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Introduction to Interior Design

at New York School of Interior Design - Upper East Side 170 E 70th St, New York, New York 10021

Interior design projects may involve totally new construction or the renovation, modernization, or refurbishment of an existing facility, space, or room. This course is intended for people who are considering a career in interior design. It provides a broad introduction to the profession and an overview of the education and requisite skills. The emphasis...

Tuesday Jun 14th, 10am - 12pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$690

6 sessions

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Natural Dyeing 101 (Weekend Intensive)

at Textile Arts Center - Gowanus 505 Carroll St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

This two day intensive introduces students to the world of beautiful, accessible, and sustainable botanical dyes. Students learn the basics of selecting and preparing fibers, extracting color from a variety of plant materials, and fixing natural dyes to fabric. We’ll discuss the history of natural dye use, and explore some contemporary applications...

Saturday Jun 4th, 11am - 5pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$430.50

2 sessions

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Cyanotypes

at New York School of the Arts - Upper East Side 315 E 62nd St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10065

Create images rather than capture them. The cyanotype photographic process has many expressive possibilities for the adventurous image-maker. Dating from 1842, this historic Prussian blue process offers a compelling alternative to modern digital prints. Topics will include the history of photography, photograms, creating negatives, paper, and substrate...

Thursday Jun 9th, 10am - 2pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$270

4 sessions

Linocut Printmaking

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

Learn to make sophisticated prints with linocut, a variant of woodcut printmaking. By carving, inking, and impressing the linoleum block on paper you will explore the world of printmaking and create beautiful printed editions. You will learn image preparation, carving techniques, printing methods, and editioning, and will explore the long history...

Wednesday May 25th, 2pm - 5pm Eastern Time

  (10 sessions)
$520

10 sessions

Beginner Shibori: Dye Techniques with Indigo

at Better Than Jam's Store & Studio - East Williamsburg 10 Grattan St, Brooklyn, New York 11206

Come in and learn the traditional art of shibori with indigo dye in this beginner class.  We start, learning how to begin your own indigo vat, using pre reduced indigo, and the history of indigo. 3-5 folding, tieing and binding resist techniques will be shown. Select the few you're drawn to and dye some of the plain items you have lying around...

Saturday Jul 16th, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time

Wood Carving

at New York School of the Arts - Upper East Side 315 E 62nd St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10065

This class will introduce students to the history of wood carving and its use in contemporary sculpture. The techniques used to shape the wood will be examined, the practical aspects of using and sharpening the tools, selecting the size, volume and type of wood to carve, as well as finishing of the surface of the artwork. Students will have a completed...

Tuesday Jun 7th, 5pm - 8pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$270

4 sessions

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Building a Camera Obscura

at Penumbra Foundation - Murray Hill 36 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

Students of all levels are invited to experience the magic of creating photographs from inside a camera! We will begin with a presentation on the history and current uses of the camera obscura. Then, emphasizing the technical relationship between camera-making and image formation, we will learn how to build a mobile camera obscura, source lenses,...

Saturday Jun 18th, 10am - 6pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$650

2 sessions

Stone Carving

at New York School of the Arts - Upper East Side 315 E 62nd St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10065

In this 4-day course, students will be introduced to the history of stone carvings. Students will learn the use and purpose of different tools and various carving techniques to make figurative or abstract sculptures on stone. The goal is to complete a sculpture and gain experience in direct carving of soapstone, alabaster, or marble. MATERIAL LIST...

Tuesday Jun 7th, 1pm - 4pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$240

4 sessions

Advanced Joinery

at Hudson River Maritime Museum - Kingston 86 Rondout Landing, Kingston, New York 12401

Title: Foundations of Woodworking: Advanced Joinery Introducing our first advanced course within the Foundations of Woodworking series. Students will build upon earlier lessons which included basic joinery, machine operation, tool use, ands shop safety. Participants will focus on hand- and machine-cut dovetail joints as well as machine-cut...

Tuesday May 24th, 6pm - 9pm Eastern Time

  (3 sessions)
$250

3 sessions

Introductory Figure Anatomy

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

Through demonstration, discussion, and practice, students in this in-person class will gain an understanding of how to apply structural and anatomical concepts to their figurative work. With an emphasis on gesture, proportion, perspective, and morphology, we will create a number of works from the observed life model.  Anatomical figure construction...

Saturday May 28th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (10 sessions)
$595

10 sessions

Painting and Composition (Intermediate/Advanced)

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Develop strategies, preparatory drawings and theory with artist James Sheehan. Learn from technique-based demonstrations and lectures that touch upon art history and developing concepts to help you prepare for larger paintings in the studio. Students will develop their practice through group and individual exercises. Class focuses on the importance...

Tuesday May 31st, 10am - 12:30pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$315

6 sessions

Craft a Custom Leather Tote Bag

at Craftsman Ave - Gowanus 117B 11th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Make a custom leather tote bag from scratch! Leather goods have been used by humans as far back as 5,000 BCE when Egyptians crafted sandals, clothes, gloves, buckets, bottles, and burial shrouds. In this dynamic workshop, you’ll use a variety of tools and materials and join the long history of leather craftspeople by creating your very own leather...

Thursday May 19th, 6pm - 10pm Eastern Time

Sculpture: The Human Form

at New York School of the Arts - Upper East Side 315 E 62nd St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10065

The students will gain an understanding of the fundamentals of the Human body, developing the perception of the body structure and shapes, and how to translate this information into a form. This course will have a live model, and examples will also provide an understanding of how the human body was seen in the context of history. While working primarily...

Monday Jun 6th, 3pm - 6pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$270

4 sessions

Landscape/Cityscape Painting in Water Media

at New York School of the Arts - Upper East Side 315 E 62nd St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10065

In this class, students will learn how to take advantage of the many qualities of water media to create a completed landscape or cityscape painting from start to finish. Students will start the first class by selecting a subject and exploring composition through drawings and sketches. In the second class, Vadnais will explain and demonstrate how...

Monday Jun 6th, 5:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$240

4 sessions

Suminagashi (One Day Intensive)

at Textile Arts Center - Gowanus 505 Carroll St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

In Suminagashi classes students will learn the basics of suminagashi, a Japanese marbling technique. The history and ideology shaping suminagashi will be covered, as well as basic fundamental tools and materials. Student's will learn how to create and pull suminagashi monoprints on paper and fabric, and leave with enough knowledge and skills to continue...

Sunday Jul 24th, 11am - 5pm Eastern Time

$215.25
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