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Art and Drama Intensive (5-9 yr old)

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

Children explore a wide range of tools, materials and techniques in a supportive and enjoyable environment. Careful attention and guidance will be given to each student. Structured projects support freedom of independent expression.  Drawing, painting, printing, collage, assemblage and sculpture will be practiced. The class will write, direct,...

$780

5 sessions

Monday Jul 24th, 9am

Other dates (2)
(106)

Young Artist Intensive Workshop (13-17 yrs old)

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

Students work both independently and with individualized guidance while exploring different media. In the studio we will paint with acrylic and watercolor; draw with pencils, pastels, and markers; and also practice monotype and collage.  Students experience landscape painting in Central Park. Students may also work on developing their portfolios....

$780

5 sessions

Monday Jul 24th, 9am

Other dates (2)
(106)

Painting Drawing and Mixed Media

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

Students will work on the fundamentals of drawing and painting. We will draw from life, including nature, architecture, still life, and a costumed model.  Students will explore color media, in addition to traditional pencil and charcoal using Cray-pas, watercolor, acrylic paint, and collage. We will think visually and express the beauty of the...

$780

5 sessions

Monday Jul 31st, 9am

(106)

Digital Photography (10-13 yr olds)

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

Learn shooting and composition skills through demonstrations and hands-on activities. Discover photo-editing and graphic design techniques. Students are introduced to the basics of creating artwork on the computer and how a digital project comes together. Note:  Fee includes $50 first time registration fee. Q&A Q: Is there a work-study...

$780

5 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
(106)

Drawing (Beginners)

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

This course is designed to give students a solid foundation in the fundamentals of drawing. The skills necessary to render a subject three-dimensionally will be taught through a variety of exercises using still life and eventually the model. Observational techniques, composition and different artistic approaches will be explored as students use a variety...

$340

8 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
(106)

Foundations and Fundamentals in Sculpture

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

Learn the fundamentals for creating a sculptural work, and gain extensive knowledge and familiarity with the technical aspects and methodology of creating.  All mediums and processes will be considered, including wood, clay, aluminum, bronze, latex, foam, and plaster, along with light, sound, and kinetics. Wide-ranging experimentation will be...

$330

8 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
(106)

Figure Construction and Anatomy for Artists

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

This course will introduce students to the process of making figurative sculptures through perceptual skills dictated by conceptual knowledge. Design and anatomy secrets of the old masters will be shared with artists committed to mastering the human figure.  Figure Construction and Anatomy for Artists takes on the formidable task of how to organize...

$215

4 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
(106)

Figure Drawing with an Emphasis on Portraiture

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

Working from the live model, learn to draw the structural landmarks of the human figure by combining the variations of form and plane.  We will begin by simplifying light and shadow to create shapes with a step-by-step approach, which will then allow you to build the detail of the body and achieve a likeness with human expression. You will learn...

$215

4 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
(106)

Intensive Drawing and Painting: 7 Laws of Color

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

Master color in order to create beautiful and engaging figurative, portrait and still life paintings. Through an academic-atelier approach to drawing and painting, you will gain an intensive one-on-one introduction to color theory by mixing and using the medium in a composition. Beginners will develop a progressive approach to drawing and painting,...

$1,075

20 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
(106)

Introduction to Oil Painting

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

Students in this class will learn the basics of oil painting, including how to mix colors and apply paint to canvas. Become familiar with brushes, paint, medium, and painting supports.  Students will hone their perception of color and value with “color spot” painting of a still life. Instruction will be given in short lectures, demonstrations,...

$215

4 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
(106)

Figure Drawing

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

Review the basics of figure drawing in order to appreciate and convey expressive qualities and learn to organize light, shade, gesture, and rhythm into a single expressive whole. The instructor introduces beginners to varied approaches and techniques and encourages advanced students to develop skills and insights. Note:  Fee includes $50 first...

$215

4 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
(106)

Terracotta Sculpture

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

Learn the basic traditional technique of terracotta sculpture including clay-work, modeling, and handling the clay from wet to dry, then baked in a kiln.  Through demonstration and individual instruction, learn to make a complete sculpture in terracotta and a variety of styles of sculpture will be encouraged.  All levels are welcome. Q&A...

$350

4 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
(106)

Sculpture and the Human Form

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

Using a live model as an inspiration, interpret the human form according to your own sensibilities. While working primarily in clay, other mediums such as wax, wood, metal, and plaster will be introduced. The work will focus on creating a 3-dimensional form, whether full figure, fragments, or bas-relief. All levels are welcome. Note:  Fee includes...

$215

4 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
(106)

Life Drawing

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

Draw from a live model in order to prepare for painting and sculpture. Through a formal study of structure, gesture, and likeness, you’ll gain the knowledge and experience to develop confidence in your unique interests and perceptions. Q&A Q: Is there a work-study program available? A: The school does have a Work-Study program, however,...

$215

4 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
(106)

Abstract Painting and Process

at National Academy School of Fine Arts - Upper East Side
5 E 89th St, New York, New York 10128

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. Q&A...

$215

4 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
(106)
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