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Vermeer's Young Woman with a Water Pitcher

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

Vermeer's "Young Woman with a Water Pitcher" is one of the most famous portraits of all time. In this class, students will learn from instructor John Wellington about the techniques used to create it, including how to transfer a drawing on to canvas or panel, the methods behind painting a grisaille, and working with colors to make flesh and...

$505

12 sessions

Wednesday Sep 13th, 2pm

(39)

Long Pose Figure Drawing & Painting

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

Through demonstration, discussion, and practice, students in this class will gain an understanding of how the science of light can be harnessed along with their perceptual awareness to produce convincing works of figurative art. Students of this class will explore gesture, proportion, perspective, and the many facets of color through the completion...

$540

12 sessions

Saturday Sep 9th, 2pm

(39)

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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

Wednesday Sep 13th, 2pm

(39)

Drawing with Color

at WCC Center For The Arts - White Plains
196 Central Ave, White Plains, New York 10606

Learn to use colored pencils and other media to blend and mix tones, shades, and values in your drawings. Subjects covered will be landscapes, portraits, and florals but experimentation with other ideas is welcome.  Some drawing experience necessary. Students are responsible for their own materials. A materials list will be mailed to students...

$188.25

5 sessions

Thursday Oct 26th, 6pm

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

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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

Thursday Sep 14th, 10am

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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 Sep 11th, 6:30pm

(39)

Composition in the Field: Central Park West & 79th St

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...

Saturday Sep 16th, 11am

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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. Q&A Q: Can I make up a class if I miss one? A: Yes. students may make up any class within 4 weeks Q: Is a certificate...

$400
No Upcoming Schedules
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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

No Upcoming Schedules
(240)

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 class...

$900

5 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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Portraiture Workshop

at Cooper Union

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...

$305

2 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
(33)

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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

No Upcoming Schedules
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Mixed Media Portrait Drawing and Painting

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

Draw and paint directly from portrait models in a variety of color media. Combining techniques in watercolor, pastel, color pencil, marker, pen and charcoal, instructor Wennie Huang conducts daily demonstrations reviewing strategies for understanding facial proportion to create a likeness, as well as layering applications for line and color to create...

$245

2 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
(186)

Large Scale Figure Drawing

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

In this workshop, students will draw the life-size figure on six-foot lengths of paper. Attention will be devoted to quality of line, observation of the rhythms of the standing figure, proportion, and modeling of sculptural forms through value. Topics of discussion and demonstration will include the initial blocking-in of the drawing, use of lines...

$310

2 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
(23)
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