NOTICE

**Summer 2020 Continuing Education classes will be conducted online. The synchronous workshops will meet “live” via the video conferencing platform Google Meet at the specific day(s)/time(s) indicated by the faculty member. No portion of these workshops will meet in Montserrat’s on-campus studios this summer. Closed captioning is available for all online meetings via Google Meet’s captions function.


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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!


 

July 2020 COURSES

Acrylic Painting for Beginners | Summer Online 2020
Instructor: Colin McGuire
7/13/2020- 7/27/2020
Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:00pm – 6pm *this course meets online
Tuition: $250 non-credit only

This introductory painting class will cover the basics of image-making with acrylic paints. No drawing or painting experience is necessary to join. Students will learn the materials… [Read More]

 


Drawing Essentials | Summer Online 2020
Instructor: Jeffrey Marshall
7/14/2020 – 7/28/2020 (5 Sessions)
Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Tuition: $250 non-credit only

This course will focus on the use of line as a tool for observation, accuracy, and representation. Using a variety of drawing materials, we will start with some fundamental drawing exercises… [Read More]

 


Maria Malatesta- Mixed Media

Mixed Media Painting; One Theme, Five Ways | Summer Online 2020
Instructor: Maria Malatesta
7/20/2020 – 7/24/2020 (5 Sessions)
Monday – Friday 10am – 12pm
Tuition: $250 non-credit only

 

In this online workshop, explore one theme of your choice in five different ways. A suggested list of themes will be sent out prior to class. Some examples are water, plants and blossoms, home, a special place, a shape or personal political issue you want to explore more deeply… [Read More]

 


Drawing the Landscape | Summer  Online 2020
Instructor: Jon Bolles
7/27/2020 – 7/31/2020 (5 Sessions)
Monday – Friday, 6pm – 8pm
Tuition: $250 non-credit only

In this week-long class, we will work from the built-environment and the landscape around us, synthesizing what we observe into form and pictorial space. We will practice observational drawing, but we will also encourage… [Read More]