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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...

$2,695

25 sessions

Wednesday Jun 21st, 10am

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Historical Methods of Baroque Painting

at 92nd Street Y

History is a great teacher. Through a series of guided historical methods, learn to emulate the techniques of Dutch Baroque masters Peter Paul Rubens and Anthony Van Dyck. Create a master copy to gain fluency in their specific approaches to underpainting, glazing and color development, complex compositions and edge quality. Lectures draw attention...

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$414
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4 sessions

Monday Jun 12th, 10am

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Camera Obscura

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

This workshop will take a look at the history, theory, and practice of the camera obscura, with an emphasis on the technical relationship between camera-making and image formation. Together, we will transform a studio space into a functional camera and use that camera to create and process paper negative prints. Each participant will leave with an...

Sunday Sep 10th, 10am

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Block Printing Worskhop

at Divine NY & Co. - Murray Hill
5 Tudor City Pl, New York, New York 10017

In this block printing workshop, you’ll learn a modern method to create designs on a linoleum block and print patterns on paper or fabric. We’ll spend an afternoon covering the following topics: • Brief history of block printing • Traditional vs. modern techniques of block printing • Overview of supplies and tools used • Types of paper...

Sunday Jul 9th, 12pm

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Indigo Dye with Bassen Technique

at Pioneer Works - Red Hook
159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

Indigo has a history that goes back 6,200 years ago. Many cultures found the blue pigments in their local plants and developed distinctive techniques of fermenting the plants to make dye vats. This class focuses on Japanese indigo and introduces two unique types: Sukumo, a centuries-old fermented indigo dye, and Yamato Indigo, a simplified blend of...

Saturday Aug 12th, 12pm

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Large Format Marbling

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

In this one day intensive, students will learn the basics of marbling on fabric, including how to prepare a marbling vat and the best pigments to use for permanent prints. We’ll discuss the history behind European marbling traditions, then get colorful creating marbled monoprints. Small studies will be expanded upon in our large 4x4’ marbling vat,...

$153.75

Saturday Aug 26th, 11am

(250)

Bring Your Own Dyeable [BYOD]

at Pioneer Works - Red Hook
159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, New York 11231

Indigo has a history that goes back 6,200 years ago. Many cultures found the blue pigments in their local plants and developed distinctive techniques of fermenting the plants to make dye vats. This class focuses on Japanese indigo and introduces two unique types: Sukumo, a centuries-old fermented indigo dye, and Yamato Indigo, a simplified blend of...

Saturday Aug 12th, 4pm

(111)

Joomchi: Korean Paper Making

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

Joomchi is a unique, traditional Korean way of making textured handmade paper by using water and eager hands. This workshop offers participants the opportunity to become acquainted with its history, practice and role in Korean society, as well as hands-on techniques and reinterpreted adaptations into a contemporary art form. Joomchi creates strong...

$385

2 sessions

Saturday Jul 15th, 10am

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Holograms

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

A hologram is a three-dimensional image recorded onto a photographic emulsion on glass-plate or film, using a laser. This course, taught by artists Susan Gamble & Michael Wenyon is for those wishing to learn more about this medium as an art form. During the course, you will see the set up required to build a hologram ‘camera’. In between...

$495

2 sessions

Saturday Sep 23rd, 10am

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Alternative Process

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

Are you seeking a hands-on photographic experience using historic 19th century processes? Each day, students engage with the chemistry and the materials and that will enrich and inform your photographs. Among the processes you’ll learn are:  Cyanotype Albumen Platinum/Palladium Kallitype Gum Bichromate Different toning options and techniques...

$1,125

5 sessions

Monday Aug 21st, 10am

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Introduction To Abstraction (Intermediate/Advanced)

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

Explore methods of making abstract work through exercises in painting, color and composition. For painters working in oil and/or acrylic.  Course Description: This course is structured to help bring about an awareness of the language, history and technical skills associated with abstract painting. The class is open to a wide variety of skill...

$244

5 sessions

Wednesday Jul 19th, 7pm

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Hocus Focus: Spirit Photography

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

The beginning of the modern spiritualist movement dates to 1848 at the farmhouse in upstate New York of John Fox, his wife and two young daughters. The purported supernatural occurrences at the house and the ensuing fame of the ‘Fox Sisters’ ushered in a movement to last over 75 years. It was during this era that ‘spirit photography’ thrived...

$495

2 sessions

Saturday Oct 21st, 10am

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Art History Series: 90,000 Years of Art

at Art Studios @ JCC in Manhattan - Upper West Side
334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10023

Not just another rundown of names, dates, and "isms." Rather, the big picture of how world art has developed over the past 90,000 years.  Section 2 of the informative Art History Series that will take you into parts of the art world you may not have experienced while exploring local museums on your own. Gene has designed bite-sized lessons that...

$35
No Upcoming Schedules
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5 Dollar Fridays: Color Theory

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

This seminar will delve into the basics of color theory as it pertains to photography. Naturally, we'll be discussing hue, saturation, the color wheel, and the pairing of complimentary colors, among other things. But we'll also show you examples of how classic and contemporary artists creatively used color to define space, establish a mood, and build...

$5
No Upcoming Schedules
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The Materials of Drawing

at Marbury NYC - Gramercy
26 Gramercy Park S Ste 9G, New York, New York 10003

Even an experienced artist can find themselves overwhelmed by the vast array of drawing materials found in an art supply store.  Browsing the aisles offers limitless possibilities but often the real potential of each choice is not clear.  This workshop will provide an in-depth examination of a wide variety of materials such as graphite, charcoals,...

$129
No Upcoming Schedules