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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

Learn how to see and find your own individual level of drawing success by working from a live model. You’ll focus on the key elements of drawing, such as light and shadow, shape, value, and soft and hard edges, creating the structural forms of the human figure. Learn the essence of your materials, be it charcoal, graphite, or colored pencil to de

$250
T.   Nov 4th - Jan 13th, 4pm
All levels
Tuesday November 4 4pm - 7pm 8 Sessions $250
Wednesday November 5 7pm - 10pm 8 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. Flor

$25
M.   Sep 29th, 1:30pm
Beginner
Monday September 29 1:30pm - 4:30pm 1 Session $25
Monday October 13 1:30pm - 4:30pm 10 Sessions $460
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Students will learn basic shading techniques, simple anatomical concepts, the comprehension of line, how to build solid planes, and a variety of other topics. This class will teach the basic skills necessary to approach figure drawing. Working with a live model, poses will range from quick gestures poses to longer poses. This class is designed fo

$250
M.   Nov 3rd - Jan 12th, 7pm
All levels

Understanding the basics of drawing the figure allows you to organize light, shade, gesture and rhythm into a single expressive whole. Working individually with the instructor, you’ll be introduced to varied drawing approaches and techniques, and develop your skills and insights. Open to students of all levels.Photo courtesy of: David Plakke Medi

$250
Sa.   Nov 8th - Jan 17th, 1pm
All levels

Draw/sketch from a live model.Bring your own art supplies. Open to all levels.Note: Classes are taught in the lower levels of GLLAM (Gallery La La Artisan Market). GLLAM is a boutique/gallery in Soho featuring the work of Independent Designers.

$20
Su.   Sep 21st, 11am
All levels
Sunday September 21 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Sunday September 21 4pm - 6pm 1 Session $20
Monday September 22 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Tuesday September 23 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Wednesday September 24 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Thursday September 25 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Friday September 26 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Saturday September 27 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Sunday September 28 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Sunday September 28 4pm - 6pm 1 Session $20
Monday September 29 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Tuesday September 30 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Wednesday October 1 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Thursday October 2 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Friday October 3 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Saturday October 4 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Sunday October 5 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Sunday October 5 4pm - 6pm 1 Session $20
Monday October 6 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Tuesday October 7 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Wednesday October 8 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Thursday October 9 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Friday October 10 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Saturday October 11 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Sunday October 12 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Sunday October 12 4pm - 6pm 1 Session $20
Monday October 13 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Tuesday October 14 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Wednesday October 15 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Thursday October 16 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Friday October 17 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Saturday October 18 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Sunday October 19 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Sunday October 19 4pm - 6pm 1 Session $20
Monday October 20 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Tuesday October 21 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Wednesday October 22 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Thursday October 23 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Friday October 24 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Saturday October 25 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Sunday October 26 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Sunday October 26 4pm - 6pm 1 Session $20
Monday October 27 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Tuesday October 28 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Wednesday October 29 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Thursday October 30 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Friday October 31 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
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This class will give students the basics necessary to draw and paint the human face. Learn how to use light and shadow to create the 3D forms of the human head. A live model will be used each session. The class will start with one-day poses, then will progressively work into longer, multiple-week poses. Note: Drawing supplies will be emailed a wee

$275
M.   Nov 24th - Jan 12th, 12pm
All levels

Students will learn basic drawing techniques inspired by still life in a relaxed environment. No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided during the first class.

$295
Th.   Oct 30th - Dec 18th, 7pm
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.T.W.Th.F.   Nov 3rd - Dec 16th, 9am
All levels

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

Open to students of all levels, this course is designed for students who enjoy working intuitively and wish to use drawing to jumpstart their creativity. Instead of focusing on drawing from observation we will explore alternative methods such as abstract mark making, collaborative drawing games, incorporating elements of chance, and drawing in exag

$285
M.   Sep 29th - Nov 3rd, 6:30pm
All levels

An introductory course for beginning to advanced students. Class will provide an intense investigation of different applications of 1, 2 and 3 point perspective as it relates to objects and spatial concerns.Using still life, figure and abstract problems students will also create drawings that will allow them to explore a wide range of other drawing

$465
T.   Sep 30th - Dec 2nd, 6:30pm
All levels

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
W.   Oct 1st, 6:30pm
All levels
Wednesday October 1 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $45
Wednesday October 22 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $45
Wednesday November 12 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $45
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Never taken a drawing class before? Feel rusty or simply lack confidence? This course- our most popular offering -is designed for you. Beginning with a simple contour, you will use line to discover a variety of shapes, from the still life to the figure. You'll draw from life and from art reproductions. Learn to develop form and space with cross-hat

$465
Sa.   Oct 4th - Dec 13th, 2pm
Beginner

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
M.   Oct 27th - Nov 24th, 6pm
Beginner
Monday October 27 6pm - 9pm 4 Sessions $229
Thursday February 12 10am - 1pm 4 Sessions $229
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The head and face are critical to communicating the human condition in art--from emotion to gesture to creating a likeness. Using a different model each class, students study facial proportions and anatomy, identify distinctive individual characteristics and tackle the problems of seeing accurately and depicting each feature of the face. Through ex

$465
Sa.   Oct 4th - Dec 13th, 2pm
All levels

Acquaint yourself with the idea of Modernism through drawing. Modernism is a point of view about art that prioritizes visual structure and personal discovery over making a product. It is a way of seeing both art’s creation and the history that went before it. Raise your level of visual understanding through drawing from the figure and various sit

$250
M.   Nov 3rd - Jan 12th, 4pm
All levels

If drawing is the infrastructure, color is the magic. Combining the two is the key to creating a work of art. This course provides the tools to transcribe a perceptual experience in color to a piece of paper. Working media will include color pencils, watercolor and gouache. The emphasis will be on observation from nature and each class is designed

$250
T.   Nov 4th - Jan 13th, 7pm
All levels

Attention introverts! Why make art alone? You can’t socialize alone, so collaborate, commune, and commiserate with artists in an informal atmosphere designed to synthesize creative minds and improve technique. Each session features a guest host who will curate the evening’s project and music. Bring your favorite libation.

$10
W.   Oct 22nd, 7pm
All levels
Wednesday October 22 7pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $10
Wednesday November 19 7pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $10
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Working from the life model, participants will explore the craft of representational figure drawing and will learn techniques by which to develop solid, naturalistic figure drawings. Through demonstrations and hands-on practice we will consider an approach aimed at increasing skills of perceptual observation and manual application while suggesting

$425
M.T.W.Th.F.   Oct 6th - Oct 10th, 9am
All levels
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