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Introduction to Drawing and Painting

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

This is a beginning class in drawing and painting designed for those with little or no artistic training. Weekly exercises will train the student to master the foundation skills needed to continue to more advanced courses. Exercises include value scales, sighting, construction, and still life. Classes begin with demonstrations of the exercises followed...

$545

10 sessions

Luminous Still Life Painting

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

Learn to simply and quickly bring a painting to luminous, life-like fruition! In Still Life Painting, students of all levels will study the properties of design, value, volume and color which are integral to a painting’s mood and drama. We will cover techniques from the Old masters to present day contemporary artists, and demonstrations will be given...

$465

10 sessions

Human Anatomy: Constructing an Ecorché

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

Students will learn the anatomy and structure of the human figure by constructing an ecorché (anatomical figure). Each student will build a skeleton from plasteline on a specially designed 24” armature (supplies included in the materials fee) then add, region by region, the muscles, tendons and other structures. This three dimensional approach to...

$545

10 sessions

Sculpting the Figure

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

Taught by a professor of sculpture and anatomy in the Academy's graduate school, this course offers instruction to students of all levels in modeling the human form. Working from the live model, students will sculpt a standing, seated, or reclining figure or a portrait head. Both water-based and oil-based clay will be provided, as well as armatures,...

$620

10 sessions

Painting: Landscapes and Seascapes

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

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

10 sessions

Strategic Drawing

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

Beginning with drawing from the historic plaster casts in the Academy’s collection and transitioning to the live model, this course examines multiple drafting strategies for both long and short poses. Guided by lectures, weekly class demonstrations, and personalized demonstrations, students will create observational drawings while studying material...

$505

10 sessions

Figure Atelier

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

This class focuses on practical and historical figure-drawing and painting methods. A clear process for ascertaining proper proportions, establishing anatomical accuracy, and modeling form in light and shadow will be thoroughly discussed. The class is designed to eliminate guesswork and trial-and-error in painting and drawing, and is suited to beginning,...

$540

10 sessions

Watercolor Painting

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

This course is designed for beginning students wishing to learn the basic techniques of watercolor painting. A series of demonstrations will be conducted introducing the foundation skills needed for working in this lively medium; including layering colors, painting wet on wet, creating detail and texture, creating dramatic light and using frisket....

$465

10 sessions

Intermediate Drawing and Painting

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

This class is intended for those who have taken a foundation course and would like to develop their skills further. Students will learn how to transition from drawing into an oil painting. Through a series of projects, we will work from prints of master works (supplied by teacher) and explore how to apply principles of drawing, light and color mixing....

$465

10 sessions

Animal Drawing

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

This is a course that explores various aspects and levels of drawing using animals as the subject. Each week, we will meet at one of three places around New York: The American Museum of Natural History, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Prospect Park Zoo. After a short lesson at the beginning of each class, students will explore their own subjects...

$465

10 sessions

Academic Figure and Portrait Painting

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

Classes will focus on practical academic figure and portrait painting methods from life. Simple methods for ascertaining proper proportions, drawing and shading, transferring, and painting development will be thoroughly discussed and demonstrated. Students are presented with a clear and organized system of mixing and applying accurate flesh tones by...

$540

8 sessions

Still Life Drawing and Painting

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

Students will learn to accurately draw and paint still-life’s using multiple techniques and materials. Focus will be on topics including perspective, creating depth, drawing accuracy, color and building form. The class is well suited for the beginning to the intermediate student looking to build skills or those interested in creating...

$465

10 sessions

The Power of the Underpainting

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

Through a series of projects, and working from a live model, students will become familiar with creating an underpainting using a wipe out technique. They will begin to learn how setting up the painting in this way allows the artist to freely adjust the drawing and composition, whilst rapidly establishing tonality, form and temperature in the initial...

$465

10 sessions

Painting and Drawing the Nude: Extended Pose

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

This course provides the dedicated student of painting and drawing with the opportunity to carefully develop studies of the male and female nude from initial drawings to full resolution.  For both painting and drawing students, emphasis will be on observational accuracy, construction, artistic anatomy and composition, to inform a contemporary...

$540

12 sessions

Introduction to the Portrait

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

This class teaches you to paint portraits with solid dimension and beautiful skin tones. Working from the live model, you’ll progress from drawing to painting; learning to see proportion, light and shadow with specificity and nuance as it falls across the structure of the head; and to handle oil paint to capture this effect. Clear instruction is...

$540

10 sessions

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