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Feminist Art Club

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

Why is there an enormous triangular table at the Brooklyn Museum covered with genitalia-shaped dinner plates? Why was that Intro to Art History course you took in undergrad all about white men from Europe? How are art and feminism related, and what does it even mean for an artist to be feminist? For answers to these questions and more, come join Feminist...

Sunday Nov 25th, 1pm - 4pm

Mysteries of Italian Art

at Collina Italiana - Upper East Side 1556 3rd Ave Ste 603, New York, New York 10128

Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raffaello ...Italian artists have produced some of humanity’s greatest art, images that convey the vast range of human experience. Looking closely at paintings and sculpture from ancient to contemporary Italy, Collina Italiana students will investigate objects from the world’s most important collections, learning about...

Friday Nov 16th, 6:30pm - 8pm

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Art History Series

at Queensborough Community College - Bayside 222-05 56th Ave, Bayside, New York 11364

Seventeeth Century Dutch Artist: A Study of Color and Light ARX-304  M: Mondays @ 7-8:30pm Register for Each @ $30 (1.5 hours) Register for All Four @ $100 (6 hours)  Note: While the indicated artist will be the focus for the date(s) indicated in each section/session, we will be comparing and contrasting them with each other and with...

Monday Dec 3rd, 7pm - 8:30pm

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What to Look for When Looking at Art

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

Learn the basic principles of how to approach, analyze and appreciate great works of art the way an artist would. In this art appreciation class, learn how artists communicate through art as you explore elements of composition and the origins of abstract art. Discover how to perceive the artist's intention, and how to "read" a work of art.

Friday Dec 7th, 10:30am - 12pm

Revit for Interior Design- Level 3

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

This course is designed for advanced SketchUp users who are familiar with all of SketchUp's basic commands. Students are introduced to advanced modeling and tool techniques and material and texture editing. Topics include using CAD files for reference, organizing the model by using layers, creating sections, using SketchUp layout for presentations,...

Thursday Nov 29th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (7 sessions)

7 sessions

Theory and Practice in the Arts

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

Develop the ability to view and critique art, awakening your capacity to understand artwork of different cultures, periods, and styles. In addition, you’ll learn how to develop a portfolio from the point of view of a gallery dealer, including materials, cover letters, content statements, and CDs.  Visits to museums and galleries, as well as...

Thursday Jan 31st, 11am - 1pm

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

Color Theory

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...

Monday Mar 11th, 6:15pm - 9:15pm

  (5 sessions)

5 sessions

Irresistible Revolt: A Primer in Art in Action

at Classeteria - Bushwick 284 Suydam St, Brooklyn, New York 11237

In 12 weeks we will explore the history of artists using their skills and talents in service of causes greater than themselves over the last 2 centuries, as well as identify and cultivate modern techniques of marrying fine art with social justice causes. As part of the journey, we will conduct a hands on artist’s workshop in which students identify...

Sunday Jan 6th, 12pm - 1:30pm

  (12 sessions)

12 sessions

Vision Board

at TW Painting with Friends - Gravesend 41 Ave South, Brooklyn, New York 11223

Vision Board - A Powerful Tool To Manifest Your Life Desires. In this workshop, you'll learn the science of visualization and best practices when creating a vision board. Then, let the crafting fun begin. The tool helps you invest the time and energy to visualize your future ( and consistently reminds...

Friday Nov 23rd, 7:30pm - 9pm

Beeswax Candles

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown 20 W 44th St, New York, New York 10036

The soft light and honey-like aroma from beeswax container candles create a warm, romantic atmosphere. In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn the basic science and history of candle-making, while creating a container candle to take home.

Saturday Dec 1st, 11am - 2pm

Colors of Autumn: Dyeing with Walnut Shells & Pinecones

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Crown Heights 1000 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11225

Before the discovery of synthetic dyes, plants and other natural sources were used by all cultures to color fiber. Discover the history and basics of dyeing with plants by using walnut shells and pinecones to create a range of tan and brown hues.  Each participant will receive two silk scarves to dye during the workshop and a natural dyes zi...

Sunday Nov 18th, 11am - 2pm

Natural Dyeing 101

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 Jan 12th, 11am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Portraiture I

at PhotoManhattan - Union Square 51 W 14th St Ste 3R , New York, New York 10011

This course explores both the intangibles of art portraiture and the concrete specifics of client-based portraiture in NYC. The work of successful photographers in candid, formal and commercial portraiture will be analyzed and harvested for both their technical and aesthetic merits. Classes include: Introduction to Portraiture styles and history,...

Saturday Dec 1st, 2pm - 4:30pm

  (5 sessions)

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 provided,...

Tuesday Dec 18th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Strategies For Collecting Fine Art

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

Why do we create Museums and endeavor to have our own art collections? What are the historical precedents? This course traces the emergence of each of these art forms: the Print, the Painting, Drawings, Sculpture and Ceramics, along with the emergence of the Art Collector with a particular emphasis on this history as it pertains to New York. ...

Tuesday Nov 20th, 6pm - 8pm

  (3 sessions)

3 sessions

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