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Introduction to Portrait Drawing

at Cooper Union - East Village
Cooper Union Campus, New York, New York 10003

This class is designed for the beginner who has never tackled the portrait, but has always wanted to learn how to get a lifelike drawing of the face and head. Students study facial proportions and anatomy in a supportive environment using a different model in each class as well as photographs. You will learn to see and accurately depict each feature...

$355

5 sessions

Saturday Oct 7th, 10am

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....

$579

13 sessions

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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...

$532

12 sessions

Wednesday Sep 27th, 4pm

Drawing for Beginners: 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 Oct 9th, 9am

Portrait

at Ashcan Studio of Art - Murray Hill
45 E 34th St 4th Fl, New York, New York 10016

The Portrait course covers comprehensive methods for developing portrait projects, including how to draw facial features, and how to discover ways to represent a subject’s identity through content, color and texture. *materials provided  Q&A Q: Can I make up a class if I miss one? A: Yes. students may make up any class within...

$975

11 sessions

Wednesday Sep 20th, 4pm

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...

$307

6 sessions

Monday Nov 13th, 4pm

Fine Arts I

at The New School - Manhattan
10011

Develop your ability to draw from observation, an essential aspect of visual expression. In this class, you work in the studio and on location in museums and outdoors in New York City to complete portraits, landscapes, and imaginative projects. Develop your skill in using the language of mark making, including line, value, texture, and composition....

$480

13 sessions

Saturday Sep 23rd, 10am

Art: Optimalart Creativity Workshop

at Queensborough Community College - Bayside
222-05 56th Ave, Bayside, New York 11364

This course presents creativity through the fundamentals of drawing and painting. Picture scaling, linear and tonal drawing, and optimalart color mixing on the painting techniques are featured.  Intercultural art probes, working from memory, imagination, and observation. Focus on portraits, still life, and landscapes, and the abstract shapes...

$145

6 sessions

Saturday Oct 7th, 9:30am

Basic Collage

at Cooper Union - East Village
Cooper Union Campus, New York, New York 10003

Basic Collage provides non-experienced students with tools and techniques to approach and explore the medium. Fundamentals of acrylic paints and mediums, adhesives, drawing materials, papers, light collage materials such as fabric and cardboard are introduced.  In-class demonstrations cover cutting and gluing techniques, inkjet and Xerox transfer...

$420

8 sessions

Saturday Oct 7th, 10am

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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

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

Portraiture Workshop

at Cooper Union - East Village
Cooper Union Campus, New York, New York 10003

Creating a lifelike, expressive portrait is a major challenge even for the most experienced artist, from emotion to gesture to getting a likeness. Using live models, photographs, sculpture, mirrors and memory in each intensive workshop, students will study proportion and anatomy of the head and face, observe how it is attached to the rest of the...

$370

9 sessions

Portrait Drawing (3 sessions) with Edmond Rochat

at Drawing New York - Murray Hill
114 East 35th Street, New York, New York 10016

Portrait Drawing (3 sessions) with Artist Edmond Rochat - Mondays, April 17th, 24th and May 1st, - 6:30 -9:30pm all sessions.  Students will improve in three main areas of portrait drawing in this course: proportion/gesture, perspective and lighting form.  Each session starts with a demonstration by the instructor clearly showing what students...

$185

3 sessions

Pre-College Portrait

at Ashcan Studio of Art - Murray Hill
45 E 34th St 4th Fl, New York, New York 10016

The Portrait course covers comprehensive methods for developing portrait projects, including how to draw facial features, and how to discover ways to represent a subject’s identity through content, color and texture. At ASHCAN...YOU Can  Your portfolio is THE MOST critical component to a College or Graduate School application. Developing...

$400

4 sessions

2-Day Portrait Drawing Workshop

at NYC Portrait Workshop - Flatiron
251 5th Ave 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10016

In this workshop, (therightworkshop.com) you will learn the foundations for creating a successful realistic drawing including invaluable tips, tricks and shortcuts. Everything will be explained very simply and clearly making it easily understood by all students, regardless of their level. Each student will receive extensive 1-on-1 individual teaching...

$45

2 sessions

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