Figure drawing sessions and walk in ateliers

New York city figure drawing workshops and ateliers : Walk-in, open session sketch classes, instructed drawing and painting class. There are some sculpture classes available too.

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Art schools in New York city. New York city art schools, art colleges schools and ateliers. The listing below is an attempt to catalog the reputable and esteemed workshops, schools, ateliers and art education facilities throughout New York City that provide sketch classes and life drawing ateliers. The emphasis is on the academic style, on realistic drawing.

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Angel Eyes Academy

Angel Eyes Academy
136-17 38 Avenue, 4th Floor
Flushing, NY 11354
Tel: 718-305-0685
Fax: 718-939-1108
Director: Randee Park
Email: Info@AngelEyesAcademy.com

URL: www.AngelEyesAcademy.com
Subway: 7 train (last stop - Flushing, Main Street)
Train: LIRR : Main Street
Registration: $90 and up
Drawing I: Sunday, Hours: 2:30pm > 4:15pm
Drawing II: Sunday, Hours: 4:30pm > 6:15pm
Drawing II: Saturday, Hours: 6:30pm > 8:15pm
Drawing III: Sunday, Hours: 6:30pm > 8:15pm
Drawing III: Thursday, Hours: 6:30pm > 8:15pm

Forum: Comments and Reviews

Art Students League figure drawing sessions

Art Students League of New York
215 West 57th Street
New York City, NY 10019
Tel: (212) 247-4510
Fax: (212) 541-7024

URL: www.theartstudentsleague.org
Subway: N,R,W,Q,E,B,D,F
Bus: M6,M7,M30
Registration: Monthly Basis, $55-$155
Forum: Comments and Reviews

Art Classes figure drawing sessions

Andrew Reiss Art Lessons/classes
New York City
Tel: (718)499-0154
Director: Andrew Reiss

Subway: Map
Registration: Instructed Classes from a former Instructor at the Brooklyn Museum art School.
Forum: Comments and Reviews

Art for Adults/Figure al Fresco figure drawing sessions

Art for Adults/Figure al Fresco
Battery Park
South Cove
Tel: (212) 417-4146
Director: Enid Braun

URL: www.batteryparkcity.org
Subway: Map
Registration: learn how to sketch people in natural surroundings by working with a clothed model in battery Park. The Group meets in South Cove. Meets during May, June July, September, October (does not meet in August)
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Bridgeview School of Fine Arts figure drawing sessions

Bridgeview School of Fine Arts
42-26 28th St., second floor
Long Island City NY 11101
Tel: (866) 240-0869 / (718) 937-1300
email: info@academicart.com

URL: www.academicart.com
Subway: Trains E,V,N,R,7,G,W near MOMA Queens, one stop from Manhattan
Registration: Students of all levels are accepted. 1 class per week $140 a month 2 classes per week $200 a month 3 classes per week $250 a month 4 classes per week $300 a month Students attending FULL-TIME (taking five classes at a time) pay $420 per month.
Forum: Comments and Reviews

Chelsea Sketch group figure drawing sessions

Chelsea Sketch Group
136 West 24th Street
(between 6 and 7)
Tel: 212-243-7633
Director: David Klass

Subway: Map
Bus: M23
Registration: One Long Pose $8.00 / session
Forum: Comments and Reviews

Cooper Union Drawing sessions figure drawing sessions

Cooper Union Drawing sessions (SUSPENDED)
3rd Avenue between 6th and 7th Street Hewitt Building, Room 208
New York City, NY 10003
Tel: (212) 535-3509
Director: Alan Schlosser

Subway: Map
Registration: $9.00 per session
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figure drawing sessions

Don Stacy Studio Workshop
17 East 16th Street
New York City, NY 10003
Tel: 212-675-2896
Director: Don Stacy

Subway: Union Square Station
Bus: M6 and M7 south on Broadway, M14 Crosstown Bus
Registration: Any one day of the week = $125/month, Unlimited use of Studio during hours of operation is $160/month.
Forum: Comments and Reviews

The Drawing Room figure drawing sessions

The Drawing Academy on the Atlantic
180 Varick Street, 16th Floor
New York City, New York 10014
Tel: (212) 206-7444
URL: http://www.tfaoi.com/newsm1/n1m470.htm

Subway: Map
Registration: The Drawing Academy's mission is to preserve, promote and teach the academic legacy begun in the fifteenth century in Italy and summed up by the program of the Ecole De Beaux-Arts in nineteenth-century France. (write or call for more info)
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The Drawing Room figure drawing sessions

