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Can I Paint Like That?

at Art School 99 - Somerville 86 Joy St #37, 2nd Fl, Somerville, Massachusetts 02143

Are you fascinated with beauty of art? And are wondering how the artists did what they did? This class helps students to discover the inner life of some of history’s greatest paintings, through learning and mastering techniques. You choose the artist and the painting that interest you; we help you to figure it out. We will discuss all other materials...

Tuesday Oct 22nd, 7pm - 9pm

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5 sessions

Art Lab

at Art School 99 - Somerville 86 Joy St #37, 2nd Fl, Somerville, Massachusetts 02143

Specifically created for total beginners this class starts with basics of composition, color theory and art history leading you to your own world of art and self-discovery! We will discuss all other materials at the first class. Please prepare $5 for the art materials if you don't have your own. These classes are also available in packages of 3,...

Wednesday Oct 23rd, 7pm - 9pm

  (5 sessions)

5 sessions

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Intro to the History

at Museum of Fine Arts - Fenway/Kenmore 465 Huntington Avenue , Boston, Massachusetts 02115

This one day workshop will introduce you to a historical survey of classical architecture’s evolution from antiquity through the present day.  Explore historical and contemporary attitudes towards classicism and its relationship to other major architectural traditions throughout history. Supplies will be provided.

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Looking Within

at Arsenal Center For The Arts - Watertown 321 Arsenal St, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472

Take your art practice further by developing your own visual symbolism. This workshop will include discussion, critique and studio work. We will consider the ways of discerning individual visual symbols, meanings and concepts by discovering how your personal history, inclinations, memories and wider concerns can become powerful inspirations and ideas...


Mastering Matisse

at The New Art Center in Newton - Newtonville 61 Washington Park, Newtonville, Massachusetts 02460

The energy and vigor of his work, from the Matisse Chapel to the beautiful SNAIL, composed of colored paper squares, will be the underpinning of this workshop. Develop new work influenced by the study of Matisse's use of intense color, line, pattern, and shape, using a variety of materials, not all of which were available to the master. Materials...


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Parent/Child Workshop: Holidays Around the World

at Brookline Arts Center - Brookline 86 Monmouth St, Boston, Massachusetts 02446

Have fun with your child in this weekend Holidays Around the World workshop! Travel the globe exploring the holiday arts of other cultures! Children and parents learn about history and create artwork inspired by the vast range of rich artistic traditions around the world. Attendance is limited to one child and one adult per registration.

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State of Clay: Bay Area Ceramics

at Harvard University - Office of the Arts - Allston 224 Western Ave, Allston, Massachusetts 02134

From pottery to sculptural expression, Nancy M. Servis unveils the dynamic variety of ceramics found in Northern California. Long recognized as a vital and populous state with extensive clay deposits, California has been the home of refined vessel-makers and artistic rule-breakers for over 75 years, particularly in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her image-illustrated...


Turkish Pottery (Cini) Painting

at Turkish Cultural Center Boston - Concord 1105 Commonwealth Ave Ste 207, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

The art of Turkish tiles and ceramics have a very important in the history of Islamic art. Its roots can be traced at least as far back as the Uighurs of the 8th and 9th centuries. Its subsequent development was influenced by Karakhanid, Ghaznavid, and (especially) Iranian Seljuk art. With the Seljuks' victory over the Byzantines at Malazgirt in 1071,...

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Methods in Painting

at Brookline Arts Center - Brookline 86 Monmouth St, Boston, Massachusetts 02446

Students at all levels of experience are welcome to participate in this studio-style course. Techniques and methods used in art history as well as by contemporary artists will be featured in class so students may broaden their understanding of the vast world of painting. Advanced students are encouraged to embark on personal projects.

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8 sessions

Glass Easter Eggs

at Diablo Glass School - Mission Hill 123 Terrace St, Boston, Massachusetts 02120

The glass egg is a traditional form in Eastern European history. Create you own family heirloom for Easter this year. You will learn a variety of color techniques and stringer drawing on the surface of your egg while it is hot. No experience necessary.

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Intensive Abstract Painting Workshop

at Art School 99 - Somerville 86 Joy St #37, 2nd Fl, Somerville, Massachusetts 02143

Fun, innovative, and challenging, abstract painting is an exciting way to express yourself.  This program begins by teaching the fundamentals of design, composition, and color. Throughout the course, we will examine a history of Abstraction, learn how it started and find out "How, When and Why Paris moved to New York" in the middle of the XX...

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Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Waterfront

at Digital Photo Academy - Boston 1 Central Wharf, Boston, Massachusetts 02110

Composition in the Field: Boston Waterfront Skyline Sunset Shoot The Boston Waterfront is one of the most beautiful, exciting, and enriching locations in all of Boston. Relaxing along the marina, you can gaze at the Boston skyline where the skyscrapers lay reflected in the water, strolling along the wharf, you can visit the New England Aquarium or...

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Introduction to Photography (Ages 13-17 yrs old)

at Brookline Arts Center - Brookline 86 Monmouth St, Boston, Massachusetts 02446

Build fundamental skills including focus and position of subjects, composition and lighting considerations. Explore basic design problems, exercises in visual elements and the history and development of photography as an art form. Students will also cover basic principles and techniques of camera use, various photographic materials, processes and...

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4 sessions

1 Day Ebru Workshop

at Turkish Cultural Center Boston - Concord 1105 Commonwealth Ave Ste 207, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

This is a full day Art of Ebru workshop.  In this class, you will learn the history, materials and how to prepare water and paints. You will also learn 4 different skills. The class will start at 10:00 AM and end at 4:00 PM. Schedule: 10:00 AM - History and Intro to the Ebru 11:00 AM - Materials and How to prepare them. 12:15 PM - 12:45...

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Cross Stitch Jewelry

at Turkish Cultural Center Boston - Concord 1105 Commonwealth Ave Ste 207, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

Traditional handicraft is an important part of the Turkish cultural heritage. Canvas, one of our handicraft, has an important place in the history of Turkish women. Beautiful canvas pieces have been stored for centuries and been passed to us by earlier generations. We would like to meet you with Turkish handicraft.  What would you say to create...

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