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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...

Block Printing on Textiles

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
1233 Prospect Ave Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, New York 11218

In this workshop, we'll learn the art of block printing on textiles. We'll start with a bit of history about the process and introduction to the materials. After a little discussion about how to carve and how your image will transfer, we get right into carving and printing. A quick carve "Block" and all tools are provided,...

Tuesday Oct 24th, 6:30pm

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Marbling: Ebru and Suminagashi

at Chameleon Club Studio - Williamsburg
622 Broadway, Brooklyn, New York 11206

During this class you’ll get a chance to work with two ancient marbling techniques: Ebru and Suminagashi. Background history, demonstrations on material preparation, ingredients and resources will be covered, followed by a good amount of time for hands-on marbling. All materials are included and participants will leave with an assortment of marbled...

Wednesday Nov 8th, 6:30pm

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​Lotus Leaf Painting Workshop

at Himapan - Brooklyn
17 Monitor St #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...

Suminagashi: Japanese Marbling

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

Student's will learn how to create and pull suminagashi monoprints on paper and fabric, and leave with enough knowledge and skills to continue exploring on their own.  In this two session class, students will learn the basics of suminagashi, a Japanese marbling technique. The history and ideology shaping suminagashi will be covered, as well as...

$153.75

2 sessions

Monday Nov 6th, 10:30am

Light, Glass and Everything We Know

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

During this class we will be illuminating the intertwined history of the development of glass and our understanding of our place in the universe. We will begin by investigating the unique physical properties of glass and its interaction with light. Through lecture and demonstrations we will discuss how optical tools have been used to unlock the deepest...

Friday Oct 27th, 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...

New Orleans Blue: Cyanotypes

at Penumbra Foundation | CAP - Murray Hill
36 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

On the first day, students will take a walking tour staring at Schaefer's home/studio in the Bywater through part of New Orleans and photograph in the residential districts of the Bywater and Marigny Faubourg before moving on to the famous French Quarter.  Digital cameras will be necessary because the captures made with them will be used to make...

$495

2 sessions

Saturday Oct 21st, 10am

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

Saturday Nov 11th, 10:45am

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Teen: Steam Punk Art

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

In this class you will learn the history of the technique, steam-punk art. This involves creating projects with a sci-fi architectural vibe using machine parts and metals (including jewelry and sculpture). Explore techniques in painting and use mixed media. Our expert instructors encourage students to develop an individual voice and self-expression. ...

$420

6 sessions

Wednesday Oct 25th, 5:15pm

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Gold Alloying and Fabrication (Private)

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...

Advanced Classical Elements: Arches

at Inst. of Classical Architecture & Art - Midtown
20 W 44th St 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10036

This course will examine the typology, design, and construction of various traditional arches and arcades. An illustrated lecture will demonstrate how arches and arcades are composed as a system of proportions and geometry, and how they have been employed in great buildings, symbolic gateways, and urban spaces throughout history. Through freehand...

Saturday Oct 21st, 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. Q&A Q: Can I make up a class if I miss one? A: No, but you will have time to catch up with the teacher. Q: Is a certificate of completion...

$350

7 sessions

Tri-Color Gum Bichromate

at Penumbra Foundation | CAP - Murray Hill
36 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

This workshop will cover the materials and methods for producing color separated negatives to make full color gum bichromate prints.  Students will be introduced to the history of gum bichromate printing.   Digital workflow will be discussed in detail.  Students will learn the variables involved and how to manipulate the negatives...

Saturday Nov 18th, 10am

Rodin at the MET

at Lauren A Kaplan Art Tours - Central Park
1000 5th Ave, New York, New York 10028

Auguste Rodin was initially rejected from the École de Beaux-Arts, which turned out to be a great thing for art history. This enabled him to think outside the box and generate new types of artistic expression.  To celebrate the centennial of Rodin’s death, the MET has brought all of its Rodin holdings together in an illuminating exhibition....

Friday Nov 17th, 6:30pm