Studio Art Classes

Classcial Drawing Atelier 101 Intensive

Wednesday, August 7–Friday, August 9, 2024
12:30 pm–4:30 pm
John, Bertram A., and Ronald M. Druker Family Pavilion (Classroom 160)
Ticket Required
Add to Calendar 2024-08-07 12:30:00 2024-08-07 16:30:00 Classical Drawing Atelier 101 Intensive 08/07/2024 12:30 PM Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Get in the mindset of 19th century artists and learn atelier methods of classical drawing techniques. Study the works of Old Masters from the MFA’s Collection as you progress through systematic activities that introduce sight-size and comparative measurement principles to produce realist drawings from observation using reference images, plaster casts and still lives.

Students are responsible for providing their own supplies. View the supply list here.

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Registration for February, April, and Summer vacation week classes ends at Noon the Friday before the class starts.

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Tickets can only be ordered through the website or by phone; no in-person ticket sales. To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975 ($6 processing fee applies).

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About the Instructor

Beth Newman received her BFA in Illustration from Rhode Island School of Design and has studied classical atelier methods from The Grand Central Atelier’s online program and is currently taking classes at the Academy for Realist Art in Boston. Her personal work mirrors her passion for the classical atelier methods. In addition to teaching at the MFA, she teaches classes at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts, previously taught both children and adult art classes at Whitehall Farm Studios in Hopkinton, and is currently the K-8 Art Teacher in East Somerville Community School where she enjoys teaching a diverse group of students in a vibrant school setting.