Gain an intimate understanding of how to conceptualize and construct a portrait. Explore concepts and techniques such as proportion, structure, features, and likeness, to develop accurate and expressive portraits. Work in oil or acrylic.
Class will break for a short lunch.
Students are responsible for providing their own supplies. View the supply list here.
Occurring every Thursday except 11/23
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 email@example.com or call our office at 617-369-3295.
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.