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.

Every illustrator is a storyteller at heart. Learn about character development and narrative techniques, research and develop ideas, characters, stories, and settings to create imagery. Explore illustration on paper or digitally.

Through a series of collaborative and individual exercises, students explore the entire process of making a book, including inspiration for initial ideas, writing effective stories, character development, sequential flow, constructing the book, and researching potential markets. All course lectures and exercises apply to children’s books, graphic novels, animations and other … Read more

Start Date

01/25

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

05/10

Faculty

Alex Gerasev

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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In this class students develop a portfolio suitable for children’s books. The class focuses on creating compelling characters, single and sequential images that resonate with younger audience. A variety of concepts are explored: character consistency, emotion, narrative, action, setting, etc. The students experiment with traditional and digital media to come … Read more

Start Date

01/28

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

05/06

Faculty

Katia Wish

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

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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

03/06

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

04/10

Faculty

Diane Bigda

Time

10am–3pm

Credits

0

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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

03/06

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

03/13

Faculty

Andreas Randhahn

Time

10am–4pm

Credits

0

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Mini comics are open to 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, accordion fold and eight page minis. This course will provide … Read more

Start Date

03/23

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

04/27

Faculty

Alan Jennings

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

0

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Invest in your personal or professional growth. Both Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop are fantastically powerful programs—but radically different. Join us for 2 consecutive Saturdays to learn best practices for each program, and then see how they can work together in harmony. You’ll learn how to properly use the pen … Read more

Start Date

04/24

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

05/01

Faculty

Andreas Randhahn

Time

10am–4pm

Credits

0

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