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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?...

$38
Sa.   Dec 13th, 6pm
Beginner
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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 - Mar 5th, 10am
Beginner
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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
T.   Dec 9th, 2pm
Beginner
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Tuesday December 9 2pm - 3:30pm 1 Session $29
Tuesday December 9 5pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $29
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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.   Jan 20th - Feb 17th, 6:30pm
Beginner
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Tuesday January 20 6:30pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $250
Tuesday March 31 6:30pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $250
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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
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Monday February 2 1:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday February 9 1:30pm - 4:30pm 10 Sessions $460
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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.   Dec 2nd - Dec 23rd, 9am
Beginner
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Tuesday December 2 9am - 11am 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday December 2 3pm - 5pm 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday December 2 6pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $400
Saturday December 6 10am - 12pm 4 Sessions $400
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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, 9am
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Tuesday February 3 9am - 12pm 1 Session $25
Tuesday February 10 9am - 12pm 10 Sessions $460
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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 inspired by the stunning scenery...

$45
Sa.   Dec 6th, 3pm
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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
T.Th.   Dec 9th - Dec 18th, 6pm
Beginner
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Tuesday December 9 6pm - 10pm 4 Sessions $449
Wednesday December 17 8:30am - 4pm 3 Sessions $449
Wednesday January 7 8:30am - 4pm 3 Sessions $449
Sunday January 11 10am - 6pm 3 Sessions $449
Tuesday January 13 6pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $449
Monday January 26 8:30am - 4pm 3 Sessions $449
Sunday February 1 10am - 6pm 3 Sessions $449
Tuesday February 10 6pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $449
Wednesday February 25 8:30am - 4pm 3 Sessions $449
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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,...

$324
T.   Nov 25th - Jan 13th, 11am
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Enable students to create a basic 2D drawing in the AutoCAD software. Even at this fundamental level, the AutoCAD software is one of the most sophisticated computer applications that you are likely to encounter. Therefore learning to use it can be challenging. To make the process easier and provide flexibility for instructors and students, the training...

$1,245
M.T.W.Th.F.   Dec 8th - Dec 12th, 9am
Beginner
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The Photoshop for Fashion class concentrates on the most common topics that we see NYC Fashion businesses using on a daily basis. This class is perfect to new or experienced designers who need to learn to create basic print repeats and recoloring prints, designers who need to learn to add color and patterns to hand drawn fashion sketches, and designers...

$695
M.W.F.   Dec 15th - Dec 19th, 5:45pm
Beginner
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This workshop will introduce students to the classic transparent watercolor technique first perfected by the Early English Watercolorists; Turner, Girtin, Cotman and their contemporaries.  Applied over an initial pencil drawing, wet-in-wet, wet on dry, scumbling (or drybrush) and point of brush techniques will be demonstrated as well as basic...

$275
Sa.Su.   Nov 29th - Nov 30th, 10am
Beginner
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This weekend workshop in pastel will help students get started in the use of soft pastel only (not oil pastel!). Considered drawing by some and painting by others, using soft pastel presents a number of technical problems that will be addressed during the workshop. Topics will include a thorough review of materials (papers, boards, grounds and...

$225
Sa.Su.   Dec 13th - Dec 14th, 10am
Beginner
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In this course we will learn how to create a needle felted designs using 100% wool. Did you know you don’t have to knit or crochet with wool to make beautiful items? Did you know it only takes a special needle to create two or three dimensional works of art? Needle felting can create unbelievable three dimensional figures and beautiful flat designs,...

$75
M.   Feb 23rd - Mar 2nd, 5pm
Beginner
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The Illustrator Essentials class concentrates on the most common topics that you will need to quickly create vector graphics. When you are finished with this class you will be able to create vector art for design and websites, create Perspective Drawings, and control your brushes to create a more natural brush stroke. This class is perfect to Graphic...

$495
W.Th.   Dec 3rd - Dec 4th, 9am
Beginner
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Learn classic oil painting techniques while painting along with and watching Mr. Geiser bring an oil painting to a level of completion.  He will demonstrate and explain board preparation, sizing, under painting, penciling, under glazing, working up glazes towards image using various oils, varnishes towards desired effects. The best way to understand...

$160
M.T.   Dec 1st - Dec 2nd, 6pm
Beginner
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The Photoshop Essentials class concentrates on the most common topics that we see in NYC businesses using on a daily basis. By the end of this training course, you will feel confident in creating graphics for use in websites, retouching damaged photography, and using Text, Layers and Drawing Tools to create images. This class is perfect to those needing...

$649
M.T.   Dec 8th - Dec 9th, 9am
Beginner
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For those beginning their development of drawing skills; no previous experience needed. Students use pencil to draw line, tone, texture, employ basic drawing concepts and strategies to make drawings that are inspired by nature, still life, architect ural details and subjects, and the life of the city itself. Exercises develop skill with different...

$490
W.   Jan 21st - Feb 18th, 9:30am
Beginner
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Even in the age of digital drawing, quick hand sketches remain the most effective way of communicating with clients and colleagues on the spur of the moment. Learn how to “sketch at the speed of light” to illustrate your ideas using quick techniques and basic materials.

$592
M.   Mar 16th - Apr 20th, 2pm
Beginner
(2)
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