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Still life paintings illuminate ordinary objects. Arranged with specific relational nuances and captured by the artist’s eye these seemingly banal objects become imbued with new significance and markers of visual time. This workshop, open to all levels, will begin with a presentation of both historical and contemporary practices involving still l

$240
W.Th.F.   Dec 3rd - Dec 5th, 6pm
All levels
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This workshop will first teach basic techniques of sumi-e ink painting by focusing on how to utilize and expand concepts of lines, brush strokes and ink wash with new materials. Students will then apply these tools to create realistic and abstract painting based on still life and the Four Gentlemen drawing (orchid, bamboo, plum and chrysanthemum).

$280
M.T.W.   Oct 27th - Oct 29th, 6pm
Beginner
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Many artists consider Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin (1699-1799) one of the greatest still-life painters of all time, to the point of dividing the still-life genre into into “Before Chardin and after!” This intense yet fun workshop is going to explore just why this is so. Students will select a Chardin painting and use it as a compositional f

$500
M.T.W.Th.F.   Dec 15th - Dec 19th, 10am
All levels

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
(11)
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Students will explore foundational and advanced techniques such as color mixing, color value, composition, glazing, brushwork, paint application, texture and more. Paintings are sumptuous, exciting, and one of the most popular mediums used by painting artist throughout the world. This oil painting class is perfect for those who have taken an art cl

$165
Th.   Oct 23rd - Nov 6th, 7pm
Intermediate
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Thursday October 23 7pm - 9pm 3 Sessions $165
Thursday November 13 7pm - 9pm 7 Sessions $349
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Learn to accurately manipulate lighting in order to get exact results as well as to make creative imagery for portraiture and still life. This course is a perfect mixture of basic and intermediate studio & lighting techniques. It is designed to teach students to accurately manipulate lighting in order to get exact results as well as to make cr

$365
T.   Oct 28th - Dec 16th, 6pm
Beginner
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Tuesday October 28 6pm - 8pm 7 Sessions $365
Tuesday November 18 12:15pm - 2:15pm 7 Sessions $365
Wednesday December 3 8:30pm - 10:30pm 7 Sessions $365
Thursday January 29 2:30pm - 6:30pm 3 Sessions $355
Monday February 16 8:30pm - 10:30pm 7 Sessions $365
Tuesday March 3 1:30pm - 5:30pm 3 Sessions $355
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An intensive class in developing watercolor techniques by working primarily with still life and painting in Central Park. Multi-level class, some experience is helpful.

$295
T.   Oct 28th - Dec 16th, 10am
Beginner
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Tuesday October 28 10am - 12:30pm 8 Sessions $295
Tuesday October 28 1pm - 3:30pm 8 Sessions $295
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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
(4)

Learn about composition, light and rhythm by painting from observations of still life and landscape. Students will explore painting from basics to the more complex, according to the level and desire of each participant. 

$284
Th.   Oct 30th - Dec 18th, 7:30pm
All levels
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Introduction to the basic techniques of drawing and watercolor. Our subjects will be still-life, art reproductions and photos. Summer class (session 4) will meet in Central Park weather permitting. Supplies will be provided for the first class. Enjoy developing your rendering skills in a supportive environment

$295
Sa.   Nov 1st - Dec 20th, 10:30am
Beginner
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Beginning and advanced students explore the vital and spontaneous aspects of watercolor while developing a deeper understanding of compositional clarity and complexity. Working from observation of still life and the model, issues of pictorial construction are investigated with an emphasis on dynamic, spatial, and harmonic surface relations. Engag

$250
T.   Nov 4th - Jan 13th, 7pm
All levels
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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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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
Sa.   Nov 1st - Nov 22nd, 10am
Beginner
Saturday November 1 10am - 12pm 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday November 4 9am - 11am 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday November 4 3pm - 5pm 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday November 4 6pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday December 2 9am - 11am 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday December 2 3pm - 5pm 4 Sessions $400
Tuesday December 2 6pm - 8pm 4 Sessions $400
Saturday December 6 10am - 12pm 4 Sessions $400
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Discover the spontaneous aspects of watercolor painting while developing a deeper understanding of compositional clarity and complexity. Working from observation of the still life and model, you?ll investigate issues of pictorial construction with an emphasis on dynamic and harmonious spatial relations. This course opens a dialogue between contempo

$1,056
M.T.W.Th.F.   Nov 3rd - Jan 16th, 9am
All levels
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Explore a range of watercolor and gouache techniques, including wet-into-wet and resists, with an emphasis on direct observation and using light as the foundation for composition. Spend time working both outdoors and from models and still life in the studio. With the individual guidance from the instructor, you?ll investigate the structure of color

$250
Sa.   Nov 8th - Jan 17th, 1pm
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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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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This personalized class will enhance the student's knowledge of basic drawing techniques, as well as learn more advanced drawing skills. Drawing is essential/fundamental to any medium. Learn and develop your eyes to see values, shapes and depth. Students will work from still life.List of materials for drawing class:Different shads of pencils (at le

$45
Su.   Oct 26th, 3:30pm
All levels
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Sunday October 26 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $45
Sunday November 2 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $45
Sunday November 9 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $45
Sunday November 16 3:30pm - 5:30pm 1 Session $45
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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
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This weekend workshop in pastel will help students get started in the use of soft pastel only (not oil pastel!). Considered drawing by some and painting by others, using soft pastel presents a number of technical problems that will be addressed during the workshop. Topics will include a thorough review of materials (papers, boards, grounds and

$225
Sa.Su.   Dec 13th - Dec 14th, 10am
Beginner
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