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$230 12 seats left
Start Date:

Sat, Jul 13, 9:00am - Aug 03, 12:00pm (4 sessions)

Upper East Side, Manhattan
315 E 62nd St 2nd Fl
Btwn 1st & 2nd Avenues
New York, New York 10065
Price includes $50 Registration Fee.
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Eric Michelson

What you'll learn in this figure painting class:

Explore the rich variety of figure painting methods by looking at the underlying structure of the human form and means of achieving a vivid, varied surface that truly brings the form to life. Explore a rich variety of methods, including brushwork, knife techniques, glazing, and anatomy. Develop a critical eye by deemphasizing distracting details to construct a compelling image.

All levels welcome.

Registration fee included.

Materials List:
  • Brushes
    - Bristle…flats or filberts …. #’s 2, 4, 6, 8
  • Pigments
    - Titanium white
    - Yellow ochre
    -  Cadmium yellow medium
    - Cadmium red light
    - Light red
    - Viridian
    - Ultramarine blue
    - Ivory black
    - Alizarin crimson
    - Raw umber
  • Linseed oil
  • Stick vine charcoal
  • Palette knife

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Refund Policy
Class Cancellation: Classes and workshops are subject to cancellation if the minimum number of students required for a session are not met. Notification will be sent to registered students five days before the class is scheduled to begin.

To receive a refund, you must notify us in writing at [email protected] There is a $15 administrative fee for each refund.
  • In order to receive a full refund, students must withdraw from a class or workshop twelve days prior to the first day of classes.
  • Students withdrawing from a class and workshop during the week before the beginning of the quarter will receive a 75% refund as school credit if within twelve days of the start of the class. ​
  • No refunds will be made after the second class without medical documentation and no refunds will be made after a workshop begins.
  • Ceasing to attend class without notifying the school does not constitute withdrawal from class. 
  • Refunds are issued in the same form as payment. Refunds are issued within thirty days from request in the form of the same payment. Registration and service fees are non-refundable.

Transfers: All transfers must occur before the second meeting of class. Transfers from one course into another may incur additional fees, depending on the transfer. Transfer from one workshop to another is not permitted. There is a $15 administrative fee for each transfer.

Holidays & Canceled Lessons: We are closed for Thanksgiving, winter and spring break. If we must close due to weather, we will send out an email as well as update social media. The New York School of the Arts follows New York City Public Schools for weather-related closings. If classes are canceled, the instructor will work with the school office to schedule a make-up date. We do not refund/prorate for weather closure, and our make-up policy still applies.


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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
9:00am - 12:00pm Eric Michelson 4 $230
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sat, Jul 20 9:00am - 12:00pm Eric Michelson
Sat, Jul 27 9:00am - 12:00pm Eric Michelson
Sat, Aug 03 9:00am - 12:00pm Eric Michelson

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Question from christina o.
Is there any storage area (cabinet) for all materials for the class?
Answer from Alex V. Verified Educator
Hi, I'd be happy to answer your question. Our school has lockers available for students throughout the school. You can reserve a locker for $10 per month, or $20 for the duration of your course. We do not provide locks, so if you'd like to reserve a locker please bring your own and visit the school office to pay for your reservation.
Question from Krystal S.
Is canvas provided?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Krystal! Canvasses are not provided. The school does not provide materials unless otherwise noted on an individual course's materials list.
Question from Ellie R.
Are materials provided?
Answer from Kristle C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Ellie! The school does not provide materials, therefore you will have to bring your own as mentioned in the material list.
Question from Judy K.
Does this class work from the model?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Judy, this class does not work with a live model.
Question from Anonymous
Do you provide completion certificate?
Answer from Billy C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
The Certificate Program is for 2 or 3 years, at the end of which students are eligible for a Certificate. In order to be a part of the certificate program, students are required to select a concentration (Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, Drawing, Mixed Media/Installations) and register for a minimum of 18 course hours per week.
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