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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 11th, 12pm - 2pm

$29.99

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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 Apr 7th, 2pm - 4pm

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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

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 9th, 2pm - 4pm

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

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

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

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...

Saturday Apr 18th, 10am - 6pm

  (2 sessions)
$495

2 sessions

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Block Printing Fabric Yardage

at Better Than Jam's Store & Studio - East Williamsburg 20 Grattan St, Brooklyn, New York 11206

We start with a a bit of history about the process and introduction to the materials, but then get right into carving!  Our goal will be to repeat pattern print one yard of fabric! Students should come with a 4" square image or two that you would like to work with.  Simple designs work best, and then you can add detail as you carve away. ...

Tuesday Apr 14th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

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...

Tuesday Apr 14th, 7pm - 10pm

  (6 sessions)
$450

6 sessions

Prop Design

at Ashcan Digital Academy - Murray Hill 45 East 34th St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10016

Prop Design encompasses vehicles, weapons, and architecture, and is incredibly valuable in immersing the audience in a story and world. Our course will introduce students to the basic design principles of different vehicles and weapons before students move onto developing their own original designs. Subjects include: Technical Perspective Study...

Wednesday Apr 15th, 5pm - 8pm

  (8 sessions)
$800

8 sessions

Soap Making Intensive

at Nyah - Jersey City 78 John Miller Way Ste 331, Kearny, New Jersey 07032

In this workshop with La Shonda Tyree, who turned her hobby and passion for making her own soaps and lotions into a highly successful business, we will learn how to make a range of exquisite self-care products. We will begin by discovering the history and chemistry of soapmaking, and the safety practices required to manufacture soap. We will then...

Sunday Apr 26th, 11am - 6pm

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