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Shoemaking: Beginner
Design and make a fabulous pair of shoes. Students will make a pump for their first project. Creating your very own design, drafting patterns, cutting leathers, stitching, constructing leather components and more will be covered. Imagine decorating with gems, buckles, nail heads, spikes, and sumptuous trims. Your dream shoe is just a class away! Enrollment is ongoing, contact Sigrid at sorr@jccmanhattan.org to sign up after the 1st class. Supplies will be discussed at the first class on where to purchase materials, leather, and more. You should expect to spend approximately $160-$200 on your supplies which includes having the soles put on professionally. Click here to see more images of student work. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > creative arts
Sun, Feb 2 - May 4
winter
10am weekly
Shoemaking: Beginner
Design and make a fabulous pair of shoes. Students will make a pump for their first project. Creating your very own design, drafting patterns, cutting leathers, stitching, constructing leather components and more will be covered. Imagine decorating with gems, buckles, nail heads, spikes, and sumptuous trims. Your dream shoe is just a class away! Enrollment is ongoing, contact Sigrid at sorr@jccmanhattan.org to sign up after the 1st class. Supplies will be discussed at the first class on where to purchase materials, leather, and more. You should expect to spend approximately $160-$200 on your supplies which includes having the soles put on professionally. Click here to see more images of student work. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > creative arts
Mon, Feb 3 - May 5
winter
6:30pm weekly
Shoemaking: Intermediate
Pre-requisite: Shoemaking for Beginners. After completing a pair of pumps, learn other forms of construction such as boots, oxfords and d'Orsays while reinforcing the same skills. Bring all supplies with you from the previous course to the first class. Click here to see more images of student work. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > creative arts
Fri, Feb 7 - Apr 25
winter
12:30pm weekly
Shoemaking: Intermediate
Pre-requisite: Shoemaking for Beginners. After completing a pair of pumps, learn other forms of construction such as boots, oxfords and d'Orsays while reinforcing the same skills. Bring all supplies with you from the previous course to the first class. Click here to see more images of student work. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > creative arts
Tue, Feb 25 - May 27
winter
6:30pm weekly
Shoemaking: All Levels
This course will help Intermediate students continue on to create different shoe styles yet welcomes Beginners who will be starting with the open-back shoe project. Bring your supplies from previous courses to the first class if you are returning. Students will purchase your materials independently after individual project discussions with the instructor. Click here to see images of recent student work created in class. Sandals by student, Bobbie Sue D. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > creative arts
Thu, Apr 17 - Jul 10
spring
6:30pm weekly
Handbag Construction: Clutches + Cross-body Designs
Grab-and-go clutches and sling-em-on cross-body purses are hot trends right now for their size, practical use, and colors. Purchase your favorite prints, colors, and textures in leather and fabric and make a purse uniquely your own from a pattern the instructor will design with you. Students will purchase their own supplies. Knowledge of machine sewing is helpful, but hand-sewing techniques will also be demonstrated. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > creative arts
Wed, Apr 23 - May 7
winter
6:30pm18 - 0weekly
Knit a Spring Cowl
Sign up to make an assortment of cozy spring knitted accessories now! Lee can teach you how to do fabulous things with a rectangle of knitted stitches - cowls, mitts, ponchos and shawls...the list goes on. But first she'll get you to cast on and learning how to knit - it's much easier than you may think! Lee Apt was a favorite neighborhood knitter at the GreenFlea Market at Columbus and 77th Street, and whose cozy and opulent scarves are admired by all. Lee will contact students in advance to discuss yarn choices and needles, so register now! This is a great workshop for teens, moms, seniors, and working professionals looking for a creative outlet. Line up of jewel-toned scarves by Lee Apt. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > creative arts
Wed, Apr 23
winter
6:30pm once
Jewelry + Ceramics + Wearable Art Mother's Day Sale
A beautiful selection of handmade gifts created by JCC Art Studio staff instructors will be available in the lobby. Cash and personal checks preferred but credit cards are OK! Vendors are on the JCC Art Studio staff, the sale is not open to outside vendors for booking. (more)LEARN MORE
arts + ideas > art studios > jewelry
Tue, Apr 29 - Apr 30
spring
11am18 - 0daily
Shoemaking: Intermediate
Pre-requisite: Shoemaking for Beginners. After completing a pair of pumps, learn other forms of construction such as boots, oxfords and d'Orsays while reinforcing the same skills. Bring all supplies with you from the previous course to the first class. Click here to see more images of student work. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > creative arts
Fri, May 2 - Jul 25
spring
12:30pm weekly
Knit a Spring Cowl
Sign up to make an assortment of cozy spring knitted accessories now! Lee can teach you how to do fabulous things with a rectangle of knitted stitches - cowls, mitts, ponchos and shawls...the list goes on. But first she'll get you to cast on and learning how to knit - it's much easier than you may think! Lee Apt was a favorite neighborhood knitter at the GreenFlea Market at Columbus and 77th Street, and whose cozy and opulent scarves are admired by all. Lee will contact students in advance to discuss yarn choices and needles, so register now! This is a great workshop for teens, moms, seniors, and working professionals looking for a creative outlet. Line up of jewel-toned scarves by Lee Apt. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > creative arts
