Instructor: Peter Cusack

March 11 - April 8
4 Sessions

Mondays, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Seats Open: 9

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$220.00 USD  
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March 11, 2024
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*It’s never too late to create! This art class has already begun, and we welcome new students to join at the prorated cost that reflects the number of weeks remaining in the class. Our instructors will catch you up!.

Feel the joy and freedom of colorful painting on canvas as you express yourself freely like an impressionist painter! In this encouraging, intimidation-free painting class with NYC's #1-rated art studio, The Art Studio NY, learn how to paint with loose, colorful and expressive brushstrokes while enjoying the sumptuous painting journey every step of the way.  In this engaging group art class, you will also receive individualized, tailor-made art instruction based on your personal needs and interests.

This NYC painting class will nourish your creative soul as you learn to release prior rigid rules and expectations and instead, develop your own authentic painting style while practicing the techniques and styles inspired by Claude Monet’s Water Lilies, Mary Cassat’s floral still lives, and Pissaro’s landscapes filled with dappled light. Combining the inspiration of impressionist painters with the relaxing joy of painting as our muse, you will learn the most important canvas painting techniques while also discovering an impressive, colorful and expressive painting style of your own.

Master the art of color mixing, composition,  quick and  textured  brush strokes, emotional expression and more! Walk away at the end of this NYC painting class with multiple paintings to hang in your home!

In this Upper West Side painting class, you will:

  • Experiment, explore, and learn how to create your own colorful, expressive paintings inspired by impressionism
  • Learn fundamental artistic techniques that are core to painting, including color usage, expressive brush strokes, creating texture, composition, layering paint, warm and cool color combinations,  and more!
  • Deepen and expand your knowledge of color mixing and learn how to  create color palettes that you love
  • Receive individualized guidance and nurturing art instruction by a professional New York City artist and expert art instructor
  • Enjoy live painting technique demonstrations to learn in “real time”
  • Experiment with a wide variety of paintbrushes and learn which brushes to use, when, and why
  • Relax and have fun in our non-judgmental, fear-free, and supportive art studio with a like minded community
  • Discover your own unique style and voice through painting
  • Receive the science-backed therapeutic mental and emotional health benefits of art classes including: Stress and anxiety reduction, increased relaxation, mood enhancement, boosted serotonin, and increased self-esteem
  • Enjoy the added bonus of daily connection and community in our private VIP student community Facebook group.

Art Class Materials:

Materials are not included.

You will need:

  • Stretched Canvas or Canvas board - Recommended size is 11 x 14 or smaller
  • Acrylic Paints (White, Yellow, Red, Blue, and any other favorite colors you may have)
  • Variety of Brushes (3 different sizes to make various lines and marks)
  • Cup of Water
  • Palette for paints
  • Wax paper or a palette paper

Purchase our discounted art kit or see our online materials list.


243 West 72nd St., 2nd Floor, New York, New York, 10023, United States


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