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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. 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

$40
+400 pts
Sa.   Aug 2nd, 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
Sa.   Aug 2nd - Aug 30th, 10am
Beginner
Saturday August 2 10am - 12pm 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday August 5 9am - 11am 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday August 5 3pm - 5pm 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday August 5 6pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $400
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
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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.   Jul 28th, 9am
All levels
Monday July 28 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday July 28 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Wednesday July 30 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday July 31 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Monday August 4 9am - 12pm 5 Sessions $140
Monday August 4 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Tuesday August 5 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Wednesday August 6 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Thursday August 7 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
Friday August 8 9am - 12pm 1 Session $35
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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

$35
+350 pts
Sa.   Jul 26th, 12pm
Beginner
Saturday July 26 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $35
Saturday August 2 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $35
Sunday August 3 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $35
Saturday August 9 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $35
Saturday August 16 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $35
Saturday August 23 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $35
Sunday August 24 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.   Jul 26th, 3pm
Beginner
Saturday July 26 3pm - 5pm 1 Session $45
Saturday August 9 3pm - 5pm 1 Session $45
Saturday August 23 3pm - 5pm 1 Session $45
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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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Draw inspiration from original works of art. Join talented art instructors in the galleries for informal sketching fun. Materials are provided, but you may bring your own sketchbook; pencils only. Instruction provided every thirty minutes. Come and go as you like between each session.Open to visitors of all ages.

Free
+0 pts
F.   Sep 5th, 6:30pm
All levels

Draw inspiration from original works of art. Join talented art instructors in the galleries for informal sketching fun. Materials are provided, but you may bring your own sketchbook; pencils only. Instruction provided every thirty minutes. Come and go as you like between each session. Open to visitors of all ages.

Free
+0 pts
F.   Sep 19th, 6:30pm
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!

$45
+450 pts
W.   Jul 30th, 6:30pm
All levels
Wednesday July 30 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $45
Wednesday August 6 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $45
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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 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

$299
+2990 pts
Sa.   Aug 9th, 9:30am
Beginner
Saturday August 9 9:30am - 5:30pm 1 Session $299
Saturday August 9 9:30am - 5:30pm 1 Session $275
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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

Draw inspiration from original works of art. Join talented art instructors in the galleries for informal sketching fun. Materials are provided, but you may bring your own sketchbook; pencils only. Instruction provided every thirty minutes. Come and go as you like between each session.Open to visitors of all ages.This program is held in conjunction

Free
+0 pts
F.   Oct 3rd, 6:30pm
All levels

This course is intended to teach students the fundamentals of a tonal graphite technique, from the initial toning of the paper to laying in dark and lifting highlights. This technique teaches a tonal approach to drawing with graphite pencil, enabling students to achieve richness and volume in their drawings.  This course will cover basic mater

$400
+4000 pts
M.T.W.Th.F.   Jul 28th - Aug 1st, 6pm
All levels

Students will be able to practice their drawing skills on a series of different poses different days of the week. Bring drawing/painting supplies. We will provide easels, tables, and drawing boards.Mondays: Series of short poses (BYOB)Wednesdays: One three-hour pose (BYOB)Saturdays: One three-hour posePress 35 on the buzzer.Important: For this clas

$12
+120 pts
W.   Jul 30th, 7pm
All levels
Wednesday July 30 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $12
Saturday August 2 12pm - 3pm 1 Session $12
Monday August 4 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $12
Wednesday August 6 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $12
Saturday August 9 12pm - 3pm 1 Session $12
Monday August 11 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $12
Wednesday August 13 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $12
Saturday August 16 12pm - 3pm 1 Session $12
Monday August 18 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $12
Wednesday August 20 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $12
Saturday August 23 12pm - 3pm 1 Session $12
Monday August 25 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $12
Wednesday August 27 7pm - 10pm 1 Session $12
Saturday August 30 12pm - 3pm 1 Session $12
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