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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

Wednesday Jan 31st, 6:30pm

Watercolor Fundamentals & Refresher

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

Start the year right with a day full of Still Life followed by a day of Portrait and Figure Painting in Watercolor. The fundamental lessons of this weekend lead to convincing, strong, bright paintings in watercolor. Demonstration: 2nd Floor Gallery Workshop: Studio 13

$325

3 sessions

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Pre- College Portfolio Preparation Program

at Ashcan Studio of Art

Your portfolio is THE MOST critical component to a College or Graduate School application. Developing a unique and coherent body of work is of paramount importance and essential to the pursuit of higher studies. Taking Ashcan's Pre-college courses is the sure road to take to stand out to college recruiters. Give your portfolio the time & attention...

$400

4 sessions

Tuesday Dec 12th, 4pm

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

Introduction to the Portrait

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

This class teaches you to paint portraits with solid dimension and beautiful skin tones. Working from the live model, you’ll progress from drawing to painting; learning to see proportion, light and shadow with specificity and nuance as it falls across the structure of the head; and to handle oil paint to capture this effect. Clear instruction is...

$540

12 sessions

Painting: Color, Clarity and Composition

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

Direct painting relies on a keen observation of the clarity of form, chroma, and value as the foundations for the luscious application of paint we often strive for. This course will help you achieve that vivid, desirable effect by developing your drawing and painting skills while focusing on composition, color theory, and use of materials which will...

$465

12 sessions

Academic Figure and Portrait Painting

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

Classes will focus on practical academic figure and portrait painting methods from life. Simple methods for ascertaining proper proportions, drawing and shading, transferring, and painting development will be thoroughly discussed and demonstrated. Students are presented with a clear and organized system of mixing and applying accurate flesh tones by...

$540

12 sessions

Monday Jan 29th, 6:30pm

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

Drawing and Painting the Portrait (Mini-Session)

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. Supply list will be emailed in advance. Q&A Q: Is the school disability-friendly?  A: Yes. The JCC is completely accessible....

$138

3 sessions

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...

$370

5 sessions

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

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

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

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

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

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