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Studio Art

  • Offers Instruction for All Levels
  • Builds Skills in Drawing, Painting, and Mixed Media
  • Affords Visits to NYC Museums and Galleries

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced artist, these courses provide you with the opportunity to experiment with new techniques, explore different media, and unleash your creativity. They focus on specific media—drawing, painting, watercolor, etc.—and subject matter—still-life, portraits, and landscapes.

Drawing and Painting with Mixed Media

Explore the range of media available for painting and drawing, and expand the boundaries of your art.

2018 Spring
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Drawing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

At the Met, sketch the paintings and sculptures of influential artists who are celebrated for their drawings.

2018 Spring
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Landscape Painting in Central Park

Working with watercolor, oil, and acrylic paints, learn composition, proportion, texture, and mark-making.

2018 Summer
1 section

Painting

Whether a beginning or advanced student of painting, work with oil and acrylic paints to learn composition, proportion, texture, and mark-making.

2018 Spring
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Still-Life Drawing

Learn the fundamentals of drawing: selecting a composition, focusing on a concept, and choosing a technique for rendering the objects.

2018 Summer
1 section

The Art of Drawing Sculpture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Learn to draw by using sculptures and the drawing study room at The Metropolitan Museum of Art as inspiration.

2018 Spring
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Collage: The Invention of Images

Explore the creative possibilities of collage using a wide variety of materials and sources that allow for a diverse range of references and imagery.

2018 Spring
1 section

Drawing Techniques for Art Specialists

Gain deeper insight into the artist’s creative process, and explore the essential concepts and techniques of representational drawing.

2018 Spring
1 section

Cracking Comics: Drawing and Storytelling with Cartoons

Learn how to develop an individualized practice for making cartoons and comics, regardless of your drawing ability or experience.

Linoleum Printmaking

Create prints without a press using a fast and easy method that involves carving and printing from linoleum.

Printmaking by Hand: Linoleum Cuts, Collagraphs, and Monotypes

Try handmade printing, exploring a variety of mark-making methods and inking techniques to create your own linoleum cuts, collagraphs, and monotypes.