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Learn advanced drawing techniques and expand your artistic skills in a variety of mediums, such as charcoal, pen and ink, and watercolor, at various locations in NYC.

4 classes in-person in NYC have spots left, and 5 classes live online are available.

Life Drawing (w/ Model) for Adults - BYO Materials (Single Session)

Creatively Wild Art Studio Dumbo @ 98 Water St, Brooklyn, NY

Immerse yourself in the art of life drawing at Creatively Wild Art Studio Dumbo. Sharpen your observational skills and develop your style as you capture the essence of the human body with a live model. This self-led workshop is the perfect opportunity for artists of all levels to practice their craft in a supportive and creative environment.

Tuesday, Mar 5th, 6:30–8:30pm Eastern Time

Beginners Drawing at the MET Museum

The Art Studio NY @ 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY

Unleash your inner artist in the heart of New York City's iconic MET Museum with expert guidance and hands-on instruction. Dive into the fundamentals of drawing in a supportive and inspiring environment, surrounded by world-renowned art. Explore your creative potential with a blend of traditional techniques and contemporary inspiration.

Tuesday, Feb 27th, 1–2:30pm Eastern Time

 (7 sessions)

Colored Pencils (Intermediate/Advanced)

92nd Street Y @ 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY

Take your colored pencil skills to new heights and create dimensional drawings that come to life! Refine your technique and artistic voice in this intermediate/advanced course at the esteemed 92nd Street Y. Prerequisite: Colored Pencil for Beginners. A supplies list will be available.

Thursday, Apr 4th, 10am–12:30pm Eastern Time

 (7 sessions)

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Colored Pencils for Beginners

92nd Street Y @ 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY

Unleash your creativity and bring your drawings to life with the surprisingly versatile medium of colored pencils in this beginner-friendly course at 92nd Street Y. Learn essential techniques for blending, shading, and more to create vibrant and expressive works of art in the comfort of your own home studio.

Monday, Apr 1st, 1–3:30pm Eastern Time

 (8 sessions)

Online Gray Colored Pencil 101

Pastimes for a Lifetime @ Live Online via Zoom

Learn to create stunning gray-scale works of art using colored pencils in this unique course. Explore the three Gray Families - Cool, Warm, and French - and discover techniques for achieving rich tonal values and depth. Perfect for colored pencil enthusiasts who prefer working in tone rather than color.

Tuesday, Feb 27th, 3–4pm Pacific Time

 (4 sessions)

Colored Pencils for Beginners

92nd Street Y

Discover the surprising versatility of colored pencils in this beginner-friendly course at 92nd Street Y. Learn how to create vibrant drawings from life with nuance, depth, and expression using basic techniques for blending and shading. Unleash your artistic potential with this perfect medium for the home studio.

Monday, Apr 1st, 1–3:30pm Eastern Time

 (8 sessions)

Colored Pencils (Intermediate/Advanced)

92nd Street Y

Take your colored pencil skills to new heights and create dimensional drawings that come to life! Refine your technique and artistic voice in this intermediate/advanced course at the esteemed 92nd Street Y. Prerequisite: Colored Pencil for Beginners. A supplies list will be available.

Monday, Apr 1st, 4–6:30pm Eastern Time

 (8 sessions)

Drawing with Colored Pencils

Chicago Botanic Garden @ Online via Zoom

Experience the beauty of botanical art from the comfort of your own home with Chicago Botanic Garden's online class. Learn the techniques of creating glowing colored pencil drawings on toned paper, adding highlights to achieve luminous, vivid color. Beginners and experienced students alike are welcome to join this virtual artistic journey.

Thursday, Feb 29th, 9:30am–12pm Central Time

 (6 sessions)

Botanical Drawing 2: Online

Chicago Botanic Garden @ Online via Zoom

Enhance your botanical drawing skills with advanced techniques in graphite, light and dark media, and carbon dust. Join this online course offered by the Chicago Botanic Garden and continue your artistic journey. Prerequisite: Botanical Drawing 1.

Sunday, Mar 17th, 1–4pm Central Time

 (6 sessions)

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Pastel for Painters

92nd Street Y @ 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY

In this intro to pastel drawing/painting class, we will explore pastel as a transparent medium that can teach us about the complexities of color, the process of layering colors and the effect of using colored papers for image making. We will work from both reference imagery and life to explore color theory and how differently we see and depict color. One does not need to have painting experience to take this course. For those who have painted before,...

