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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 t

$349
Su.   Nov 16th - Jan 18th, 1pm
All levels

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:Botani

$229
Th.   Feb 12th - Mar 5th, 10am
Beginner
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This class is an introduction to drawing for absolute beginner to learn the basics. We will explore the versatility of pencil and charcoal to draw from observation using line, gesture, shape, value and texture to record and interpret reality.Materials List:Wide range of pencils from HB (mid-tone) to 6B (Dark) and from 2H (light) to 4H (very light)S

$315
M.   Oct 6th - Dec 1st, 6:30pm
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 shadingE

$29
W.   Nov 19th, 5pm
Beginner
Wednesday November 19 5pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $29
Tuesday October 21 2pm - 3:30pm 1 Session $29
Tuesday December 9 5pm - 6:30pm 1 Session $29
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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. Flor

$460
M.   Oct 13th - Dec 15th, 1:30pm
Beginner

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 Ses

$1,069
M.   Nov 3rd, 9am
All levels
Monday November 3 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Tuesday November 4 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Wednesday November 5 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Monday November 10 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Tuesday November 11 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Wednesday November 12 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Monday November 17 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Tuesday November 18 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Wednesday November 19 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Monday November 24 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Tuesday November 25 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Wednesday November 26 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Monday December 1 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Tuesday December 2 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Wednesday December 3 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Monday December 8 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Tuesday December 9 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Wednesday December 10 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Monday December 15 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Tuesday December 16 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Wednesday December 17 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Monday December 22 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Tuesday December 23 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Wednesday December 24 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Monday December 29 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Tuesday December 30 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Wednesday December 31 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Monday January 5 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Tuesday January 6 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Wednesday January 7 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Monday January 12 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Tuesday January 13 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
Wednesday January 14 9am - 12pm 1 Session $1,069
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An entry point into the world of pen, ink, brush and color washes. Examine the work of sepia masters like Da Vinci, the Expressionists and modernists like Raymond Pettibon, and develop a series of drawings (utilizing expressionistic contour, cross hatching, pointillism, color wash and dry brush) that utilizes the full potential of ink. Perfect for

$155
Su.   Nov 16th - Dec 14th, 1:30pm
Beginner

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.   Oct 7th - Oct 28th, 9am
Beginner
Tuesday October 7 9am - 11am 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday October 7 3pm - 5pm 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday October 7 6pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $400
Saturday October 4 6pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday November 4 9am - 11am 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday November 4 3pm - 5pm 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday November 4 6pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $400
Saturday November 1 10am - 12pm 4 Sessions $400
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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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) &am

$35
M.   Oct 6th, 9am
All levels
Monday October 6 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Wednesday October 8 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday October 9 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday October 13 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Monday October 13 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Wednesday October 15 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday October 16 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday October 20 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Wednesday October 22 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday October 23 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday October 6 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Monday October 20 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday October 1 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
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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.   Oct 22nd - Dec 3rd, 6:30pm
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 c

$30
Su.   Nov 2nd, 2pm
Beginner

This concentrated; two-day workshop offers the absolute basics for getting started in drawing. It will cover topics such as basic materials, proportion, lighting, and space. It is intended for people who have little or no experience drawing, and who want to get started in a relaxed, no-pressure setting.Note: Last part of this class is studio time s

$225
Sa.Su.   Nov 8th - Nov 9th, 10am
Beginner

Working from photographs and still-life arrangements learn composition, texture, tonal values, washes, compound colors and other painting techniques.Note: A materials list will be made available at the first session.

$135
Sa.   Oct 11th - Dec 6th, 9:45am
Beginner
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Students will learn about drawing techniques such as line, composition, shading, and most importantly, your unique creative expression. Learn to draw in just two hours! Think you can’t draw a straight line? Longing to tap into your right brain? Join us in this fun and inspiring drawing class in Central Park, as you:Learn beginner's drawing techn

$69
Sa.   Oct 11th, 12pm
Beginner
Saturday October 11 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $69
Saturday October 18 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $69
Sunday October 5 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $69
Sunday October 12 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $69
Sunday October 19 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $69
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This class is an introduction to figure drawing for beginners who have never drawn before or those wanting more practice working from a live model. Proportion, spatial concepts, light qualities and techniques in materials such as pencil, watercolor and ink will be covered. Note: Many supplies provided, bring a spiral drawing pad that is 11 x 1

$185
Sa.   Oct 25th - Nov 22nd, 11:30am
All levels

Learn to draw from observation, and create beautiful, full-colored drawings using professional techniques. This class is for beginners, intermediate and advanced students. Previous drawing knowledge is not necessary. Merryl will be working with students individually at their level to create their drawings.

$399
M.   Oct 20th - Dec 22nd, 10:30am
All levels
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Get a couple of friends together for a series of summer drawing nights that will have you getting your line, shape and shading on! Kayti will lead with a demo on the technique of the night such as blind contour of a still life, or contrast with white pastel on black paper.Sign up for one, a few, or all- beverages and supplies provided!Multi-session

$45
W.   Oct 1st, 6:30pm
All levels
Wednesday October 1 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $45
Wednesday October 8 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $45
Wednesday October 15 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $45
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The course is designed as an introduction to basic drawing techniques and drawing the nude model. Instructor will provide fundamental techniques to train the eye how to draw what you see. Basic drawing skills will be taught using line, shading, proportions, action line and contrapposto. Primarily working in pencil and charcoal on newsprint and draw

$350
T.   Oct 7th - Dec 2nd, 6:30pm
Beginner
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Students will learn to explore and practice drawing techniques such as composition, shading, depth, line, dimension, and your own unique self-expression. 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 you

$45
Sa.   Nov 8th, 3pm
Beginner
Saturday November 8 3pm - 5pm 1 Session $45
Saturday October 11 3pm - 5pm 1 Session $45
Saturday December 6 3pm - 5pm 1 Session $45
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This class will investigate the use of neon and electric light in Art. In the torches we will develop techniques for soft glass tubing manipulation. Basic electrical theory will be discussed including the mechanics of neon, incandescent, fluorescent, and LED lights. Students should expect to come away from the class with an introduction into neon t

$695
M.T.W.Th.F.   Dec 1st - Dec 5th, 6pm
All levels
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