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Basic 2D Drafting Using AutoCAD

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

Take advantage of the functionality and productivity found in AutoCAD. Learn the fundamentals of AutoCAD in this hands-on course and discover how to efficiently prepare 2D digital drawings. Specifically designed for interior designers and using the Microsoft operating system, this course will cover the basics of AutoCAD drawing software.  Topics...


7 sessions

Tuesday Jun 13th, 6pm


Sashiko Workshop

at Make Workshop - Gowanus
256 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

A hands-on introduction to the tools, materials, techniques and a bit of the history of this stitched Japanese art form. You'll learn how to make beautiful intricate sashiko patterns and transfer them onto just about any material.  Note: The class fee includes a kit with everything you'll need to get started. 

Thursday May 25th, 7pm

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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 May 6th, 3pm


Teen Painting: Steam Punk Art and Mixed Media

at Creatively Wild Art Studio - DUMBO
33 Washington St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

This exciting art class for teens explores a myriad of inspiring art techniques in painting - color, application, mixing, texture, composition, mixed media, inks, pastels and collage and much more.  Teens create one of a kind 3-D projects in found object art and Steam Punk art, learning the history of this inspiring creative technique, creating...

Wednesday Apr 26th, 5:15pm

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Japanese Woodworking Introduction

at Mokuchi Woodworking Studio - Bushwick
66 Knickerbocker Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11237

You will gain a broad understanding of how Japanese woodworking distinguishes itself from Western approaches during this two hour talk and demonstration. The session will include an overview of traditional hand tools used in a range of work scale, from making small objects to full size timber frame building.  This will be followed by a brief...

Thursday Aug 10th, 7pm


Cyanotype Darkroom Course

at The Photography Workshops - SoHo
66 Crosby Street Apt 5F, New York, New York 10012

The cyanotype process, developed by John Herschel in England in the 1830's, was one of the first photgraphic technique utilized for printing images.  It involves the application of a chemical solution to papter, a negative overlay and then exposure to the sun or an intense light source.  The image appears as a mixture of blue tones that are...

Saturday Apr 29th, 11am


Block Printing on 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...

Thursday May 11th, 6pm

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After Workshop: Middle Eastern Embroidery

at Textile Arts Center - Greenwich Village
26 W 8th St, New York, New York 10011

Needlework and embroidery has a rich heritage through the region of the Middle East, North Africa & Iran. This course will investigate the history, motifs, symbolism and technique used in embroidered textiles (physical samples and images) from the Ottoman period, Persian empires, Levant region & North Africa. We will work with a variety of...


Tuesday May 16th, 6:30pm


Block Printing

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Crown Heights
1000 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11225

Join this class to create an image inspired by the Garden and learn the process of block printing. Draw on linoleum and soft rubber plates, carve designs, and use inks to make several prints. Connect with plants not only on-site but through art history. Are materials provided and included in cost of the class? Yes, materials are provided for an additional...

Saturday Jul 8th, 12pm


Equestrian Painting

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

The equine image has been depicted in art throughout history. From the early prehistoric paintings in the Lascaux caves through to the Renaissance and in contemporary art today. We as artists are drawn to a certain mysterious, regal and majestic beauty of the horse. This class is designed to instruct students at any level toward painting the horse...


10 sessions

Tuesday May 30th, 2pm


The Real New York Chinatown with James Maher

at Princeton Photo Workshop - Chinatown
Exact location TBD, New York, New York 10013

Explore Chinatown with local street photographer, author and dumpling expert James Maher. See the old ornate carved stone tenement buildings, learn about the dangerous history of the old Five Points neighborhood famously featured in "The Gangs of New York", including a street called "The Bloody Angle," the most murderous spot in the history...

Saturday May 20th, 12pm


Abstract Painting with Acrylics (5 Sessions)

at Brooklyn Art Space & Trestle - Greenwood
850 3rd Avenue 4th Floor, Brooklyn, New York 11232

In this five-class workshop (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...


5 sessions

Wednesday Jun 7th, 6:30pm

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Fashion Design

at Esaie Couture Design School - Manhattan
38 W 32nd Street 10th Floor, Suite 1012, New York, New York 10001

You want to enter the competitive fashion industry? Or, you have a line to develop? It takes hard work, creativity, and passion to be a fashion designer (all the things you probably already have within you). But you can break into this field much more quickly and easily with the guidance of our courses and experienced instructors. Designers must...


25 sessions

Saturday Apr 29th, 4:30pm

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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...


5 sessions

Monday Jun 26th, 9:30am


CraftJam Academy: Learn to Crochet Granny Squares

at CraftJam - Chelsea
33 W 17th Street Fifth Floor, New York, New York 10011

Don’t be fooled by its name, granny squares are hip to the bone. Make them into cozy blankets, cool knitwear or even cute coasters. The possibilities are endless!In our Granny Square CraftJam Academy you will learn the skills of basic crochet stitches in order to master granny squares. You will learn to make different variations of this classic crochet...


2 sessions

Tuesday May 9th, 7pm