Join us at MassArt and find your creative voice. Reconnect with past efforts, prepare for advanced study, or jump into creative experimentation with a structured program to guide you. Try the Studio Arts Certificate -- it gives you the freedom to choose the classes that you are drawn to, while providing optional clusters of courses that serve as a guide.

In this online course students will learn the basics of oil painting including paint mixing, palette construction, brush techniques, canvas/board preparation, safety measures, and more. Students will also learn the foundations of painting’s visual language like color, composition, texture and hierarchy. Over the course of the term students will work … Read more

Start Date

03/18

Meeting Day

Mondays

End Date

05/06

Faculty

Janet Loren Hill

Time

6:30pm–9:30pm

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Oil painting of portrait of a man wearing a red shirt looking down.

This course provides an in-depth understanding of the cyanotype process. You learn all the steps required to create your cyanotype prints with ease; from the preparation of the solution, to the creation of images on transparent media, to exposing light and fixating color. Discover how to apply your prints onto … Read more

Start Date

03/19

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

04/30

Faculty

Zhidong Zhang

Time

6:30pm–9:30pm

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Explore the art of personal expression through landscape photography. Tsar Fedorsky, a fine arts photographer whose own work draws on images found near home, will encourage students to discover their own visual voice by choosing to take landscape photographs close to home. Nature is all around us. You don’t need … Read more

Start Date

03/19

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

05/07

Faculty

Tsar Fedorsky

Time

6pm–9pm

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Black and white photograph of sunrise behind telephone lines draped in moss.

This class teaches a variety of embroidery, needle arts, and stitching techniques and how to apply them to contemporary art making. This involves going past the technique and exploring the conceptual layer of working with textiles and stitching while looking at the heritage and meaning of embroidery’s history and how … Read more

Start Date

03/20

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

05/01

Faculty

Joetta Maue

Time

6:30pm–9:30pm

Credits

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In this workshop, you will learn various basketry construction techniques including coiling, twining, plaiting, netting, and interlacing. You’ll also learn how to create your own cordage from recycled materials. We’ll study historic basketry traditions, and also look at the way contemporary artists are using fiber construction techniques today. Using materials … Read more

Start Date

03/21

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

05/02

Faculty

Hadis Tourikarami

Time

6:30pm–9:30pm

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wire and colorful string woven and entangled with itself

This course will take an academic and experimental approach to drawing. We’ll explore the character of various media such as charcoal, graphite, pen and ink-wash. Color will be used for its expressive nature, allowing us to engage the potential of chalk/oil pastels, markers, colored pencils, and a combination of media. … Read more

Start Date

03/23

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

05/04

Faculty

Jason Bagatta

Time

10am–1pm

Credits

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Abstract line work drawing of geometric colorful cubes on black background