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Natural Dyeing 101

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

In this 12-hour class, students will be introduced to the world of beautiful, accessible, and sustainable botanical dyes. Students learn the basics of selecting and preparing fibers, extracting color from a variety of plant materials, and fixing natural dyes to fabric. We’ll discuss the history of natural dye use, and explore some contemporary applications...

$307.50

2 sessions

​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...

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Summer Camp: Musically Inspired Painting (Grades 3-5)

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

Throughout the history of art, music has played an important role in artistic styles and movements.   In this course students will create their own paintings that directly relate to a certain piece of music that inspires them.   Instructors will explore painting techniques of color mixing, glazing and creating textural surfaces by modifying...

$315

4 sessions

Portraiture I

at PhotoManhattan - Union Square
51 W 14th St Ste 3R , New York, New York 10011

This course explores both the intangibles of art portraiture and the concrete specifics of client-based portraiture in NYC. The work of successful photographers in candid, formal and commercial portraiture will be analyzed and harvested for both their technical and aesthetic merits. Classes include: Introduction to Portraiture styles and history,...

$420

5 sessions

Portrait Drawing

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

Throughout the history of western art, portrait drawing has remained a vital artistic practice. Artists such as Michelangelo, Holbein, Van Dyck, and Ingres have explored this motif. These works speak to us because they are immediate, direct and honest. This workshop focuses on the methods and tools needed to draw a portrait with accuracy and feeling. ...

$900

5 sessions

Monday Jun 25th, 9am

Advanced Wheel

at The Potter's Wheel - Kew Gardens
120-33 83rd Ave, New York, New York 11415

Sessions focus upon specific techniques and styles in ceramics history at the discretion of the instructor. Students are encouraged to explore their creative vision while improving their skill set. Price Options: Students in the adult classes will require their own tools. A beginner kit is available for $20. We also have other tools and materials...

$370

7 sessions

Sensory Explorations in Glass

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn Heights
647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Sensory Explorations in Glass: A Special Event with UrbanGlass In this demonstration-rich evening, Suzanne Peck will parse out her 15+ year long relationship with glass through a series of sensory explorations and meditations. Come and explore the emotional and physical connections between our five senses and glass. Considering...

Friday Jul 6th, 7pm

Gold Recycling & Alloying 4 Hour Private Workshop for 2

at Fitzgerald Jewelry - Williamsburg
251 Grand St, Brooklyn, New York 11211

Gold has always held a fascination for its beauty throughout history. Pure Gold is a bright yellow metal called 24 karat and made up only of itself.  In this class students learn age old methods of alloying pure gold to make 22 karat, 18 and 14 karat gold in colors ranging from peachy reds and tangerine yellows to green gold.  Once the...

$550
for 2 students

Gold Recycling and Alloying (4 Hour Private Workshop)

at Fitzgerald Jewelry - Williamsburg
251 Grand St, Brooklyn, New York 11211

Gold has always held a fascination for its beauty throughout history. Pure Gold is a bright yellow metal called 24 karat and made up only of itself. In this class students learn age old methods of alloying pure gold to make 22 karat, 18 and 14 karat gold in colors ranging from peachy reds and tangerine yellows to green gold.  Once the alloying...

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1 Day Workout: Color Calisthenics

at BKC Brooklyn Central - Bushwick
736 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11221

This one-day class invites you to think critically about color in your photographs. We'll briefly overview the history of color photography, from early trials in 3-color process by Thomas Sutton to the digital pixel palettes of today's Photoshop world. Then we'll go hands-on, making photographic stories that challenge our interpretation of color....

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$102
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Sunday Jun 24th, 11am

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Abstract Painting with Acrylics (5 Sessions)

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

In these five-class workshops (a total of 15 hours), students will create a series of eight paintings/drawings from classwork and homework assignments. Novice and experienced painters are welcome. This class will help students delve into personal symbolism to find an authentic voice in their work.  For inspiration we will look at a mixture of...

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$247.50
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$275

5 sessions

Wednesday Jun 27th, 6:30pm

Indigo Dye Party

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx
2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Create your newest statement scarf or delicate wall hanging by dying a beautiful versatile large silk square in alluring and ancient indigo. Claire Frederick—co-founder of Wax and Wane Fiber— studied natural dyes all over the world and is eager to show you the tips and tricks of dying using the Japanese shibori technique. She'll also walk you...

Teen Drawing Manga Camp (Grades 6-12)

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

Manga comics have a long history in Japanese art, and in the following years became increasingly popular worldwide. Their highly stylized characteristics and engaging storylines have become a cultural phenomenon. Students will work in a variety of media to create their own interpretations of manga characters and comics demonstrating their technical...

$385

5 sessions

Monday Jul 30th, 12:30pm

G.L.O.W. - Neon without the wrestling

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

In this explorative neon intensive, students will be encouraged to push the boundaries of signage and novelty to create contemporary forms and/or light sources. Mixed media and outside materials are welcome, so long as electrical practices remain safe. Presentations on history, science, and contemporary artists will be provided to spark inspirations....

$880

5 sessions

Monday Jul 16th, 6pm

Beginner Shibori: Dye Techniques with Indigo

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

***this class can now be booked in 3 parts*** Come in and learn the traditional art of shibori dyeing with indigo dye. We start, learning how to start your own indigo vat and balance it, to keep it going. 3-5 folding and stitch resist techniques will be shown. Select the few you're drawn to and dye some of the plain items you have lying around the...

Sunday Jun 24th, 10am