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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.   Nov 1st - Dec 6th, 11:30am
All levels
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Acquire the tools to draw the human figure and place it successfully in a composition, including expressive line quality, successful shading, and overlapping of form to create three-dimensionality. You’ll work from a live model each session, starting with gesture poses and working systematically to longer poses as the class progresses. The anatom

$250
M.   Nov 3rd - Jan 12th, 4pm
All levels
(11)

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
Th.   Oct 23rd, 11am
All levels
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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
Wednesday October 29 8pm - 10pm 1 Session $20
Thursday October 30 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Friday October 31 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Saturday November 1 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Sunday November 2 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Sunday November 2 4pm - 6pm 1 Session $20
Monday November 3 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Monday November 3 8pm - 10pm 1 Session $20
Tuesday November 4 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Wednesday November 5 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Wednesday November 5 8pm - 10pm 1 Session $20
Thursday November 6 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Friday November 7 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Saturday November 8 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Sunday November 9 11am - 1pm 1 Session $20
Sunday November 9 4pm - 6pm 1 Session $20
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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
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Tuesday November 4 4pm - 7pm 8 Sessions $250
Wednesday November 5 7pm - 10pm 8 Sessions $250
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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
(11)

This class gives students an in-depth look at the forms and structures of the body as well as methods of using anatomical information to create beautiful and accurate figure drawings from observation and imagination. Topics are introduced in a lecture each week and investigated through drawing from the skeleton, casts, and the live model. First qu

$500
Th.F.   Nov 6th - Jan 16th, 1pm
All levels
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This professional level course helps students learn the fundamentals of art design in the fashion industry. Students will learn the importance of shape, light & shadow, color theory, garment illustration, and figure drawing. By exploring different kinds of media like, pencil, color markers, architecture, graphics, collage and fabric. As student

$350
M.   Dec 29th, 6:30pm
All levels
(25)

Master the art of portrait painting and still life by building the basic skills of color, composition, and design. Learn to resolve problems while gaining control of the medium and skillfully commanding the materials. Follow in the footsteps of masters such as Sargent, Sorolla and Zorn, using a direct approach that starts with broad strokes then bl

$660
M.T.W.   Nov 3rd - Jan 14th, 4pm
All levels
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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
T.   Jan 20th - Feb 17th, 6:30pm
Beginner
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Tuesday January 20 6:30pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $250
Sunday February 8 6:30pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $250
Tuesday March 31 6:30pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $250
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This intensive two-day workshop is designed for those who have completed the introductory. Utilizing approaches developed by Betty Edwards, students gain further understanding of basic perceptual skills. Instruction focuses on expressing volume and space in drawing; exploring crosshatching techniques; and working with still life and the human figur

$825
Sa.Su.   Dec 13th - Dec 14th, 9:30am
All levels
Saturday December 13 9:30am - 5:30pm 2 Sessions $825
Saturday December 12 9:30am - 5:30pm 2 Sessions $825
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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
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Explore the sumptuous, magical medium of oil. Learn the basics of how to work with oil paint, mix colors, set up a palette and paint what you see. Work from the still life and the figure, and paint in a supportive environment. ​Note: One semester of Drawing is highly recommended prior to taking this class.Supply List: Click view list.

$195
T.   Nov 11th - Dec 16th, 7pm
All levels
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Tuesday November 11 7pm - 9pm 6 Sessions $195
Friday November 14 10am - 12:30pm 5 Sessions $240
Saturday November 15 1pm - 3pm 5 Sessions $165
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Build the traditional skills needed to pursue an artistic vocation while exploring your unique characteristics as an artist. Beginning students will work on the basics of drawing and the fundamentals of oil painting. Advanced students will focus on figure painting, portraiture, color, still life, composition, and design. Working intensively, you’

$864
M.T.W.Th.   Nov 3rd - Jan 15th, 1pm
All levels
(11)
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Unleash your inner-artist as you learn a variety of drawing techniques, such as charcoal and pencil use, shading, expressive line, mark-making, composition, contour drawing, dimension, and more! Drawing is one of the most popular modes of artistic expression since the beginning of time… just think of cavemen! Express yourself through this encour

$299
M.   Nov 10th - Jan 12th, 5pm
All levels
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You want to enter the competitive fashion industry? Or, you have a line to develop? It takes hard work, creativity, and passion to be a fashion designer (all the things you probably already have within you). But you can break into this field much more quickly and easily with the guidance of our courses and experienced instructors. Designers must ha

$2,100
M.   Nov 3rd - Apr 6th, 6:45pm
All levels
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Monday November 3 6:45pm - 9:45pm 23 Sessions $2,100
Sunday November 16 5pm - 9pm 4 Sessions $350
Sunday November 16 5pm - 9:15pm 27 Sessions $2,100
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Explore watercolor’s unique properties through direct observation of still life and the figure. Learn methods of paint application, color formation and visual representation. Prerequisite: One Semester of Basic Drawing is highly recommended.Supply List:Instructors: Bonnie Steinsnyder / Amy Park / Elizabeth Terhune / Wennie HuangWatercolor Paints

$220
W.   Nov 12th - Dec 10th, 7pm
Beginner
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A practical course in perspective for the working artist, this workshop starts with broad easy-to-understand principles.  The workshop covers concepts such as scenic space, architecture, natural space, still life, positioning of figures in space, forced perspective, and more. 

$400
M.T.W.Th.F.   Nov 17th - Nov 21st, 6pm
Beginner
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Approach figurative painting in a broad, abstract way, placing special emphasis on color, structure, value, and composition. Working in oil or pastel from a live model, you?ll be encouraged to deal with the entire canvas, developing each painting as a whole. Learn to think in terms of color, form, and relationship, relying less on drawing, particul

$1,069
M.T.W.Th.F.   Nov 3rd - Jan 16th, 1pm
All levels
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Students will learn to use the Indo-Persian miniature painting approach in an intensive, five day workshop focusing on the figure in miniature painting. Participants will study the stylization and composition of the body in the tradition of miniature painting. The primary processes explored in this course will be painting with tea and water based p

$430
M.T.W.Th.F.   Nov 3rd - Nov 7th, 1:30pm
All levels
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Artist websites are increasingly becoming a standard way of showing work and the primary method of getting information about an artist. Participants in this workshop will learn the basics of creating a personal artist website. A simple, professional website can be designed in a matter of days without the need for any additional software. By th

$320
M.T.W.Th.   Dec 8th - Dec 11th, 6pm
All levels
(9)
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