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The School of Making Thinking - Wound Dwelling

at Abrons Arts Center - Lower East Side, New York

The School of Making Thinking is an artist/thinker residency program, an experimental college, and a nomadic investigation in intentional living. The mission is to create a unique environment where participants are able to develop a creative practice that challenges disciplinary conventions of art-making, thinking and living.   WOUND DWELLING:...


8 sessions

Thursday Sep 29th, 7pm


Fine Art Digital Printing I

at International Center of Photography - Midtown, New York

Achieving satisfying and consistent results with digital technology involves much more than simply hitting the "print" button. This handson course covers the fundamentals of image editing, including RAW conversion, localized adjustments, and color to black-and-white conversions, as well as printer profiles, driver settings, and soft-proofing. ...


10 sessions

Tuesday Oct 4th, 6:30pm

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Mixed-Media Printmaking

at Pratt Institute - West Village, New York

Create mixed-media prints using a smooth, non-absorbent surface. The surface can be glass-, acrylic-, or gelli-plate onto which a paint medium is applied. Explore different reductive and/or additive techniques to create your images, which will be then transferred onto paper. Learn how to produce unique prints where no second print will look alike....

Sunday Dec 11th, 9:30am


Beginner's Drawing at the MET

at The Art Studio NY - Upper West Side, New York

Escape the everyday and embrace your inner-artist in this inspiring drawing class. Everyone can draw, including you. Enjoy the beauty and inspiration of New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art as you: Receive tailor-made, encouraging one-on-one expert art instruction in drawing Are inspired by the MET museum’s life-size sculptures, master...


6 sessions

Wednesday Sep 28th, 11am


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Photography I: Black-and-White

at International Center of Photography - Midtown, New York

Topics in this class include camera operation, principles of exposure, film development, printing, and picture content.  Weekly assignments and lectures on historical and contemporary artwork explore the technical and aesthetic possibilities of photography. The majority of class time is devoted to working in the darkroom and building printing...


10 sessions

Monday Oct 17th, 7pm

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Introduction to Drawing (5 Sessions)

at Brooklyn Art Space & Trestle - Gowanus, New York

This class will cover fundamental aspects of the visual language of drawing including perspective, charcoal tonal drawing, mark making (line, hatching, cross-hatching, etc), still-life, portraiture, figure drawing with the live model and much more. Behind many great works of art, abstraction or realism, lies a strong drawing. Drawing is the bridge...


5 sessions

Tuesday Oct 18th, 6:30pm

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Fine Silver Printing Workshop: From Negative to Print

at International Center of Photography - Midtown, New York

The goal of this two-day workshop is to give students the tools and techniques necessary to gain exacting control over their black-and-white negatives and prints. The workshop will begin by introducing students to a variety of negative-exposure and development methods, including the Zone System. The workshop can accommodate each student’s style of...


2 sessions

Saturday Oct 22nd, 10am


Cyanotype Darkroom Course

at The Photography Workshops - SoHo, New York

A one day course in Cyanotype which includes all the materials needed to make 8x10 inch paper prints (gloves, brushes, fully equipped darkroom, archival watercolor paper and chemistry). We will start by covering the history of cyanotype.  Morning:  We will Convert images to a digital negative to size and proper curves for good contrast....

Saturday Oct 1st, 11am


Pen, Ink and Beyond

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side, New York

Examine the work of sepia masters like Da Vinci, the Expressionists and modernists like Raymond Pettibon, and develop a series of drawings (utilizing expressionistic contour, cross hatching, pointillism, color wash and dry brush) that utilizes the full potential of ink.  Perfect for beginners or the more experienced student who wishes to attain...


6 sessions

Sunday Nov 6th, 1:30pm


Digital Negatives and Platinum/Gum Bichromate Printing

at International Center of Photography - Midtown, New York

Platinum and gum bichromate printing are two of the most expressive of all the traditional 19th-century photographic techniques. Historic icons of photography, such as Edward Steichen and Alfred Stieglitz, among others, used gum bichromate color pigments over platinum to create some of their most memorable prints.  Each technique is capable of...


4 sessions

Saturday Nov 12th, 10am


Beginner Bespoke Dress/Gown

at Esaie Couture Design School - Manhattan, New York

This patented Italian system frees you from the fit problems and design limitations of commercial patterns, giving you the freedom to go from design to garment using documented, easy-to-follow methods. The coursework is accessible for new students, but rich enough to excite experienced seamstresses.This special system was devised By Laura Congia (Italian...


4 sessions

Wednesday Feb 1st, 6pm


Beginner Bespoke Pant/Blouse

at Esaie Couture Design School - Manhattan, New York

In this intensive course, visiting instructor from Italy, Laura Congia, possessing years of experience in sartorial techniques, is coming to New York (during fashion week, no less!) to teach you about creating perfectly a fitted pair of pants, the Italian way. This patented Italian system frees you from the fit problems and design limitations of commercial...


4 sessions

Sunday Feb 5th, 10am


DIY Printmaking

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side, New York

Learn about an array of printing techniques, many of which can be done at your kitchen table. Participants will learn about block carving, painterly mono-prints and collographs to build unique images that can be turned into artistic prints, t-shirts, tote bags and more. Are materials included on the cost of the class? No. Materials you will...


6 sessions

Wednesday Nov 16th, 7pm


Art Workshop (Wednesdays)

at Chelsea Drawing & Painting Workshops - Chelsea, New York

You may be interested in drawing and painting, as both an experienced artist ​or as some one just starting out on the artistic path. If you are a beginner, the artist -instructor will start you off on the fundamentals of drawing by creating your own still-life of objects to draw. For intermediate and advanced emerging artists, we work with what...

Wednesday Sep 28th, 1pm

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Chemigrams: Experimental Photography without a Darkroom

at International Center of Photography - Midtown, New York

After a brief look at the physics of silver gelatin emulsion and a review of black-and-white dark room procedures, students learn how to subvert these classic methods and, by adding some new twists, derive color prints from black-and-white materials. This is the tradition of the Chemigram.  In this Workshop:  We use no negatives and no...

Sunday Dec 4th, 10am