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Virtual Beginner Drawing

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Kiya Nicole - Virtual Learning via Zoom

In this class we will do a graphite still life drawing. I will go over hatching and cross hatching techniques to build value to create depth, and use basic shapes to build our objects. We will review how to create a dynamic composition to make a beautiful drawing! The techniques you will learn are foundational skills that can be applied to a variety...

Saturday Jun 6th, 2pm - 3pm Eastern Time

Virtual Beginner's Cartooning & Doodling

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Cathy Nolan - Virtual Learning via Zoom

In this very beginning level cartooning class, learn the basic techniques of cartoon drawing and doodling. During this 1.5 hour course you will learn how to go from stick figures to actual faces. Learn the basics of drawing, create your own artistic style, get familiar with creating your own cartoon characters. Outcome will be actual fun cartoon...

Saturday Jun 6th, 3pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time

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Virtual Figure Drawing

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Ianthe Jackson - Virtual Learning via Zoom

Have you wanted to learn to draw people? Well, this course is designed for beginner to intermediate learners. We will learn how to construct the figure using various methods. Studying the basic proportions, and the dynamic actions, and some advanced techniques like foreshortening you will walk away with tools, techniques and ways of looking at drawing...

Saturday Jun 6th, 3:30pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time

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Drawing for Beginners

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

This online drawing class focuses on the basics of drawing with pencil, eraser, and paper. Expert teachers guide students through the elements of art, including line, shape, shadow, value, tone, form and perspective, demonstrating and offering critiques of work.  This course is ideal for beginner and intermediate-level students who seek a foundation...

Monday Jun 8th, 4pm - 6pm Eastern Time

  (3 sessions)
$115

3 sessions

Bargue Drawing on Zoom

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Kline Academy of Fine Art

Bargue Drawing on Zoom with Juri Umagami Zoom ID# and Password for your meetings will be sent to you once you enroll. Every Tuesday | 5:00pm - 6:00pm $35 / meeting Classes will meet on a free app / online platform ZOOM ( https://zoom.us/ ). Watch the direct drawing method in graphite & charcoal in this one hour online meeting....

Tuesday Jun 9th, 5pm - 6pm Pacific Time

The Essential Drawing Course for Beginners

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Prima Materia Institute - Midtown District 3350 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego, California 92110

Each class helps you build a specific aspect of your fundamental drawing ability. Learn how to draw realistically,how to compose, Express objects in 3D with accurate perspective, discover a variety of shading techniques, and create refined and finished drawings. This is a drawing course for absolute beginners to intermediate artists. You will...

Tuesday Jun 9th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time

Family Drawing Night

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Join Zach Seeger in a night of drawing and fun for the whole family using just basic drawing materials from home. Zach walks you through a series of drawing exercise that both challenge and entertain that bring the whole family together. Join this class that has parents and kids work on collaborative drawings and paintings following a teacher prompt....

Thursday Jun 11th, 6:30pm - 8pm Eastern Time

Animal Portrait Drawing on Zoom

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Kline Academy of Fine Art

Animal Portrait Drawing on Zoom with Juri Umagami Zoom ID# and Password for your meetings will be sent to you once you enroll. Every Saturday | 11:00am - 12:00pm $35 / meeting Classes will meet on a free app / online platform ZOOM ( https://zoom.us/ ). In this one hour meeting, you will watch drawing demos of various animal portraits in graphite...

Saturday Jun 6th, 11am - 12pm Pacific Time

Adult Traditional Drawing & Illustration for Beginners

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Creatively Wild Art Studio Dumbo - Online Virtual Classroom, New York, New York 00000

This is the perfect introductory class to the important skill of traditional drawing which is the most useful craft in the visual arts. We will work on classical principle techniques for achieving accurate proportion & a comprehensive approach to linear perspective.  Explore the eye for line- form theory & study tone in still-life arrangements,...

Monday Jun 8th, 7:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

Cartooning & Illustration (Beginner)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

This program is taking place remotely. If you have signed up, you will receive an email with details of how to access the program. This remote course is designed to instill a working understanding of cartoon design and graphic novel art. Discover basics like anatomy, foreshortening, shading, environment and composition. Learn how to handle tools...

Sunday Jun 7th, 11am - 1pm Eastern Time

  (3 sessions)
$115

3 sessions

Scratchboard and Claybord with Inks

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Evanston Art Center - Online Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Explore drawing skills with Scratchbord – India ink on a clay-based paint on top of Masonite.  Claybord is the same thing, only without the India ink.  Special inks made for the board will be explored with unique effects. Skill Level: Beginner This interactive online class is presented via Zoom. Please download Zoom prior to your...

Saturday Jun 20th, 1pm - 2pm Central Time

  (5 sessions)
$90

5 sessions

Beginning Drawing with Duffy O'Connor (Ages 16+)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Evanston Art Center - Online Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Welcome to the world of drawing! Get an introduction to the fundamentals of observational drawing using the simplest of tools - the pencil. Students will learn to use line, light and shadow to make still life drawings that offer a realistic yet artistic image. Perfect for students without drawing experience and a good refresher if it's...

Monday Jun 15th, 1pm - 4pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$230

6 sessions

Adult Drawing Your Loved Ones at Home (Online)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Creatively Wild Art Studio Dumbo - Online Virtual Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Learn how to capture the likeness of your child, spouse, or sweetheart from the live model right in your own home (or from photographs if they don’t like to pose!). This foundation drawing class will teach you how to set the proportions of facial features. You will be guided through the many aspects of portrait drawing in frontal, three-quarter,...

Saturday Jun 6th, 3pm - 5pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$235

4 sessions

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Painting for Absolute Beginners

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Explore the sumptuous, magical medium of paint. Learn the basics of how to mix colors, set up a palette, and paint what you see. Working from direct observation and photographs, you’ll learn to create depth and luminosity as you explore the use of textures and different surfaces. All levels; no experience necessary. For the Supply List please CLICK...

Saturday Jun 6th, 1pm - 3pm Eastern Time

  (3 sessions)
$115

3 sessions

Watercolor Painting (Beginner/Intermediate)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Explore watercolor’s unique properties through direct observation of still life and photographs in this online class. Learn methods of paint application, color formation and visual representation. Participate in group discussions, observe demonstrations, and get feedback on your progress in real time. For the Supply List, please CLICK HERE

Monday Jun 8th, 1pm - 3:30pm Eastern Time

  (3 sessions)
$140

3 sessions

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