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Painting Classes Coming up in New York

Chi of Asian Brush Painting

Discover the basics of Asian brush painting and enjoy finding your own individual style. Through guided visualizations, learn how to fill your brushstrokes with the aliveness of Chi. Capture the essence of subjects, including plants, flowers, birds, and fish.   Are Materials Provided and Included in the Cost of the Class? Yes ...

$295
7 sessions
M.   Sep 12th, 1pm
Beginner
(45)
Other Dates (2)

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Beginner's Painting 101: Learn to Paint from the Heart

Artistic expression in the form of a painting class is fulfilling, relaxing and incredibly freeing! Our painting class students rave, “This is the best part of my week!” Discover your authentic artistic voice in this popular fear-free NYC painting class as you: Explore acrylic painting, self-expression, and the joy of color Receive customized,...

$399
8 sessions
M.   Sep 12th, 7pm
Beginner
(323)
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BYOB Paint & Sip Workshop (Chelsea)
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In a relaxed, social setting, an experienced artist will guide the class step-by-step through replicating the nights featured painting. It's easy, fun, and totally stress free. Many people find our classes therapeutic and convenient way to tap back into their creative side. These classes are perfect for beginners, so grab your friends, coworkers,...

$30
F.   Aug 26th, 10:30pm
All levels
(156)
Other Dates (120)
Painting Workshop: Williamsburg
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You will be guided step-by-step in recreating the featured painting. Often the image is pre-drawn on the canvas before you arrive, this way we can start painting right away. It's easy, fun, and totally stress-free. By the end of the workshop, you will be amazed at the work of art you have created. These classes are perfect for beginners, so grab...

$50
Sa.   Aug 27th, 1pm
All levels
(156)
Other Dates (105)
Painting Fundamentals

In these inspiring and motivating weekly painting classes, strengthen your core painting fundamentals 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 painting...

$65
T.   Aug 30th, 10am
All levels
(323)
Other Dates (6)
Painting the Model in Costume

Paint human figure in costume, delving into the themes such as historical dress, the use of hats, musical instruments, and other evocative or historically significant props. Develop a fuller understanding of light and shadow, warm and cool colors, sculptural strokes, and expressive simple shapes while using the painting medium of your choice, be it...

$340
8 sessions
M.   Sep 12th, 4pm
All levels
(100)
Other Dates (2)
Essential Abstract Painting

Explore the essential elements of modern abstraction while also developing the essential nature of your personal vision. Through individual attention and group assignments, reviews, and presentations, we will examine the rich history and contemporary trends of abstraction: painters, process, and theory.  Experimentation and research of alternative...

$775
24 sessions
M.T.W.   Sep 12th, 9am
All levels
(100)
Other Dates (2)
Figure Painting with Mary Beth McKenzie

Students may work in oil or pastel. Special emphasis will be placed on color, structure, value, and composition. Figurative painting will be approached in a broad, abstract way. Students will be encouraged to deal with the entire canvas, not just the parts, developing each painting as a whole. Note:  Fee includes $50 first time registration...

$775
24 sessions
M.T.W.   Sep 12th, 1pm
All levels
(100)
Other Dates (2)
Painting with Eric Michelson

Explore the rich variety of figure painting methods by looking at the underlying structure of the human form and means of achieving a vivid, varied surface that truly brings the form to life.  Explore a rich variety of methods including brushwork, knife techniques, glazing, and anatomy. Develop a critical eye by de-emphasizing distracting details...

$340
8 sessions
M.   Sep 12th, 7pm
All levels
(100)
Other Dates (4)
Painting: Understanding Facial Features

While working from a live model, students will be guided through the fundamentals of painting the figure and portrait. The goal will be to develop a better understanding of light, shadow, halftone, warm and cool colors, sculptural strokes, and expressive simple shapes.  There will be a focus on learning how to paint the facial features and each...

$527
16 sessions
T.W.   Sep 13th, 4pm
All levels
(100)
Other Dates (2)
Classical Figure Painting

Through sustained four week poses, students will be guided through the process of completing an accurate painting of the live model. Focus on the drawing elements of gesture, proportion and likeness will be explained through the construction of a quick grisaille underpainting. Colour and value will then be introduced to achieve a vivid sense of light,...

$775
24 sessions
M.W.F.   Sep 12th, 9am
All levels
(100)
Other Dates (2)
Painting Class: Landscapes and Seascapes

This course is for anyone interested in exploring the language of landscape painting through specific exercises in composition, color theory, and paint application. Students will work on small canvases for color studies, etc., as well as a larger painting brought to a higher degree of finish. Topics to be covered include: a brief history of landscape...

$465
13 sessions
Sa.   Sep 10th, 2pm
All levels
(28)
Academic Figure and Portrait Painting

This class focuses on practical academic portrait- and figure-painting methods. Students are presented with a clear and organized system for mixing and applying accurate flesh tones by using a traditional structured palette. Simple methods for ascertaining proper proportions, drawing and shading will be thoroughly discussed.  The class is designed...

$540
12 sessions
M.   Sep 12th, 6:30pm
All levels
(28)
Contemporary Figure Painting

Learn to create unique and personal paintings while working from a live model. This class engages students in a studio practice that explores the technical and theoretical creation of works of art. There will be a mixed focus on portraiture and nude figure painting throughout the semester.  The course will progress from observation and analysis...

$580
16 sessions
T.Th.   Sep 13th, 9am
All levels
(100)
Other Dates (2)
Abstract Painting and Process

As Picasso once stated, “a finished painting is a dead painting.” Develop your own intuitive responses, placing greater emphasis on spontaneity and visual sensation by using repetition, color, line, and lyricism. Experiment with unconventional materials, discovering how materials can function as a conduit to freeing up the work. Note:  Fee...

$340
8 sessions
W.   Sep 14th, 7pm
All levels
(100)
Other Dates (4)
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