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Art Appreciation

at ArtClassBklyn.com - Lefferts Garden 98 Sterling St, Brooklyn, New York 11225

Art appreciation is Art History. Here you will find Slide Presentations in an Informal setting, where we will discuss both Ancient Art History and Modern Art, as well as presentations on Individual Artists.

Saturday Apr 4th, 12pm - 2pm

$29.99

Live Digital Modern Art History: Focus on Pop Art

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Dirty Hands Art Class Studio Experience - Lower East Side 55 Chrystie St Rm 105, Ground Fl, New York, New York 10002

Starting from the mid-1970s and on - our resident art snob and Dirty Hands creator Gosha Levochkin will talk you through relevant art history to sharpen your post-apocalyptic dinner party banter and leave you with the knowledge to collect art that appreciates and why.

Thursday Apr 2nd, 6pm - 8pm

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The Real History of Cave Paintings

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Brooklyn Brainery - New York Instructor-led Online Class, New York, New York 00000

This class will be meeting virtually via Google Meet or Zoom. Please familiarize yourself with Zoom and download the mobile/desktop app at zoom.us in advance. (You'll probably need it anyway!) Fifty thousand years ago, the world experienced its first artistic movement. The pieces of art created at that time are beautiful, important, and still mysterious....

Wednesday Apr 22nd, 7:30pm - 9pm

Harlem History and Beyond

at West Harlem Art Fund - Harlem 142 Edgecombe Ave, New York, New York 10030

Our experience is a journey from the 1500s to the present day. We’ll start with explorers trying to find a route to Asia but then encountered a new land. I’ll share Harlem’s role in the American Revolution and the meeting of Alexander Hamilton and General George Washington. Our group will discuss the Trans Atlantic Slave trade in North, Central...

Tuesday Mar 31st, 2pm - 4pm

Art Behind Hidden Doors

at West Harlem Art Fund - Upper East Side 64th St & 5th Ave Central Park, New York, New York 10019

By the turn of the 20th century, luxury mansions, carriage houses, and social clubs began dotting the area now known as the Upper East Side. This social dynamic kept gallery owners and their wealthy patrons close together. Then, large residential and commercial buildings came into the neighborhood hiding one of NY’s oldest gallery districts. Hidden...

Thursday Apr 2nd, 2pm - 4pm

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Color Theory

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Baruch College - CAPS - Murray Hill 10010

Understand primary, secondary, tertiary, and analogous colors, and how they fit into the complementary color circle.  Learn about hue, value, and intensity and how these terms translate to the Adobe suite of graphic design software. Students will work from digital color palettes, mix acrylic paints to see how colors affect each other and explore...

Wednesday May 20th, 6:15pm - 9:15pm

  (5 sessions)
$425

5 sessions

Block Printing on Textiles

at Brooklyn Brainery - Park Slope 1110 8th Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

In this workshop, we'll learn the art of block printing on textiles. We'll start with a bit of history about the process and introduction to the materials. After a little discussion about how to carve and how your image will transfer, we get right into carving and printing!  A quick carve "Block" and all tools are...

Tuesday May 19th, 6pm - 9pm

Japanese Woodworking Introduction

at Mokuchi Woodworking Studio - Orange County 18 Kestler Ct, Port Jervis, New York 12771

You will gain a broad understanding of how Japanese woodworking distinguishes itself from Western approaches during this two hour talk and demonstration. The session will include an overview of traditional hand tools used in a range of work scale, from making small objects to full size timber frame building.  This will be followed by a brief...

Saturday Apr 25th, 10am - 12pm

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 Jul 11th, 11am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$322.88

2 sessions

Wood Carving

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

This workshop 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...

Tuesday Mar 31st, 4:30pm - 7:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$400

8 sessions

Studio Landscape/Cityscape

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

This class, students will learn how to create a completed landscape or cityscape painting from start to finish. Students will learn how to select a subject and refine their ideas using sketches and drawings. Vadnais will explain and demonstrate how to create a useful under painting as a foundation for subsequent layering of color. Finally, Vadnais...

Monday Mar 30th, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$380

8 sessions

Beginner Shibori: Dye Techniques with Indigo

at Better Than Jam's Store & Studio - East Williamsburg 20 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...

Sunday Apr 12th, 6pm - 9pm

Contemporary Botanical Drawing

at Trestle Workshops - Greenwood 62 18th St, Brooklyn, New York 11232

You will learn traditional botanical illustration technique after which participants can practice such a technique and/or use their specimen to create a contemporary botanical inspired drawing. We will also touch on plants as subjects throughout art history and in the post-modern era.  Seasonal flowers are provided but feel free to bring your...

Wednesday Apr 22nd, 6:30pm - 9pm

Large Format Marbling (Weekend Intensive)

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

In this weekend intensive, students will learn the basics of Turkish Ebru/European marbling on fabric, including how to prepare a marbling vat and the best pigments to use for permanent prints. We’ll discuss the history behind European marbling traditions, then get colorful creating marbled monoprints. Small studies will be expanded upon in our...

Saturday May 2nd, 11am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$322.88

2 sessions

Art Appreciation Package Deal

at ArtClassBklyn.com - Lefferts Garden 98 Sterling St, Brooklyn, New York 11225

Art appreciation/art history lectures with Walking Gallery tours This is the 2-in-one day in the Art World, where we will present Art History, and after lunch we will visit Art Galleries and Museums.  Schedule: 12 pm to 2 pm - Art appreciation/art history lectures 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm - Break 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm - Walking...

Saturday Apr 4th, 12pm - 5:30pm

$54.99
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