Drawing exclusively in the galleries, concentrate on practicing the basic fundamentals of line, gesture, shading, texture, color, proportion, and composition. Combine and build upon these drawing fundamentals, and learn to practice a variety of techniques while exploring different media. Draw inspiration from artwork and explore themes of the MFA collections.
Students are responsible for providing their own supplies. View the supply list here.
Registration for February, April, and Summer vacation week classes ends at Noon the Friday before the class starts.
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About the Instructor
John Jameson is a contemporary artist who focuses on seascape and portraiture as his primary subjects. His paintings are characterized by their strong emphasis on color, boldly organized compositions, and rich networks of textured brushwork. His paintings have been shown in Boston, New York, Newport (Rhode Island), and Kamakura (Japan). Currently he works and shows in New Bedford, Massachusetts. John received his BFA from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth and his MFA from the New York Academy of Art.