Winter and Spring 2021 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.

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.

Designed for beginners as well as more experienced students who desire a sophisticated understanding of the structure of the human figure. Through lectures and drawing from the nude, students analyze the skeleton and musculature, and the surface forms of the body become understandable. Also covered are proportion, modeling forms in … Read more

Start Date

01/26

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

05/04

Faculty

Gerry Hoag

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Good drawing skills and painting go hand-in-hand. This sequential course begins by covering basic drawing principles with an eye towards creating successful underdrawings and compositions. Using still life as subject matter, we will then explore aspects of the indirect painting method based on Flemish painting techniques. Discussions, examples, and demos … Read more

Start Date

01/26

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

05/04

Faculty

Santiago Hernandez

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

01/27

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

05/05

Faculty

Gerry Hoag

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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Review the basics of drawing using the figure, portrait, and still life to organize their common elements into a cohesive whole. Emphasis is on sustained studies to develop personal direction. Pencil and charcoal are used. All levels welcome.

Start Date

01/28

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

05/06

Faculty

Brett Gamache

Time

6pm–10pm

Credits

3

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What does it mean to be a practicing artist in today’s world? Explore classical and contemporary art movements, including western and eastern, and issues and ideas in art. Learn about living and historical artists in the international art world and develop skills in visual research using personal memoirs and/or sociocultural factors … Read more

Start Date

01/29

Meeting Day

Fridays

End Date

05/07

Faculty

Yo Ahn Han

Time

9am–1pm

Credits

3

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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

03/16

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

05/04

Faculty

Yo Ahn Han

Time

6:30pm–10pm

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

04/10

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

04/24

Faculty

Janet Loren Hill

Time

10am–12pm

Credits

0

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