We are currently accepting applications for our Design Certificate Programs. The deadline for application is November 1st. For more information please see our "Design Certificates" page.

These classes start later in the semester and are still open for registration.

It can take many years to master the craft of professional typesetting and layout using digital fonts, but in this one-day course, you can learn enough to improve your skills for designing with type substantially and gain insight that will allow you to see type from an expert’s point of view. This workshop will … Read more

Start Date

10/19

Meeting Day

Sat

End Date

10/19

Faculty

Alisa Aronson

Time

9:30am–3:30pm

Credits

0

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Anyone who yearns to bring a little texture back into their lives with ink, paper, and type will enjoy this one-day letterpress workshop. This workshop is an introduction to letterpress printing and manual typesetting for the complete beginner to the moderately-experienced letterpress devotee. You’ll learn to use a job stick, … Read more

Start Date

10/19

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

10/19

Faculty

Keith Cross

Time

9am–6pm

Credits

0

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Transform gravel into bling. Learn to cut, shape, carve and polish ordinary rocks into custom forms that can be set in jewelry.

Start Date

10/19

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

10/19

Faculty

Peter Evonuk

Time

9:30am–5:30pm

Credits

0

Invest in your personal or professional growth. Both Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop are fantastically powerful programs—but radically different. Join us for 2 consecutive Saturdays to learn best practices for each program, and then see how they can work together in harmony. You’ll learn how to properly use the pen … Read more

Start Date

10/19

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

10/26

Faculty

Andreas Randhahn

Time

10am–4pm

Credits

0

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Learn to size, fabricate, and finish a classic silver ring band; then saw, file, solder, polish, and bezel-set a gemstone to cap it off.

Start Date

10/20

Meeting Day

Sunday

End Date

10/20

Faculty

Peter Evonuk

Time

9:30am–5:30pm

Credits

0

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Designed for students who have some painting experience and wish to develop their work. Participants consider content, composition/format, color, surface, materials, and craft while exploring aspects of painting that interest them the most (e.g., experimentation with materials, conceptual and technical approaches, observational work). Individual attention and group discussions of student … Read more

Start Date

10/24

Meeting Day

Thursday

End Date

12/12

Faculty

Nancy McCarthy

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

1.5

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In this weekend-long intensive students learn to build boxes for artist’s books. Boxes, in addition to providing a protective case, can enhance the concept of an artist’s book and add a degree of professionalism to any book. Students will start by building a standard tray from book board and learn … Read more

Start Date

10/26

Meeting Day

Saturday and Sunday

End Date

10/27

Faculty

Alice Stanne

Time

10am–4pm

Credits

0

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In this one day workshop participants will learn how to use a variety of tools to burn designs into wood, from the inexpensive and easily accessible to the obscure and professional. Participants will learn to think differently about a medium that has been used for both decorative embellishments and exact … Read more

Start Date

10/26

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

10/26

Faculty

Brett S. Poza

Time

10am–2pm

Credits

0

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The following Creative Economy Workshops workshops will be offered this fall at MassArt.   Pricing Your Work Saturday, October 26, 10am-1pm Sara Hartmann   Negotiation Strategies for Creative Professionals Saturday, November 2nd, 10am-1pm Teresa Nelson   DIY PR for Creative Business Saturday, December 14, 10am-1pm Marni Elyse Katz   Each … Read more

Start Date

10/26

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

12/14

Faculty

Sara Hartmann

Time

Credits

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A variety of monotype techniques can be used to create a unique print. In this workshop we will focus on viscosity printing. We will be experimenting with both sticky and oily inks to see how inks of different viscosities interact. Using the principles of viscosity printing in combination with stencils, … Read more

Start Date

11/01

Meeting Day

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

End Date

11/03

Faculty

Stacy Friedman

Time

spec–spec

Credits

0

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Explore the ancient art of Coppersmithing. Students will use a variety of specialized hammers and tools to form simple, elegant copper bowls. The class will cover sinking, raising, and planishing techniques that have been in use for thousands of years. Warning: Side effects may include heady feelings of DIY induced … Read more

Start Date

11/02

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

11/02

Faculty

Peter Evonuk

Time

10am–4pm

Credits

0

This workshop is an introduction to animation and compositing techniques for setting still images in motion and combining them with video into one cohesive project. Students learn animation techniques,working with masks, traveling mattes and creating motion paths to set still images in motion and to create depth. The primary software … Read more

Start Date

11/05

Meeting Day

Tuesday

End Date

12/03

Faculty

Janne Holtermann

Time

7pm–10pm

Credits

0

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White Line woodcut is a technique developed by Blanche Lazell in the 1920’s. Inspired by European modernism and American crafts techniques, Lazell developed this simple woodblock method to simplify some of the techniques used in Japanese woodblock printing. In this class, you will start with carving linear drawings in a … Read more

Start Date

11/16

Meeting Day

Saturday and Sunday

End Date

11/17

Faculty

Lisa Houck

Time

10am–4pm

Credits

0

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Anyone who yearns to bring a little texture back into their lives with ink, paper, and type will enjoy this one-day letterpress workshop. This workshop is an introduction to letterpress printing and manual typesetting for the complete beginner to the moderately-experienced letterpress devotee. You’ll learn to use a job stick, … Read more

Start Date

11/23

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

11/23

Faculty

Keith Cross

Time

9am–6pm

Credits

0

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In this workshop, students learn how to use their digital cameras as well as the basics of digital photography. Students explore effective techniques for making better photographs with the most automated of digital cameras to the latest digital SLRs. Knowing the basics of the digital camera as well as the … Read more

Start Date

12/07

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

12/07

Faculty

Molly Lamb

Time

10am–4pm

Credits

0

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