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Basic Revit

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

This course will cover the basics of Autodesk Revit, an important building information modeling software for interior designers, architects, engineers, and contractors.  Students will learn to create a space in 3D and proceed to annotate the model wit h 2D drafting elements. An introduction to the tools and concepts of working with a fully...

$675

7 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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The City Transformed: Part I

at Cooper Union

This series of eight slide lectures illustrates the historic transformations of New York City.  Discover how architectural and engineering innovations—along with human ingenuity—transformed New York into a world-class metropolis. Week 1. New York Before the Modern Era, 1620s-1830 Week 2. The Greek Revival 1830-1845 Week 3. The Neo-Gothic...

$300

10 sessions

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(31)

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The History of World War II in 20 Brooklyn Objects

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

The history and legacy of the Second World War can be seen all around us in Brooklyn. Once home to hundreds of factories, shipyards, and warehouses, and responsible for sending millions of soldiers, sailors, and marines off to the front lines, Brooklyn was arguably one of the most important communities in waging and winning the war. ...

$10
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Color Theory

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

This course is for designers, artists, and anyone else who enjoys working with color. Develop color perception and achieve dynamic combinations by understanding the principals of color. Create a workbook of color-mixing for future reference using gouache, an opaque water medium. Examine how colors relate to one another, how to achieve color harmony,...

$225

3 sessions

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Art History Series: What to Look for in an Art

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

Learn how an artist establishes the mood of a painting and/or makes a statement through utilizing specific visual properties. Gene will discuss individual elements of composition such as line, color, and space, while showing famous works of art that illustrate these properties. Use what you've learned in your own artistic practice, or while deciphering...

$35
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A Director’s Toolkit

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

This course is designed to present a critical and historic overview of how films are directed, edited, and produced by watching a selection of the most influential films throughout history. Direct connections between the earliest film innovations and current celebrated filmmakers will be analyzed. You will be asked to see 1 – 2 films per week,...

$325

8 sessions

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Graffiti: History and Metamorphosis Street Art Talk

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Graffiti, an art form long associated with urban neglect and anti-establishment subcultures, has thoroughly entered the mainstream. With new exhibitions, books, and reality tv shows, graffiti has been financialized, packaged, and traded for high sums. While the aerosol bandits of the 80’s are no more, the tactics of early graffiti writing have been...

$10
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Agnes Martin: Guggenheim

at Lauren A Kaplan Art Tours - Upper East Side
1071 5th Ave Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York 10128

Until her death in 2004, Agnes Martin was considered one of the world’s most successful–and understated– female artists. Though labeled a Minimalist, her work doesn’t entirely fit that label. Her signature grids look mechanical but are painstakingly handmade; they signify mathematical precision and landscapes of the American Southwest; though...

$45
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Art History Series: Couples in the Art World

at Queensborough Community College - Bayside
222-05 56th Ave, Bayside, New York 11364

Complex lives lived for the love of Art and each other! M1: Wassily Kandinsky and Gabriele Münter One of the first power couples of the art world. Dorothea Tanning and Max Ernst The two fell in love when Max Ernst visited the studio of Tannings, started a game of chess and,as they say, the rest is history. M2: Salvador Dali and his Gala  Long-time...

$30
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Inventories, Lists, and Catalogues

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

If you could make a list of anything, what would you make a list of? The list offers a form that is simultaneously practical, curatorial, and aesthetic. The internet is in effect an endless list – an impossibly vast archive of human culture. In this workshop we’ll investigate the rich history of inventories, lists and catalogues in art and literature,...

$100

2 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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A History of Good Photos

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Camera technology may always be changing, but good photos throughout the years have a lot in common. Style has evolved since Joseph Nicéphore Niépce took the first photo from his window in 1826. But from daguerreotypes to instagrams, the photos that draw us in have the same elements and subject matter again and again. Photographers have known viewers...

$10
No Upcoming Schedules
(469)

Quick Sketching Techniques for Interiors

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

Even in the age of digital drawing, quick hand sketches remain the most effective way of communicating with clients and colleagues on the spur of the moment. Learn how to “sketch at the speed of light” to illustrate your ideas using quick techniques and basic materials.

$575

8 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Blek le Rat to Invader: Street Art from France

at Fluent City - SoHo
568 Broadway 11th Fl, New York, New York 10012

France is most prolific bastion of the street art movement. Traceable to the early 70s, French artists instigated political conversations and ignited protests through decollage, wheat pasting, stenciling, posters and more. Learn how styles developed to address political issues and who emerged as French leaders in the street art scene. Takeaways •...

$40
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Intro to Antique Jewelry: History and Materials

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Jewelry has been an important part of human culture since time immemorial. An understanding of the aesthetics, ethos and technology surrounding antique jewelry can provide surprising insights to the greater history of the world. Or perhaps you’d just like to understand the difference between carats and karats. This class will explore the history...

$11
No Upcoming Schedules
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Preserving Guastavino's Tiles

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

Learn about the crossroads between architecture, engineering, and historic preservation through the lens of the landmarked Eglise de Notre Dame in Morningside Heights.  Important Things to Note: This course provides a hands-on study of the architecture of Cross & Cross and the techniques of the R. Guastavino Company.  Students will...

$160

2 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules