Museum School Workshops: Drawing

The ability to draw is the foundation of many creative disciplines, including painting, printmaking and sculpture.

Figure Drawing for Artists Who Want to Loosen Up with Laura Shabott

March 7
Saturday, 9:30-12:30pm

$70 for members, $75 for non-members. Includes model fee, 1 session

In traditional art school settings, drawing from the figure is a requirement for all students regardless of their chosen medium. The pressure to “get it right” can be overwhelming. This course takes away that expectation …

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Master Class in Fundamentals: A Painting Workshop with Donald Beal and Rob Dutoit

June 30 - July 2
Tuesday-Thursday, 9:30-4:30pm

$415 for members, $425 for non-members, 3 sessions

This is a three day intensive workshop, open to all levels, taught by Donald Beal and Rob DuToit. Mornings will involve working from the still life and model. In the afternoons we will venture into …

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Sketching Provincetown with Aaron Michael Thompson

July 6 - July 10
Monday-Friday, 9:30-12:30pm

$330 for members, $350 for non-members, 5 sessions

Students will record their observations in sketchbook form on daily outings to significant sites. Provincetown is rich historically and visually, providing a host of plein-air subjects ideal for improving drawing and watercolor techniques. Students will …

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Understanding our Artistic Authenticity through the Figure with Laura Shabott

July 13 - August 24
Mondays, 9:30-12:30pm

$330 for members, $350 for non-members. Includes model fee, 7 sessions

Back by popular demand, this seven-week course is an immersion into the figure as it relates to each artist and his/her/their practice. The morning sessions begin with looking at works from the museum’s collection as …

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Drawing to Painting: Methods of Making Paintings Derived from Drawings with Robert Henry

August 10 - August 14
Monday-Friday, 1-4pm

$380 for members, $400 for non-members, 5 sessions

Linear drawings leave a lot to the viewer’s imagination. We fill in the blank spaces with our minds and our minds can do this brilliantly. However, it is not so easy to actually render what we imagine …

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