Discover color and its implications for designers and artists. Study ideas of space and the use of color to solve spatial problems. Look at color harmony and the way colors interact, as well as color qualities and combinations.  You will learn: The different aspects of color; what color is and its different properties; how to train your eyes...

Tuesday Jan 22nd, 7pm - 9:30pm

  (12 sessions)
$816

12 sessions

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Theory and Practice in the Arts

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

Develop the ability to view and critique art, awakening your capacity to understand artwork of different cultures, periods, and styles. In addition, you’ll learn how to develop a portfolio from the point of view of a gallery dealer, including materials, cover letters, content statements, and CDs.  Visits to museums and galleries, as well as...

Thursday Jan 31st, 11am - 1pm

  (8 sessions)
$350

8 sessions

Color Theory and 2D Design

at Shoestring Press - Crown Heights 640 Classon Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

In this mini-mester course we will be surveying the history of color theory, taking pages from Josef Alber’s “Interaction of Color” to experiment with illusions and transparencies created by color combinations and its subsequent effect on the eye. We will look at examples by color field and abstract expressionist painters, in addition to examples...

Sunday Jan 20th, 12pm - 3pm

  (3 sessions)
$250

3 sessions

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 Mar 11th, 6:15pm - 9:15pm

  (5 sessions)
$425

5 sessions

Shoemaking #001: Introduction

at Brooklyn Shoe Space - Williamsburg 224 Roebling St, Brooklyn, New York 11211

This class is a 2-hour theory class on footwear structure, resources for materials & how to measure your feet. Get inspired and design your shoes-. After this class, you will be motivated to create your designs! If you register for the 6-day workshop, the intro class is included in the total price. (Please sign up only to the 6-day workshop...

Monday Jan 7th, 10am - 12pm

Teens: The Art of Manga & Drawing Cartoons

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

This is a two hour intensive taught by an experienced Manga Instructor! Enjoy a super creative, collaborative atmosphere and learn new techniques and skills: Manga/ or Japanese comic book art comes in many different styles and genres, (so each student can explore which one suits their skill set). Styles include Chibi, Shoju, Shounen and more! ...

Friday Dec 14th, 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Painting with Acrylic

at FIELD COLONY - Hoboken 1001 Bloomfield St, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030

This workshop provides an instructor led introduction to painting and is followed by an open format that encourages the application of what was learned. Acrylic paint will be primarily used for this class but we will also explore and use other mediums including charcoal to encourage and nourish individuality and creativity. This painting class introduces...

Saturday Dec 15th, 10am - 11:45am

Creative Painting (All Levels)

at Art Studios @ JCC Manhattan - Upper West Side 334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10023

Whether you're a beginner or more experienced easel painter, this class will test the boundaries of traditional easel painting. Interpret a masterpiece, experiment with collage and mixed media, and expand your notions of what makes a good painting.  You'll receive a sound foundation in oil or acrylic technique as well as composition, color theory,...

Wednesday Jan 9th, 2pm - 5pm

  (10 sessions)
$460

10 sessions

Experimental Stained Glass Sculpture

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene 647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Explore color, light and form through the creation of abstract, 3-dimensional stained glass sculptures using the Tiffany method.  The class is open to beginners or intermediate students and will cover basic glass cutting, cold working with grinders and dremel, copper foil, soldering, and final assemblage of the sculpture.  In addition,...

Saturday Jan 5th, 10am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$425

2 sessions

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Tapestry Weaving

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

In the Tapestry Weaving class, students will learn to design and hand weave their own tapestry wall hanging. Students will learn how to use traditional tapestry techniques and apply them to their design. Some basic techniques that will be covered are soumak, warp wrapping, knotting and chaining, twining, overlay and fringing in addition to some...

Wednesday Feb 6th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$374.13

4 sessions

​Lotus Leaf Painting Workshop

at Himapan - Park Slope 470 6th St Apt 2, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Join us for a creative experience that will reinvigorate your artistic side. No art experience is necessary - our helpful trained instructors will guide you through the two and a half hour session. Our teachers are trained in classic studio art, art history, color theory, meditation, and Thai cultural history. Are materials provided and included...

Saturday Jan 19th, 3pm - 5:30pm

Oil Painting from Photographs

at Educational Alliance Art School - Lower East Side 197 East Broadway, New York, New York 10002

Learn the basics of oil painting or build on your existing skills. This oil painting class is for students of all levels who want to learn to paint from photographs.  Bring a photo of your favorite person, animal, or landscape and have fun experimenting with oil paint. Learn how to set up your palette, mix colors, use color theory, create compositions,...

Thursday Jan 10th, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (10 sessions)
$375

10 sessions

Natural (100%) Scented Candle Making

at L'Atelier Creatif - Long Island City WeWork - 3537 36th St, Long Island City, New York 11106

Learn the power and skills to create a healthy, fragrant, 100% natural candle you can feel really good about burning in your home. The class is 2 1/2 hours and organized into 2 parts, theory and practice. Part I includes the following topics: Why making 100% natural candles are better for your health and the environment. The variety of ingredients...

Sunday Jan 13th, 11am - 2pm

Watercolor Basics

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

This transparent water-based painting medium has been enjoyed and used for centuries. Regardless of your experience level, you will learn how to use materials and all the techniques associated with watercolor. You will see demonstrations, and we will discuss composition, design, subject matter, and textures that lend themselves to this medium. You...

Tuesday Feb 19th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$275

5 sessions

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