Most CE classes continue to be Remote (online). For On Campus and Hybrid classes please read about MassArt COVID Safety Requirements.

We're welcoming students back to campus for a few select courses and workshops--some fully on site and others hybrid. Check out the COVID Safety Requirements on the MassArt website.

Learn woodworking fundamentals through a series of exercises utilizing both hand tools and machines. Develop a habit of sharpening and tuning your tools. Practice a variety of joinery techniques and build your own sample library of construction options. Put your newly honed skills to test by building a final project … Read more

Start Date

09/07

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

12/14

Faculty

Annie Meyer

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Students will design theatrical costumes using drafting and draping techniques. Creating structural foundations and building shapes for performance will be covered. Lectures include working through character development and understanding industry storyboards. Students will construct a costume and complete 2-D and 3-D projects.

Start Date

09/07

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

12/14

Faculty

David J. Bermingham

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Screen printing is an old and versatile process with many modern uses. We present a variety of techniques and contemporary fine art applications of silkscreen printing. Students are guided through the transformation of an idea to printed image and encouraged to take a creative approach. The emphasis is on experimentation, … Read more

Start Date

09/07

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

12/14

Faculty

Carlos Alvarez

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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An overview of pattern drafting and an introduction to clothing construction. Students explore the different methods of pattern making, from using the dart for fit to adding shape for fullness, and learn how to take body measurements for fit. Pattern drafting and construction techniques are then applied to an original … Read more

Start Date

09/08

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

12/15

Faculty

Jennifer Varekamp

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Explore advanced construction and drafting methods for custom tailoring. Learn how to design and construct a tailored ensemble using traditional methods that include pad stitching, foundation shaping, special lapel and collar treatments, and finishes. Prerequisites: Introduction to Creative Fashion and Introduction to Pattern Drafting or permission of instructor.  Email: achan@massart.edu. … Read more

Start Date

09/08

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

12/15

Faculty

Andy Chan

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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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

09/10

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

11/05

Faculty

Michael Hintlian

Time

10am–1pm

Credits

0

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This course introduces a variety of concepts and techniques used in contemporary ceramic object-making. Demonstrations and studio activities include hand building, mold making and wheel working. Each student researches and designs a series of pieces which reflect their personal interests. Projects may include work in tableware, sculpture, or designed objects. … Read more

Start Date

09/12

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

12/12

Faculty

Janna Longacre

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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An introduction to illustration with an emphasis on observational drawing skills and the process of creating an illustration from concept development to final image. Students will complete illustrations for a variety of markets. Aspects of the professional illustration business will be addressed.

Start Date

09/12

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

12/12

Faculty

John Rego

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

register

An overview of pattern drafting and an introduction to clothing construction. Students explore the different methods of pattern making, from using the dart for fit to adding shape for fullness, and learn how to take body measurements for fit. Pattern drafting and construction techniques are then applied to an original … Read more

Start Date

09/12

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

12/12

Faculty

Renee Harding

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Students create and fit virtual garments using CLO software. Through the run of this course the designer translates in-person activities, such as patternmaking and fitting, into a virtual language. Specifically, the cohort begins by virtually sewing and fitting conventional garments – pants, shirts, jackets, and skirts –  and transitions to … Read more

Start Date

09/12

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

12/12

Faculty

TBA

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Students are introduced to the creative and technical possibilities of digital photography while exploring photographic history and current practices. They learn how to use a digital camera and computer imaging software to create photographs through raw file formats. Topics covered include camera operations (aperture, shutter speed, ISO, focal length) as … Read more

Start Date

09/12

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

12/12

Faculty

Harlan Crichton

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

register

We're sorry, this class has been canceled.

