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Beginner Drawing Classes Coming up in New York

Learn to draw in just two hours! Think you can’t draw a straight line? Longing to tap into your right brain? Join NYC's #1 Rated Art Class Studio in this fun and inspiring drawing class in Central Park, as you: Learn beginner's drawing techniques Create your own drawings while learning about: line, shading, composition, self-expression, and more...

$35
Su.   Jul 31st, 4pm
All levels
(318)
Other Dates (7)

Taste it all in this drawing and painting class for beginners! Artistic expression in the form of painting and drawing expression is exciting, energizing and incredibly freeing! Discover your authentic inner-artist and your creative passion in this popular weekend beginner’s art class as you: Explore your creativity through painting, drawing and...

$449
9 sessions
Su.   Sep 11th, 1pm
All levels
(318)
Other Dates (2)
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Drawing has been the foundation of art for many centuries, and the incredibly diverse and varied approaches continue to inspire much interest from students today. This course will introduce students to the basics of drawing and composition through a series of exercises meant to serve as a foundation based on the human figure. Students of all levels...

$35
T.   Jul 26th, 9am
All levels
(111)
Other Dates (23)

Working from the live model, students will learn to draw the live model where they will aim for strong gesture and draftsmanship. Poses will be relatively short, to focus on capturing the movements and fundamental construction of the figure, and understanding the abstract rhythms that make the figure such an important and captivating subject. There...

$35
W.   Jul 27th, 1pm
All levels
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Other Dates (6)

Escape the everyday and embrace your inner-artist in this inspiring drawing class. Everyone can draw, including you! Enjoy the beauty and inspiration of New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art as you: Receive tailor-made, encouraging one-on-one expert art instruction in drawing Are inspired by the MET museum’s life-size sculptures, master...

$249
5 sessions
W.   Jul 27th, 11am
All levels
(318)
Other Dates (2)

Want to create your own comic book or graphic novel? Are you curious to learn more about basic principles of cartooning? Calling all creative comic book and cartoon lovers who are eager to express themselves creatively AND have FUN in the process!  In this engaging and inspiring drawing art class for adults, you will:  • Receive one-on-one...

$164
5 sessions
Th.   Jul 28th, 5pm
Beginner
(318)

Using nature as our inspiration, we will build on our basic drawing skills, working with a variety of materials such as colored pencils, pastel, and ink as well as colored and textured papers. Note: Bring a sketchbook or pad (approximately 11 by 14 inches) and 2B or HB pencil to the first class.

$232
7 sessions
Su.   Sep 18th, 10am
All levels
(84)

Free live music and bar after you draw! Learn to draw in just two hours! Can’t draw a straight line? Used to love to draw (20 years ago!) and feel a bit rusty? Then this class is for you. Everyone can draw, including you! Tap into your inner-artist in this encouraging, non-judgmental drawing class as you: Relax and enjoy the magical medium of...

$45
Sa.   Aug 20th, 3pm
Beginner
(318)
Other Dates (2)

This course focuses on building fundamental drawing skills to translate a 3D experience onto a 2D surface. Students will learn basic techniques like shading, controlling tones, and composition. Class will draw from still life, photographs, and live models, working in both black-and-white and color. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized instruction....

$30
M.   Oct 10th, 1:30pm
Beginner
(175)
Other Dates (2)

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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...

$275
5 sessions
T.   Oct 18th, 6:30pm
Beginner
(190)
Other Dates (3)

Beginning with drawing from the historic plaster casts in the Academy’s collection and transitioning to the live model, this course examines multiple drafting strategies for both long and short poses. Guided by lectures, weekly class demonstrations, and personalized demonstrations, students will create observational drawings while studying material...

$505
13 sessions
Sa.   Sep 10th, 10am
All levels
(22)

This is a beginning class in drawing and painting designed for those with little or no artistic training. Weekly exercises will train the student to master the foundation skills needed to continue to more advanced courses. Exercises include value scales, sighting, construction, and still life. Classes begin with demonstrations of the exercises followed...

$545
13 sessions
Sa.   Sep 10th, 2pm
Beginner
(22)
Other Dates (2)

You may be interested in drawing and painting, as both an experienced artist ​or as some one just starting out on the artistic path. If you are a beginner, the artist -instructor will start you off on the fundamentals of drawing by creating your own still-life of objects to draw. For intermediate and advanced emerging artists, we work with what...

$30
W.   Jul 27th, 9am
All levels
(3)
Other Dates (10)

You may be interested in drawing and painting, as both an experienced artist ​or as some one just starting out on the artistic path. If you are a beginner, the artist -instructor will start you off on the fundamentals of drawing by creating your own still-life of objects to draw. For intermediate and advanced emerging artists, we work with what...

$30
F.   Jul 29th, 6pm
All levels
(3)
Other Dates (10)

Learn to draw from direct observation. Hone your skills before moving on to more advanced courses. Supply List: Supplies depends on the assigned instructor. Please contact CourseHorse after registration for the Supply List.

$150
4 sessions
Sa.   Jul 30th, 10:30am
Beginner
(99)
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