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This class is for you if you are relatively new to drawing and want direction on how to proceed. This class is for beginners and for people who consider themselves beginners. The Class:We will begin with a short Q & A session where we answer some common questions: Do I begin with one tiny piece or do I try to get the whole image on the paper?...

$45
Sa.   Feb 7th, 6pm
Beginner
(53)
Saturday February 7 6pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $45
Saturday February 14 6pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $45
Saturday February 21 6pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $45
Saturday February 28 6pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $45
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Students attending this class will learn the many aspects of drawing a still life and the figure, working from live models. In this class, students will focus on the basics and more advanced concepts will begin to easily translate a three dimensional experience onto a two dimensional surface. Charcoal, pastels and oil pastels will be provided. Floral...

$25
M.   Feb 2nd, 1:30pm
Beginner
(40)
Monday February 2 1:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday February 10 2:30am - 4:30am 10 Sessions $460
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Can’t draw a straight line? No creative bone in your body? Everyone can draw, including you! In this 90-minute drawing class crash course, jump into the world of self-expression through drawing. In this encouraging and fear-free beginner’s drawing class, you will:Learn basic drawing techniques, including line, composition, gesture, and shadingExplore...

$29
M.   Mar 2nd, 1:30pm
Beginner
(114)
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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:Botanical...

$229
Th.   Feb 12th, 10am
Beginner
(24)

This class will cover fundamental aspects of the visual language of drawing including perspective, charcoal tonal drawing, mark making (line, hatching, cross-hatching, etc), still-life, portraiture, figure drawing with the live model and much more. Behind many great works of art, abstraction or realism, lies a strong drawing. Drawing is the bridge...

$250
T.   Mar 31st, 6:30pm
Beginner
(55)

These classes are structured around drawing and painting exercises to strengthen fundamentals. For beginners, it is a good introduction to basic skills, for more experienced students it is a chance to fortify their foundation and address weaknesses. There are individual critiques throughout. Note: Please bring drawing materials (pencil, paper) &...

$140
M.T.W.Th.F.   Feb 2nd, 9am
All levels
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Monday February 2 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Monday February 2 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Wednesday February 4 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday February 5 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday February 9 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday February 9 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday February 11 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday February 12 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday February 16 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday February 16 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday February 18 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday February 19 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday February 23 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday February 23 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday February 25 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday February 26 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday March 2 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday March 2 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday March 4 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday March 5 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday March 9 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday March 9 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday March 11 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday March 12 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday March 16 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday March 16 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday March 18 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday March 19 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday March 23 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday March 23 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday March 25 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday March 26 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday March 30 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday March 30 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday April 1 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday April 2 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday April 6 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday April 6 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday April 8 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday April 9 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday April 13 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday April 13 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday April 15 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday April 16 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday April 20 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday April 20 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday April 22 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday April 23 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday April 27 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday April 27 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday April 29 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday April 30 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday May 4 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday May 4 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday May 6 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday May 7 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday May 11 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday May 11 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday May 13 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday May 14 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday May 18 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday May 18 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday May 20 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday May 21 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday May 25 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday May 25 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday May 27 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday May 28 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
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Broaden your understanding of the artistic, technical, and historical aspects of art through an intensive study of drawing. Work from the basic gestures, forms, and structures of the live model, supplementing your studio time with museum visits and art historical lectures. This is a progressive yearlong course, though students can join each new Session....

$1,069
M.T.W.Th.F.   Mar 23rd, 9am
All levels
(15)

Broaden your understanding of the artistic, technical, and historical aspects of art through an intensive study of drawing. Work from the basic gestures, forms, and structures of the live model, supplementing your studio time with museum visits and art historical lectures. This is a progressive yearlong course, though students can join each new Session....

$1,069
M.T.W.Th.F.   Mar 23rd, 9am
All levels
(15)

Students will learn basic shading techniques, simple anatomical concepts, the comprehension of line, how to build solid planes, and a variety of other topics. This class will teach the basic skills necessary to approach figure drawing. Working with a live model, poses will range from quick gestures poses to longer poses. This class is designed for...

