Top NYC Art Courses

  • 92nd Street Y Drawing For Beginners

    The course introduces beginners to the fundamental principles and techniques of drawing. It covers topics such as line, shape, form, and shading and encourages students to explore their creativity through various exercises and projects. The class provides a supportive environment for aspiring artists to develop their drawing skills.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $275
    • 6 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • Beginner
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  • 92nd Street Y Getting Started with Drawing

    In this introductory drawing class, students will learn fundamental techniques such as line, shape, shading, and perspective. Through hands-on exercises and guided instruction, participants will develop their observational skills and gain confidence in creating expressive and realistic drawings. Whether you aspire to create stunning portraits or capture the beauty of the world around you, this course provides the essential foundation to unleash your artistic potential.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $195
    • 4 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • Beginner
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  • 92nd Street Y Colored Pencils for Beginners

    This beginner-level course will teach you how to use colored pencils to create vibrant drawings from life with nuance, depth, and expression. You will learn basic techniques for blending, shading, and more in this course.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $285
    • 5 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • Beginner
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  • 92nd Street Y Comics & the Graphic Novel

    This course will cover basic drawing and storytelling techniques and will reference a broad range of comic book styles. Students will also learn how to create a compelling storyline, strong characters, illustrate body language and facial expression, and how to match words and pictures. There will be a demonstration of all the materials while the students work in small groups to receive individual attention.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $335
    • 6 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • All Levels
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  • 92nd Street Y Drawing at The Met

    Join this class at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for a series of drawing lessons based on the collections. This course is a great way to learn the basics of drawing while surrounded by some of the world's most famous art. The instructor will teach you about different drawing techniques, such as shading, mark making, and line quality, and how to create different effects, such as depth and dimension.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $485
    • 6 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • All Levels
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  • 92nd Street Y Drawing from Nature with Silverpoint

    This course for all levels will teach you about the art and subtle quality of silverpoint, a medium that dates to the late Middle Ages. You will explore historic and contemporary examples while learning the ins and outs of how to use the medium and prepare surfaces for its application. Participants create drawings with silverpoint inspired by nature while honing their skills of observation.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $150
    • 5 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • 92nd Street Y Drawing with Perspective

    In this drawing course offered in NYC, participants will explore various fundamental elements of perspective used in drawing, such as linear perspective, one-point perspective, two-point perspective, and atmospheric perspective. Through engaging demonstrations, exercises, and projects, learners will gain a better understanding of the artistic concepts of space, depth, light, and atmosphere.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $170
    • 3 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • All Levels
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  • 92nd Street Y Mosaic Art

    Join this mosaic class to learn the art of designing and creating mosaics using various techniques. The course is structured to gradually build skills, starting with basic tile cutting and progressing to more advanced glass shaping. By the end of the course, you will have completed a 24" x 24" mosaic masterpiece of your own.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $400
    • 6 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • All Levels
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  • 92nd Street Y Getting Started with Oil Painting

    Suitable for beginners and art enthusiasts alike, this hands-on class introduces the fundamentals of oil painting techniques, materials, and color mixing. Under the guidance of our experienced instructors, you'll learn essential skills, unleash your creativity, and create a work of art on canvas. Enroll in this course to go on an artistic journey and unlock the potential of oil painting.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $195
    • 4 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • Beginner
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  • 92nd Street Y Embroidery in 90 Minutes: Floral Monogram

    In this one-and-a-half-hour in-person embroidery course, students of all levels will learn two basic embroidery stitches paired with two more advanced, decorative stitches, which combine to form a piece with stunning texture and details. Students will learn how to use a three inch embroidery hoop, floss, a size 24 chenille embroidery needles, a water-soluble tracing pen, and a choice of colored felt.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $60
    • 1 Hour
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    • All Levels
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  • 92nd Street Y Botanical Drawing

    Discover the captivating art of botanical drawing in this immersive course. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced artist, this class will teach you the techniques and skills needed to create stunning botanical illustrations. Learn how to accurately depict the intricate details of plants, capture their delicate textures, and master shading and composition. With expert guidance, you'll unleash your creativity and develop a deeper appreciation for the beauty of the natural world through the art of botanical drawing.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $275
    • 6 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • Beginner
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  • 92nd Street Y Classical Goldsmithing High-Karat Gold/Fine Silver II

