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Drawing for Beginners

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side

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$420 2 seats left
Start Date:

Wed, May 22, 1:00pm - Jul 24, 3:30pm (9 sessions)

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Location:
Upper East Side, Manhattan
1395 Lexington Ave
At 92nd St
New York, New York 10128
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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 14
Teacher: Allison Maletz

What you'll learn in this beginner drawing class:

Drawing is where it all begins!

This course is ideal for beginner and intermediate-level students who seek a foundation in the fundamentals of drawing. Expert teachers guide students through the elements of art, including line, shape, shadow, value, tone, form and perspective, demonstrating and offering critiques of work in graphite, charcoal and more. 

Working from direct observation, you'll learn to draw what you see, beginning with still lifes and progressing to portrait and figure drawing with a live model.

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Refund Policy
Refund Policies:

92nd Street Y is not responsible for providing makeup classes or issuing refunds for programs missed as a result of illness, emergencies or other events beyond our control.

There are no refunds for outings, classes or workshops that meet fewer than three times per semester.

If you are unable to attend, you may contact Customer Service prior to the first date for a receipt that enables you to claim your contribution as a tax-deductible gift.

Unless otherwise noted in program description, the following schedule applies to programs which meet three times or more per semester:
  • To receive a 100% refund, written request must be received 2 weeks prior to the first session.
  • To receive a 75% refund, written request must be received at least one day prior to the first session.
  • To receive a 50% refund, written request must be received at least one day prior to the second session.
  • After that, refunds cannot be granted.
All refund requests must be submitted in writing to Customer Service. Refunds are computed from the date written notice is received.

To receive a refund, you must enclose the original of your confirmation letter.

Please allow three to four weeks for processing of your refund request. Processing fees, membership fees, auditions fees and class or exercise cards are not refundable. No cash refunds.

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Start Dates (10)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
1:00pm - 3:30pm Allison Maletz 9 $420
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, May 29 1:00pm - 3:30pm Allison Maletz
Wed, Jun 05 1:00pm - 3:30pm Allison Maletz
Wed, Jun 12 1:00pm - 3:30pm Allison Maletz
Wed, Jun 19 1:00pm - 3:30pm Allison Maletz
Wed, Jun 26 1:00pm - 3:30pm Allison Maletz
Wed, Jul 10 1:00pm - 3:30pm Allison Maletz
Wed, Jul 17 1:00pm - 3:30pm Allison Maletz
Wed, Jul 24 1:00pm - 3:30pm Allison Maletz
7:00pm - 9:00pm Eric Hibit 6 $242
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Jun 18 7:00pm - 9:00pm Eric Hibit
Tue, Jun 25 7:00pm - 9:00pm Eric Hibit
Tue, Jul 02 7:00pm - 9:00pm Eric Hibit
Tue, Jul 09 7:00pm - 9:00pm Eric Hibit
Tue, Jul 16 7:00pm - 9:00pm Eric Hibit
7:00pm - 9:00pm Rachel Grobstein 5 $200
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Jun 20 7:00pm - 9:00pm Rachel Grobstein
Thu, Jun 27 7:00pm - 9:00pm Rachel Grobstein
Thu, Jul 11 7:00pm - 9:00pm Rachel Grobstein
Thu, Jul 18 7:00pm - 9:00pm Rachel Grobstein
1:00pm - 3:30pm Eric Hibit 5 $252
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Fri, Jun 21 1:00pm - 3:30pm Eric Hibit
Fri, Jun 28 1:00pm - 3:30pm Eric Hibit
Fri, Jul 12 1:00pm - 3:30pm Eric Hibit
Fri, Jul 19 1:00pm - 3:30pm Eric Hibit
10:30am - 12:30pm Zach Seeger 6 $242
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, Jun 29 10:30am - 12:30pm Zach Seeger
Sat, Jul 06 10:30am - 12:30pm Zach Seeger
Sat, Jul 13 10:30am - 12:30pm Zach Seeger
Sat, Jul 20 10:30am - 12:30pm Zach Seeger
Sat, Jul 27 10:30am - 12:30pm Zach Seeger
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
4:00pm - 6:00pm Rachel Grobstein 6 $242
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Mon, Jul 01 4:00pm - 6:00pm Rachel Grobstein
Mon, Jul 08 4:00pm - 6:00pm Rachel Grobstein
Mon, Jul 15 4:00pm - 6:00pm Rachel Grobstein
Mon, Jul 22 4:00pm - 6:00pm Rachel Grobstein
Mon, Jul 29 4:00pm - 6:00pm Rachel Grobstein
4:00pm - 6:30pm Cheryl Paswater 5 $252
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Jul 30 4:00pm - 6:30pm Cheryl Paswater
Tue, Aug 06 4:00pm - 6:30pm Cheryl Paswater
Tue, Aug 13 4:00pm - 6:30pm Cheryl Paswater
Tue, Aug 20 4:00pm - 6:30pm Cheryl Paswater
7:00pm - 9:00pm Eric Hibit 5 $200
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Jul 30 7:00pm - 9:00pm Eric Hibit
Tue, Aug 06 7:00pm - 9:00pm Eric Hibit
Tue, Aug 13 7:00pm - 9:00pm Eric Hibit
Tue, Aug 20 7:00pm - 9:00pm Eric Hibit
10:00am - 12:30pm Anna Shukeylo 5 $252
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Aug 01 10:00am - 12:30pm Anna Shukeylo
Thu, Aug 08 10:00am - 12:30pm Anna Shukeylo
Thu, Aug 15 10:00am - 12:30pm Anna Shukeylo
Thu, Aug 22 10:00am - 12:30pm Anna Shukeylo
7:00pm - 9:00pm Eva Nikolova 5 $200
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Aug 01 7:00pm - 9:00pm Eva Nikolova
Thu, Aug 08 7:00pm - 9:00pm Eva Nikolova
Thu, Aug 15 7:00pm - 9:00pm Eva Nikolova
Thu, Aug 22 7:00pm - 9:00pm Eva Nikolova