$250
M.   Mar 23rd, 7pm
All levels
(15)

Students will learn basic shading techniques, simple anatomical concepts, the comprehension of line, how to build solid planes, and a variety of other topics. This class will teach the basic skills necessary to approach figure drawing. Working with a live model, poses will range from quick gestures poses to longer poses. This class is designed for...

$250
M.   Mar 23rd, 7pm
All levels
(15)

This course is designed to give students a solid foundation in the fundamentals of drawing. The skills necessary to render a subject three-dimensionally will be taught through a variety of exercises using still life and eventually the model. Observational techniques, composition and different artistic approaches will be explored as students use a variety...

$250
W.   Mar 25th, 7pm
Beginner
(15)

This is a beginner pencil drawing course with emphasis on self-portrait, still life, and landscapes, as well as patternmaking for woodcarving designs. Skills developed in this course will give you a life-long pleasure in drawing. Come and join the fun. All carving materials and on-site use of tools and equipment will be provided. Free membership in...

$400
T.   Feb 3rd, 9am
Beginner
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Tuesday February 3 9am - 11am 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday February 3 3pm - 5pm 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday February 3 6pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $400
Saturday February 7 10am - 12pm 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday March 3 9am - 11am 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday March 3 3pm - 5pm 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday March 3 6pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $400
Saturday March 7 10am - 12pm 4 Sessions $400
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Learn to develop form and space with cross-hatching and shading. Never taken a drawing class before? Feel rusty or simply lack confidence? This course- our most popular offering -is designed for you. Beginning with a simple contour, you will use line to discover a variety of shapes, from the still life to the figure. You'll draw from life and...

$480
Sa.   Feb 7th, 10am
Beginner
(4)

This is a beginning class in drawing and painting designed for those with little or no artistic training. Weekly exercises will train the student to master the foundation skills needed to continue to more advanced courses. Exercises include value scales, sighting, construction, and still life. Classes begin with demonstrations of the exercises followed...

$545
M.   Feb 2nd, 6:30pm
Beginner
(6)

Unfolding age appropriate levels of fine art concepts, and skills at every lesson in a fun and exciting way! Lines, Shapes, Colors & MOREPlease be honest about your child's skill level. Each class is for students at the appropriate skill level required to take the class.

$560
Th.   Feb 5th, 3:30pm
Beginner

Students will learn the skills and techniques for charcoal drawing. Ever wonder how those beautiful Michelangelo sketches are made? It's not genius or talent, but can be broken down into clear technique and skills. Pick out your favorite Michelangelo (or Leonardo if you prefer the anatomy) sketch and we can reproduce it together in this class.The class...

$30
Su.   Feb 22nd, 1pm
Beginner
(90)
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This class is an introduction to drawing for beginners who want to learn the basics and artists who want some feedback. We will explore line, what is considered the essence of Drawing, drawing both objects and figures. Form, value and texture will be approached later on to give the student a well-balanced introduction to the art of drawing.

$200
W.   Feb 25th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(11)
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Free live music and bar after you draw!Learn to draw in just two hours! Can’t draw a straight line? Used to love to draw (20 years ago!) and feel a bit rusty? Then this class is for you. Everyone can draw, including you! Tap into your inner-artist in this encouraging, non-judgmental drawing class as you:Relax and enjoy the magical medium of drawingGet...

$45
Sa.   Feb 7th, 12pm
Beginner
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Saturday February 7 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $45
Saturday March 7 3pm - 5pm 1 Session $45
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Students attending this class will pick subjects they could enjoy and develop them in different mediums: charcoal, pastels, acrylics and printmaking. In this class beginning and returning students will benefit from the varied media explored in this open workshop format.Note:Many supplies provided, others will be discussed in class.

$25
T.   Feb 3rd, 10pm
Beginner
(40)
Tuesday February 3 10pm - 11:45pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday February 10 10pm - 11:45pm 10 Sessions $460
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Expect to learn while having fun, through demonstration, exercises, and individual instruction. Students will work from photographs provided for them, or can paint from their own photos.We are  so pleased to offer a five hour watercolor workshop with award-willing artist and teacher Dorrie Rifkin. Her work graces the current cover of Watercolor...

$95
Sa.   Mar 21st, 10am
All levels
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