NOTICE

**Spring Continuing Education classes are being postponed for the short term due to the Covid-19 Virus. We will resume classes when it is safe to do so relying on advice from the Mass. Department of Public Health and the CDC.


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Welcome to Montserrat College of Art’s Department of Continuing Education.
We provide expert instruction within the visual arts for the North Shore community and beyond. Small program sizes and a supportive environment allow students of all levels a conducive environment to explore, learn new skills and sharpen existing ones.

Please join us to take your art interests to the next level!



 

February 2020 COURSES

 

Mixed Media Painting| Spring 2020
Instructor: Maria Malatesta
2/22/2020 – 4/11/2020 (8 sessions)
Saturdays, 10am – 1pm
Tuition: $330 non-credit only

This event is full. Now accepting wait list registrations.

Through the use of a variety of traditional and nontraditional media, this class encourages the expression of personal ideas and vision. Students explore the use of many collage materials including papers, photographs, printed materials, maps and found objects… [Read More]


March 2020 COURSES

 

Figure Drawing for Teens| Spring 2020
Instructor: Len Thomas-Vickory
2/29/2020 – 5/2/2020 (8 sessions, no class 4/18 or 4/25)
Saturdays, 10am – 1pm
Tuition: $375 non-credit only

Teen figure drawing offers students the opportunity for weekly practice drawing from clothed models. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the proportions of the human figure and practice techniques such as gesture, sighting & measurement and value drawing… [Read More]


Oil Painting | Spring 2020
Instructor: Maria Malatesta
3/1/2020 – 4/26/2020 (8 sessions, no class April 12)
Sundays 11:00am – 2:00pm 
Tuition: $325 non-credit only

In this painting class we will discuss the materials of painting, including supports, brushes, mediums and qualities of paint. Students will practice color mixing, value scales and learn different ways of applying paint.  With still life as our subject, we will explore composition, space, color and light.. [Read More]


Drawing for BeginnersDrawing for Beginners | Spring 2020
Instructor: Colin McGuire
3/5/2020 – 4/23/2020 (8 sessions)
Thursdays, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Tuition: $325 non-credit only

Yes, you can draw! In this foundation course, we will explore the basic elements of drawing including line, proportion, relationship, value, contrast, form, and perspective. We will work from still life, room interiors and… [Read More]


Figure Drawing | Spring 2020
Instructor: Brett Gamache
3/10/2020 – 4/28/2020 (8 sessions)
Tuesdays, 6 – 9pm
Tuition: $375 non-credit only

This drawing class will use the nude figure as a basis for understanding basic drawing elements such as line, form in space, spatial relationships, light and dark, gesture, and composition. Students will also explore basic anatomy, proportion, and the… [Read More]


PrintmakingPrintmaking Open Studio | Spring 2020
Instructor: Len Thomas-Vickory
3/10/2020 – 4/28/2020 (8 sessions)
Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Tutiton: $325 non-credit only

Printmaking Open Studio provides students with access to Montserrat’s printmaking lab to work on their own projects. Equipment is available for serigraphy, lithography, relief, and etching. Students should have a working knowledge of the processes they will be using … [Read More]


MAKE THEM BIG!: Large Format Printing | Spring 2020
Instructor: Ron DiRito
3/21/2020
Saturday, 9am to 2:30pm
Tuition: $100.00 non-credit only

Ever wanted to see your photographs printed really big? Now you can in this large-format printing workshop. We will focus on making large-format prints using our large format inkjet printers. We will review traditional workflow procedures that includes maximizing file exposure, non-destructive file editing, image resolution, color management, printer and paper profiles…. [Read More]


April 2020 COURSES

 

Video BootcampVideo Boot Camp | Spring 2020
Instructor: Erich Archer
4/4/2020-4/5/2020
Saturday and Sunday, 10am – 4pm
Tuition: $220 non-credit only

CALLING ALL CREATORS!!! Video is the most compelling way to tell a story, sell a product, and educate the world. It has become an integral part of every industry. The time to learn critical video skills is NOW. Video Boot Camp is a… [Read More]


May 2020 COURSES

 

Photo BootcampDigital Shooting Boot Camp 1 Day Workshop | Spring 2020
Instructor: Sarah Pollman
5/2/2020
Saturday 9:00 – 4:00 pm
Tuition: $130 non-credit only

This one day intensive course will immerse students in the world of digital photography, arming them with the skills necessary to create engaging images. A series of presentations and hands-on exercises will introduce students to the technical components of their DSLR cameras, as well… [Read More]


Mixed Media Painting Weekend Workshop | Spring 2020
Instructor: Maria Malatesta
5/2/2020 – 5/3/2020
Saturday and Sunday, 10am – 4pm
Tuition: $220 non-credit only

Through the use of a variety of traditional and non-traditional media, this class encourages the expression of personal ideas and vision. Students explore the use of many collage materials including paper, photographs, books, maps and found objects. There will be… [Read More]