Continuing Education Classes

Fundamentals of 2D Design

Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Graphic Design
Spring 2019
Design Fundamentals is an investigation into the core elements of art and design. The class will provide a solid foundation for your work as a designer or illustrator. You will learn to reco...

Adobe Illustrator: Introduction

Thursday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Graphic Design
Spring 2019
This course is a comprehensive introduction to the wide-ranging qualities of Adobe Illustrator. The class will take you through many of the program’s tools and effects, and will include cont...

Painting: Intermediate to Advanced

Monday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Painting
Spring 2019
This course is for students who have achieved basic painting skills and want to further their abilities, interests and projects on the intermediate or advanced level. You will begin by shari...

Wheel Throwing: Advanced Beginner

Monday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Ceramics
Spring 2019
For students who have had an introductory experience working on the potter's heel and now want to strengthen and refine their technical skills, as well as develop one's voice in creating cla...

Anatomy for Life Drawing

Thursday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Drawing
Spring 2019
This course is designed to improve your concept and understanding of the human figure by studying the underlying skeletal and muscular structure and how it affects surface appearance. Class ...

Color Theory for Artists and Designers

Wednesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Painting
Spring 2019
What is color, and how has it been used historically, symbolically, and culturally across many disciplines and virtually all areas of art? Whether you are interested in fashion, design, fine...

Drawing for Illustrators and Figurative Artists

Wednesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Drawing, Illustration
Spring 2019
This course combines frequent drawing sessions at the Museum of Fine Arts, in-class workshop assignments and at-home drawing exercises. Students will learn the fundamentals of traditional fi...

Portrait Painting and Drawing

Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Painting
Spring 2019
Portraiture is specific and general, timely and timeless. It informs us about a particular individual while revealing something about us all. The portrait, whether a painting or drawing, inv...

Welding and Forging for Artists and Designers

Thursday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Metals
Spring 2019
In this class, students will learn the basics of blacksmithing and welding.  We will explore steel and copper metalwork with several skill-driven projects, including spatulas and ladles, too...

Digital and Experimental Animation: Introduction

Monday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Film & Animation
Spring 2019
This introductory course focuses on bringing still and moving images to life through a wide variety of applications including Photoshop, After Effects, Dragonframe and Premiere Pro. By becom...

Art as Process

Thursday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Foundations
Spring 2019
This course is for individuals who want to transform and develop their artistic practice and visual awareness. Art as Process is an intensive studio class focusing on experimentation and cre...

Basics of Ceramics

Friday, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Ceramics
Spring 2019
An introduction to creating basic ceramic vessels and sculptures. Through demonstrations and hands-on learning, students will learn both wheel and hand- building techniques and participate i...

Graphic Design: Beginner Section 2

Tuesday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Graphic Design
Spring 2019
With a focus on the integration of design elements and how they are created, chosen, and organized, this intensive course explores the potential of graphic design. For each project, students...

Graphic Design: Beginner

Monday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Graphic Design
Spring 2019
With a focus on the integration of design elements and how they are created, chosen, and organized, this intensive course explores the potential of graphic design. For each project, students...

Illustration: Beginner

Monday, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Illustration
Spring 2019
In this course, you will explore the partnership between the art of illustration and the written word. We begin with a warm-up drawing exercise followed by weekly assignments in logical prog...