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Question from Phyllis D.
I am an absolute beginner for Erick Habits drawing for beginners class. Is this going to be a good fit for me?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Phyllis! Yes, this class is for beginners so this will be a good fit for you. Hope this helps!
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Question from Carolina B.
What do you need to purchase of Josh Bayer's class?
Answer from Anonymous
Hi - Here's the link to the class supply list https://www.92y.org/92StreetY/media/DOCUMENTS/Art/Fall18/Drawing.pdf
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Question from Anonymous
Is this class OK for someone who has never taken a drawing class before? AKA I'm an absolute beginner
Answer from Georgia C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there! This is the perfect course for a beginner.
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Question from Jane F.
What supply list is required for Zach's class?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Jane! Here's the supply list for Zach Seeger's class: • 18” x 24” white paper (Strathmore or Canson) drawing pad • 18” x 24” Newsprint Pad • 2-3 Kneaded erasers (Design) • Plastic white eraser (Staedtler) • 2 large binder clips (to hold pad onto drawing hoard) • Drawing pencils – 2B, 4B, 6B • Compressed charcoal (soft) • Chamois cloth
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
• Tortillons (paper stumps) • India ink (2 oz. bottle, black)** • Synthetic Watercolor Brush #6** • Plastic cup for water* **not needed for the first class
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Question from Anamaria D.
Do you accept 4 year old kid? Thank you.
Answer from Kristle C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi, Anamaria! This class is for 18 years old and up only.
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Reviews of Classes at 92nd Street Y (468)

(468 Reviews)
Drawing for Beginners
Reviewed by Jonathan W. on 7/26/2018
Rachel was an amazing instructor! The class gave me exposure to a broad range of techniques and exercises I could use to improve my drawing. To boot, the environment was incredibly positive and made me feel unafraid to fail.
Drawing for Beginners
Reviewed by Stephanie L. on 7/20/2018
Rachel was a great teacher. Great classroom atmosphere would totally take it again
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