Studio Art Classes

City Painting with Watercolors

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Thursday, October 5–Thursday, December 14, 2023
10:30 am–1:00 pm
Education Dept Art Studio (Classroom 305B)
Ticket Required

Occurring every Thursday except 11/23

Members
$289.00
Nonmembers
$341.00

Explore watercolor to portray the colors, depth, and detail of the urban environment. Review architectural examples each class to accurately sketch and paint structures and composition. Become inspired by historic paintings from the Museum’s collection that focus on cities around the world.

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

Occurring every Thursday except 11/23

Course Number
W3-F
Medium
Watercolor
Level
All Levels
Number of Sessions
10
Age
18+

Ticket Information

Registration for February, April, and Summer vacation week classes ends at Noon the Friday before the class starts.

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

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975 ($6 processing fee applies); no in-person ticket sales.

Ticketing Policies

Accessibility

Due to the building’s historic architecture, the third-floor classrooms, 305A, 305B, 305D and 305E, are not wheelchair-accessible and must be accessed by stairs. Please let us know in advance if the student has limited mobility; we can make accommodations, including relocating the class to an accessible space.

To inform the Studio Art Class program of any access needs, please e-mail artclasses@mfa.org or call our office at 617-369-3295.

About the Instructor

Eli Portman was born and raised in the Greater Boston area. He graduated from the State University of New York at Binghamton with a Bachelors Degree in studio art in the spring of 2014. Portman has created murals and custom artwork for local businesses and events, and displayed his work in universities, libraries, cafes, and art galleries all over the city of Boston. He is a member of the Copley Society of Art, and regularly has his illustrations published in various media. He specializes in illustrations of city scenes and watercolor landscapes.

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