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Color Theory

at Baruch College - CAPS - Murray Hill
17 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 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...

$394

5 sessions

Monday Mar 6th, 6:15pm

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Making Political Art: Theory and Practice

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

Is there a difference between political art and propaganda? How can an artist make political work with deep integrity? Museum visits, lectures, and class discussions introduce major introduce major aesthetic, intellectual, and technical approaches to political art, from the French and American revolutionary traditions to social practice, institutional...

$225

4 sessions

Saturday Mar 4th, 11am

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Figure Drawing: Theory and Practice

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

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. Q&A Q: Is there a work-study...

$340

8 sessions

Saturday Apr 8th, 1pm

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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. 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 or other cutting utensil a camera a box or bag to carry home your work Note: Floral tool kit available...

$284

2 sessions

Thursday Apr 20th, 10am

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Theory and Practice in Art

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

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 create a portfolio from the point of view of a dealer, including materials, cover letters, content statements, and CDs.  Visits to museums and galleries, as well as lectures on...

$340

8 sessions

Thursday Apr 6th, 10:30am

(106)

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School Of Making Thinking - Holy Fools

at Abrons Arts Center - Lower East Side
466 Grand St, New York, New York 10002

The School of Making Thinking is an artist/thinker residency program, experimental college, and nomadic investigation in intentional living. The mission is to create a unique environment where participants develop a creative practice that challenges disciplinary conventions of art making, thinking and living. THE SCHOOL OF MAKING THINKING @ ABRONS:...

$180

8 sessions

Thursday Mar 2nd, 7pm

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School Of Making Thinking - Prophetic Activist Art

at Abrons Arts Center - Lower East Side
466 Grand St, New York, New York 10002

The School of Making Thinking is an artist/thinker residency program, experimental college, and nomadic investigation in intentional living. The mission is to create a unique environment where participants develop a creative practice that challenges disciplinary conventions of art making, thinking and living. THE SCHOOL OF MAKING THINKING @ ABRONS...

$180

9 sessions

Tuesday Mar 7th, 7pm

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Adult Digital Art Shuffle

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

Take full control of your camera and explore photography concepts through creative and fun projects. In-class demos and exercises inspired by theories and practices from contemporary art teach students how to use their camera and develop a deeper understanding of the artistic possibilities of photography.

$215

4 sessions

Thursday Mar 2nd, 6:30pm

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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 and how to measure your feet. Get inspired and design your shoes-. After this class, you will be so motivated to create your designs. Important Things to Note: It is a requirement for all the Intensive 3-day or 5 day workshops. For other footwear courses,...

Monday Mar 13th, 10:30am

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Limited Palette

at The Art Students League - Midtown
215 W 57th St, New York, New York 10019

In this course we will explore painting portraits from life using the limited palette perfected by Swedish artist Anders Zorn. Students will learn color theory and color mixing at an intense level as we practice mixing our color choices. Stripping our pigment options down to 3 colors, we will learn how to harmonize and contrast our colors as we develop...

$310

2 sessions

Saturday Mar 4th, 10am

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​Lotus Leaf Painting Workshop

at Himapan - Williamsburg
28 Frost St Studio 2, Brooklyn, New York 11211

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 Mar 11th, 3pm

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Creating and the Art of Origami

at The Art Students League - Midtown
215 W 57th St, New York, New York 10019

In this innovative workshop, students will learn to apply the ancient Japanese technique of origami, or paper folding, to the creation of highly individualized paintings in a contemporary style.  Joseph Albers, the great 20th century painter and father of modern color theory and minimalism, taught origami as a tool for understanding geometry,...

$260

3 sessions

Monday Mar 6th, 6pm

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The Basics – Oil Paint

at The Art Students League - Midtown
215 W 57th St, New York, New York 10019

This workshop will give you the confidence to get started expressing yourself in this wonderful medium. We will go over the basics; safety, the brands, the tubes and how to read them, different types of brushes, mediums and thinners. Several ways of using the paint will be demonstrated and tried out. Stretching a canvas and preparing the ground will...

$435

5 sessions

Monday Mar 13th, 6pm

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Women in the Surrealist Movement

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

This class is designed to give students a basic introduction to the female Surrealists, works, movements, and aesthetic theories the Surrealist Movement. Some of the most mind-bending art ever developed during the Surrealist movement. However, the movement itself was largely made up of men. Despite this, there were women who quietly and not so quietly...

Tuesday Mar 14th, 8:30pm

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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. Each participant will leave with an...

Sunday Mar 5th, 10am

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