Studio Art Classes

Portrait Drawing Two-Day Workshop

Saturday, July 20–Sunday, July 21, 2024
12:30 pm–4:30 pm
Education Dept Art Studio (Classroom 305A)
Ticket Required
Members
$154.00
Nonmembers
$176.00
Add to Calendar 2024-07-20 12:30:00 2024-07-20 16:30:00 Portrait Drawing Two-Day Workshop 07/20/2024 12:30 PM Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA Museum of Fine Arts, Boston tickets@mfa.org America/New_York public

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.

Course Number
WK9
Medium
Drawing
Level
All Levels
Number of Sessions
2
Age
18+

Ticket Information

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.

Ticketing Policies

Accessibility

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 artclasses@mfa.org or call our office at 617-369-3295.

About the Instructor

Justin Life received an MFA from Tufts University/School of the Museum of Fine Arts (2007) and a BFA in painting from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (2002); he also studied at the Winchester School of Art at Southampton University in England (2002). His shows include Affirming the Hand at the Courtyard Gallery, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (2005); Boston Young Contemporaries at 808 Gallery (2007); and “Boston Drawing Project 10th Anniversary Show” at Carroll and Sons Gallery, Boston MA (2009). Life also teaches at Tufts University and the Boston Architectural College.

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