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Taste it all in this drawing and painting class for beginners! Artistic expression in the form of painting and drawing expression is exciting, energizing and incredibly freeing! Discover your authentic inner-artist and your creative passion in this popular weekend beginner’s art class as you:Explore your creativity through painting, drawing and the...

$374
Su.   Mar 15th, 1pm
All levels
(130)
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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.   Mar 7th, 6pm
Beginner
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Saturday March 7 6pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $45
Saturday March 28 6pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $45
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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) &...

$35
W.   Mar 4th, 9am
All levels
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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 5 Sessions $140
Monday May 25 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Wednesday May 27 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday May 28 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday June 1 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday June 1 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday June 3 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday June 4 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday June 8 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday June 8 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday June 10 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday June 11 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday June 15 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday June 15 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday June 17 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday June 18 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday June 22 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday June 22 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday June 24 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday June 25 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday June 29 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday June 29 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
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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
W.   Apr 15th, 10am
Beginner
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Wednesday April 15 10am - 1pm 4 Sessions $229
Tuesday May 19 6pm - 9pm 4 Sessions $229
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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)

Using techniques of observation, sketching, and illumination, master the fine art of illustrating plant form and color with realistic results. Develop a beautiful notebook of frame-worthy illustrations using graphite and colored pencils. No experience necessary. Please bring lunch. Materials included. Materials List:Hand pencil sharpener or battery...

$359
M.T.W.   May 4th, 10am
All levels
(28)

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
Sa.   Mar 7th, 10am
Beginner
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Saturday March 7 10am - 12pm 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday March 31 9am - 11am 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday March 31 3pm - 5pm 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday March 31 6pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $400
Saturday April 4 10am - 12pm 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday April 28 9am - 11am 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday April 28 3pm - 5pm 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday April 28 6pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $400
Saturday May 2 10am - 12pm 4 Sessions $400
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In this beginners portrait class, learn specific techniques such as color mixing, color value, composition, proportions, glazing, brushwork, paint application and texture. Select the medium that excites you most, oil, acrylic, watercolor or mixed media, paint from live models, as well as figures and portraiture inspired by various subject matter, personal...

$395
W.   Mar 4th, 11:30am
Beginner
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Wednesday March 4 11:30am - 1:30pm 6 Sessions $395
Thursday March 5 7pm - 9pm 6 Sessions $395
Sunday March 8 2:30pm - 4:30pm 6 Sessions $395
Wednesday March 11 7pm - 9pm 7 Sessions $395
Sunday April 19 2:30pm - 4:30pm 6 Sessions $395
Wednesday April 22 11:30am - 1:30pm 6 Sessions $395
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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
F.   Mar 13th, 1pm
Beginner
(98)
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Drawing is one of the most popular modes of artistic expression since the beginning of time just think of cavemen! Express yourself through this encouraging and relaxing drawing class as you:Receive one-on-one expert art instruction customized to your skill levelLearn our fear-free approach as you learn to draw in our encouraging, intimidation-free,...

$299
M.   Mar 16th, 5pm
All levels
(130)

Explore your potential as you handle the material of oil paint. Learn to stretch canvases, prepare surfaces, and how to clean brushes correctly. Become acquainted with the language of painting through different approaches to working from life. This is often called “drawing with color,” which is quite a different thing from coloring in a drawing....

$250
M.   Mar 23rd, 7pm
Beginner
(15)
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This class is for those students and artists who have taken a Beginners class and are looking for a structured setting to pursue their own projects, receive feedback, or draw from life. Shared class materials are on hand or you can bring in materials of your choice.

$210
W.   Apr 15th, 6:30pm
Intermediate
(12)
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Grab your sweetie for a unique, creative date as you enjoy art, beauty, fun, and drawing at NYC's most famous museum! Everything is better with the one you love, including drawing classes. Everyone can draw, so tap into your inner-artists together in this encouraging, non-judgmental New York City drawing class as you:Relax as a couple and enjoy the...

$65
Sa.   Mar 28th, 3pm
Beginner
(130)

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In this 3-hour shoe sketching session, you will learn the fundamental proportions of the shoes, learn about lasts, tips and techniques on how to sketch a shoe, and explore your inner designer! You will come out of the class with multiple designs. Next step is to choose a couple, and make a factory-ready technical package.Bring your shoe designs and...

$100
Th.   Mar 12th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(16)

This level 1 AutoCAD class is perfect for beginners or someone with limited experience using AutoCAD. Students will learn the fundamental commands that are used in the program. Students will learn to create drawings using a variety of shapes utilizing many of the tools and commands. Created by industry experts, students learn by doing actual drawings...

$449
Su.   Mar 15th, 10am
Beginner
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Sunday March 15 10am - 6pm 3 Sessions $449
Tuesday March 24 6pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $449
Wednesday March 25 8:30am - 4pm 3 Sessions $449
Sunday April 5 10am - 6pm 3 Sessions $449
Tuesday April 14 6pm - 10pm 4 Sessions $449
Monday April 20 8:30am - 4pm 3 Sessions $449
Tuesday May 26 6pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $449
Tuesday May 26 6pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $449
Sunday May 31 10am - 6pm 3 Sessions $449
Sunday June 7 10am - 6pm 3 Sessions $449
Monday June 15 8:30am - 4pm 3 Sessions $449
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Exploring all different drawing and painting techniques using different media such as a variety of pencils, pastels, watercolor and acrylics. Students will find their individual expression through art and develop technical skills with rendering and color.

$185
Th.   Mar 5th, 4pm
Beginner
(7)
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Escape the everyday and embrace your inner-artist in this inspiring drawing class. Everyone can draw, including you! Enjoy the beauty and inspiration of New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art as you: Receive tailor-made, encouraging one-on-one expert art instruction in drawingAre inspired by the MET museum’s life-size sculptures, master paintings,...

$374
T.   Mar 17th, 11am
Beginner
(130)
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