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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!



 

January 2020 COURSES

Digital Shooting Boot Camp | Winter 2020
Instructor: Sarah Pollman
1/4/2020 – 1/5/2020
Saturday and Sunday, 10am – 4pm
Tuition: $220 non-credit only

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


Creative Drawing and Painting | Winter 2020
Instructor: Barbara Moody
1/6/2020 – 1/9/2020
Monday – Thursday, 10am – 4pm
Tuition: $440 non-credit only

Expand your drawing and painting skills, and experience new mixed media drawing and painting styles and techniques. Hands-on projects include working with alternative tools (squeegees, rollers); materials (acrylic, ink, pastel) and subjects (plant forms, portraits, objects). The… [Read More]


Dreamscapes | Winter 2020
Instructor: Colin McGuire
1/6/2020 – 1/9/2020
Monday – Thursday, 10am – 1pm
Tuition: $220 non-credit only

Students will work with acrylic paint in this introductory landscape workshop. Using a combination of photographic references and imagination, students will develop the essential techniques for building expressive landscapes. Traditional and contemporary… [Read More]


Mixed Media Drawing and Painting BIG! | Winter 2020
Instructor: Maria Malatesta
1/10/2020 – 1/12/2020
Friday – Sunday, 10am – 4pm
Tuition: $330 non-credit only

In this workshop we will work large as a way to open up, loosen up and explore new ways of working. You will expand your drawing skills through the use of a variety of materials and ways of making “marks”. Charcoal, Conte crayon, pastel, graphite, ink, acrylic paint… [Read More]


Drawing Boot Camp | Winter 2020
Instructor: Jeffrey Marshall
1/11/2020 – 1/12/2020
Saturday and Sunday, 10am – 4 pm
Tuition: $220 non-credit only

In this two-day workshop we will focus on accuracy as a way to develop a solid drawing approach. Through practice with composition, visual measuring and material exploration we will create drawings whose sense of believability is grounded in correct proportions … [Read More]


Figure Painting | Winter 2020
Instructor: Brett Gamache
1/11/2020 – 1/12/2020
Saturday and Sunday, 10am – 4pm
Tuition: $220 non-credit only

This class focuses on direct observations painting form a live model. The course emphasizes “seeing”, simplifying, and the importance of beginning a painting well. We will discuss color as it relates to skin tones and better understand how to achieve a “likeness” of the sitter… [Read More]