Summer semester begins on May 22nd. Register today.

Painting students are part of an intense working environment where they can pursue their own direction. Painting courses and workshops encourage diverse practice and foster independent creative thinking and making. Students are part of a unique learning environment that allows for independent thought as well as collaboration and critique.

2019 will be the 10th year of this late-Spring oil-painting workshop along the banks of the Charles River. The workshop is designed for students experienced in oil painting who are looking for an opportunity to build or sharpen their painting skills and perceptual abilities while working with the changeable conditions … Read more

Start Date

05/22

Meeting Day

Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday

End Date

06/05

Faculty

Christopher Chippendale

Time

Varies–see description

Credits

1.5

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Begin painting in this exploration of new and traditional directions and techniques. The basis of the course is studio work, primarily working in oil and includes use of models, as well as lectures and demonstrations. Color and composition theory, and the study of form, space, and light are addressed. Previous … Read more

Start Date

05/28

Meeting Day

Tuesday and Thursday

End Date

07/11

Faculty

Christopher Chippendale

Time

6–10pm

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

06/03

Meeting Day

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

End Date

06/20

Faculty

Santiago Hernandez

Time

9am–2:30pm

Credits

3

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For students who want an intensive day-long studio experience that provides individual instruction. Students work within a continuum from realism to abstraction, and formal concerns are emphasized and tied to personal expression. Includes use of the model. Class critiques, slide talks and field trips enrich the painting experience. Some painting … Read more

Start Date

06/04

Meeting Day

Tuesday and Thursday

End Date

07/25

Faculty

Sharon Dunn

Time

9am–6pm

Credits

6

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For students who want an intensive day-long studio experience that provides individual instruction. Students work within a continuum from realism to abstraction, and formal concerns are emphasized and tied to personal expression. Includes use of the model. Class critiques, slide talks and field trips enrich the painting experience. Some painting … Read more

Start Date

06/04

Meeting Day

Tuesday and Thursday

End Date

07/25

Faculty

Sharon Dunn

Time

9am–6pm

Credits

6

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For students who want an intensive day-long studio experience that provides individual instruction. Students work within a continuum from realism to abstraction, and formal concerns are emphasized and tied to personal expression. Includes use of the model. Class critiques, slide talks and field trips enrich the painting experience. Some painting … Read more

Start Date

06/04

Meeting Day

Tuesday and Thursday

End Date

07/25

Faculty

Sharon Dunn

Time

9am–6pm

Credits

6

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Discover the possibilities of working with water-based materials: watercolor, gouache, acrylics, etc. as well as interesting mediums such as masking fluid and gesso. Gain skills in a variety of techniques, then experiment with mixing mediums in non-traditional ways, to achieve unique visual results. Watercolor techniques (wet on wet, glazing, drybrush) … Read more

Start Date

07/02

Meeting Day

Tuesday

End Date

08/13

Faculty

Yo Ahn Han

Time

6pm–10pm

Credits

0

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Abstract artists draw inspiration, ideas, and imagery from many sources. This course is meant to demystify the process of creating and looking at abstract images by proposing a series of concepts, styles, source material, and techniques designed to stimulate abstract thinking and inspire abstract image making. We will use a … Read more

Start Date

08/12

Meeting Day

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

End Date

08/15

Faculty

Santiago Hernandez

Time

9am–3pm

Credits

0

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