Private Art Lessons- Nomadic Artist Tours- New York City


Private Art Lessons- Nomadic Artist Tours- New York City

from 150.00

New York City Private Art Lessons

in my art studio at the Mana Contemporary in Jersey City, or sketching the beauty of Manhattan  Starting at $150

Come discover the beauty and magic of New York City with the professional artist and author of the book "Tunnels of the Mind". Johnnie has a huge international following and has paintings all throughout Asia, Europe, and the USA. Johnnie has led Nomadic Artist Tours to Thailand, Vietnam, Nepal, Florence, Italy, and Taiwan. Now we are in New York City so get prepared to have your mind blown and your sketchbook filled as we tour and sketch the museums, parks,  skyline, architecture, statues, arches, and bridges .

This is what you will learn:

(Customized 1 on 1 private instruction to fit all levels from beginner to seasoned artist. All ages welcome.)

A) City tour drawing classes are on the beautiful streets of Manhattan.

B) In your home private drawing or painting classes available.

1. Help students develop their creativity.

2. Learn how to get inspiration from the city, museums, park, landscape, statues, people, and objects.

3. Learn drawing, acrylic painting, or ink techniques.

4 These are some of the skills we will work on; perspective, shape, shading, gesture, light, depth, story and color.

5. Projects to choose from; short comic book/graphic novel, poster design, design tarot cards, character creation, fantasy landscape, caricature, fisheye lens, moveable eyes, greeting cards, animal portraits with human clothes, creature design, vehicle design, environment design, prop design.

6. City drawing workshop (outdoor workshop that uses the beauty of the city for inspiration) Students walk the city streets drawing with the instructor as they sketch the magic of the city, the people, plants, buildings, statues, animals, etc.   

Price and Hours

3 hours $150    mornings or afternoons  

6 hours $250  10am-1pm break for lunch 2pm-5pm

1 person Adventure Artist Course; Twice a week, 3 hours per class session 24 hours per 4 weeks   $550

Artist Intensive package (Live, work, breathe as an artist) five days a week-3 hours a day, 60 hours a month $3000

Each additional person add $25 per hour

2 people Adventure Artist Course; 24 hours is twice a week, 3 hours a day for 4 weeks two students $900

2 people Artist Intensive Course (Live, work, breathe as an artist)60 hours is three hours a day, five times a week -two students $2250

  • minimum 3 hour class per day all hours need to be used within 1 month

  • All ages from beginning to seasoned artists are welcome to enjoy this creative adventure.

  • (slight additional fee may apply depending on location)

  • All food, beverages, and entrance fees are the responsibility of the students.

  • A materials list will be supplied before the first class meeting.

Johnnie Grinder



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