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. New classes added in December!

Learn traditional fiber techniques to support experimental work across all areas of art, artisanry, and design with classes in weaving, surface design, interlacing, dyeing, clothing construction, soft sculpture and more.

Advance your sewing skills as you learn professional seam finishes, closures, collars, pockets, hems and more. Create a collection of fabric samples demonstrating each technique including, French and flat felled seams, bias edge finishings, button and zipper variations, invisible hems, and additional industry standard techniques. Use your new skills to … Read more

Start Date

02/04

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

03/25

Faculty

Nat LaChall

Time

6:30pm–9pm

Credits

0

Through this workshop, students will learn various techniques for converting common household and art studio materials into elements useful for the creation of non-textile garments. We’ll have a brief overview of non-textile garment history and sessions dedicated to material development. Students will meet virtually with the instructor and in group … Read more

Start Date

02/09

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

03/30

Faculty

David J. Bermingham

Time

6:30pm–9pm

Credits

0

With a focus on felting techniques, you will lean wet felting, needle felting, and a combination of both to make irresistibly soft sculptures. We will also explore felting around armatures, using molds, resists, and incorporating other materials. This workshop will consist of demonstrations, experimenting, and guided work time in which … Read more

Start Date

02/27

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

03/06

Faculty

Rachel Montroy

Time

10am–4pm

Credits

0

Students will develop printing techniques using easy to find materials.  Each week we’ll explore a different printing technique – batik, shibori, natural dyeing and more.  Lessons will cover accessible materials found around the house and materials/kits that can be purchased at a low cost.  Students will be able to complete the … Read more

Start Date

03/22

Meeting Day

None

End Date

04/30

Faculty

Liam O’Meara

Time

Credits

0

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Create imaginative silhouettes and wearable soft sculpture for performance, photography and the Fashion runway. Receive a wearable art review as you discover the sculptural possibilities of paper and fabric. Weekly demonstrations will introduce you to professional costuming techniques, including building lightweight armeratures, creating volume with fabric and utilizing found objects. … Read more

Start Date

04/01

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

05/06

Faculty

Nat LaChall

Time

6:30pm–9pm

Credits

0

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Let’s make paper and learn ways of using this ancient craft in your own practice. This course explores the topic of paper as a medium incorporating its traditional and non-traditional uses. Through the process of using creative experimentation to craft unique, beautiful paper, you will learn pulp preparation and basic … Read more

Start Date

04/17

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

05/08

Faculty

Joseph Ray

Time

10am–3pm

Credits

0

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