It was an honor to begin teaching at The Art Students League on September 9th, 2017. I have been attending sessions there in one way or another since 1990. It is a momentous moment for me personally and I hope a beneficial addition to the students who study with me. Simon
Dear Drawing New York Member, You are invited to study oil painting with me at The Art Students League starting September 9th, 2017. We will work together in a few ways we have not yet had the opportunity to in our drawing classes. REGISTER HERE Students will learn how to mix and use color, understand oil paint as a
We would like to thank Christopher Pugliese for an insightful, educational and entertaining lecture on artistic anatomy of the foot. You can see the image he drew live during the session. Below are the two books he recommends for studying artistic anatomy. The G. Bammes book has amazing conceptual drawings and an expert approach to
Thank you, as always, to The Morgan Library and Museum, for having me lead Sketching in Galleries. This program is designed to allow attendees to explore their own work with the guidance of an artist. I will be leading this program again on October 14th and November 4th. You can visit this link to sign
We had an amazing time hosting a Sketch Salon with The Museum of The City of New York! On June 15th, 60 sketchers turned out to draw from three live musicians and our fashion model. Dick Blick sponsored $5 gift cards for the first 20 attendees and Copic Marker sponsored 60 sketchbooks and markers for
On Sunday May 21st, 2017, Drawing New York presented fine artist David Kassan for a Five-Hour Drawing Demo and Lecture/Q&A. Mr. Kassan drew from a live model for the entirety of this session. He answered questions from the audience while he worked.
On April 27th, 2017 Drawing New York hosted our First Annual Portrait and Figure Drawing Competition. Over 50 attendees participated, even those that did not submit their work to be judged for prizes. We gave out over $1000 in awards and prizes. (see below for a list of prizes). This was a four-hour drawing session with
On April 21st Drawing New York hosted Bollywood Fashion Sketching at The National Arts Club.
About 50 sketchers turned out for this event. We had three live models styled in authentic Indian styles.