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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.

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

06/06

Meeting Day

Monday through Thursday

End Date

06/23

Faculty

Santiago Hernandez

Time

9am–2pm

Credits

3

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Drawing, painting, and sculpting using found objects, appropriated images, letterforms, texts, and personal memorabilia. Slide lectures and class discussions concern the history of collage and assemblage.   MassArt BFA students. This course is a Drawing Projects foundation year equivalent. Contact Academic Resources for more information. ARC@massart.edu

Start Date

06/07

Meeting Day

Tuesdays 2-4pm zoom, Thursdays asynchronous 2-6pm

End Date

07/28

Faculty

Sharon Haggins Dunn

Time

Credits

3

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PCE Assemblage and collage

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

06/07

Meeting Day

Tuesday-Friday

End Date

07/30

Faculty

Jessica Tam

Time

9am–1pm

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

06/07

Meeting Day

Tuesdays through Fridays

End Date

07/30

Faculty

Jessica Tam

Time

9am–1pm

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

06/07

Meeting Day

Tuesdays through Fridays

End Date

07/29

Faculty

Jessica Tam

Time

9am–1pn

Credits

6

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Traditionally, watercolor is a light-to-dark medium. Light washes are built up gradually in order to achieve rich tones. The focus of this course is to explain that when beginning a painting with the application of pre-mixed, middle value, transparent wet-on-wet watercolor washes, artists can create images that exude “instant” atmosphere, … Read more

Start Date

06/13

Meeting Day

Monday and Friday and additional time during the week

End Date

06/17

Faculty

Irena Roman

Time

9:30am–12:30pm

Credits

0

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watercolor painting of pans

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

06/21

Meeting Day

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

End Date

06/23

Faculty

Yo Ahn Han

Time

9:30am–2:30pm

Credits

0

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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

08/01

Meeting Day

Monday through Thursday

End Date

08/04

Faculty

Santiago Hernandez

Time

9am–2pm

Credits

0

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