Tuesday, August 24–Friday, August 27, 2021
12:45 pm–4:45 pm
Off-site Location
Ticket Required
Add to Calendar 2021-08-24 12:45:00 2021-08-24 16:45:00 Plein Air Landscape Painting Intensive 08/24/2021 12:45 pm Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston tickets@mfa.org America/New_York public

Working in acrylics, oil, watercolor or pastels, approach the fundamentals of developing landscapes by taking inspiration from your favorite plein air places and painting outdoors around the Fenway and Boston Common. Students will develop dynamic compositions that explore various techniques with light, value and scale. Learn how to effectively use color to create depth and atmospheric perspective.

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

This class takes place outdoors. The first class meets at the MFA outside the Linde Family Wing entrance off of Museum Road. In the event of inclement weather, class will take place inside the Museum, in the Druker Family Pavilion (Classroom 159).

Course Number
Painting: Acrylic
Painting: Oil
All Levels
Number of Sessions

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.

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About the Instructor

George Hancin is a painter concentrating on urban, suburban, and rural landscapes that explore how light, shadow, and time describe a place and set a mood. George received an art education degree from Kent State and a painting degree from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, and completed his masters at Yale in the 80s. George has been a member at Bromfield Gallery and has shown his work in solo and group shows at the Amos Enos Gallery, Attleboro Art Center, Montserrat, among others. After 26 years of teaching high school art, George is retired and putting his full attention into his painting and teaching continuing education.