Places for art classes?

large script AAlison emails:

I'm looking for a pointed pen (modern) calligraphy class. There are a few in New York City I was looking at, but would love to stay closer to home, if possible. I have a pen, nibs, ink, etc. but would love to learn more from a professional. Just doodling in a notebook isn't getting me to where I want to be.

We're going to expand Alison's question to include other types of art classes, especially ones that might be a bit more specialized (like calligraphy). It's been more than five years since we last had an art class question, and things change, so it seemed like a good idea to open it up again.

Got a suggestion for art classes generally, and/or specifically for Alison's calligraphy class question? Please share!

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I've been looking for a modern calligraphy class closer to Albany as well! I know of a few in Brooklyn, but haven't been able to find any here so any info would be great!

Both of these are great for painting:

The Arts Center of the Capital Region
http://www.artscenteronline.org/

Albany Art Room
http://www.albanyartroom.com/

If you Google "online calligraphy classes," several come up that say they are modern. Online classes can be surprisingly satisfactory.

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