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Watercolor and Illustration: Trial

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

This watercolor workshop, using watercolor inks, is designed for adults of all artistic abilities. Inks are completely transparent and colors are easy to mix and flow beautifully. Wet on wet, wet on dry, hand-done type, and the use of resist will be demonstrated.  The class approaches watercolor using graphic illustration with an emphasis on...

Tuesday Sep 3rd, 6:30pm - 9pm

Watercolor Illustration Intensive: Into the Garden

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

Participants in this workshop will explore painting fruits, veggies, flowers, birds, butterflies and decorative type. Liquid watercolors, used in this class, are transparent, easy to mix and flow beautifully. There will be many demonstrations of painting techniques (including wet in wet, wet on dry, and layering), composition, cropping and the use...

Monday Aug 26th, 10am - 3:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$495

5 sessions

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Watercolor and Illustration

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

This watercolor workshop, using watercolor inks, is designed for adults of all artistic abilities. Inks are completely transparent and colors are easy to mix and flow beautifully. Wet on wet, wet on dry, hand-done type, and the use of resist will be demonstrated. The class approaches watercolor using graphic illustration with an emphasis on composition...

Tuesday Sep 10th, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (11 sessions)
$460

11 sessions

Introduction to Illustration: Illustration Portfolio

at Pratt Institute - West Village 144 W 14th St, New York, New York 10011

Illustrators are artists who are motivated to make pictures inspired by stories. As visual communicators, illustrators use various strategies to tell these stories. In this course, you will be given assignments investigating problems such as metaphor, allegory, and narrative as ways to achieve this goal. We will focus on developing a body of work...

Tuesday Oct 1st, 6:30pm - 9:25pm

  (9 sessions)
$680

9 sessions

Intro to Illustration

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

This course will focus on the ways that pictures can illuminate, explain, tell stories, and communicate ideas. Students will work from thumbnail to finish, engaging in creative problem solving with humor and emotion. Learn how to tell your story as effectively as possible!

Monday Sep 16th, 7pm - 9pm

  (7 sessions)
$289

7 sessions

Design Sketching I

at The New School - Greenwich Village 66 W 12th St, New York, New York 10011

In the fashion world, new clothing designs are presented in the form of hand-drawn sketches before being chosen to go into production. Designers start with a croquis, a quick sketch of the traditional fashion figure that serves as the basis for the design of clothing and accessories, then add color and details to the garments.  This is a basic...

Wednesday Sep 11th, 7pm - 9:30pm

  (12 sessions)
$854

12 sessions

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Cartooning for Beginners

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

This high-quality cartooning and illustration class combines solid visual art fundamental with exercises designed to jump-start your creative process and inspire you to discover new ideas in unexpected places. You will be able to take these skills and apply them to every facet of comics production from initial sketch to print. The skills are...

Sunday Nov 10th, 11am - 1pm

  (5 sessions)
$206

5 sessions

Drawing for Illustration: Beyond Basics

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

This drawing class is designed for artists interested in broadening the fundamentals of their craft. Students will work explore observational drawing from still life, landscape, portraiture and figure drawing, as well as broad range of media including pastel, watercolor, ink, and graphite. This is a perfect course for anyone willing to bring out their...

Sunday Sep 22nd, 4pm - 6pm

  (7 sessions)
$249

7 sessions

Creative Sketching and Painting

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

In this illustration-based class, discover a more stylized approach to drawing. Each week, focus on a different material and method of mark making. Materials include pencil, marker, pen, ink, china marker and colored pencil. We look at illustration, lettering and collage to incorporate their styles into our sketchbooks. Explore creative play in an...

Monday Sep 16th, 7pm - 9pm

  (7 sessions)
$289

7 sessions

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Contemporary Botanical Drawing

at Trestle Workshops - Greenwood 62 18th St, Brooklyn, New York 11232

You will learn traditional botanical illustration technique after which participants can practice such a technique and/or use their specimen to create a contemporary botanical inspired drawing. We will also touch on plants as subjects throughout art history and in the post-modern era.  Seasonal flowers are provided but feel free to bring your...

Wednesday Sep 18th, 6:30pm - 9pm

Botanical Drawing for Beginners

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Do you ever wish you could capture the details of a plant long after you've seen it? This intro class teaches you how to make realistic drawings of plants using a variety of techniques. Learn to draw a selection of plant parts, including branches, stems, leaves, and flowers, for pleasure or to expand your drawing skills. Recommended Textbooks: ...

Tuesday Sep 17th, 10am - 1pm

  (4 sessions)
$249

4 sessions

Botanical Drawing I: Methods and Materials

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Accurate observation translates into sensitive, realistic drawings and is an essential skill for botanical artists. Using basic shapes, fruit, and leaves, learn contour drawing with an emphasis on proportion, and explore techniques such as foreshortening, perspective, and line weight.  This course is a requirement for the NYBG Adult Education...

Friday Sep 13th, 10am - 1:45pm

  (5 sessions)
$479

5 sessions

Teen Drawing (Ages 11+)

at The Art Studio NY - Upper West Side 145 W 96th St Ste #1B, New York, New York 10025

If you are a teen who loves to draw and is eager to express yourself through drawing and art, this Teen Drawing Class if for you! Learn endless drawing techniques, use your imagination, and tap into your inner-artist as you get creative and draw with artistic mediums including pencil, charcoal, marker, oil pastels, and more. In this inspiring, encouraging,...

Monday Sep 9th, 5:45pm - 6:45pm

  (13 sessions)
$525.20

13 sessions

Landscapes in Perspective

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

Learn how to create a living, three-dimensional environment out of a landscape in this workshop focusing on depth perception. Start by looking at a range of artists’ landscapes with an eye toward their compositional structures and the illusion of perspective. Then make your own landscape from collage materials. All levels. Supply List ...

Thursday Sep 19th, 6pm - 9pm

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