Comics explores wide ranging subject matter and experimentation. Dive into this accessible medium by exploring different models of content, including: autobiography, adaptation, pantomime and more. Learn how to make comics from a single image to four panels, eight page minis and more. This course will provide students with the technical skills to produce and … Read more

Start Date

09/13

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

12/13

Faculty

Alan Jennings

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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An introduction to the figure through drawing exercises while working with a live model. Students will be introduced to a broad range of markmaking tools, drawing exercises, and drawing techniques while observing a live model. Design and drawing concepts and techniques will be addressed weekly. Each component of this course is designed to advance your … Read more

Start Date

09/13

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

12/13

Faculty

Gerry Hoag

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Begin painting in this exploration of new and traditional directions and techniques. The basis of the course is studio work, primarily working in oil and includes use of models, as well as lectures and demonstrations. Color and composition theory, and the study of form, space, and light are addressed. Previous … Read more

Start Date

09/13

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

12/13

Faculty

Christopher Chippendale

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Design and fabricate individualized place settings, serving dishes, teapots, and vases. Employing hand-building, the potter’s wheel, plaster molds, and various kiln-firing techniques (stoneware, soda, low-fire) students are able to create pottery that is useful as well as personally expressive. Frequent demonstrations, lectures, and dialogue with the instructor enable beginners as … Read more

Start Date

09/13

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

12/13

Faculty

Ben Ryterband

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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This course focuses on introducing (industrial) designers to the basics of solid modeling. Aside from basic software familiarization, concepts for 2D and 3D visualization will be introduced. CAD modeling techniques, including surface modeling and plastic design best practices are highlighted with emphasis on the role CAD plays within the design process. Various examples of how … Read more

Start Date

09/13

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

12/13

Faculty

TBA

Time

6pm–10pm

Credits

3

register

Metalshop 1 is a comprehensive introduction to steel fabrication techniques and processes. It includes various welding processes, such as the venerable oxy-fuel process, the lost art of “stick” welding, and an emphasis on MIG welding, better known as the “hot glue gun for steel” (just point and shoot!). The more precision oriented TIG welding process is … Read more

Start Date

09/13

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

12/13

Faculty

Reid Drum

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Students explore the current practices being used by sustainable fashion designers/companies, organic and eco-friendly textiles, innovations in design/ production, textiles, waste minimization, and upcycling in design and manufacturing. While working through their own process, students will use sustainable methods to design and create projects addressing social responsibility in the fashion … Read more

Start Date

09/13

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

12/13

Faculty

Jennifer Varekamp

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Learn to develop and market textile designs using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Topics include building a design from a motif, creating colorways for your print, using scanned artwork to create designs, and texture mapping. Students create a series of print designs and a collection of coordinated prints.  

Start Date

09/13

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

12/13

Faculty

Meg Young

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Are you tired of a long winter and staying indoors? Let’s get outside and see our beautiful city with fresh eyes! Let’s sketch whatever catches our eyes: buildings, intricate architectural details, trees, flowers, street lamps, road signs, bus stops, trains, people walking, running, having a good time in the cafes, … Read more

Start Date

09/17

Meeting Day

Saturday & Sunday

End Date

09/18

Faculty

Katia Wish

Time

10am–4pm

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

10/15

Meeting Day

Saturday and Sunday

End Date

10/16

Faculty

Alice Stanne

Time

10am–5pm

Credits

0

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In this class students will work from found images and/or drawings of their own to explore mark making with the needle. Through embroidery stitches from basic to advanced, we will learn, experiment and push the types of mark we can create with the simple tool of needle and thread. During class, basic … Read more

Start Date

10/15

Meeting Day

Saturday

End Date

10/22

Faculty

Joetta Maue

Time

10am–4pm

Credits

0

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In this class, you’ll be introduced to the basics of an industry-standard user experience (UI) design tool from the ground up. We’ll work on a web-site and/or Ap, from concept through wireframes, prototype and presentation. Learn how to work smart and be savvy. Our focus here will be on understanding … Read more

Start Date

10/15

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

10/22

Faculty

Andreas Randhahn

Time

10am–1pm

Credits

0

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