The Drawing Room
237 West 26th Street
between 7th and 8th Avenue
Tel: 212-242-6620
E-Mail: drawingroom@rcn.com

Subway: A five minute walk from Penn Station
Registration: Our rates are reasonable and you can pay by the month. The cost is $110.00 per month plus a one time fee of $20.00 for materials and registration.
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Educational Alliance Art School workshop figure drawing sessions

Educational Alliance Art School workshop
197 East Broadway
New York City, NY 10002
Tel: (212) 780-2300, ext. 428 or 378 / (212) 780-2300, ext. 316
Fax: (212) 533-3537

URL: www.edalliance.org/artschool/
Subway: F train to East Broadway or J, M, Z to Delancey
Bus: M-9, M-15, M-22, m-14
Registration: OPEN DRAWING WORKSHOP Mondays 6:30pm-9:30pm FREE for Educational Alliance Art School Students. ($7.00 per session for non-members)
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Fabrizio Art Studios figure drawing sessions

Fabrizio Art Studios for Painting and Sculpture
1556 Third Avenue (at 87th Street)
New York, N.Y. 10128
Tel: (212)289-1466
email: Info@FabrizioArt.com

URL: www.fabrizioart.com
Subway: Map
Registration: We have studio sessions daily from 10 am to 1 pm and 2pm to 5pm. Artists who come to F.A.S. are both beginners and experienced professionals. There are rarely more than eight or ten artists in each of our two studios.
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Babilovd figure drawing sessions

Igor Babailov Institute of Realism
Long Island, N.Y.
Shoreham, New York 11786 Tel: (631) 821-2348
email: babailov@optonline.net

Transportation: Closest Airports: LaGuardia Airport (1 hour drive to studio), Macarther Airport (20 minutes)
Transportation: Long Island Railroad Port Jefferson (10 minutes)
Taxis: McRides (631) 744-0005
Registration: The school's level of instruction is designed for art professionals and art students. The institute offers several 3-day workshops during the academic year. The studies are based on working with live models. Highly individualized attention is given to the students so therefore the workshop sizes are kept to a minimum of 10 students.
Workshop Fee: $375. per person (Three days) To reserve your place in the workshop: $100.00 (Should be received with the reservation form at least 30 days prior to workshop date) Two weeks prior to workshop, deposit becomes non-refundable
Sessions: April 11,12,13 or June 6,7,8
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Jewish Community Center In Manhattan figure drawing sessions

Jewish Community Center In Manhattan
334 Amsterdam Ave. @ 76th St
New York, NY 10023
Tel: (646) 505-4444
Fax: (212) 799-0254

URL: www.jccmanhattan.org
Subway: Map
Registration: This is a great place to try drawing and painting for the first time or return to an old passion. $210/$240
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The John F. Murray Workshop figure drawing sessions

The John F. Murray Workshop
215 West 57th Street
New York City, NY 10019
Tel: 718-459-8784
email: manupaints@voyager.net

Subway: Map
Registration: A two -week workshop with a lecture on : "Portrait Painting From Life;In-Depth" March 10-march 21, 2003 . John Frederick Murray has taught painting and drawing for over 25 years both privately and at the School of Visual Arts. His two-week workshop is offered twice a year.
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Michael Sorkin Studio figure drawing sessions

Long Island Academy of Fine Art
49 East Main St
Riverhead, New York 11902
Tel: (718) 493-3405
Fax: (212)343-0561

Director: Robert Armetta
Registration: The Long Island Academy of Art is a full-time atelier with an "Academy" Structure. Courses offered include: Cast Drawing, Still Life Drawing and Painting, Figure Drawing and Painting, Portrait Drawing and Painting, Landscape Drawing and Painting. Call for information and flyer.
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Michael Sorkin Studio figure drawing sessions

The Michael Sorkin Studio
145 Hudson Street
8th floor, Tribeca New York City
Tel: (212)431-9120
Fax: (212)343-0561
email: andreivovk@usa.net

Subway: A,C,E trains to "Canal Street", or 1,9 trains to "Franklin Street", or 6,N,R trains to "Canal Street"
Registration: - General admission 4 months 16 nights $240 1 month 4 nights $60 walk-in 1 night $20 - Student admission 4 months 16 nights $120 1 month 4 nights $30 walk-in 1 night $10 - Guests and children walk in free
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National Academy School of Fine Arts figure drawing sessions

National Academy School of Fine Arts
1083 Fifth avenue
New York City, NY 10128
Tel: (212)996-1908

