Learn how to accurately depict the face or head of a figure through techniques of relative proportion, structure, and shading to make your drawings come to life. Drawing in both the studio and in the galleries, build your confidence as an artist and be able to render more closely what you see.
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.
Before registering for classes, please review Program Information and Policies.
To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975 ($6 processing fee applies); no in-person ticket sales.
Due to the building’s historic architecture, the third-floor classrooms, 305A, 305B, 305D and 305E, are not wheelchair-accessible and must be accessed by stairs. Please let us know in advance if the student has limited mobility; we can make accommodations, including relocating the class to an accessible space.
To inform the Studio Art Class program of any access needs, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call our office at 617-369-3295.
About the Instructor
Emily Auchincloss is an artist and art educator living and working in Boston, MA, and was born in New York, NY. She received her MFA and a Master’s in Art History from Pratt Institute. Auchincloss’s paintings and weavings have been exhibited nationally and internationally. Her work is included in the exhibition “A Wild Note of Longing” on Albert Pinkham Ryder and his influence at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. Recent exhibitions include a two-person show, “Anima Mundi,” at Kate Oh Gallery in New York; “The Idiosyncratic Pencil” at Elizabeth Stone Harper Gallery, South Carolina; The Pratt Juried Alumni Exhibition; “Lost Cat” at the Cape Cod Museum of Art; and Pulp Painting” at Studio Apothiki, Cypress.