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Foundations of Portrait Drawing

at The Art Students League - Midtown
215 W 57th St, New York, New York 10019

In this class participants will investigate the foundational elements of portrait drawing. During the course of five sessions each student will construct one portrait so that each lesson can be thoroughly studied and implemented. Beginning with introductory strategies on how to effectively place the proportions of a live model onto paper.  The...

$450

5 sessions

Monday Apr 2nd, 9am

Portrait Drawing

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Learn about anatomy, proportion, line and value by working from quick studies and longer poses. Develop your ability to capture the model’s features and personality; then move onto drawing your friends and family. Prerequisite: Drawing for Beginners. Supply List: For Susan Cottle’s Class: Drawing pencils 2H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B and/or thin, soft...

$255

5 sessions

Monday Mar 12th, 4pm

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Drawing the face of the Buddha

at Sacred Arts Research Foundation - Greenpoint
107 Green St, Brooklyn, New York 11222

During this evening workshop you will learn how to draw the Face of the Buddha according to the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.  We will start with a short meditation and a short lecture to learn more about the backgrounds and symbolism of Tibetan thangkas, this is the best introduction if you want to learn how to draw a Tibetan thangka, such...

Tuesday Apr 10th, 7pm

Starting a Canvas

at The Art Students League - Midtown
215 W 57th St, New York, New York 10019

This workshop will begin with an oil portrait demonstration and will focus on Mary Beth McKenzie’s approach to painting. Students will be encouraged to begin their paintings in a broad abstract way, as well as to consider the entire canvas (not just parts of it!). The underlying abstract shapes created by color and forms are significant elements...

$455

5 sessions

Monday Mar 12th, 1:30pm

Drawing the Face of the Buddha

at Pratt Institute - West Village
144 W 14th St, New York, New York 10011

Learn to draw the face of the Buddha according to the Tibetan Buddhist tradition the way it has been done for centuries. Receive an overall introduction to the art of Tibetan thangka painting (traditional Buddhist scroll paintings) with a visit to the Rubin museum.  Engage in a focused meditation, and a hear a brief lecture on the traditions...

Tuesday Apr 3rd, 6:30pm

Drawing: Anatomy and Artistry

at New York School of the Arts - Upper East Side
315 E 62nd St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10065

This class will teach essential anatomy for figure drawing. Anatomy will be taught and discussed as a tool to create expressive, interesting figure drawings. Artistry will be emphasized. We will analyze the “magic” of old master drawings.  Students will also learn the basic shading techniques, expression of line, building solid planes, portrait...

$250

8 sessions

Constructing the Figure

at New York School of the Arts - Upper East Side
315 E 62nd St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10065

Learn to construct solid and anatomically correct figure and portrait drawings. Through lectures, demonstrations and individual instruction this course will cover the anatomical, structural and surface forms of the head and figure.  Participant will be taken through a range of short and long poses to explore the gesture as well as the creation...

$350

8 sessions

Watercolor: The Techniques

at New York School of the Arts - Upper East Side
315 E 62nd St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10065

Gain an understanding of traditional watercolor techniques: wet-into-wet, layering transparent washes and experimenting with various papers.  The instructor— classically trained in portrait, figure, cityscape, and landscape—will demonstrate loose and controlled watercolor techniques. Teaching will be individually adapted to your direction...

$600

16 sessions

Painting the Model in Costume, w/ Focus on Portrait

at New York School of the Arts - Upper East Side
315 E 62nd St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10065

Paint or draw the human figure in costume, delving into themes such as historical dress, the use of hats, musical instruments, and other evocative or historically significant props. Develop a fuller understanding of light and shadow, warm and cool colors, sculptural strokes, and simple, expressive shapes while using the painting medium of your choice,...

$350

8 sessions

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6 Digital Photo Composition Strategies @ Central Park

at Digital Photo Academy - Upper West Side
Central Park West & 79th St, New York, New York 10024

In 1858, Frederick Law Olmsted won a design competition to improve and expand the park with a plan they entitled the Greensward Plan.  Since then, continuing through today, Central Park has an international allure that brings locals and far-away travelers to this urban center delight. In fact, there are a number of photographers who have devoted...

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Saturday Jun 9th, 11am

Portrait Drawing

at The Art Students League - Midtown
215 W 57th St, New York, New York 10019

In this class participants will investigate the foundational elements of portrait drawing. During the course of five sessions each student will construct one portrait so that each lesson can be thoroughly studied and implemented. Beginning with introductory strategies on how to effectively place the proportions of a live model onto paper.  The...

$450

5 sessions

The Contemporary Portrait

at New York Academy of Art - TriBeCa
111 Franklin St, New York, New York 10013

Students will work from a live model to create well-structured portrait and figure paintings with convincing colors and features. Participants will create two paintings throughout the semester, incorporating a variety of techniques such as comparative measuring, big form modeling, and glazing methods that are all important aspects of developing a successful...

$540

12 sessions

Painting and Drawing the Figure and Portrait (Beg/Int)

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Painting and Drawing the Figure and Portrait (Beginner/Intermediate) Focus on painting and drawing to create strong portrait and figure compositions. Focus on light and shadow, color and surface to create strong paintings of the figure and portrait. Through multiple session poses, learn about anatomy and the structure of the body, head and features....

$501

11 sessions

Drawing and Painting the Portrait

at Art Studios @ JCC in Manhattan - Upper West Side
334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10023

This class will give students the basics necessary to draw and paint the human face. Learn how to use light and shadow to create the 3D forms of the human head. A live model will be used each session.  Q&A Q: Is the school disability-friendly?  A: Yes. The JCC is completely accessible. You take an elevator from the lobby down to...

$276

6 sessions

Portrait Drawing: Black & White to Color

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Work from live models to develop expressive and dimensional drawings. Supply List: Prismacolor Premier Pencils. Do not buy the “very thin” prismacolor pencils Black - #935 White - #938 French Grey 70% - #1074 50% - #1072 20% - #1069 Espresso - ? Canary Yellow - #916 Spanish Orange - #1003 Goldenrod - #1034 Orange - #918 Pumpkin orange...

$574

13 sessions

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