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Typography has become the essential way of communicating language, but the mechanics involved in crafting elegant typography can sometimes seem mystifying. The key to good typography is an understanding of space. Through lectures, assignments, demonstrations and discussions this course will help build a strong grasp of the mechanics which make for...

$900
W.   Feb 4th, 6:30pm
Intermediate
(4)

You see elements of embroidery, miniature painting, and calligraphy everywhere these days from The Metropolitan Museum of Art to Etsy. Did you know all of these mediums were born in India and China? Even art enthusiasts lack an understanding of these two important civilizations. Discover the treasures of Indian and Chinese art, as well as the history...

$35
Th.   Mar 12th, 7pm
All levels
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An “art-journal” is a sketchbook-style process we can use to record our thoughts, ideas, narratives, observations-anything we wantpairing words with sketches and paintings. It is a great vehicle for our creative imagination to express itself in multiple media. In this class we will all bring in some of our writing/journal notes as a starting point...

$185
Th.   Feb 12th, 8pm
All levels
(15)

In this 3 session class, you’ll learn the basics of illustrating letterforms by hand and then have the opportunity to screen print a small run of mini prints. You’ll concept, research, design and then illustrate your favorite quote, phrase, or word.Come transform simple words into meaningful drawings with us!

$180
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(12)

You will learn the basics of contemporary calligraphy from A to Z. Using a pointed pen and nib dipped into ink, the course covers letterform anatomy, writing techniques, and practical applications.  When was the last time you wrote a letter using a wooden pen dipped into ink? Learn to write heartfelt notes with something other than your two thumbs....

$220
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(4)

In this class we will refine and polish your italic hand and begin to write smaller, in color and with more rhythm and fluidity. Not for the absolute beginner, students need to come with at least a basic understanding of how to handle the broad-edged pen and simple classical italic form. Exercises and projects such as poetry broadsides, greeting...

$480
No Upcoming Schedules
Intermediate
(4)

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Learn the fundamentals of using the pointed pen for writing copperplate calligraphy. This beautiful style, used in the Declaration of Independence, is now used for weddings, logos, and White House Invitations. Beginners will learn the basic letter shapes and fundamentals of spacing. Those who have previously learned Copperplate will refine their letter...

$325
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(3)

ZGT is teaming up with world renowned calligrapher Ming Mei Yip to bring a day of calligraphy classes to the ZGT office. Among many other amazing achievements, Ming Mei has published 13 books (including 3 on calligraphy), earned a PHD, taught workshops at The Met, New York Philharmonic, Cuny and others, hosted television shows, provided calligraphy...

$60
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels

ZGT is teaming up with world renowned calligrapher Ming Mei Yip to bring a day of calligraphy classes to the ZGT office. Among many other amazing achievements, Ming Mei has published 13 books (including 3 on calligraphy), earned a PHD, taught workshops at The Met, New York Philharmonic, Cuny and others, hosted television shows, provided calligraphy...

$60
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels

Try your hand at creating works of art in the galleries. Focus on a different art form each session with family-friendly activities led by an artist.  Experience art making up close as you watch artists create in real time and engage in an informal conversation about artistic processes.Note: This workshop meets at Gallery 217 (The Astor Court)....

$25
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(2)

This playful alphabet has fun written all over it! This charming, casual script gives a fresh, modern twist to the traditional alphabet. In this one-day workshop, you'll first learn some of the tools of calligraphy and how to use them. Then you'll learn a series of simple strokes that form this whimsical yet elegant alphabet; first lower case letters,...

$100
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels

Study the History of Color and color theory with one of the world’s most renowned illuminators. This five day intensive will acquaint you with the medieval practice, its history, and its contemporary applications. Special attention will be paid to practicing authentic calligraphy specifically to help a next generation of artist’s express their...

$625
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(3)

In this workshop, we will examine and practice all the necessary steps to produce a convincingly real osteological gaffe. Students will also have the opportunity to sculpt his/her own set of jackalope horns/antlers/fangs, according to personal vision. Additionally, pupils will learn the intricacies of skeleton articulation, from cleaning the bones,...

$200
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels

Through exposure to a wide range of material and techniques, students learn to capture the life-like quality of the model with quick, gesture sketches as well as fully rendered, sculptural, value drawings of the face. The head and face are critical to communicating the human condition in art--from emotion to gesture to creating a likeness. Using...

$480
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(4)
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