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Color Theory for Floral Design

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx
2900 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, ...

$290

2 sessions

Thursday Sep 27th, 10am

Color Theory

at The New School - Manhattan
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...

$816

13 sessions

Tuesday Sep 11th, 7pm

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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...

$350

8 sessions

Color Theory

at Baruch College - CAPS

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...

$425

5 sessions

Monday Nov 5th, 6:15pm

Prophetic Activist Art: A Spiritual Revolution

at Institute of Prophetic Activist Art - East Village
195 East 3rd Street, New York, New York 10009

Prophetic Activist Art offers an intensive workshop to build individual art-activist projects over the semester-long seminar. Classes include an introduction to the specific aspects of the Prophetic Activist Art model (developed by Tom Block out of his own work), and then an exploration about how these ideas can be applied to each artist and their...

$250

12 sessions

Wednesday Sep 26th, 2pm

Shoemaking #001: Introduction

at Brooklyn Shoe Space - Williamsburg
224 Roebling Street, Brooklyn, New York 11249

This class is a 2 hour theory class on footwear structure, resources for materials and how to measure your feet. Get inspired and design your shoes. After this class, you will be so motivated to create your designs. Q&A Q: Can I make up a class if I miss one? A: No, but you will have time to catch up with the teacher. You...

Creative Drawing and Painting

at 7 Fine Arts - Hoboken
159 4th St, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030

Artists are introduced to color theory, technique, and brushwork using mixed media tools.

$750

15 sessions

Floral Watercolor Workshop

at CraftJam - Union Square
33 W 17th St, New York, New York 10011

Watercolor is a versatile water-based medium that is perfect for making free-flowing artwork. It is all about enjoying the process of creating, not just worrying about the final result. This makes it the perfect CraftJam to pair with a glass of wine this summertime! Bring a buddy and get creative in our Floral Watercolor Workshop for a fun-filled night...

$48.99

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,...

$552

12 sessions

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! ...

Adult Paint Out: Art in The Open: Watercolor Painting

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

Full Course Title: Adult Paint Out: Art in The Open: Watercolor Painting & Drawing for the Senses!  Adult The perfect summer Plein Air class offered every Tuesday Morning! In this relaxing summer class, study the art of landscape painting as well as how to include architectural elements in composition while being outside and taking inspiration...

Camera Obscura

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

This workshop will take a look at the history, theory, and practice of the camera obscura, with an emphasis on the technical relationship between camera-making and image formation. Together, we will transform a studio space into a functional camera and use that camera to create and process paper negative prints to take home. Students are encouraged...

$495

2 sessions

Saturday Sep 29th, 10am

Photographic Lighting I

at Pratt Institute - West Village
144 W 14th St, New York, New York 10011

Master the fundamentals of working with a variety of lighting systems and techniques. Learn the theory and application of lighting in the studio and on location.  Focus on the photographic works and lighting of master photographers to give you a background in visualizing light and lighting methodology.  Work with a variety of lighting systems,...

$950

12 sessions

Saturday Sep 1st, 9:45am

Painting and Composition

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

Work from the still life and model to further your ability to paint from observation. Class focuses on the importance of composition but also touches on color theory and mixing, space, form and shape. Supply List: Click here to view list

$552

12 sessions

Contemporary Portrait Painting

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

This class will explore the cannon of portraiture through the eyes of the artist today, with a special focus on compositional drama, boldness in design shape and palette choice, the harmony of neutrals and the sophistication of brushstroke.  This class will teach students practical methods for mastering the construction and anatomical proportions...

$540

12 sessions

Wednesday Sep 19th, 6:30pm