    Learn more about classical goldsmithing with our intermediate-level course. Building upon the skills acquired in Classical Goldsmithing in Gold or Fine Silver I, this course delves deeper into the artistry and craftsmanship of working with precious metals. Through hands-on projects and expert guidance, you'll refine your shaping, soldering, stone setting, and finishing techniques, creating stunning jewelry pieces in gold or fine silver. Discover the secrets of traditional goldsmithing and elevate your skills to new heights in this immersive and rewarding learning experience.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $335
    • 6 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • Intermediate
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  • 92nd Street Y Machine Sewing II

    In this intermediate-level course, you'll expand your knowledge of sewing techniques and explore more complex projects. Learn advanced skills such as garment construction, pattern modification, and professional finishing techniques, all while honing your precision and creativity on the sewing machine. Whether you aspire to create custom clothing or enhance your sewing repertoire, this course will empower you to confidently tackle more challenging projects.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $275
    • 6 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • Intermediate
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  • 92nd Street Y Jewelry II (Intermediate)

    This hands-on class builds upon the fundamentals learned in Jewelry I. You will dive deeper into techniques such as stone setting, advanced soldering, and intricate design. With expert guidance and a supportive environment, you'll expand your creative horizons and create stunning, personalized pieces of jewelry that showcase your growing expertise.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $285
    • 6 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • Intermediate
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  • 92nd Street Y Multiple Approaches to Enameling (All Levels)

    Whether you're a beginner or an experienced jeweler, this class offers a range of enameling techniques and approaches that will expand your creative horizons. Under the guidance of expert instructors, you'll explore various methods such as cloisonné, champlevé, and plique-à-jour, mastering the fusion of glass and metal to create stunning, one-of-a-kind enamel jewelry pieces. Unleash your artistic expression and leave with unique wearable artwork that reflects your style.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $240
    • 6 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • All Levels
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  • 92nd Street Y Watercolor Painting (Intermediate/Advanced)

    Dive deeper into the world of watercolor painting in this intermediate-advanced level course. Whether you're an experienced artist or have already completed a beginner course, this in-person class will help you refine your skills and explore new techniques. With personalized guidance from a seasoned instructor, you'll learn to master the intricacies of watercolor and create stunning, expressive artworks that truly come to life on the canvas.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $515
    • 11 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • Intermediate
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  • 92nd Street Y Oil Painting (Beginner/Intermediate)

    Learn oil painting in this basic to intermediate-level course. You'll delve into the fundamental oil painting techniques, exploring color mixing, brushwork, composition, and more. Through hands-on guidance from our experienced instructors, you'll gain confidence in your artistic abilities and create stunning works of art on canvas. Unleash your creativity and bring your imagination to life with oil paints' rich and versatile medium.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $335
    • 6 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • Beginner
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  • 92nd Street Y Jewelry for Absolute Beginners

    This introductory class provides aspiring jewelry enthusiasts with the necessary skills and techniques to create stunning wearable art pieces. From basic design principles to hands-on practice with various materials and tools, students will explore the art of jewelry-making while cultivating their unique style under the guidance of experienced instructors.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $285
    • 6 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • Beginner
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  • 92nd Street Y DSLR Camera Skills for Absolute Beginners

    Learn digital photography with our DSLR Camera Intensive course. Designed for beginners and enthusiasts alike, this comprehensive program covers everything you need to know about DSLR cameras, from understanding essential settings and controls to mastering composition and lighting techniques. Through hands-on practice and expert guidance, you'll gain skills and confidence to capture stunning images and unleash your creativity in the captivating realm of photography.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $230
    • 6 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • Beginner
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  • 92nd Street Y Oil Painting (Intermediate/Advanced)

    Elevate your oil painting skills with this oil painting course. Designed for artists with a solid foundation in oil painting techniques, this course focuses on refining your skills, exploring advanced techniques, and honing your personal style. Through hands-on instruction, expert guidance, and engaging projects, you will learn to master color mixing, composition, brushwork, and the use of light and shadow. This course will empower you to create captivating oil paintings. Join our supportive community of artists and take your oil painting to the next level in this immersive course.

    In-person @ 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York
    • $495
    • 11 Weeks, 2 hr/wk
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    • Intermediate
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