Art Info

Grand Central Atelier

Study - Spring Classes: Weekday Afternoons & Evenings

Afternoon, Evening and Weekend Studios are for artists in drawing, painting, and sculpture who share the Grand Central Atelier's ideals, and who aspire to high artistic fluency.

As in the full-time apprenticeship, the training is progressive. Evening and weekend participants are encouraged to begin in the cast hall. For those who are passionate and ambitious, this is an exciting introduction to the study of nature through the lens of classical realism. Cast drawing trainees will rapidly learn a tremendous number of complex and interrelated ideas. Only after this are they encouraged to study the figure, portrait, and still life, all of which expand on those early foundations.

This accessible avenue also allows the artist entry to other programs at the Grand Central Atelier encouraging interaction between the entire community. Additionally, evening and weekend programs provide portfolio opportunities for those interested in full-time apprenticeship, which views careful drawings as a sign of focused dedication.

  • Monday/Wednesday Evenings: Figure Sculpture with Charlie Mostow and Zoe Dufour

    Meets Mondays & Wednesdays, 6:00-9:00pm
    Lead by Instructor Charlie Mostow

    Spring Session: 7 weeks: April 3 - May 17 - Note new dates!
    Fee: $437.50

    Summer Session: 8 weeks: June 5 - July 26 - Registration Opens May 1st
    Fee: $500

    Fee can be paid in two installments using a link accessible at the bottom of this page.

    Limit: 10 artists

    Sculpt a 24" figure in the round. 
     
    Learn to nail gesture and proportion, study anatomy and figure structure, and practice modeling and finishing techniques. The Antique, Renassance, and 19th Century practices will inform our studies. No prior experience necessary. Come ready to study nature. 
      
    Armatures and Clay will be provided.
     
    Recommended tools:
    Sculpture House double wire end modeling tool #204
    "Knife like" wooden modeling tool

    Please fill out the registration form accessible via the link below whether you are paying by cash, check or credit card. Cash or checks must be received within a few days to hold your spot and must be for the full amount. Installment plans are available using a credit card only and are divided up into two payments separated by one month.

    Make checks payable to Grand Central Atelier. 
    Mail to: Grand Central Atelier; 4606 11th Street; Long Island City, NY 11101

    To pay by credit card for the summer session:

    Class payment
      Number of payments 2
      Start payments At checkout
     
    Due*Amount
    At checkout $250.00 USD
    Every 1 month (x 1) $250.00 USD
    Total $500.00 USD
    * We calculate payments from the date of checkout.
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