See: Art Workshops and Events in Manhattan and in the NYC Metro Area
Life Drawing - Williamsburg Brooklyn
Life Drawing - SoHo Manhattan
Painting in the Park - Art Central Park
Mosaic Class.com - Union Square Manhattan
Union Square Art - Art Classes and Workshops: for Drawing in Pastels, Mosaic Class and Mosaic Arts, Portrait Painting Instruction, etc.
The Poetry Project - St. Marks Church, corner 10th St at 2nd Ave, Manhattan - Upcoming Readings and Events
Still Life in Pastel - Grammercy Park NYC
Night of Philosophy - A 12 Hour Nocturnal Happening
Free English Class As a Second Language - China Town, NYC
Ballet School NY - East Village NYC
Ongoing - Saturdays and Sundays
with Instructor DAVID BEYNON PENA
Life Drawing Sessions with Model - Brooklyn - Ongoing Sketch Class on Saturdays-10:30-2pm
with Joseph Catuccio
STILL LIFE IN PASTEL
Wed Evenings: 6-9pm
All levels are welcome. Bring a sketch pad and drawing materials to the first class. This class is designed to enable artists to gain confidence in both their drawing and their use of pastel. Helpful tips will be given on underpainting, light and shadow, materials and approach.
Pastel Society of America
CITY ART ANECDOTES:
Tweed Court House in the Financial District at 52 Chambers St near Broadway. A national symbol of municipal corruption, this marble-adorned courthouse, built after the Civil War was originally expected to cost $350,000, but its final tab was $13 million, with much of the money disappearing in kickbacks to the notorious Boss Tweed; recently renovated, it now serves as home to the city's Department of Education.
Wall Street - When the Dutch settled her in 1625, Wall Street -- where there really was a wall - marked the city's northern limit. Today, "The Street" remains a symbol of American financial strength.
Woolworth Building - This building - once the world's tallest - was dubbed the Cathedral of Commerce. The breathtaking lobby contains jewel-like mosaics, filigree brass work and, hidden among the gnarled gargoyles, figures of Frank Woolworth and architect Cass Gilbert.
Jane's Carousel is a magical sight on the East River, appealing to children and adults in a dreamlike event in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Artist Jane Walentas led a careful restoration including 1200 colorful lights.The carousel has retained its classical design with 48 exquisite horses with 2 chariots. 718-222-2503 -- Brooklyn Bridge Park
Dinosaur Hill is a masterfully curated toyshop located at 306 East 9th St, NYC, at 2nd Avenue in the East Village. Hours: Open 7 Days. http://www.dinosaurhill.com
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