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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
+2500 pts
T.   Oct 7th - Nov 4th, 6:30pm
Beginner

Using nature as our inspiration, we will build on our basic drawing skills, working with a variety of materials such as colored pencils, pastel, and ink as well as colored and textured papers. Note: Bring a sketchbook or pad (approximately 11 by 14 inches) and 2B pencil to the first class.

$232
+2320 pts
Su.   Oct 26th - Dec 7th, 10am
All levels

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. Each student receives personal instruction and technical advice based on their drawings during the session.The Class:We will begin with a short Q & A session where we answ

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$36.10
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$38
+361 pts
Sa.   Sep 13th, 6pm
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
+4000 pts
T.   Sep 2nd - Sep 30th, 9am
Beginner
Tuesday September 2 9am - 11am 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday September 2 3pm - 5pm 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday September 2 6pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $400
Saturday September 6 10am - 12pm 4 Sessions $400
Saturday October 4 6pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $400
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 November 1 10am - 12pm 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
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
+350 pts
M.   Aug 25th, 9am
All levels
Monday August 25 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday August 25 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday August 27 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday August 28 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday September 1 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Monday September 1 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Wednesday September 3 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday September 4 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday September 8 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Monday September 8 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Wednesday September 10 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday September 11 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday September 15 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Monday September 15 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Wednesday September 17 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday September 18 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday September 22 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Monday September 22 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Wednesday September 24 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday September 25 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday September 29 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Monday September 29 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Wednesday October 1 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday October 2 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
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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 c

$30
+300 pts
Sa.   Sep 27th, 12:30pm
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
+2250 pts
Sa.Su.   Sep 20th - Sep 21st, 10am
Beginner

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

$35
+350 pts
Sa.   Aug 23rd, 12pm
Beginner
Saturday August 23 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $35
Sunday August 24 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $35
Saturday September 6 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $35
Saturday September 13 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $35
Sunday September 14 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $35
Saturday September 20 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $35
Sunday September 21 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $35
Saturday September 27 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $35
Sunday September 28 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $35
Sunday October 5 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $35
Saturday October 11 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $35
Sunday October 12 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $35
Saturday October 18 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $35
Sunday October 19 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $35
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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
+450 pts
Sa.   Aug 23rd, 3pm
Beginner

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
+6950 pts
M.T.W.Th.F.   Dec 1st - Dec 5th, 6pm
All levels

This course is an extended foundation class in Fashion Illustration. We will discuss the basic principles and elements of design as well as the ever-evolving functional and conceptual nature of the fashion industry. We will cover different ways of sketching the fashion figure and techniques for rendering fur, leather, and textiles. This is a hands-

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$38
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$40
+380 pts
Sa.   Sep 27th, 11am
All levels

Ever wonder how those beautiful Michelangelo sketches are made? It's not genius or talent, but specific techniques and skills. We'll start with some simple warm ups to get that hand-eye coordination flowing and then delve closely into human anatomy to work towards a very realistic figure.We'll be drawing from Michelangelo's beautiful sketches and t

$30
+300 pts
Su.   Sep 14th, 2pm
All levels

Using the Metropolitan Museum’s drawing collection as inspiration, we will be working two days from the model in Studio 6 and one day drawing from selected artwork (Degas, Ingres, Cezanne, Boucher, Watteau) in the Drawing Study Room of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The workshop is open to all levels and beginners are welcome.  In the studi

$300
+3000 pts
W.Th.F.   Oct 15th - Oct 17th, 1:30pm
All levels

This classes offer specific discipline the excels in, as well as concentrated courses on aspects of one, such as watercolor or landscape painting,or figure sculpture. Learning to draw is to become visually conscious. This class will explore different ways of drawing the figure with the intention of learning how to develop a significant image. Worki

$475
+4750 pts
M.   Sep 15th - Dec 1st, 6:30pm
All levels
Monday September 15 6:30pm - 9:30pm 11 Sessions $475
Thursday September 18 6:30pm - 9:30pm 11 Sessions $475
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Students will learn computer skills specific to the fashion industry and not taught in a regular computer class and improve their Illustrator skills and/or better understand the program. Class will cover all of the following topics:illustrator basics (tools, palettes, workspace)using basic shapesusing the pen tool to draw detailed and precise flat

$275
+2750 pts
Sa.   Sep 13th, 9:30am
Beginner
Saturday September 13 9:30am - 5:30pm 1 Session $275
Saturday September 13 9:30am - 5:30pm 1 Session $299
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This class is designed for lingerie designers who have limited or some knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator needing to learn computer skills specific to designing lingerie and not taught in a regular computer class, draw and fill bra sketches in Photoshop and Illustrator and improve their Photoshop and Illustrator skills and better understand the

$750
+7500 pts
T.Th.   Sep 9th - Sep 23rd, 5:30pm
Beginner

Learning to draw is to become visually conscious. This class will explore different ways of drawing the figure with the intention of learning how to develop a significant image. Working with a live model, we will explore form, space, scale and time. One characteristic of drawing can be its simplicity in materials, and a variety of materials wil

$475
+4750 pts
Sa.   Sep 20th - Dec 6th, 10am
All levels

Students will learn computer skills specific to designing fashion footwear and not taught in a regular computer class, draw and fill sketches in Photoshop and Illustrator and improve their Photoshop and Illustrator skills and better understand the programs as it pertains to fashion footwear. Class will cover all of the following topics:Photoshop an

$750
+7500 pts
F.   Oct 10th - Oct 24th, 9am
Beginner

This course will introduce the student to a method of sketchbook drawing that is focused on accurately measured drawings of accessible architectural details, drawn-to-scale in a sketchbook.Since the Renaissance, architects have sketched and measured all facets of architecture in small portable bound books. Architects have used the sketchbook to rec

$320
+3200 pts
T.Sa.   Sep 9th - Sep 23rd, 6:30pm
Beginner

Always wanted to learn to draw and paint? This is for you. Any level you’re at, we will teach you the basics of art. If you have already studied art and want to work on a specific area, we will help you with your own on-going interest/projects. We will teach you the basics of drawing (line, shape, form, color, value, proportion, perspective, lig

$795
+7950 pts
F.   Sep 12th - Jan 23rd, 10:30am
Beginner
Need help finding a class? Call 212-729-4088 or email [email protected]