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Paint in the Dark™: UV Body Painting for Couples

at DenArt - Williamsburg 317 Stagg St, Brooklyn, New York 11206

Unforgettable romantic experience for couples! A body painting class for couples at our studio location. A romantic and playful date activity where couples paint each other in a dark studio lit by black lights. You don't need to bring any thing to the class. We will provide all the supplies to create your masterpiece. In this class, you have...

Friday Mar 13th, 6pm - 8pm

for 2 students

Classic Charcoal Drawing: Faces

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights 190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Ever wonder how those emotive Renaissance faces are made? It's not genius or talent, but can be broken down into clear technique and skills. Pick out your favorite Michelangelo (or Leonardo) head sketch and we can reproduce it together in this class. We'll start with some simple warm-ups to get that hand-eye coordination flowing,...

Thursday Mar 19th, 6:30pm - 9pm

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Drawing the Face of the Buddha

at Pratt Institute - West Village 144 W 14th St, New York, New York 10011

Learn to draw the face of the Buddha according to the Tibetan Buddhist tradition the way it has been done for centuries. Receive an overall introduction to the art of Tibetan thangka painting (traditional Buddhist scroll paintings) with a visit to the Rubin museum.  Engage in a focused meditation, and a hear a brief lecture on the traditions...

Wednesday May 6th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Drawing and Painting the Portrait

at Art Studios @ JCC 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...

Monday Apr 20th, 12pm - 3pm

  (5 sessions)

5 sessions

Character Design for Games

at Ashcan Digital Academy - Murray Hill 45 East 34th St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10016

The Character Design for Games course leads you step-by-step through the character design process. This course emphasizes the fundamentals of gesture drawing, anatomy, storytelling, and perspective. With these foundational skills, students then move onto experimenting with various body types and silhouettes to create distinct and memorable characters....

Wednesday Mar 4th, 5pm - 8pm

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

Learn to Paint and Draw Self (Or Other) Portraits

at The Elizabeth foundation for the arts - Hell's Kitchen 323 W 39th St Studio #705, 7th Fl, New York, New York 10018

“Painting Selfies” - Capture Your Selfies (or Others) in Painting/Drawing 3 person master class with professional artist. Enjoy a creative and absorbing class as you learn how to paint your own selfie portraits with reference to self portraits by the master painters though out art history. Explore the fundamentals of drawing and painting the...

Saturday Feb 29th, 2pm - 4pm

Portrait Drawing & Painting on Canvas

at Creatively Wild Art Studio Dumbo - DUMBO 98 Water St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Learn how to capture expressive portraits of your favorite people in this beginner-intermediate painting class. In the first few weeks you  will  gather the tools, materials and set up to devise portraits in a personal expressive way. Our course will begin with preliminary drawing exercises to study the human face- how to capture the placement...

Friday Mar 6th, 10:30am - 12:30pm

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

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Alla Prima Painting: Features and Faces

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

This twelve week course will include 3, 4-week portrait poses emphasizing quick portrait paintings. Discussion and instruction will center around 5 principle concepts: Color Tiling The Wig-Makers Block 4-6 Color Value Notan Structural Symmetry and the Interconnection of Angles and Plumb Lines. Materials List: Canvas or Linen panel, toned a...

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12 sessions

Paint and Sip: Frightening Face Painting Class

at La Pittura Art Studio - Flatiron 49 West 28th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10001

Why don't you take your two favorite things (Makeup and Wine) and mash them together for the ultimate frightening class? Bring your own bottle and follow the amazing instruction by Yocelyn to create the perfect look for Halloween. All make-up is yours to keep afterwards for you to re-create your look! In just about two hours, while you’re sipping...

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Sugar Skulls Workshop

at Q.E.D. - Astoria 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, New York 11105

A class for non-professional novice face painters who would like to learn the art of sugar skull makeup for Dia De Los Muertos. We will cover the history of the holiday, the symbolism behind the sugar skull, basic elements of the sugar skull, and how to paint them on your face or somebody else's. Are materials provided and included in cost of the...

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How to Create Dia de los Muertos Skull Face Painting

at CraftJam - Union Square 33 W 17th St, New York, New York 10011

Come celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with us by creating your own one of kind skull face painting. Get face painting tips and tricks and  be creative. Learn more about this interesting tradition with no experience needed. We are all familiar with the beautiful Day of the Dead sugar skulls and face paintings that we often see during...

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at Ashcan Digital Academy - Murray Hill 45 East 34th St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10016

The Portrait course reviews essential skills for portrait painting in Photoshop, including proportion, facial features, and value. Traditional painting techniques will be applied onto a digital format. Subjects include: Intro to the Painting Technique Human Head Anatomy Human Body Anatomy Color Theory Light Study The portrait course introduces...

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Paint and Sip: Drip Too Hard

at La Pittura Art Studio - Chelsea 145 W 26th St, New York, New York 10001

Skrrt skrrt right over to this class and paint this colorful and deeply profound drippy face. Tell people its a self portrait or make up some other meaningful description for a guaranteed "That's deep, bro." In just about two hours, while you’re sipping or chugging on a glass of wine or beer, our artist will guide you through a painting step-by-step....

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Pixelated Portrait Painting Workshop

at Brooklyn Craft Company - Greenpoint 61 Greenpoint Ave Suite 101, Brooklyn, New York 11222

Join this class and learn to paint a black-and-white portrait. Paint a custom portrait of your favorite face, It’s easier than you think. Your instructor, Christina Batch-Lee, will break the process into simple steps that even newbie artists can master. We’ll work in grayscale, to explore mixing tones and build your painting “pixel by pixel”...

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Adults: Introduction to Portrait Painting

at Creatively Wild Art Studio Dumbo - DUMBO 98 Water St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

The human face and form is complex, and every figure, model or artistic vision is as different as the many approaches to depicting one. Learn to translate your artistic vision to paper with one-on-one guidance from expert instructors. You will learn techniques such as color mixing, color value, composition, proportions, glazing, brushwork, paint application...

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