Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Portrait Drawing Class with Dana Levin - Brookline Art Center

Portrait Drawing and Painting: Intensive

Instructor: Dana Levin
Students will learn to draw and paint a portrait, using charcoal, pencil and oils. Students will create a likeness of either a model or a photograph. Charcoal pencil will be used and students will be taught the Renaissance method of drawing, and transfer their drawing to canvas.

Monday - Friday, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

June 20 - 24

5 sessions M: $149 NM: $165 Model fee: $45
PLEASE NOTE: incorrect prices were published in the catalog. This lower price is correct.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Find a Model

New models added to the "Find A Model" page on my website.  Check out the new additions and give these folks a chance when you are scheduling.

Arlington Center for the Arts - Drop-ins are welcome!

Arlington Center for the Arts now accepts drop-ins.  The non-instructed live drawing sessions held on Sundays from 1-4pm and Monday mornings from 9:30 - 12:30pm are open for anyone to drop in for a single class.  The cost is $15/session.  The only request is that you call ahead to make sure there is ample space.

Figure Drawing Instruction with Valerie Isaacs

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Valerie Isaacs Instructor
Thursdays 6 - 9pm
Starting April 7th

More details can be found at:

Contact:  EMAIL

Figure Drawing With the Old Masters

Valerie Issacs Instructor:

8 Fridays beginning April 1, at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education in Harvard Sq.  

Contact:  617-547-6789

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Northern Lights Drawing Group - Allston

20 Rugg Road
Allston, MA 02134
Contact Freeman Barnes: Freeman   ph. 617-335-3424
Open Drawing with Teaching. $15. Northern Lights Figure Group meets in a private artist's studio weekly, currently Tuesday evenings from 7:00 - 9:30 pm. Led by an instructor with 20 years teaching experience. Seeking new artists (and models) to join us! Artists bring their own choice of art materials. New male/ female models booked every week. This is a long standing drop-in group of talented artists with a core group who attend regularly. Format: Poses start with 5 minutes and graduate to 20 minutes, with a refreshment break in the middle.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Hunakai Studios in Foxboro Open Enrollment for Summer Classes

Aug 8-12 6-8:30 instructional life studies w/ Carla Carey , Director Hunakai Studio School of Fine Art, Foxboro 

Human figure painting with Lizi Brown July 11-15 6-8pm

Early registration discounts thru April 30 

16 Chestnut Street Chestnut Green Suite 410
Foxboro, MA 02035
(508) 543-5665

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Sculpt the Figure - New Art Center in Newtonvile

Sculpture by Jeremy Angier
Figure Sculpture & Drawing
Adult Course taught by Jeremy Angier

This class will introduce students to rendering the figure three-dimensionally, in both drawing and in clay figure studies.  Class will cover proportion, aspects of anatomy, and working with form and shape spatially.  Moving between 2-D and 3-D methods of rendering will improve drawing skills and assist student’s work in clay studies. Students will have the option to learn casting techniques to preserve their clay studies. For sculpture students of all levels, but prior drawing experience is necessary.

no class 4/21
10 Thursdays AV113876
9:30am – 12:30 pm 4/7/2011 – 6/16/2011
Tuition: $390.00
Early Registration: $355.00
Materials Fee: $50.00

Jeremy's website:

Learn Figure Drawing at New Art Center in Newtonville

Figure Drawing
Adult Course taught by Jeremy Angier

Improve your skills working each week from a live model!  Classes will begin with a series of short gesture drawings which increase into longer poses.  Students are encouraged to refine their skills as well as challenge their notions about what makes a good drawing, and bring their work to the next level.  All levels of students are welcome.

No class 4/20
10 Wednesdays AV113873
9:30am – 12:30pm 4/6/2011 – 6/15/2011
Tuition: $390.00
Early Registration: $355.00
Materials Fee: $50.00

Monday, March 14, 2011

Arlington Center for the Arts - Open Life Drawing Spring Session

Open Life Studio, Spring Session , 6 Sundays from 1-4 and 6 Mondays from 9:30-12:30 at the Arlington Center for the Arts. Cost: $75 per ACA member, &90 per non member, or $15 per session drop in. Please call in advance or to enroll for all six sessions. 781-648-6220.

NOTE:  Drop-in to this class is welcome.  Please call ahead to make sure there is space.

The Academy of Realist Art - Spring Term Figure Drawing (Th/Sat)

Rendering the human form is the most difficult task in drawing and the beginning stages of construction are the most important. This 8 week course will address the early stage and

Academy of Realist Art - Tuesday Evening Portrait Drawing Class

Drawing from the live portrait model, students will concentrate on perfecting basic skills like blocking in the big proportions and correctly placing features. These skills will set the stage for

Pastel Portrait Workshop with Melody Phaneuf

Fenway Studios, Boston:
3 Saturdays, 
March 26, April 2 & 9

Learn the essential skills required to successfully portray the character of a live model. The 3-day workshop immerses students in a traditional approach to pastel portraiture in ideal north light studio conditions.

Artist and instructor, Melody Phaneuf, will lead students to see and translate the head into pastel. Learn to see the relationships of musculature and facial expression characteristic to the live model.

Workshop will take place March 26, April 2 & 9 from 1:30-4:30 at Fenway Studios, 30 Ipswich St, Boston. Cost of workshop is $275, and includes model fee. Space is limited.

Melody Phaneuf, 617 236 4322

Entry deadline for "FOCUS on FIGURES" is Friday - March 18th

FOCUS on FIGURES deadline for entry is approaching. Open to all mediums and all levels from professional to beginning artist. For details on submitting your work go to their website.

Added Drop-in Session - Marblehead Art Association

Wednesdays 9AM-noon. Cost is $12 for members, $15 for non-members. Short poses, long pose for 1.5 hrs.

Contact: Marjorie Ditkin at 781-631-0352

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Friday, March 11, 2011

Find a drop-in class to draw

If you are looking for drop-in places to draw in the Boston area, check out this page on my website.  A complete list of all the centers that I work for along with phone numbers, times they meet and contact name.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Drawing the Line, from Process to Purpose

Focus on Figures

The North River Arts Society invites you to enter this year's FOCUS on FIGURES April 15 - 24th, 2011.

This is a juried exhibit of figurative art created in any medium, open to all artist, professional and amateur.

For details on submitting work for this show please contact the North River Arts Society at 781-837-8091 or visit their website at the following link:

Enroll Now for Youth Programs at MassArt

Life Drawing:

Painting: Study and Practice