CE classes continue to be Remote (online), with a small number of On Campus and Hybrid offerings. Basic requirements for Remote classes are a computer and reliable internet. For Remote studio classes an internet linked camera. On Campus and Hybrid classes please read about MassArt COVID Safety Requirements.

Get a taste of the topics you have been curious about with workshops in design, business, photography, wood, metals, printmaking, drawing, painting and more.

Photographer Michael Hintlian will host a 9-week hands-on workshop focusing on shooting on the street, a traditional method of documentary investigation made popular in the 20th century by greats such as Cartier-Bresson, Garry Winogrand, and Diane Arbus as well as the modern masters working today. The theater of the street … Read more

Start Date

09/04

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

11/06

Faculty

Michael Hintlian

Time

10am–1pm

Credits

0

This course introduces students to filmmaking as a fine art medium. Taking a broad and inclusive approach, students will be able to craft their own stories-whether linear or abstract-using a variety of image techniques such as drawing, animating and recording film/video. A basic Premiere Pro workflow will be introduced for … Read more

Start Date

09/09

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

10/28

Faculty

Camilo Cardenas

Time

9am–11am

Credits

0

Landscape Painting in Ipswich Join us for a plein air landscape painting class (5 Fridays, 9:30-1:30pm) along the scenic seacoast of Ipswich, MA. Locations will include majestic Crane Beach, Crane Estate, Appleton Farm, & Russell Orchards. (*entry fees may apply) Topics covered include: setting up, beginning a painting, mixing color, … Read more

Start Date

09/10

Meeting Day

Fridays

End Date

10/08

Faculty

Brett Gamache

Time

9:30am–1:30pm

Credits

0

In this course you will design in two-dimensions and three-dimensions, and learn how to transform flat paper into moving sculpture. Three different categories of pop-ups will be introduced: those that become dimensional while in motion, those that become dimensional when open fully, and constructions that combine multiple parts. These paper … Read more

Start Date

09/13

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

10/04

Faculty

Stephanie Mahan Stigliano

Time

7pm–9pm

Credits

0

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

Diane Bigda

This is a very fun, enriching, and smart way to invest in your future. This class is designed around YOUR needs and respect is given to your workflow. We take a thoughtful approach to solving problems, and learn how to build images in an intelligent way. Adobe Illustrator is the … Read more

Start Date

09/25

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

10/02

Faculty

Andreas Randhahn

Time

10am–4pm

Credits

0

Thinking about a career in graphic design? Do you currently “dabble” in graphic design for personal projects? Have you found yourself designing flyers, webpages, brochures or other graphic design work professionally without any design training? This one-day workshop is specifically targeted for those with no graphic design background, to understand what makes a design “work” visually … Read more

Start Date

10/02

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

10/02

Faculty

Alisa Aronson

Time

9am–4pm

Credits

0

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In this workshop, you will learn various basketry construction techniques including coiling, twining, plaiting, netting, and interlacing. You’ll also learn how to create your own cordage from recycled materials. We’ll study historic basketry traditions, and also look at the way contemporary artists are using fiber construction techniques today. Using materials … Read more

Start Date

10/06

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

10/27

Faculty

Jenine Shereos

Time

6pm–9pm

Credits

0

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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Explore the art of personal expression through landscape photography. Tsar Fedorsky, a fine arts photographer whose own work draws on images found near home, will encourage students to discover their own visual voice by choosing to take landscape photographs close to home. Nature is all around us. You don’t need … Read more

Start Date

10/12

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

12/07

Faculty

Tsar Fedorsky

Time

6pm–8pm

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

There comes a time when many of us find ourselves reflecting on our personal and familial histories. Artists have long contemplated these ideas visually and have used various methods to create dynamic personal stories that reflect their experiences. In this workshop, we will explore the various methods photographers have used … Read more

Start Date

10/16

Meeting Day

Saturday and Sunday

End Date

10/17

Faculty

Molly Lamb

Time

10am–1pm

Credits

0

In this course you will learn variations on accordion fold books, and create sculpture that folds flat for storage. These  inventive structures will inspire you to tell your personal stories in a unique format. You will learn how to manipulate paper to form Origami books, Tunnel books, Flag books, and Carousel … Read more

Start Date

10/18

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

11/08

Faculty

Stephanie Mahan Stigliano

Time

7pm–9pm

Credits

0

One of the most emotive forms of intaglio printmaking is drypoint etching, which allows for direct and uniquely personal markmaking. This home-based course is designed for those looking to explore this technique but don’t have access to a studio, press or expensive materials. We will focus on methods that can … Read more

Start Date

10/18

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

11/01

Faculty

Damon Campagna

Time

6pm–10pm

Credits

0

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

10/23

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

10/23

Faculty

Alisa Aronson

Time

9am–4pm

Credits

0

Typography Course

Ever wonder what more you can do with that camera phone in your pocket? Move away from Instagram filters and TikTok challenges and make yourself stand out more. Color-grade your photos in Lightroom or edit a short film with an original soundtrack in Premiere. All you need is a camera … Read more

Start Date

10/23

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

12/04

Faculty

Matt Kushan

Time

10am–12noon

Credits

0

Photographer in a museum

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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In this workshop, you will learn the basics of creating beautiful, textural tapestry weavings on a frame loom. We’ll also study the history of global tapestry traditions, as well as fiber artists of the 60’s and 70’s, and the way contemporary artists are using tapestry weaving today. We’ll look at … Read more

Start Date

11/03

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

12/01

Faculty

Jenine Shereos

Time

6pm–9pm

Credits

0

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In this workshop students learn to build handmade books from pages to cover, experimenting with a variety of book structures. No experience is required; we will start off with simpler structures and work up to ones that are more complex. Students will learn about books based on the fold, starting … Read more

Start Date

11/06

Meeting Day

Saturday and Sunday

End Date

11/07

Faculty

Alice Stanne

Time

10am–4pm

Credits

0

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