Most CE classes continue to be Remote (online). For On Campus and Hybrid classes please read about MassArt COVID Safety Requirements.

Essentials of Anatomy for Life Drawing


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Saturday and Sunday



This online course features the following types of interaction:

  • Live meetings
  • Live critiques

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 Paper Pad 18″ x 24″ Drawing Board with clips Ebony Pencil 12 sticks of vine charcoal (soft) 2 sticks of compressed charcoal (2B, 4B) Mars Plastic Eraser Kneaded Eraser Black & White Conte Crayon 2 sheets of grey pastel paper (18″ x 24″)

Brett Gamache is a painter and art educator whose work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. He holds an MFA in Painting from the University of New Hampshire and a BFA in Painting & Art Education from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. He has taught painting and drawing courses at Montserrat College of Art, … Read more