Wed, May 7
winter
6:30pm once
Handbag Construction: Clutches + Cross-body Designs
Grab-and-go clutches and sling-em-on cross-body purses are hot trends right now for their size, practical use, and colors. Purchase your favorite prints, colors, and textures in leather and fabric and make a purse uniquely your own from a pattern the instructor will design with you. Students will purchase their own supplies. Knowledge of machine sewing is helpful, but hand-sewing techniques will also be demonstrated. Convertible tote/clutch in reptile metallic leather by student, Jon M. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > creative arts
Wed, May 7 - Jul 2
spring
6:30pm18 - 0weekly
Shoemaking: Beginner
Design and make a fabulous pair of shoes. Students will make a pump for their first project. Creating your very own design, drafting patterns, cutting leathers, stitching, constructing leather components and more will be covered. Imagine decorating with gems, buckles, nail heads, spikes, and sumptuous trims. Your dream shoe is just a class away! Enrollment is ongoing, contact Sigrid at sorr@jccmanhattan.org to sign up after the 1st class. Supplies will be discussed at the first class on where to purchase materials, leather, and more. You should expect to spend approximately $160-$200 on your supplies which includes having the soles put on professionally. Click here to see more images of student work. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > creative arts
Sun, May 11 - Aug 24
spring
10am weekly
Shoemaking: Beginner
Design and make a fabulous pair of shoes. Students will make a pump for their first project. Creating your very own design, drafting patterns, cutting leathers, stitching, constructing leather components and more will be covered. Imagine decorating with gems, buckles, nail heads, spikes, and sumptuous trims. Your dream shoe is just a class away! Enrollment is ongoing, contact Sigrid at sorr@jccmanhattan.org to sign up after the 1st class. Supplies will be discussed at the first class on where to purchase materials, leather, and more. You should expect to spend approximately $160-$200 on your supplies which includes having the soles put on professionally. Click here to see more images of student work. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > creative arts
Mon, May 12 - Aug 4
spring
6:30pm weekly
Painting on Silk Intensive: Spring
Learn the basics of silk painting with layers of color washes, applied textures, thickened dye imagery and more! Many supplies included; other supply info will be emailed in advance. Detail of painted silk wall piece by instructor, Suzanne Punch. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > creative arts
Sun, Jun 8
spring
10am18 - 0once
Belt & Leather Workshop
Create belt styles using an array of techniques: leather lacing and braiding, decorative knotting, covering buckles, and incorporating chain and other hardware. Students will be emailed the supply list a week before class begins, so register early and come prepared for the first day. Some materials and hardware can be purchased from the instructor. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > creative arts
Sun, Jun 8 - Jun 29
spring
2pm18 - 0weekly
Fashion Illustration + Sketching Mini Camp 11-14 Years
Explore the exciting world of fashion illustration by learning basic figure drawing skills using various drawing and painting techniques. We will stylize the fashion figure and create multiple pages of figure models to draw your own fashion collection. We’ll also focus on drawing the face, hairstyles, fabrics, makeup, and more. Each student will start a mood board to catalog elements of their collection, and will leave with finished works and pages to work on further at home. (more)REGISTER
family life > tweens > tween classes
Mon, Jun 16 - Jun 19
spring
12pm11 - 14daily
Handbag Construction: Summer Lab
For students who were enrolled in the Handbag Construction class for 8 Wednesdays May-July. Grab-and-go clutches and sling-em-on cross-body purses are hot trends right now for their size, practical use, and colors. Purchase your favorite prints, colors, and textures in leather and fabric and make a purse uniquely your own from a pattern the instructor will design with you. Students will purchase their own supplies. Knowledge of machine sewing is helpful, but hand-sewing techniques will also be demonstrated. Convertible tote/clutch in reptile metallic leather by student, Jon M. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > creative arts
Wed, Jul 9 - Jul 23
summer
6:30pm weekly
Sewing Workshop: Mastering the Basics
Change the whole look of your living room or bedroom by swapping out the pillows that came with the set and making your own. This workshop will be a good introduction to sewing for beginners and teach more skilled sewers some great tips. Limited space for enrollment. Supply list for fabric and notions will be emailed in advance. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > creative arts
Tue, Jul 15 - Aug 12
summer
6:30pm18 - 0weekly
Painting on Silk Intensive: Summer
Learn the basics of silk painting with layers of color washes, applied textures, thickened dye imagery and more! Many supplies included; other supply info will be emailed in advance. Detail of painted silk wall piece by instructor, Suzanne Punch. (more)REGISTER
arts + ideas > art studios > creative arts
Sun, Jul 20
summer
10am18 - 0once
5:30am
10:30pm
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