Summer and Fall 2020 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. Fall classes are still being added--check again soon.

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.

Imaginative – relating to or characterized by imagination: to form a mental image of something not present: lacking factual reality, fanciful, visionary, fantastic, unreal or unbelievable. Imagination is an engine for creativity. This course looks to help students explore their artistic process by considering “the imaginative” in a variety of … Read more

Start Date

06/01

Meeting Day

Mon and Wed

End Date

07/22

Faculty

Andree Leduc

Time

10am–2pm

Credits

3

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Draw pastoral scenes out your window, trees in a local nature conservatory, or plants in your backyard garden. This course will reconnect us with nature as we explore observational landscape drawing in its many forms. Studying Masters both Old and Contemporary such as Leonardo di Vinci, Rembrandt, the Hudson River … Read more

Start Date

06/01

Meeting Day

Mon, Wed, Fri

End Date

06/26

Faculty

Gerry Hoag

Time

6pm–10pm

Credits

3

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ONLINE SUMMER 2020 This online course introduces illustration methods for the fashion designer and creative professional.  Demonstrations and exercises cover basic anatomy to the analysis of fashion figures.  Stylized drawing skills, composition layout techniques and creating fashion industry flat sketches are taught along with methods of critique and the editing … Read more

Start Date

06/02

Meeting Day

Tue and Thu

End Date

07/09

Faculty

Andy Chan

Time

6pm–8pm

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

06/08

Meeting Day

Mon-Thu

End Date

06/25

Faculty

Santiago Hernandez

Time

9am–2:30pm

Credits

3

An introduction to the figure through drawing exercises while working with a live model. Students will be introduced to a broad range of markmaking tools, drawing exercises, and drawing techniques while observing a live model. Design and drawing concepts and techniques will be addressed weekly. Each component of this course is designed to advance your … Read more

Start Date

06/16

Meeting Day

Tue and Thu

End Date

07/23

Faculty

Brett Gamache

Time

6pm–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

06/29

Meeting Day

Mon. Wed, Fri

End Date

07/24

Faculty

Gerry Hoag

Time

6pm–10pm

Credits

3

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

07/07

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

08/18

Faculty

Yo Ahn Han

Time

6pm–10pm

Credits

0

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Students will learn techniques for observational still life drawing as well as the narrative qualities of objects and compositions. We will look and make work inspired by artwork from artists who deal with the rich subject of still life through history.    

Start Date

07/10

Meeting Day

Fridays

End Date

08/14

Faculty

Will Suglia

Time

10am–1pm

Credits

0

ONLINE SUMMER 2020 This online course introduces illustration methods for the fashion designer and creative professional.  Demonstrations and exercises cover basic anatomy to the analysis of fashion figures.  Stylized drawing skills, composition layout techniques and creating fashion industry flat sketches are taught along with methods of critique and the editing … Read more

Start Date

07/14

Meeting Day

Tue and Thu

End Date

08/20

Faculty

Andy Chan

Time

6pm–8pm

Credits

3

This intensive drawing workshop is designed to take students on an extended observational journey into the natural world. Working directly from life we will study forms found in nature, investigating the specific geometries, shapes and colors found in the landscape. We will focus on trying to represent both macro and micro landscapes, and … Read more

Start Date

07/20

Meeting Day

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

End Date

08/06

Faculty

Marguerite White

Time

9am–3pm

Credits

3

Individual attention in a supportive environment is the focus of this comprehensive figure drawing course designed for students of all levels. We will examine the works of historic and contemporary artists to understand the common principals of sound figure drawing. The foundations of gesture, proportions, and anatomical structures will be … Read more

Start Date

07/27

Meeting Day

Mon, Wed, Sri

End Date

08/21

Faculty

Gerry Hoag

Time

6pm–10pm

Credits

3

This course is designed to de-mystify abstract art through a series of exercises and projects that focus on line, shape, color, and texture. Abstract drawing and painting represent a shift from recording the visible to expressing our impressions of what we see. The possibilities of finding inspiration for abstract works … Read more

Start Date

08/10

Meeting Day

Mon-Thu

End Date

08/19

Faculty

Santiago Hernandez

Time

9am–2:30pm

Credits

0