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.

Understanding the body’s anatomy has a profound effect on one’s figurative artwork as the internal structures of the body informs its surface topography.  This course is designed for students of any level and in any art discipline desiring a greater understanding of the figure’s skeletal and muscular structures. Students will … Read more

Start Date

01/26

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

05/04

Faculty

Gerry Hoag

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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

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

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

  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

01/29

Meeting Day

Fridays

End Date

05/07

Faculty

Sharon Dunn

Time

2pm–6pm

Credits

3

In this course, students develop the techniques and skills needed to express their ideas in visual form. Working with a variety of materials and media (from traditional drawing media to collage) and diving into the psychology behind both color and mark making, our creations come to life as ways to communicate … Read more

Start Date

03/15

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

05/10

Faculty

Will Suglia

Time

6:30pm–9:30pm

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

03/16

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

05/04

Faculty

Yo Ahn Han

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

0

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