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Painting: Landscapes and Seascapes

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

This course is for anyone interested in exploring the language of landscape painting through specific exercises in composition, color theory, and paint application. Students will work on small canvases for color studies, etc., as well as a larger painting brought to a higher degree of finish. Topics to be covered include: a brief history of landscape...


12 sessions

Saturday Jan 27th, 2pm

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...


5 sessions

Wednesday Apr 4th, 6:30pm

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Creative Photography: Color, Lighting & Beyond

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

It's time to break the “rules” of photography. Experiment and expand your creativity to develop your own style. This course will explore advanced lighting, color filters, pattern, texture, image design, history of photography and more, to help you begin the creative journey within photography.  Students will learn techniques towards creating...


4 sessions

Painting I

at The New School - Manhattan

This class is for students who have a basic understanding of oil painting as well as the beginning oil painter. Students who wish to build a portfolio to apply for higher education will benefit from this class, as will those who want to improve their painting skills.  Both painting from the figure and still life painting are explored. References...


13 sessions

Tuesday Jan 23rd, 7pm

Watercolor and Abstraction

at Cooper Union - East Village
Cooper Union Campus, New York, New York 10003

In a free-form fashion, students will explore the layering of washes and the exploration of form and color.  Seen as a vehicle for exploration, this course is appropriate for students of all levels. For the beginner, it serves as a superb introduction to the often elusive medium of watercolor. For the more advanced student, abstraction provides...


10 sessions

Thursday Feb 1st, 6pm

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LGBTQ Teen Summit

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

Join us for a prideful full-day experience for teens and youth. Celebrate the intersections of LGBTQ culture, history, and art amongst peers and allies. This free program features activities that include art making, a youth-led panel, a musical performance, a guided tour of the Gay Liberation section in the exhibition Activist New York, and more. ...


Monday Feb 19th, 9am

Tunnel Books

at Center for Book Arts - Flatiron
28 W 27th St 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10001

A tunnel book is a wonderful structure that allows the viewer to look within and discover a hidden world, which evolves in accumulated layers. Originally derived from a "peep" show, it still feels that we are allowed to gaze within a personal space. The class will begin with a short history and then make a model to understand how the structure moves...


2 sessions

Saturday Apr 21st, 10am

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.  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 levels, modes and...


13 sessions

Wednesday Jan 17th, 7pm

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...


7 sessions

1 Day Workout: Color Calisthenics!

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

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....


at The New School - Manhattan

Collage is the integration of painting, handmade surfaces, found objects, digital prints, and photographs to create multiple layers of visual meaning in an artwork or design. Collage offers an ideal medium for autobiographical work, storytelling, and visual narratives. Students develop their creative ideas and technical skills in a variety of compositions...


6 sessions

Saturday Jan 27th, 1pm

Lunar New Year - Fashion Camp for Kids - Midtown

at The Fashion Class - Midtown
21 W 39th St 4th Fl, TFC Headquarters, New York, New York 10018

Join us for a day of fashion design, sewing, styling and more on Friday Feb 16th for the Lunar New Year Public School Holiday. Children ages 6-12 years old will spend their day sewing a real garment or accessory, designing fashion, making amazing fashion accessories and so much more. Campers will work with a group of up to fifteen young fashionistas...

Essential Black & White Darkroom

at BKC Brooklyn Central - Gowanus
Gowanus Darkroom 119 8th St Ste 212, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Are you a digital photographer looking to expand your knowledge of photographic technique and history?  Maybe you took a darkroom class in school and want to get back to your roots?  Is there something about photos shot on film that you love but can't explain why?  If the answer to any of these questions is yes, you should definitely...


8 sessions

Thursday Mar 1st, 6pm

Jewelry Through the Decades

at New York Jewelry Design Institute - Midtown
17 West 45th St Ste 904, New York, New York 10036

Influences on Design In this course you will learn about the influences, political, social, economic and cultural, that affected jewelry design and manufacturing, what jewelry was bought in a given era and why and how it was worn then and now. Together we will examine the affect of influence, the philosophy of jewelry design – the impact of its...


5 sessions

Wednesday May 2nd, 6pm

Good Friday Holiday Fashion Camp for Kids - Midtown

at The Fashion Class - Midtown
21 W 39th St 4th Fl, TFC Headquarters, New York, New York 10018

Join The Fashion Class for a day of fashionable fun & sewing during the Good Friday Holiday on March 30th 2018! Kids and Tweens ages 6-12 years old will spend their day learning how to create real clothing on a sewing machine plus design fashion and accessories. Full or partial day available, campers will work with a group of up to fifteen...

Friday Mar 30th, 10am