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Sign Up for a Weekend Workshop at Montserrat College of Art this Fall!

Come Make Art at Montserrat! We have a fantastic lineup of Weekend Workshops this fall! Montserrat’s Adult Continuing Education Program is hosting a weekend of creative workshops for artists of all levels on November 6th & 7th.

All workshops will be held in-person in our studio spaces at Montserrat College of Art, with social distancing measures in place. For questions about any additional safety measures, please contact ce@montserrat.edu

See below for workshop descriptions, and sign up before all spaces are filled! Follow our Facebook Page to stay up-to-date with the latest information from CE!

 

NOVEMBER 2021 COURSES

Drawing for Beginners – Weekend Workshop
Instructor: Jon Bolles
11/6/21-11/7/21
Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm
Tuition: $250, non-credit only
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You can draw! Beginners welcome! This class will explore the most important aspect of drawing – the fundamentals! We will practice drawing in a studio setting while developing skills and techniques that can be applied to any subject matter.


Mixed Media Drawing & Painting
Instructor: Maria Malatesta
11/6/21-11/7/21
Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm
Tuition: $225, non-credit only
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Through the use of a variety of media, this class encourages the expression of personal ideas and vision.

We will begin drawing from observation and quickly move into the addition of various materials. You may choose to work in representation or abstraction or transform your drawing to include the imagined or remembered. We will use acrylic or other water-based paint.

Demonstrations of various ways to apply paint will be given. Drawing materials include charcoal, graphite, pastel. Bring what you like to work with! The addition of collage and photographic transfers may be integrated into the work. 

This is a fun class where exploration, staying open and “play” will be encouraged.


Pinhole Photography and Drawings with Light
Instructor: Patricia Scialo
11/6/21-11/7/21
Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm
Tuition: $225, non-credit only
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Craft a working pinhole camera, process paper negatives In the darkroom and make photo-grams using found objects. We will also sepia tone and hand-tint our images using oil paint made for photographs.

No darkroom experience required. Bring a cardboard oatmeal container and found objects for collage.


The Instant Image: Polaroid Workshop
Instructor: Joe Saunders
11/6/21-11/7/21
Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm
Tuition: $250, non-credit only
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Have you ever wanted to learn more about man’s most chemically complicated creation, Polaroid? This two-day workshop will help you learn more about this instantly gratifying photography medium. Day 1 will be learning more about the medium and its history, using a camera, and making exposures. Day 2 will be about experimenting, manipulating the image, destroying the image, and emulsion lifts. Cameras will be provided and two packs of film and watercolor paper, additional film will be available for a fee. Attendees are also encouraged to bring a camera for testing and evaluation. This class will fit beginners or regular polaroid shooters looking to add to their existing skills. Attendees will also learn where to purchase film and cameras to continue with their exploration of this exciting process.