Tuesday, August 9–Friday, August 12, 2022
12:45 pm–4:45 pm
John, Bertram A. and Ronald M. Druker Family Pavilion (Classroom 159)
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$309.00
Nonmembers
$364.00
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Add to Calendar 2022-08-09 12:45:00 2022-08-09 16:45:00 Portrait Painting Intensive 08/09/2022 12:45 PM Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston tickets@mfa.org America/New_York public

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.

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

Please note that the MFA is closed to the public on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, therefore all students are required to have a staff escort through the galleries and there is no food service available.

Course Number
P5
Medium
Painting
Painting: Acrylic
Painting: Oil
Number of Sessions
4

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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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About the Instructor

Ashley E. Dotson received a BA from Dartmouth College. Since graduating, Ashley has worked as a studio instructor at Dartmouth and at an independent school in Massachusetts. Ashley has experience working in both museum and school settings. Inspired by artists such as Alma Thomas and Mark Bradford, Ashley's artwork focuses primarily on the use of color and mixed media materials to tell stories about life and lived experience. Ashley also has a background in theatric and architectural design, having designed the lights and sets for several stage plays and musicals. Ashley is currently pursuing a Master of Architecture degree at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

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