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NCIDQ Practicum Exam Preparation

at New York School of Interior Design - Upper East Side
170 E 70th St, New York, New York 10021

This course prepares candidates for the NCIDQ exam by exploring test-taking techniques and strategies, and providing an understanding of the test objectives.  In each class, students take exams simulating the NCIDQ exam followed by review, analysis and explanations of the various questions and answers. NYSID graduates of degree programs may take...

$445

2 sessions

Saturday Mar 24th, 9:30am

Introduction to Color (3 Sessions)

at Trestle Workshops - Greenwood
850 3rd Ave 4th Fl Ste 411, Brooklyn, New York 11232

In this three-class workshop, students will create class exercises in class that will become homework. Using acrylic paint, students will learn how to create exact matches in hue, intensity, values, complimentary colors, and opposite values and intensities.  Q&A Q: Can I make up a class if I miss one? A: No, but you will have time to...

$175

3 sessions

Wednesday Jun 6th, 6:30pm

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Telling Your Story: Writing Skills for Designers

at New York School of Interior Design - Upper East Side
170 E 70th St, New York, New York 10021

In today's fast-paced, globalized world of 140 character messages and sound bites, many of us rely on texting and email to communicate our professionalism, personality, thoughts, and concerns. Every word carries meaning and every sentence we send into the world -- either electronically or print -- needs to be an effective and compelling blend of fact,...

$225

4 sessions

Wednesday Mar 21st, 6:30pm

Many Voices of American Art

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

Art historian Rena Tobey gives a four-week interactive lecture series on American artists whose works show the diversity of our history and identity. A Changing World for Men After the Civil War Finding Her Way – Urban Women's Experience from 1850 to 1950 African-American Artist Voices Rise Immigrant Issues Then and Now

$120

4 sessions

Wednesday Apr 11th, 10am

Teaching the Holocaust through Art and Artifacts

at The Jewish Museum - Upper East Side
1109 5th Ave, New York, New York 10128

In observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day and in partnership with POV— the acclaimed independent documentary series on PBS—join us for a workshop focusing on teaching World War II and the Holocaust through works of art.  View the Academy award nominated short, Joe’s Violin, which chronicles the friendship between a Holocaust...

Thursday Apr 12th, 4pm

Color Through the Eyes of the Modern Artist

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

This course examines the great variety in, and significance of, the use of color in the work of selected modern and contemporary artists, including Impressionists, Neo-Impressionists, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Fauves, German Expressionists, Picasso, Matisse, Kandinsky, Mondrian, Abstract Expressionists, Color Field painters, and Op artists. Be inspired in...

$295

6 sessions

Tuesday Apr 10th, 6pm

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

4 sessions

Thursday Jul 12th, 11am

Developing the Conceptual Framework of Your Artwork

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

This workshop, using critiques and group exercises, will introduce students to unlocking potentially compelling theoretical or conceptual elements inside their artwork and art practice. We will be talking about some archetypal ways contemporary artists make their art more conceptual. We will overview identity based art practices, innovative process...

$425

5 sessions

Monday Apr 23rd, 6pm

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Introduction to Plein Air Painting in Oil

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

The qualities of fugitive light and shifting atmospheric conditions in the landscape make “plein air” the most challenging type of painting. The need to work quickly requires that the technique and approach adopted be distinct from studio painting.  This short workshop will focus on the formal elements of spatial construction in a carefully...

$290

2 sessions

Saturday May 12th, 10am

Sculpture as Survival

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

In this class, learn to use sculptural methods to design and create functional tools for everyday survival. We will examine the precedent design of renewable energy sources like solar panels and biogas, explore the histories of these objects, then design and make our own.

$400

10 sessions

Thursday Mar 1st, 7pm

​Lotus Leaf Painting Workshop

at Himapan - Brooklyn
17 Monitor St Ste 1E, New York, New York 11222

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...

Photography: Urban Portraits (Adults)

at Brooklyn Museum - Prospect Heights
200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Find out what you can do with your camera in this class for all experience levels. View Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys and discuss themes of history and urbanism. Capture portraits of New Yorkers in their element in both studio and street environments.

$305

10 sessions

Sunday Mar 4th, 10:30am

Sculpting Like a Silversmith

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem
1220 5th Ave, New York, New York 10029

Try your hands at sculpting with metals! Visit the exhibition New York Silver, Then and Now to explore the rich history of silversmithing in New York City.  Get inspired by newly commissioned works by leading metalworkers, created in response to historical objects from the Museum’s collection, then learn some metalwork techniques to create...

Free

Wednesday Feb 21st, 11am

Color Studies

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

This class explores the historical and practical uses of color in art as a means to push practices further creatively. Participants will investigate through discussion, demonstrations, and art making. Learn to make paint from scratch, about the history of pigments, how to navigate technical challenges, and become comfortable experimenting freely.

$400

10 sessions

Wednesday Feb 28th, 7pm

Blockprinting Textiles

at Better Than Jam's Store & Studio - East Williamsburg
20 Grattan St, Brooklyn, New York 11206

We start with a bit of history about the process and introduction to the materials. Come with a 4" square image or two that you would like to work with. Simple designs work best. After a little discussion about how to carve and how your image will transfer, we get right into carving!  A quick carve "Block" all tools are provided, as well as textiles...