CE classes continue to be Remote (online), with a small number of On Campus and Hybrid offerings. Basic requirements for Remote classes are a computer and reliable internet. For Remote studio classes an internet linked camera. On Campus and Hybrid classes please read about MassArt COVID Safety Requirements.

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Eating and the Environment focuses on the impact that our daily food purchases and consumption make on the environment and our health.  In the class, we will examine major themes related to both industrialized and sustainable agriculture, including: soil resources and pollution; water and air pollution; pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers; … Read more

Start Date

01/03

Meeting Day

End Date

01/14

Faculty

Jennifer Cole

Time

Credits

3

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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

01/03

Meeting Day

Monday and Friday plus additional time during the week

End Date

01/07

Faculty

Irena Roman

Time

9:30am–12:30pm

Credits

0

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watercolor painting of pans

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

01/03

Meeting Day

Monday thru Friday

End Date

01/13

Faculty

Andree Leduc

Time

9:30am–5:30pm

Credits

3

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This course will explore the transition from modernist thought as exemplified by the Abstract Expressionist movement to such postmodern notions of appropriation, parody, and fragmentation as they manifest themselves in the art of the 1970s and beyond. We will focus on such concepts and genres as minimalism, performance, video, installation … Read more

Start Date

01/03

Meeting Day

Students follow syllabus in the Moonami/Moodle platform

End Date

01/14

Faculty

Adrian Kohn

Time

Credits

3

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This course focuses on the the creative concepting process. A creative concept is what enables a design to go beyond just looking nice and providing clear information, as it communicates ideas in a unique and memorable way that resonates emotionally with the viewer or user. In the concepting phase of a … Read more

Start Date

01/03

Meeting Day

Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays

End Date

01/15

Faculty

TBA

Time

M, W, 6-10pm, Sat: 9am-4pm–

Credits

2

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Whether you are a creative-entrepreneur looking to set up a professional product/portrait shoot or an artist wanting to better document your work, start photographing now with what’s available in your house; a lamp in the corner of your bedroom, a fabric draped against the wall  in your basement, or that … Read more

Start Date

01/04

Meeting Day

Tuesdays and Thursdays

End Date

01/13

Faculty

Matt Kushan

Time

10am–12pm

Credits

0

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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

01/04

Meeting Day

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

End Date

01/06

Faculty

Yo Ahn Han

Time

9:30am–2:30pm

Credits

0

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In this workshop, students will create a large portrait or self-portrait with a focus on anatomy, composition, texture, value, lighting, mood, and meaning. The instructor will walk the students through the process of designing a dynamic portrait. Students will plan out portraits with thumbnail sketches, and get inspired by slide … Read more

Start Date

01/07

Meeting Day

Friday and Saturday

End Date

01/08

Faculty

Barbara Ishikura

Time

10am–3pm

Credits

0

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Thinking about a career in graphic design? Do you currently “dabble” in graphic design for personal projects? Have you found yourself designing flyers, webpages, brochures or other graphic design work professionally without any design training? This one-day workshop is specifically targeted for those with no graphic design background, to understand what makes a design “work” visually … Read more

Start Date

01/08

Meeting Day

Saturdays

End Date

01/08

Faculty

Alisa Aronson

Time

9am–4pm

Credits

0

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This class will use the figure as a basis for understanding basic drawing elements such as line, form in space, spacial relationships, value, gesture, and composition. Beginner students are welcome. Lessons will alternate each week between live Zoom and email format lessons (with instructor video demonstrations provided). Materials Needed: Drawing … Read more

Start Date

01/08

Meeting Day

Saturday and Sunday

End Date

01/09

Faculty

Brett Gamache

Time

10am–2pm

Credits

0

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In this class, you’ll be introduced to the basics of an industry-standard user experience (UI) design tool from the ground up. We’ll work on a web-site and/or Ap, from concept through wireframes, prototype and presentation. Learn how to work smart and be savvy. Our focus here will be on understanding … Read more

Start Date

01/08

Meeting Day

2 Saturdays

End Date

01/15

Faculty

Andreas Randhahn

Time

10am–1pm

Credits

0

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Flexible painting is a mixed media course designed to open creative terrain in your art-making beyond the constraints of drawing, painting, printmaking and photography processes.  Various combinations of those techniques mentioned spark possibilities for new expressivity, and innovation inside your practice.  Multimedia experiments support an individualized approach, paving the way … Read more

Start Date

01/10

Meeting Day

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu

End Date

01/13

Faculty

James Lambert

Time

9:30am–12:30pm

Credits

0

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Two day still life painting workshop (Sat/Sun 10-2pm) covering topics such as setting up & lighting a still life to work from, beginning a painting well, and color mixing strategies. This class will be conducted remotely using Zoom. The instructor will provide a still life painting demonstration along with one-on-one … Read more

Start Date

01/15

Meeting Day

Saturday and Sunday

End Date

01/16

Faculty

Brett Gamache

Time

10am–2pm

Credits

0

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