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Gold Recycling and Alloying (4 Hour Private Workshop)

at Fitzgerald Jewelry - Williamsburg
251 Grand St, Brooklyn, New York 11211

Gold has always held a fascination for its beauty throughout history. Pure Gold is a bright yellow metal called 24 karat and made up only of itself. In this class students learn age old methods of alloying pure gold to make 22 karat, 18 and 14 karat gold in colors ranging from peachy reds and tangerine yellows to green gold.  Once the alloying...

Large Format Marbling

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

In this one day intensive, students will learn the basics of 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 large 4x4’ marbling vat,...

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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

Hocus Focus: Spirit Photography

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

The beginning of the modern spiritualist movement dates to 1848 at the farmhouse in upstate New York of John Fox, his wife and two young daughters. The purported supernatural occurrences at the house and the ensuing fame of the ‘Fox Sisters’ ushered in a movement to last over 75 years. It was during this era that ‘spirit photography’ thrived...

$495

2 sessions

Saturday Oct 27th, 10am

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 dyeing with indigo dye in this beginner class. We start, learning how to start your own indigo vat, using pre reduced indigo, and the history of indigo. 3-5 folding and stitch resist techniques will be shown. Select the few you're drawn to and dye some of the plain items you have lying around the house! ...

Wednesday Oct 24th, 6:30pm

Digital Photo Live In-the-Field Workshop @ Central Park Deal

Digital Photo Live In-the-Field Workshop @ Central Park

at Digital Photo Academy - Upper West Side
Central Park West & 79th St, New York, New York 10024

In 1858, Frederick Law Olmsted won a design competition to improve and expand the park with a plan they entitled the Greensward Plan.  Since then, continuing through today, Central Park has an international allure that brings locals and far-away travelers to this urban center delight. In fact, there are a number of photographers who have devoted...

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$89.10
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$99

Saturday Oct 20th, 11am

Creative Photography: Color, Lighting & Beyond Deal

Creative Photography: Color, Lighting & Beyond

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

It's time to break the “rules” of photography. Experiment and expand your creativity to develop your own style. This course will explore advanced lighting, color filters, pattern, texture, image design, history of photography and more, to help you begin the creative journey within photography.  Students will learn techniques towards creating...

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$387
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$430

5 sessions

Tuesday Oct 23rd, 12:15pm

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Advanced 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 dyeing with indigo dye. We start, learning how to start your own indigo vat and balance it, to keep it going. 3-5 folding and stitch resist techniques will be shown. Select the few you're drawn to and dye some of the plain items you have lying around the house! Clean, white or lightly colored natural...

Tuesday Oct 23rd, 6:30pm

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. ...

$325

3 sessions

Tuesday Nov 20th, 6pm

Tri-Color Gum Bichromate

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

This workshop will cover the materials and methods for producing color separated negatives to make full color gum bichromate prints.  Students will be introduced to the history of gum bichromate printing.   Digital workflow will be discussed in detail.  Students will learn the variables involved and how to manipulate the negatives...

$495

2 sessions

Saturday Dec 8th, 10am

1 Day Workout: Color Calisthenics Deal

1 Day Workout: Color Calisthenics

at BKC Brooklyn Central - Bushwick
736 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11221

This one-day class invites you to think critically about color in your photographs.  We'll briefly overview the history of color photography, from early trials in 3-color process by Thomas Sutton to the digital pixel palettes of today's Photoshop world. Then we'll go hands-on, making photographic stories that challenge our interpretation of color....

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$102
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$120

Sunday Nov 18th, 11am

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...

$400

8 sessions

Screen Printing 101

at Gowanus Print Lab - Park Slope
304 5th Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Screen Printing 101 is a comprehensive, six-week introductory course into the (entire!) world of print. From learning the history of the medium to prepping your artwork and screens, to gaining guided practice through mixing inks and printing on a range of surfaces from fabric to paper – you will learn to print, troubleshoot, and experiment like a...

$425

6 sessions

Gold Recycling 3 Hour Private Workshop

at Fitzgerald Jewelry - Williamsburg
251 Grand St, Brooklyn, New York 11211

Gold has always held a fascination for its beauty throughout history.  But hey... some of us have made some regrettable purchases in the past or have been passed down some really ugly pieces :P But fear not! In this 1 day workshop we will show you how to melt down your regrets and uglies and turn them into beautiful gold stackable bands. Please...

Xerox (Electrophotography)

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

In this unique workshop participants will be introduced to the camera based Xerox flat plate process, learn about its history, and gain hands-on experience crafting carbon based photographic images. Unlike a modern copy machine the early Xerox process involves photographing (using a large format camera) and processing entirely by hand. Using the flat-plate...

Sunday Nov 4th, 10am