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Beginner

  • Studies in Portraiture

    This beginner’s class will explore the fundamental theories of human portrait drawing, and students will learn to draw starting from large shapes moving to finer details. Students will focus on drawing a...

    September 15, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM

    Instructor: Dustin Garafolo

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  • Diving into Drawing

    In this beginning to intermediate class for the no longer terrified you will experience drawing a variety of subject matter, sharpening skills and learning techniques while exploring still-life, portraitur...

    September 16, 2015 — 09:30 AM to 11:30 AM

    Instructor: David Dowd

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  • Drawing Studio Concepts

    This is a next-level class for the ”slightly less terrified” beginner. Students will be guided through some of the basics, and then explore further topics including studies in line, value, composition,...

    September 21, 2015 — 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM

    Instructor: Armando Soto

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  • Sweet Ink! The Ins and Outs of Successful Tattoo Design

    This is an introductory course into the collaborative process of designing a custom tattoo between an individual collector and a tattoo artist. There will be discussion of placement on the body to enhance...

    September 22, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Nicholas Reinert

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  • Drawing for the Terrified

    This is a class for anyone who has ever said, "I can't draw" (but wished it were otherwise)! In this introductory drawing class for new students as well as those looking to build on a little experience, yo...

    September 28, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: David Dowd

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  • Geometry in Nature, Art & Architecture

    Discover and explore the geometric patterns found everywhere in the world around us. This hands-on workshop will deepen your understanding and appreciation of the universal patterns found throughout nature...

    October 1, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Kurt Przybilla

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  • Diving into Drawing

    In this beginning to intermediate class for the no longer terrified you will experience drawing a variety of subject matter, sharpening skills and learning techniques while exploring still-life, portraitur...

    November 2, 2015 — 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: David Dowd

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  • Drawing for the Terrified

    This is a class for anyone who has ever said, "I can't draw" (but wished it were otherwise)! In this introductory drawing class for new students as well as those looking to build on a little experience, yo...

    November 5, 2015 — 09:30 AM to 11:30 AM

    Instructor: David Dowd

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  • Sweet Ink!: The Ins and Outs of Successful Tattoo Design

    This is an introductory course into the collaborative process of designing a custom tattoo between an individual collector and a tattoo artist. There will be discussion of placement on the body to enhance...

    November 21, 2015 — 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Nicholas Reinert

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Intermediate

  • Figure Drawing Open Studio

    Preregistration is mandatory for this class. Immerse yourself in an intensive afternoon-long figure drawing experience offered in the "open-studio" tradition. The Arts Center faculty will be available for ...

    September 12, 2015 — 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Armando Soto

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  • Urban Sketching: Perspective, Proportion & Scale

    Get to know the beauty of downtown Troy in this weekend intensive. Throughout this workshop students learn how to see and represent proper proportion, scale, and perspective by sketching the beautiful down...

    September 26, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Tony Conner

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  • Figure Drawing Open Studio

    Preregistration is mandatory for this class. Immerse yourself in an intensive afternoon-long figure drawing experience offered in the "open-studio" tradition. The Arts Center faculty will be available for ...

    October 10, 2015 — 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Armando Soto

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  • Micrographia: The Art of Scientific Illustration

    The master of the Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci's drawings of plants and anatomy haunt our imaginations to this day. Do you want to learn to draw in that detailed and incredible way? This class will expl...

    November 14, 2015 — 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Monica Bill Hughes

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  • Figure Drawing Open Studio

    Preregistration is mandatory for this class. Immerse yourself in an intensive afternoon-long figure drawing experience offered in the "open-studio" tradition. The Arts Center faculty will be available for ...

    November 14, 2015 — 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Armando Soto

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  • Figure Drawing Open Studio

    Preregistration is mandatory for this class. Immerse yourself in an intensive afternoon-long figure drawing experience offered in the "open-studio" tradition. The Arts Center faculty will be available for ...

    December 12, 2015 — 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Armando Soto

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