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You see elements of embroidery, miniature painting, and calligraphy everywhere these days from The Metropolitan Museum of Art to Etsy. Did you know all of these mediums were born in India and China? Even art enthusiasts lack an understanding of these two important civilizations. Discover the treasures of Indian and Chinese art, as well as the histo
Students attending this class will learn how world art has developed over the past 90,000 years. This informative series will take students into parts of the art world were they may not have experienced when exploring local museums on their own. Organized in bite sized sections in a casual atmosphere, it's designed as a take one or take them all se
In this three-part course, students will investigate the history of art from the point of view of the art world. During the first part, students will learn about the history of collections, from the “wunderkammern” to the birth of the museum, and the emergence of galleries from their beginnings to the contemporary art scene. Part two will offer
Students attending this class will experience this highly informative yet lively and entertaining arrangement of visual presentations with lecture that teach people about art from an artist’s viewpoint. To this end, participants are given mini-versions of the essential courses included in the typical art major. Besides art history and art appreci
In the museum, at the dinner table, or thumbing through the Culture section of the newspaper, an artwork catches your eye and won't let go. While a deep knowledge of Art History is a fabulous underpinning for talking about art, it is totally unnecessary for having a deep and meaningful discussion about an artwork.In this workshop, we will look at h
Come join the Art Reading Group for books and discussion. Our group started as part of the Activate NY exhibition in December of 2013. Members nominate books and the group chooses new books with a vote. This book focuses on visual arts, but future books will reflect the ongoing interests of participants.
Hogwash, balderdash, malarkey, and bunk. That is the stuff of nOnSenSe. What does it mean to ‘make nonsense’ in our modern world that manifests itself as the ultimate achievement of Sense?
Develop the ability to view and critique art, awakening your capacity to understand artwork of different cultures, periods and styles. In addition, you?ll learn how to create a portfolio from the point of view of a dealer, including materials, cover letters, content statements, and CDs. Visits to museums and galleries, as well as lectures on the hi
Learn Vectorworks drafting and rendering in 3D. This program is perfectly suited to interior designers. Learn how to use the 3D tools to generate construction documents including plans, sections, elevations and details quickly and efficiently. Learn how to use your 3D construction document files with additional rendering and image props to produce
How do the qualities of light influence the perception of a space? Every environmental design has a mood or attitude or desire to evoke a response, as subtle or overt as it may be. It may be subjective or spatial or both. The way lighting carries the message of design by revealing the environment in the way it was conceived will be the focus of thi
In this three-class workshop, students will create class exercises in class that will become homework. Using acrylic paint, students will learn how to create exact matches in hue, intensity, values, complimentary colors, and opposite values and intensities. Prerequisites: 3 hour Color Theory course is strongly recommended before this class.Material
An exploration of the history and techniques of decorative painting as it relates to large-scale murals and graphics for contemporary interior embellishment. Students will develop their ideas on canvas, scaling and transferring their designs while learning the basic methods of mural painting.Additional Fees:Student Services Fee $75.00Register/Techn
Conventional construction is one of the most stagnant industries that the 21st century has ever seen, stringent upon exercising the same wasteful, time-consuming practices it did centuries ago. This CEU course explores the use of pre-engineered, pre- manufactured construction and technology as it affects our interior environment. This advanced way
Building on the fundamental skills learned in SketchUp I, participants will learn how to use shadows, light, textures, and other advanced digital rendering techniques to give visual appeal to their 3D SketchUp drawings. Participants will understand h ow to: manage 3D geometry by creating and manipulating groups and components; import information in
This workshop is about painting and drawing draperies – one of the most important topics in visual arts. It has been a great challenge for artists for thousands of years; from ancient Pompey to recent times. Strong knowledge of theories and skills in depictions of the drapery will always benefit the artist and increase the power of their work. Pa
Now you’ve conquered the preliminaries…it’s time to become proficient in intermediate level 2D drafting using AutoCAD. This course will review the basic drafting of plans, elevations and details, and cover the next level of skills. Small class size and in class practice time with the instructor will allow students to master intermediate CAD.
This course is designed for advanced users who are already familiar with most of AutoCAD basic commands. This course will introduce advanced file setting techniques using external references, customizing sheet sets, defining dynamic blocks, attribut es, tables and customizing the AutoCAD interface. Additionally, students will be introduced to the 3
Now that you’ve conquered the preliminaries, it’s time to become proficient in intermediate level 2D drafting using AutoCAD for Mac 2012. This course will review the basic drafting of plans, elevations, and details, and cover the next level of skill s. Small class size and in-class practice time with the instructor allow students to master inte
Having your finished projects photographed for your portfolio, website and publication is essential to getting your design work out into the world with the best face possible. Architectural and design photographer Mark La Rosa will walk you through the most important aspects of working with a professional photographer to visually capture your work.
The Golden Mean stands alone among mathematical expressions of proportion. Its appearance in nature, design, and architecture is universally recognized, from Egyptian pyramids and the Greek Parthenon to Le Corbusier, and from sunflowers to spiral she lls from the sea. The Golden Mean principle is explored in lectures, and practical studio workshops
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