Category: Education

Introducing 2 LDBA Artist Kits: Watercolor and Gold Leaf

LDBA-Brooklyn, NY

This watercolor Artist Kit has everything you need to start painting. Perfect for beginners or professional artists, we have hand crafted and selected our favorite products from around the world.
Included in kit:
-Handmade LDBA porcelain painter set (palette + water dish + paint tray)
Case For Making handmade watercolor paints (primary color set- french vermilion, ultra marine, primary yellow, burnt umber, mars black and zinc white)
-Escoda Travel Brush from Spain (!!)
-Olive oil and dead sea mud brush and hand soap
-Camel pencil from Japan with white eraser
-Brass bullet pencil sharpener from Germany
-French cold-pressed watercolor paper hand torn in 3 sizes, 6 pieces of each size
-Waxed cotton drop-cloth made by LDBA

Kits come with instructions, beautifully packaged, individual items are available for re-order.

$165

 

LDBA-Brooklyn, NY

This beautiful gold leaf kit contains everything you need to gild on your own. We’ve hand picked our favorite gilding products from around the world. Kits come in two sizes, 25 or 100 sheets of gold leaf.
Included in kit:
25 or 100 sheets Italian Gold Leaf
Escoda Gilding brush from Spain
Water-based gilding glue
Small glue application brush
Olive oil + dead sea mud soap (for brush and hands)
Bees-waxed cotton drop cloth
Instructions for use and brush maintenance

$125 for 25 sheets gold, $150 for 100 sheets gold 

Join us in KINGSTON, NY this October 6-8 at Field + Supply! We have 12 workshops you should not miss

LDBA-Brooklyn, NY
It’s our 3rd year in charge of workshops at Field+Supply, and it’s our best line up so far. Listed below is our schedule of events, and you should sign up soon; space is limited and the workshops are filling fast! Sign up for workshops HERE.

Creative stations open throughout the weekend:
Gold Bar
Embroidery
Oil bar
Astrology
Bundle Dye Bar

Saturday, Oct. 7
11:30 am Essential Oil Alchemy with TaraMarie Perri
11:30 am Canvas Bucket Bags with Mark Kolski

1:30 pm Rock Painting with MQuan
1:30 pm Calligraphy with Ink Revival

3:30 pm Leather Wallets with Will Lisak
3:30 pm Cake Decorating with Upstate Table

Sunday, Oct. 8

11:30am Flower Wreaths with Hops Petunia
11:30am Stone Setting Workshop with Melissa Joy Manning

1:30pm Hat making with Tucker Shanley
1:30pm Indigo Dye with APPRVL

3:30pm Jewelry Making with Laurel Patrick Jewelry
3:30 pm Spice Alchemy with TaraMarie Perri

We can’t WAIT to see you in Kingston! XOXO LDBA loves you.

Farm camp 2017 first photos!

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These amazing photos from Farm Camp 2017 were taken by Riley Salyards. More to come, including portraits and more veggies and sheep. We can’t get enough of these beautiful kids at the farm!

XOXO LDBA LOVES YOU!

 

Join our After School Arts Program this Fall/Winter!

LDBA-Brooklyn, NY

LDBA After School Arts Program
Fall/Winter 2017
September 11- February 2
Mondays and Wednesdays

L’Ecole Des Beaux Arts offers artistic and skill-based classes taught by artists and educators in the neighborhood and from around the world.
Classes and workshops are carefully selected, organized monthly, and kept small for an optimal learning environment.
Our After School Arts Program (ASAP) focuses on fine art and hands on education for children. The materials used in classes are non toxic and natural, avoiding plastic and disposable materials. We teach respect of our materials, ourselves and each other. Our reference materials come from books and editorials, avoiding use of screens in class.
We explore artists’ work from galleries, museums and studios, and create projects based on what we learn.Using NYC as our inspiration, we explore artists’ work from galleries, museums, and studios, and create projects based on what we learn. We look at famous, unknown, local and global artists who inspire us to be creative and expand our minds. We offer pick ups from PS 84 and Brooklyn Arbor schools.

AGES 4 +
LOCATION: LDBA classroom in The Williamsburg Public Library, (240 Division Ave. at Marcy Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11211)
TIME: 3:30-5:30
Our Fall/ Winter 2017 schedule and pricing are as follows:
September 11- February 2

Monday:
20 weeks
3:30 – 5:30 pm
$1200 Drop off
$1500 Pick up

Wednesday:
20 weeks
3:30 – 5:30 pm
$1200 Drop off
$1500 Pick up

Sign up HERE.

Where the wild things grow and an upcoming watercolor class!

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We spent a wonderful day in the Catskills foraging early spring edibles with Fish & Bicycle, And North, and several other incredible people. Here’s the full story-
and in celebration, we are holding a couple of watercolor classes on JULY 15. See below for details!

Images by HeidI’s Bridge
IG: @heidisbridge
LDBA-Brooklyn, NY

About the Class: In this 2 hour class, we will study flora and fauna and visually re-create images in pencil and watercolor. Join the ranks of Darwin as you learn how to observe, identify and replicate nature. Learn to measure, enlarge, draw, transfer and either paint or render an accurate illustration using colored pencils and watercolor
. Students will gain valuable techniques and sources to continue study on their own.

Date: Saturday, June 15th

Time: 10-12 am

Location: at LDBA Brooklyn 240 Division Ave. at Marcy, Williamsburg, 11211

Duration: 2 hours

Class Size: 10 People

Takeaways: Your own original Botanical paintings and Illustrations

Instructor: Sara Moffat

About the Artist: Sara Moffat is an artist and designer as well as the founder of L’Ecole Des Beaux Arts (LDBA), a fine arts institution in Brooklyn, offering classes, workshops and fine artist supplies for adults and children.


Botanical Studies for Children

About the Class: In this 2 hour class, we will study flora and fauna and visually re-create images in pencil and watercolor. Join the ranks of Darwin as you learn how to observe, identify and replicate nature. Learn to measure, enlarge, draw, transfer and either paint or render an accurate illustration using colored pencils and watercolor
. Students will gain valuable techniques and sources to continue study on their own.

Date: Saturday, July 15

Time: 1-3 pm

Location: at LDBA Brooklyn 240 Division Ave. at Marcy, Williamsburg, 11211

Duration: 2 hours

Class Size: 10 People

Takeaways: Your child’s own original Botanical paintings and Illustrations

Instructor: Sara Moffat

About the Artist: Sara Moffat is an artist and designer as well as the founder of L’Ecole Des Beaux Arts (LDBA), a fine arts institution in Brooklyn, offering classes, workshops and fine artist supplies for adults and children.