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Sculpture: Portrait

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

In this course, you will learn how to do a realistic human head from start to finish, exploring the anatomy of the face in-depth, proportions, features, and expressions. You’ll learn the principles of building armatures and handling clay. All work in clay from the life model. All levels of experience are welcomed. Registration fee included. Please ...

Thursday Jul 14th, 4:30pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$270

4 sessions

Painting from Life: Alla Prima

at Chelsea Classical Studio - Chelsea 526 W 26th St Ste 415, New York, New York 10001

Working from the live model, students will learn to work in a direct alla-prima approach where they will aim for good draftsmanship, values and color. This is a fundamental skill in painting, and learning to mix colors in the right value and placing them correctly in the composition takes much practice.  There will be constant demonstrations...

Tuesday Jun 28th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

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Portrait Photography

at PhotoUno Photography School - Midtown East 222 E 46th St Ste 303S, New York, New York 10017

Join us in this hands-on intermediate level course to learn the basics of the compelling portrait. Explore the principles of posing, composition and lighting patterns that increase the visual impact of a portrait. There are many things that go behind a portrait, such as the relationship between the photographer and the subject. Learn how this relationship...

Wednesday Jul 20th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time

  (5 sessions)
$410

5 sessions

Portrait Painting

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

In this class, we will develop rendering skills to depict the human head and figure, caricature and expression, and the ability to elaborate, expand, and fictionalize sitters. The course will introduce practical information about the fundamentals of painting: shape, tone, edge, composition, color, line perspective, and substance. Through slide presentations,...

Tuesday Jul 12th, 5pm - 8pm Eastern Time

  (7 sessions)
$240

7 sessions

Portrait Drawing

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

Learn the visceral and dynamic nature of drawing with charcoal. Each class is a deep dive into the material, with a focus on layering, reductive, and additive techniques centered around vine charcoal. Work from an array of subjects from landscape to still life, portraiture, and interiors with a medium that presents depth and volume to every drawing....

Thursday Jul 14th, 1pm - 3:30pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$335

6 sessions

Photography Lighting

at PhotoUno Photography School - Midtown East 222 E 46th St Ste 303S, New York, New York 10017

Join us for this hands on intermediate level course to learn the ins and outs of photography lighting in a studio space. Our photography lighting class will teach you the different types of lights there are, what different lighting equipment you can use, directing your subject, lighting patters, photographing your subject with jewelry, and much more....

Wednesday Sep 14th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time

  (5 sessions)
$430

5 sessions

Figure Drawing and Portrait Construction

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

Learn the necessary tools to create expressive and proportional drawings of the human figure with artist Gabriela Dellosso through demonstrations, hands-on studio work, and individualized instruction. Working from live model each session, students will start with lively gesture poses and then progress to longer poses to create more detailed drawings. ...

Monday Jul 18th, 10am - 12:30pm Eastern Time

  (5 sessions)
$285

5 sessions

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Portraiture - Drawing Faces

at ArtClassBklyn.com - Lefferts Garden 98 Sterling St, Brooklyn, New York 11225

Drawing from the figure and photographic resources, a study of how the face is drawn. Step-by-step approach of training how to draw the head in proportion using the traditional method, and the Loomis method. Proportion and in-depth video demonstrations are all provided. This includes printed handouts, Short video lectures and demonstration Papers,...

Thursday Jun 30th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$93.98

2 sessions

Figure: Painting the Model in Costume

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

Figure: Painting the Model in Costume, with a Focus on Portrait Paint or draw the human figure in costume, delving into themes such as historical dress, the use of hats, musical instruments, and other evocative or historically significant props. Develop a fuller understanding of light and shadow, warm and cool colors, sculptural strokes, and simple,...

Monday Jul 11th, 4pm - 7pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$240

4 sessions

Essential Portraiture (6 Weeks)

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

ATTENTION: This class is offered with extremely limited max capacity of 6 in-person students.  Students will be required to wear masks during class until further notice.  Our classroom is well-ventilated and cleaned before each class session.    Everyone loves a good portrait. But in this photographic genre, there’s far more...

Saturday Sep 10th, 11am - 2pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$409

6 sessions

Painting in the Park

at ArtClassBklyn.com - Prospect Park South Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York 11225

This class includes a FREE half-hour set-up time additionally, so you can get all the time you need to paint and draw a portrait of the jewel of Brooklyn, Prospect Park. Painting in nearby Prospect Park weather permitting.

Saturday Jul 2nd, 12pm - 2pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$93.98

2 sessions

Intro to B&W Portraiture and the Darkroom

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

Intro to B&W Portraiture and the Darkroom for High School Students Since the creation of the first photographic portrait by Robert Cornelius in 1839, the art form has become one of the most popular genres of photography.  In addition to representing physical likeness and expression, portraiture is widely used for preserving history, self...

Tuesday Jul 12th, 10am - 5pm Eastern Time

  (9 sessions)
$850

9 sessions

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Intro to Strobe for Wet Plate

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

Given its extremely low sensitivity to light, the wet plate collodion process has historically called for long exposures in order to yield a proper image. With the advent of modern strobe-based lighting, exposures can now be made instantaneously, opening a new range of creative possibility.This workshop will give wet plate practitioners the skills...

Saturday Jul 16th, 10am - 6pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$600

2 sessions

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at Digital Photo Academy

Digital Photo Academy instructors are available to accommodate personal schedules and provide a full day, 7 hours of instruction to suit the needs of individual parties. Typically the session will last approximately, beginning with a discussion about the student’s specific camera equipment and photographic needs, then leading into an in-the-field...

Saturday Jul 2nd, 10am - 4pm Eastern Time

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$436.50
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Watercolor Painting: Focus on the Features

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

While working from a live model, artist Gabriela Dellosso will guide students through the fundamentals of painting the portrait using the lively medium of watercolor. Develop a better understanding of light, shadow, halftone, warm and cool colors, sculptural strokes, and expressive simple shapes.  Through demonstrations, discussion and hand-on projects...

Monday Aug 1st, 1pm - 3:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$235

4 sessions

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