Learn the fundamental skills of oil painting through drawing and painting still life.   Color relationships, composition and oil painting technique will be emphasized.

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


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

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

Samuel Gareginyan is an artist specializing in drawing and painting in acrylic, oils, and watercolor. He graduated from the Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg, Russia and achieved his Master of Arts from Yerevan Institute of Fine Arts and Theater in Armenia in 1991. Samuel’s imaginative still lifes and “folkloric” portraits have been exhibited locally and internationally and are in numerous private collections worldwide. Samuel works from his Fenway studio and has taught with the MFA’s Studio Art Classes for over ten years.