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Portrait and People in Pastel

92nd Street Y @ 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY

This program is taking place remotely. If you have signed up, you will receive an email with details of how to access the program.  If we are able to offer an in-person version of this class in the coming months, we will contact you and make both options available to you. ____________________ Working from live models, you will learn how to use pastel to create warmth and character in portrait and figure drawings. Artists will sharpen their...

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Drawing from Nature with Silverpoint

92nd Street Y @ 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY

Discover the art and subtle quality of silverpoint, a medium that dates to the late Middle Ages. Explore historic and contemporary examples while learning the ins and outs of how to use the medium and prepare surfaces for its application. Participants create drawings with silverpoint inspired by nature while honing their skills of observation. For the Supply List, please CLICK HERE Notes: Visitors are not required to show proof of vaccination....

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Introduction to Drawing and Critical Drawing Techniques

The Decorus Atelier of Figurative Art @ 117 57th St., Brooklyn, NY

This class will serve as a fantastic introduction class for those begining their journey as an artist or wishing to improve and to master their skills in drawing. It is designed for those wishing to better understand critical drawing techniques that are essential to capturing what you see as an artist with accuracy, and with a much more realistic description of three dimensional form.  This class will discuss basic concepts in drawing...

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Fear-Free Drawing: Portrait & Figure Drawing Level II

The Art Studio NY @ Online Classroom, Online, NY

NOTE: This is an Online Art Class. Our instructors will work with you over high-quality live video and teach you to make art from the comfort of your home. We will move back to in-person art classes in our art studio when the uncertainties around Coronavirus are resolved. Nurture your inner-artist and feel inspired as you deepen your practice of portrait and figure drawing. Enjoy engaging, encouraging art instruction in this intermediate level...

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Drawing Out Your Soul Through Touch Drawing

New York Open Center @ 22 E 30th St, New York, NY

Touch Drawing is a simple but powerful technique that encourages the immediate, direct expression of feelings and sensations in drawings. The use of the hands as living tools and the speed of the process put us totally in the moment and bypass the judging mind, allowing us to open to inspiration and tap into the deepest parts of our being, which we can then see reflected in our series of drawings. Today Deborah will create a safe, sacred atmosphere...

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Adult: Beginner Drawing Technique

Creatively Wild Art Studio Dumbo @ 98 Water St, Brooklyn, NY

Drawing is the most valuable skill in all the visual arts and needed for all artistic disciplines.  This course is perfect for adult students looking for a strong foundation, it’s a great skill for anyone working in film, graphic design, fashion industry or or those who work digitally. Hone your skill set and grow confidence with your sketches. Learn how to create dynamic compositions as you study classical drawing techniques for achieving...

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Drawing Foundations: Soft Pastel Painting

The Art Studio NY @ 145 W 96th St, New York, NY

In this inspiring and motivating drawing foundation class, strengthen your core drawing skills as you take your artwork to the next level.  Whether you are a total beginner or a more experienced artist, you will: Receive customized, one-on-one expert art instruction according to your needs and interests Learn and master important drawing techniques Relax, de-stress, and get inspired with encouraging art class instruction Explore important...

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Fun Patterns To Reduce Stress

New York Open Center @ 22 E 30th St, New York, NY

In this class we will discover the increasingly popular Zentangle® Method, an approach to art that has gained worldwide recognition. A simple, relaxing way for everyone, regardless of artistic ability, to create beautiful images using structured patterns, it also generates wellbeing, increased focus, and meditative states. Using pencil and pen, we will draw structured patterns on 3.5 X 3.5-inch archival quality paper “tile” (i.e. die-cut squares),...

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Acem Meditation

New York Open Center @ 22 E 30th St, New York, NY

Full Course Name Acem Meditation: Discover The Power of The Wandering Mind Acem Meditation is practiced in 18 countries around the world. It does not require you to monitor your thoughts; instead, it is a non-directive method based on the effortless mental repetition of a sound. In this series participants will learn to use this technique for relaxation and deep stress release; increase energy levels; stimulate creativity; and experience spiritual...

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Life Drawing (w/ Model) for Adults - BYO Materials

Creatively Wild Art Studio Dumbo @ 98 Water St, Brooklyn, NY

Immerse yourself in the art of life drawing at Creatively Wild Art Studio Dumbo. Sharpen your observational skills and develop your style as you capture the essence of the human body with a live model. This self-led workshop is the perfect opportunity for artists of all levels to practice their craft in a supportive and creative environment.

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