Attention MassArt Undergraduate and Certificate Students: please contact the MassArt Registrar for information on how to register for Continuing Education classes.

Introduction to Painting


Start Date





Kennedy 506

End Date


Meeting Day

Tuesday and Thursday



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 experience with drawing is helpful.

Note: additional meeting time TBA.

Introduction to Painting is also being offered on another date and time. View Introduction to Painting (2DPA100/NC0101-01) for details.

This class has ended.

Christopher Chippendale is an observational painter who has exhibited widely. He has been a member of the painting faculty at MassArt for twenty-six years and is Area Coordinator for Painting. Locally, his work is represented by Soprafina Gallery, Boston. His most recent solo exhibition there occurred in March of 2018. Chippendale has written critical essays … Read more