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Learn methods of paint application, color formation and visual representation in this online class.
Students will review some of the basic issues in watercolor painting such as value and light, color mixing, wet-in-wet vs wet-over-dry and also look to a specific artists for inspiration to allow students to work on refining their craft.
Programs taking place online:An access link will be emailed to you after purchase.
Programs taking place in our NYC facilities:Please read our safety guidelines before visiting our building.
Programs taking place online and in our NYC facilities:Please select which experience you wish to participate in when registering. Online participants will be emailed an access link after purchase. In-person participants should read our safety guidelines before attending the program.
Carla Aurich received an MFA from the University of Iowa with a focus in painting and printmaking. She has lived and worked in New York City since 1998. In addition to teaching at 92nd Street Y, she is an instructor of painting, drawing, printmaking and design at Yeshiva University, an instructor at the Abruzzi Mountain Workshop and has taught a summer program for the SUNY school system. She is a recipient of a NYA 9/11 grant, Pelzer-Lynch fellowship and a Who's Who among American Teachers and Educators. Carla's work is exhibited nationally and internationally including recent shows No Chromophobia, OK Harris Gallery, 2008, and Runnels Gallery at Eastern New Mexico University, 2009. For more information please visit her website at: carlaaurich.com
Watercolor Painting (Intermediate/Advanced)
Collage and Mixed Media (Intermediate/Advanced)
Painting Instructor, Melanie Kozol, received an MFA from the School of Visual Arts and a BA from Connecticut College. Kozol’s awards include an NEA Visual Arts Fellowship for Painting, a grant to study drawing at the New York Studio School and the Bill Prize at Connecticut College. She has been awarded residencies at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, The Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, Ithaca, NY; Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Amherst, VA; and the Clipperton Project, North Sea, Scotland. Melanie’s work has been exhibited with Kenise Barnes Fine Art, ...
Painting Instructor, Melanie Kozol, received an MFA from the School of Visual Arts and a BA from Connecticut College. Kozol’s awards include an NEA Visual Arts Fellowship for Painting, a grant to study drawing at the New York Studio School and the Bill Prize at Connecticut College. She has been awarded residencies at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, The Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, Ithaca, NY; Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Amherst, VA; and the Clipperton Project, North Sea, Scotland. Melanie’s work has been exhibited with Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, Weber Fine Arts, Project Room 88, Alexander Gallery and DFN. Recently her work has been shown at the Painting Center, bfpcreative, BRIC and the Lake George Courthouse Gallery. Her paintings are in numerous public and private collections including the Comptroller of the Currency, the Pfizer Corporation, Deutsche Bank, Bellagio Hotel and the Triomphe at the Iroquois Hotel. In addition to teaching at 92nd Street Y she is a professor in the Pre-College Division at Pratt Institute. She lives and works in Brooklyn. www.melaniekozol.com.
Sketching, Planning, and Painting (Intermediate/Advanced)
Watercolor Painting (Beginner/Intermediate)
Watercolors for Absolute Beginners
Figure Painting with Watercolor
Preparing for Plein Air: Watercolor from Studio to the Field
Bonnie Steinsnyder is an instructor in watercolor, oil painting and drawing. She currently teaches at the West Side YMCA, the Linden Tree School in Brooklyn, and as a guest instructor at the Art Students League. Past teaching includes PS 1 and the Queens Museum. Her BA is from Smith College, her MFA is from Queens College, plus she also studied anatomy and printmaking at the Art Students League in New York. Ms. Steinsnyder's solo exhibitions include the Loring Gallery in Sheffield, MA (2005), the Arsenal Gallery (2004) in Manhattan and Rittenhouse Fine Art in Philadelphia(2001). Group exhibits include Art Gotham (2006), Polonaise Gallery, Woodstock, VT (2005), Museum of the City of New York (2002), Mill Gallery, Sante Fe, NM (2001) and Gallery Henoch, Manhattan (1993-7). You can view her artwork at steinsnyder.com
Elizabeth Terhune received her MFA from Hunter College and her BA from Oberlin College. She received a Yaddo Fellowship in 1998. She has exhibited widely throughout the United States and recently had a one-person exhibition at the StandPipe Gallery in east Chelsea, NY. Her works are included in the Pierogi Gallery Flat Files, Brooklyn, NY and in the Artists Registry at the Drawing Center in New York, NY. She is a regular contributor to Broadsided Press. To see her work online, visit her website.
Approaches to Abstraction with Watercolor
Advanced Drawing Projects / Ages 14-17
Drawing and Painting Landscapes at Home
Drawing from the World’s Greatest Museums