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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
Sa.   Nov 1st, 11am
All levels
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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 develop...

$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 Media,...

$250
Sa.   Nov 8th - Jan 17th, 1pm
All levels
(12)

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 students...

$350
M.   Dec 29th, 6:30pm
All levels
(28)

Our school has been offered the unique opportunity for a limited number of students to explore the essence of figure drawing in the exciting rehearsal space of the world famous Martha Graham Dance Company. This two-day workshop will be split daily into a morning session in Studio 6 where we will work from the model to develop strategies for quickly...

$340
Th.F.   Dec 11th - Dec 12th, 10am
All levels
(9)

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
(30)
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 figure....

$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 situations,...

$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
(20)
Tuesday November 11 7pm - 9pm 6 Sessions $195
Saturday November 15 1pm - 3pm 5 Sessions $165
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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 encouraging...

$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 have...

$2,100
M.   Nov 3rd - Apr 6th, 6:45pm
All levels
(28)
Monday November 3 6:45pm - 9:45pm 23 Sessions $2,100
Sunday November 16 5pm - 9pm 4 Sessions $350
Sunday November 16 5pm - 7pm 27 Sessions $2,100
Sunday November 16 7:15pm - 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
(9)

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 paints....

$430
M.T.W.Th.F.   Nov 3rd - Nov 7th, 1:30pm
All levels
(9)

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 the...

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

In this course we will learn how to create a needle felted designs using 100% wool. Did you know you don’t have to knit or crochet with wool to make beautiful items? Did you know it only takes a special needle to create two or three dimensional works of art? Needle felting can create unbelievable three dimensional figures and beautiful flat designs,...

$75
Su.   Nov 16th - Nov 23rd, 11am
Beginner
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Sunday November 16 11am - 2pm 2 Sessions $75
Monday February 23 5pm - 8pm 2 Sessions $75
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This workshop will give the artist a working knowledge and understanding of these traditional handmade oil painting mediums. We will be using these techniques while painting a portrait from life. For centuries, artists have produced and experimented with hundreds of oil painting mediums to get the most out of each brushstroke. In the Golden Age of...

$425
M.T.W.Th.F.   Nov 17th - Nov 21st, 1:30pm
All levels
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Flowers are one of the most difficult things to paint in art. But as hard as it is, it is also an exciting challenge and pays off in many ways. Human cultures around the world consider flowers synonymous with pure beauty. In painting history there are many wonderful examples of artists trying to capture this beauty (especially in west European art):...

$400
M.T.W.Th.F.   Dec 1st - Dec 5th, 1:30pm
All levels
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This is done by teaching you how to recognize the best tool for the task, the best way to use that tool, and how to create new tools to accomplish tasks more efficiently. AutoCAD Advanced introduces advanced techniques and teaches you to be proficient in your use of AutoCAD.Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:Advanced...

$999
M.T.W.Th.   Nov 10th - Nov 13th, 9am
Intermediate
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Monday November 10 9am - 5pm 4 Sessions $999
Monday December 15 9am - 5pm 4 Sessions $999
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An artist’s working canvas is similar to a “ouija board”. With each paint stroke the canvas “speaks to us” about how to proceed. This workshop will explore how a “direct” method of painting can help us ‘listen to’, and better understand the surface of the canvas by working with the following ‘wet-into-wet’ techniques:Creating...

$425
M.T.W.Th.F.   Nov 17th - Nov 21st, 9am
All levels
(9)
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