URL: www.nationalacademy.org
Subway: Map
Note: Offers sculpture with model. See forum listing below.
Registration: Open drawing with a live model. The group begins with short poses leading up to longer ones, culminating in twenty-five minute poses. Students register daily per class. For current students: $6.00 For walk-ins - $8.00
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National Arts Club/Pastel Society figure drawing sessions

National Arts Club/Pastel Society
15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003
Tel: 212-533-6931
Fax: 212-353-8140
E-mail: pastelny@juno.com

URL: www.pastelsocietyofamerica.org
Subway: Map
Registration: Fees: 4 Months $250 / 6 Classes $100 / Single classes $20. Please see the complete listing in the forum below.
Forum: Comments and Reviews

Project of Living Artists figure drawing sessions

Project of Living Artists
30 Bushwick Avenue
Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Tel: 718-388-6708
Director: Joe Catuccio

Subway: Subway L or G. (Three stops into Brooklyn on L train)
Bus:
Registration:
Forum: Comments and Reviews

Riley League of Art figure drawing sessions

Reilly League of Artists

237 Ferris Avenue
White Plains NY Tel: 914-761-6124
Director: Randy Lenna
E-mail: RLenna@aol.com

URL: reillyleague.com
Train: Located just north of NYC, in Westchester County, White Plains NY
Information: We have a model for life drawing (changing poses) on Wednesdays and Fridays (130-430pm) and Friday Nights (730-1030pm). Other days the model is also available holding a single pose to allow painting or longer drawing.
Registration: Rates are: 1. Studio renters pay $10 per session 2. Others, enroll in any day for a month at $15 per session or dropin anytime at $20 per session. Our Websire is: http://ReillyLeague.com
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Salmagundi Figure Drawing Workshop figure drawing sessions

Salmagundi Figure Drawing Workshop
47 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10003
Tel: 212-255-7740
Instructors: Monday: Zoran Crnkovic, Thursday: Louis DeDonato, Saturday: Everett Molinari

URL: www.salmagundi.org
Subway: Map
Bus:
Registration: From $6.00 without instruction to $13.00 with instruction per session
Forum: Comments and Reviews

Society of Illustrators figure drawing sessions

Society of Illustrators
128 East 63rd Street (at Lex)
5th Floor Drawing Studio
New York City, NY 10021
Tel: 212-838-2560
Fax: 212-838-2561
email: si1901@aol.com

URL: www.societyillustrators.org
Subway: Map
Bus:
Registration: Admission: $10 Regular Sessions, $12 More Models, $15 Special Events
Forum: Comments and Reviews

Salmagundi Figure Drawing Workshop figure drawing sessions

Soloff / Grimaldi Workshop
126 West 23rd Street, 4th floor
New York, NY
Tel: 212-560-2451
Instructors: Brandon Soloff / Michael Grimaldi

Email: soloffpellegrino@earthlink.net
Subway: Map
Registration: Starting March 10th 2003 we will be offering classes from the model Mon-Fri 9-12:30 and 1:30-4:30. Soon thereafter there will be evening and weekend classes. The standard fee is about $150 for a two-week pose/session, so a total of 10 classes (about $15 per morning or afternoon). The number to contact for information and to sign up is 212-560-2451
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spring studios figure drawing sessions

Spring Street Studios
64 Spring Street
New York City, NY 10013
Tel: (212)226-7240
email: springstudio@earthlink.net
Director: Minerva Durham

URL: www.springstudiosoho.com/
Subway: #6 to the "Spring Street" stop
Bus: M6
Registration: $12 per session , 5 sessions for $50, 10 sessions for $90, 25 sessions for $200 ,50 sessions for $350
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SVA figure drawing sessions

SVA Drawing Workshop
310 East 22nd Street, Room 202B
New York City, NY 10003
Tel: (212) 592-2000
Fax: (212) 725-3587
Director: Peter Heinemann

URL: www.schoolofvisualarts.edu
Subway: Map
Registration: $5 per three hour session
Forum: Comments and Reviews

Tompkins Square Library figure drawing sessions

Tompkins Square Branch Library
331 E. 10th St. [near Avenue B]
New York City, NY 10009
Tel: (212) 228-4747

URL: www.nypl.org/branch/man/ts.html
Subway: Map
Registration: free drawing sessions - ask the librarian
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Italy figure drawing sessions

New York Artist Barbara Schaefer introduces the Arts Renewal Workshop on the island of Ischia, in Italy
Tel: 718-383-0624

URL: www.barbaraschaeferart.com
URL: www.artsworkshopitaly.com
Registration: Please call for more information for the July 19-26 "Arts Renewal" program
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