Calendar. Tuition. Schedule. Program



Schedule for  Winter/ Spring 2017

     Open January 2nd till April 7th/

No Classes on Jan 16th -MLK & Feb 20th- 24th ( Winter break)

    Fair Lawn Class @ All Bright  Mondays!  

5:15pm, 6:15 pm and 7:15pm. Mondays tuition is $360

Livingston- @ Do-Re-Mi : Tuesdays @ 3:30,4:30, 5:30, 6:30

for tuition please email/ call Do-Re-Mi school 973-758-1500

Manhattan Upper West Art Studio: @ 165 W 86th Street: Wednesdays 3:30- Новый Лицей, Art @4:30, 5:30- Thursdays: 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, 6:30

Tuition $560.00

For Museum trips, calendars, Art events/ workshops please visit our websites  

and follow us on FB – Art Studio 5005
Payments to be made to Upper West Art -checks, cash or paypal to  


We welcome children and adults, of all levels.
Instructions, tutorials, and follow ups by experienced teachers with backgrounds from the best Russian and American art schools. Separate groups by age with lots of personal attention.
One hour and two hour classes.
Adults are welcome any time- we do have a special assignment and special price for adults coming together!
Tuition is based on a semester:


to reserve a spot please make a payment by check to “Upper West Art”  or paypal to

and include the following info: student name/ parent name/ student age/ contact mobile phone number/email/requested class time/ starting date

Call us 914-772-6919 / 845-323-1960 for optional enrollment information

Our address:

165 W 86th Street ( off Amsterdam Ave,enter from 86th street) Manhattan, NY

Fair Lawn studio : All Bright Center, 9-10 Suddle River Rd Fair Lawn, NJ

Livingston studio: Do-Re-Mi School, 93S Livingston Ave, Livingston, NJ


Studio Program

Creative Art Classes with Elena and Boris Kuznetsov
Program may vary – depends on the group and semester lenght
Working with the right side of the brain, developing creativity, imagination, fine motor skills, non-verbal visualization, helping children express feelings through art.
Drawing : Academic sketching, life drawing, charcoal/chalk, oil pastels.
Learning about proportions, perspective, drawing and shading techniques, exploring old masters’ work (Leonardo/ Rembrandt, Renaissance Masters.)
Watercolor Techniques: Painting using dry and wet watercolor, liquid dyes, ink.
Comparing warm and cold color combinations, connecting character, emotions, and impressions to the deepness of the tones, contrasts, and brightness. Studying wide brush and freehand techniques. Studying Modern, nonobjective /Abstract Art.
Painting With Acrylics and Oil: 
Painting still life and abstracts using different media – water-based oil and acrylic on canvas and wood; developing a sense of texture; Feeling the thickness and flow of the paint. Studying Surrealism and Abstract Art
Collage, Architectural and Interior modeling: 3D experience on a flat surface.
Development of multidimensional thinking.
Imitating the transparent enameling techniques of Tiffany’s and Faberge.
Development of fine motor skills.
Clay Sculpting in Natural Self-hardening Clay: Harmony and proportions.
Transformation of classical forms to abstract shapes. Mindful thinking . Henry Moore.
Developing the child’s large and small muscles, fostering hand-eye coordination.

Modeling clay 3D / relief pictures. Figures, interiors, fairy tales


3D Design/ installations, sculpting and crafting using recyclables.

Diving into the craft. Working with glue guns  transforming space, dimensions and recyclables of different nature

Relief Printing, an Introductory Printmaking Technique.
Mirroring objects. Developing a printing tool.

About Art Studio 5005

Art Studio 5005- offers studio art classes and workshops in NJ/NY/CT area for children, teens & adults of all levels, taught by Lena Kruchkova and Borya Kuznetsov -experienced art educators who are also professional artists. In the Blog you can find our schedules and locations and also you can see our students recent art works / video presentations. To sign up for a class please call us @ 914-772-6919 or 201-5005-ART (5005-278) Our email We will be glad to receive comments and reviews.
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