Learn how to document, detail, and communicate subject matter related to the natural world! Be inspired by how artists interpret the world around them, from Andy Goldsworthy’s outdoor installations to biologist Martin Johnson Heade’s scientific illustrations. Gather natural specimens and compositional elements to improve observational skills through the use of various media such as color pencil, graphite, ink, and watercolor.
Please provide a nut-free lunch, snacks, utensils, water bottle, and smock. Supplies are provided.
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
Justin Life received an MFA from Tufts University/School of the Museum of Fine Arts (2007) and a BFA in painting from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (2002); he also studied at the Winchester School of Art at Southampton University in England (2002). His shows include Affirming the Hand at the Courtyard Gallery, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (2005); Boston Young Contemporaries at 808 Gallery (2007); and “Boston Drawing Project 10th Anniversary Show” at Carroll and Sons Gallery, Boston MA (2009). Life also teaches at Tufts University and the Boston Architectural College.