Except for a very few classes, Continuing Education classes are being taught remotely. Studio classes have live remote meetings. Basic requirements to take a class are an internet connection, computer, and an internet linked camera (like a cell phone). Most classes will be hosted through Zoom or MassArt Moonami. For specific course requirements, contact the CE office at ce@massart.edu or your instructor. New classes are being added, keep checking!

Choose from a variety of drawing topics including drawing from observation and abstract approaches. Push the boundaries of the discipline by drawing with a variety of media under the direction of accomplished artists/teachers.

Individual attention in a supportive environment is the focus of this comprehensive figure drawing course designed for students of all levels. We will examine the works of historic and contemporary artists to understand the common principals of sound figure drawing. The foundations of gesture, proportions, and anatomical structures will be … Read more

Start Date

09/02

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

12/09

Faculty

Gerry Hoag

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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By examining the varied traditions in portraiture, through the lens of time and culture, this course will investigate a rich diversity of expression, spanning the frescos of Rome, the psychology of Alice Neal, the beauty of Leonardo, the technique of Ingres and the vulnerability of Vincent Van Gogh. We will … Read more

Start Date

09/07

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

12/14

Faculty

Gerry Hoag

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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  Drawing and Mixed Media Exploring Interdisciplinary Arts and Diverse Cultural Traditions and Practices Students develop self- reflective studio work, research ancient healing arts traditions and  contemporary contemplative cultural practices. Coursework includes selective readings, virtual studio visits, audio/visual interviews and presentations featuring interdisciplinary artists and  historical survey of diverse cultural studio … Read more

Start Date

09/13

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

12/13

Faculty

Sharon Haggins Dunn

Time

2pm–6pm

Credits

3

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Using plant life as the basis for experimentation and documentation, this class gives students an opportunity to explore various drawing techniques and media based on the natural world. We will draw, paint, use mixed-media and printmaking to create informed mark-making, solidify sketching and journaling skills, and give form to your observations. Subject … Read more

Start Date

09/18

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

10/23

Faculty

Diane Bigda

Time

10am–2pm

Credits

0

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Diane Bigda

Discover the possibilities of working with dry and water-based materials. Dry media includes pencil, colored pencils, China marker. For wet media we use:  watercolor, gouache, acrylics, etc. as well as interesting mediums such as Pe masking fluid and gesso. Gain skills in a variety of techniques, then experiment with mixing mediums in non-traditional … Read more

Start Date

10/12

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

11/30

Faculty

Yo Ahn Han

Time

630pm–10pm

Credits

0

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This class will use the figure as a basis for understanding basic drawing elements such as line, form in space, spacial relationships, value, gesture, and composition. Beginner students are welcome. Lessons will alternate each week between live Zoom and email format lessons (with instructor video demonstrations provided). Materials Needed: Drawing … Read more

Start Date

10/16

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

12/04

Faculty

Brett Gamache

Time

9:30am–12:30pm

Credits

0

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Working from personally selected still life objects, students will learn techniques to capture the object’s form, value structure, and temperature shifts using built up layers of conte crayon. Students will complete two still lifes, the first using naturalistic colors. For the second still life students will choose to either exaggerate … Read more

Start Date

10/30

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

11/13

Faculty

Janet Loren Hill

Time

10am–12pm

Credits

0

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