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Adult Drawing (Evenings)

at ArtClassBklyn.com - Lefferts Garden 98 Sterling St, Brooklyn, New York 11225

For the serious student or just an art lover in need of relaxation, here we offer a low-pressure atmosphere where participants will learn the natural way to draw technique in color or Black and white. Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays and start at $50 per class for a 2-hour class session beginning at 7:00pm and ending at 9:00pm. We will be having...

Tuesday Aug 20th, 7pm - 9pm

Getting Started with Watercolor

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

Everyone can paint, including YOU!  If you’re longing to re-spark your inner artist but aren’t sure where to start, these short classes will give you the jump you need. Professional artists take you step by step through basic techniques, opening your eyes to infinite possibilities. An affordable way to get your creative juices flowing, have...

Thursday Nov 14th, 4pm - 6:30pm

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

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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)

5 sessions

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Painting and Drawing the Figure and Portrait (Beg/Int)

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

Painting and Drawing the Figure and Portrait (Beginner/Intermediate) Focus on painting and drawing to create strong portrait and figure compositions. Focus on light and shadow, color and surface to create strong paintings of the figure and portrait. Through multiple session poses, learn about anatomy and the structure of the body, head and features....

Monday Sep 16th, 10am - 12:30pm

  (13 sessions)

13 sessions

Painting and Drawing the Human Form

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

Through sustained four week poses, students will be guided through the process of completing an accurate oil painting or drawing of the live model. Students will learn to paint the structural landmarks of the human figure by combining the variations of form and plane. We will focus on the beginning stage by simplifying light and shadow to create shapes...

Friday Sep 20th, 1pm - 3:30pm

  (13 sessions)

13 sessions

Human Anatomy: Constructing an Ecorché

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

Through construction of a head ecorche we explore the anatomy and structure of the head, neck and facial features. Working with human skulls as a model, we sculpt a life-size skull in plasteline on a wire armature. We then create the mouth, eye, nose and ear. Finally facial muscles and some neck and throat muscles are added. The instructor places...

Thursday Sep 19th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (12 sessions)

12 sessions

Drawing II

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

This course assumes you are already drawing and don't need to learn the basics. We learn and improve by doing. This course will provide weekly challenges designed to stretch your abilities and expand your styles. Each class will have a different focus with different objective. The course requires some work during the week including assembling materials...

Sunday Oct 6th, 9:30am - 12:20pm

  (10 sessions)

10 sessions

Sketching Techniques for Interior Designers

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

Do not let a lack of confidence in your ability to draw prevent you from expressing your ideas quickly and successfully. Give yourself the freedom to scrawl your concepts on paper or on the back of a napkin and you will reach a new level of spontaneous creativity.  Even in the age of digital drawing, the ability to sketch will enable you to effectively...

Tuesday Sep 24th, 6pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)

6 sessions

Figure Drawing

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

Increase your understanding of anatomy and proportion and learn how to draw using charcoal and pencil. Work from models to make drawings that convey the strength and subtlety of the human form. Pre-requisite: Drawing for Beginners. Supply List: To view the list please click

Monday Sep 16th, 4pm - 6:30pm

  (7 sessions)

7 sessions

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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)

7 sessions

BYOB Painting: Starry Night (UWS)

at The Paint Place - Upper West Side 243 W 72nd St, New York, New York 10023

Come paint with us! Our paintings are all for beginners- no experience necessary. Our professional artists will guide you through the class step by step to help your create your one a kind masterpiece to take home with you that night.

Thursday Sep 26th, 7pm - 9pm

From Sketches to Stories

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

Description Adding text to your sketches can tell a story, bring a moment to life, evoke powerful memories, and add a new dimension to your images. During each of the weekly sessions, we will start and complete one project that combines pictures and words, based around a specific theme. Some classes will be inside the classroom, others will be on...

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

  (9 sessions)

9 sessions

Advanced Drawing. Portrait/Figure. Anatomy

at Bridgeview School of Fine Arts - Long Island City 21-21 41 Ave #3B, Long Island City, New York 11101

This class is for students with experience in drawing. Students will focus on understanding the human form by analyzing the structure, anatomy, proportions and the body's movement. Instructor will teach by giving individual critiques and by doing class demonstrations. Supplies List: Pencils – B, 2B, HB Charcoal Pencils- HB, 2B - optional (may...

Tuesday Sep 17th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (12 sessions)

12 sessions

Still Life Drawing and Painting

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

Students will learn to accurately draw and paint still-life’s using multiple techniques and materials. Focus will be on topics including perspective, creating depth, drawing accuracy, color and building form. The class is well suited for the beginning to the intermediate student looking to build skills or those interested in creating...

Monday Sep 16th, 10am - 1pm

  (12 sessions)

12 sessions

Art Workshop Grades 3-5 (Fall Session)

at Hudson River Arts Workshop - Riverdale 5535 Henry Hudson Pkwy Ste 12E, Bronx, New York 10471

Art concepts explored: Light and shadow Contrast Monochromatic Kinetic art (art that moves) Three-dimensionality Surrealism Imaginary drawing Perspective Using found objects in sculpture Abstract artwork Puppets and a stage Collaborating to write a play Kinetic sculpture Skills developed: Contour drawing Balancing materials Wrapping...

Wednesday Sep 11th, 3:30pm - 5pm

  (15 sessions)

15 sessions

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