Working exclusively in the galleries, explore basic drawing elements including line, texture, shading, and composition. Learn a variety of techniques using different media such as graphite, charcoal, and colored pencils. Objects from our collections serve as reference and inspiration.

Supplies will be provided.


Ticket Information

Before registering for classes, please review Program Information and Policies.

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975; to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.

Ticketing Policies


About the Instructor

Rosanne Trolan completed the Certification Program in Art Education at Massachusetts College of Art, attended The Paris American Academy in Paris in a graduate degree program majoring in painting, and graduated Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts with a BFA and a minor in art history. She is an art educator in special education at the Cotting School in Lexington, MA, where she has worked for the past twenty years. Rosanne was formerly a member of the advisory council for the Arts for the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, into which she was unanimously voted for a second three-year term. She recently received the “Award for Excellence in Art Education” from Massachusetts College of Art and Design.