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Color Theory for Floral Design

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Colors—like flowers themselves—evoke feeling and sentiment, and set the mood. Explore the role of color in floral design using a spectrum of flowers. This course gives you a solid grounding in color theory, while highlighting the latest hues and color combinations.  Please bring:  Florist knife wire cutter scissors pruners ...

Saturday Feb 2nd, 11am - 3:30pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Color Theory

at The Art Students League - Midtown 215 W 57th St, New York, New York 10019

This workshop will focus on color—how it works and why it works—through practice rather than theory. Experience is the only route to a working vocabulary of color ideas. This one week workshop will begin with the classic study of the interaction of color using Josef Albers’ techniques, primarily with cut paper and collage.  The students...

Monday Dec 3rd, 9am - 12:30pm

  (5 sessions)

5 sessions

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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

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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

Color Theory and 2D Design

at Shoestring Press - Crown Heights 640 Classon Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

In this mini-mester course we will be surveying the history of color theory, taking pages from Josef Alber’s “Interaction of Color” to experiment with illusions and transparencies created by color combinations and its subsequent effect on the eye. We will look at examples by color field and abstract expressionist painters, in addition to examples...

Sunday Jan 20th, 12pm - 3pm

  (3 sessions)

3 sessions

Shoemaking #001: Introduction

at Brooklyn Shoe Space - Williamsburg 224 Roebling St, Brooklyn, New York 11211

This class is a 2-hour theory class on footwear structure, resources for materials & how to measure your feet. Get inspired and design your shoes-. After this class, you will be motivated to create your designs!  If you register for the 6-day workshop, the intro class is included in the total price. (Please sign up only to the 6-day...

Monday Jan 7th, 10am - 12pm

Floral Watercolor Workshop

at CraftJam - Union Square 33 W 17th St, New York, New York 10011

Watercolor is a versatile water-based medium that is perfect for making free-flowing artwork. It is all about enjoying the process of creating, not just worrying about the final result. This makes it the perfect CraftJam to pair with a glass of wine this summertime! Bring a buddy and get creative in our Floral Watercolor Workshop for a fun-filled night...

Friday Nov 30th, 7pm - 9pm


Teens: The Art of Manga & Drawing Cartoons

at Creatively Wild Art Studio - DUMBO 98 Water St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

This is a two hour intensive taught by an experienced Manga Instructor! Enjoy a super creative, collaborative atmosphere and learn new techniques and skills: Manga/ or Japanese comic book art comes in many different styles and genres, (so each student can explore which one suits their skill set). Styles include Chibi, Shoju, Shounen and more! ...

Friday Nov 23rd, 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Painting with Acrylic

at FIELD COLONY - Hoboken 1001 Bloomfield St, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030

This workshop provides an instructor led introduction to painting and is followed by an open format that encourages the application of what was learned. Acrylic paint will be primarily used for this class but we will also explore and use other mediums including charcoal to encourage and nourish individuality and creativity. This painting class introduces...

Saturday Nov 24th, 10am - 11:45am

​Lotus Leaf Painting Workshop

at Himapan - Park Slope 470 6th St Apt 2, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Join us for a creative experience that will reinvigorate your artistic side. No art experience is necessary - our helpful trained instructors will guide you through the two and a half hour session. Our teachers are trained in classic studio art, art history, color theory, meditation, and Thai cultural history. Are materials provided and included...

Saturday Dec 8th, 3pm - 5:30pm

Pressure Printing

at Center for Book Arts - Flatiron 28 W 27th St 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10001

This two-day workshop on the Vandercook press will explore the use of pressure printing and layering to create imagery for a broadside or simple book structures. Pressure printing is a relief technique that uses low relief collage and stencils directly on the press. The results are prints with rich, painterly, spontaneous layers and textures. This...

Saturday Dec 8th, 10am - 4pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Tapestry Weaving

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

In the Tapestry Weaving class, students will learn to design and hand weave their own tapestry wall hanging. Students will learn how to use traditional tapestry techniques and apply them to their design. Some basic techniques that will be covered are soumak, warp wrapping, knotting and chaining, twining, overlay and fringing in addition to some...

Wednesday Feb 6th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

Experimental Stained Glass Sculpture

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene 647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Explore color, light and form through the creation of abstract, 3-dimensional stained glass sculptures using the Tiffany method.  The class is open to beginners or intermediate students and will cover basic glass cutting, cold working with grinders and dremel, copper foil, soldering, and final assemblage of the sculpture.  In addition,...

Saturday Jan 5th, 10am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Natural (100%) Scented Candle Making

at L'Atelier Creatif - Long Island City WeWork - 3537 36th St, Long Island City, New York 11106

Learn the power and skills to create a healthy, fragrant, 100% natural candle you can feel really good about burning in your home. The class is 2 1/2 hours and organized into 2 parts, theory and practice. Part I includes the following topics: Why making 100% natural candles are better for your health and the environment. The variety of ingredients...

Sunday Dec 2nd, 11am - 1:30pm

Holiday Stained Glass

at UrbanGlass - Fort Greene 647 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Holiday stained glass class explores color, light and form through the creation of a glass sculpture to be set in front of a candle. Our process uses the Tiffany stained glass method.  The class is open to beginners or intermediate students who are interested in glass. Each pupil will learn basic glass cutting, cold working with grinders and...

Saturday Dec 15th, 10am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

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