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The Insider's Guide to Color

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea
227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

Join Pantone Color Institute expert, Laurie Pressman in a roundtable discussion on how the science and emotion of color plays a significant role in consumer purchasing decisions and brand management.  Whether you work in fashion design, styling, costuming, merchandising or promotion, or provide personal image services gain invaluable tips on...

Monday Jul 17th, 9:30am


Pleasures, Taboos, Magic

at Think Olio - Murray Hill
419 Park Ave S , New York, New York 10016

Pleasures, Taboos, Magic: Art History in Perfume Advertising It takes imagination to advertise perfume. Inside their bottles, perfumes are ephemeral and virtually invisible products---tinted liquids designed to evaporate as soon as they're used. For advertising's purposes, the experience of smell needs to be connected to the experience of sight. In...

Wednesday Jul 19th, 7pm


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Color Theory for Beginners

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

Color is the most variable component in art, and how an artist uses color can change the content and message an artwork articulates. In this workshop we will begin the first steps towards mastering the use of color. Students will learn basic concepts of what color is, how it can be used and how we see it in our everyday lives and especially in art....


5 sessions

Monday Aug 7th, 6pm


Donna Haraway: Gender, Science, and Objectivity

at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research - Midtown
247 West 37th St 5th Fl, New York, New York 10018

Over a career spanning four decades, philosopher of science Donna Haraway has revolutionized how social theorists and technoscience practitioners understand the situated objectivity of scientific knowledge, with special attention to the ways in which technoscience assigns biological meaning to social categories of gender. While Haraway is most famously...


4 sessions

Thursday Jul 13th, 6:30pm


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...


5 sessions

Monday Nov 6th, 6:15pm


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.


4 sessions

Thursday Jul 6th, 6:30pm


Basic Painting

at Ashcan Studio of Art - Murray Hill
45 E 34th St 4th Fl, New York, New York 10016

With a strong foundation in descriptive drawing, students explore color and surface texture through the Painting curriculum. You will become familiarized with art terms and techniques; color theory, composition and learning how to handle acrylic paint.

Tuesday Jun 27th, 10am

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Shoemaking #001: Introduction

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

This class is a 1.5-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 Jul 17th, 10:30am

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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 Jul 1st, 3pm

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Intensive Drawing and Painting: 7 Laws of Color

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

Master color in order to create beautiful and engaging figurative, portrait and still life paintings. Through an academic-atelier approach to drawing and painting, you will gain an intensive one-on-one introduction to color theory by mixing and using the medium in a composition. Beginners will develop a progressive approach to drawing and painting,...


20 sessions

Monday Jul 10th, 1pm


Summer Camp: Coloring Book Illustration (Grades 6-12)

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

Students will have a unique experience to create their very own coloring book! Coloring pages can be Inspired by nature or completely surreal. Each coloring book will be composed of original concepts inspired by all things from nature, portraiture, surrealism, and more. Embedded in this project are techniques that demonstrate the ability to tell...


5 sessions

Monday Jul 24th, 12:30pm


Adult Photo Shuffle

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

Learn how to take full control of your camera through creative and challenging photography projects while looking through the camera’s lens with an artistic eye. Our innovative and engaging class structure emphasizes hands-on learning, with in-class demos and exercises inspired by theories and practices from contemporary art. Students will learn...


4 sessions

Monday Jul 3rd, 10am

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Essential Lighting and Studio (6 weeks)

at BKC Brooklyn Central - DUMBO
33 Washington St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Photographers who are adept at using their cameras but want to deeply explore the technical and creative possibilities of studio lighting are invited to take this accelerated 6-week lab course.  If you've taken Field Guide IV: The Studio and would like to practice and expand on this knowledge, you've come to the right place. This methodical approach...


6 sessions

Thursday Jun 29th, 6:30pm


Summer Camp: Fantasy Paintings (Grades 6-12)

at One River School - Ridgewood
319 Franklin Turnpike , Allendale, New Jersey 07401

Explore this new method of making and viewing paintings through black light paints, creating fluorescent, glow-in-the-dark effects! Create imaginative and fantastical paintings exploring color theory and composition with a special effects finish.


5 sessions

Monday Aug 7th, 9:30am


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...


5 sessions

Monday Jul 24th, 6pm