March Workshops

Register Now for Workshops in Figure Drawing, Introduction to Watercolor, Drawing for Beginners and more! Classes Begin Sunday, 3/18

WORKSHOPS |  Find new ways to get creative in 2018 with our brand new art workshops. These workshops feature personalized instruction in a supportive small group setting. All levels welcome. Register for all workshops below. Limited spots available, Pre-registration required

For questions, or to register for a returning student ceramics workshop contact us at 646.395.4258 or art@mannycantor.org.

PAINTING FOR CAT PEOPLE | Do you love cats? Do you love painting? If so, this workshop is for you. Artist Emily Ludwig Shaffer along with art dealer and curator Suzanne Geiss will lead this workshop for cat lovers and aspiring artists of all levels. You will receive a brief overview of cats in art history, followed by a workshop that will help you immortalize through paint a cat of your own choosing. Painting will be done in acrylic. 

Sunday | 3/18 | 2:30–4PM | $40 | Guest instructors, Suzanne Geiss and Emily Ludwig Shaffer, Host, Jodie Niss | All Materials Included.


INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOR – PAINTING PLANTS | Starting from a table of beautiful living plants, including many sweet cacti and succulents, students will be inspired to paint in watercolor! No prior experience necessary. The instructor will give an informative demo on using color and simple watercolor techniques and then support each student in the workshop. All materials will be included and every student will head home with at least one adorable plant painting!

Wednesday | 3/21 | 6:30–9PM | $40 | Instructor: Jodie Niss | All Materials Included


INTRODUCTION TO FLUID PAINTING – SIP AND POUR | This is a crazy, fun and exciting introduction into fluid painting! Wine is included as you sip and pour. Fluid painting is a technique of pouring acrylic paint onto a canvas in layers to create magical painted surfaces. The instructor will demonstrate introductory techniques of fluid painting and then guide each student in the workshop to complete at least one painting. All supplies will be provided, including a convenient box to take home your very own work of art. For adults 21+ only

Thursday | 3/29 | 6:30–9PM | $45 | Instructor: Jodie Niss | All Materials Included



INTRODUCTION TO FIGURE DRAWING WITH A MODEL | Come experience the fun of figure drawing! Whether you are a beginner or want to re-fresh your skills, learn the basic proportion of the human body and methods of capturing the figure on paper. Working with a live nude model the entire session, we will start with quick gestures and progress to longer poses. We will work with charcoal on paper. No previous experience required.

Sunday | 3/25 | 10:30AM–1PM | $45 | Instructor: Julia Chen | All materials included.


INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING FOR BEGINNERS | Join the fun, come experience the art of drawing! We will cover the basic techniques of drawing for you to create your own work. This workshop is designed for beginners to build confidence and make drawing simple and fun. Working with still-lifes, we will warm up with gesture drawings then getting into shapes, shading and seeing objects in geometric forms. We will work with charcoal and pencils on paper. No previous experience necessary.

Sunday | 3/25 | 3–5:30PM | $40 | Instructor: Julia Chen | All Materials Included


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