Fall 2022

ADULT COURSES


General Information

• Please register early to avoid disappointment. You may register online at www.ssac.org, call 781.383.2787 to register by phone with a credit card or see registration page for mail-in information. A $25 non-refundable registration fee is included in tuition. If a student cancels a registration at least ten days before a course or workshop begins, a refund will be granted. Visiting Artist Workshops require a 30 day cancellation notification.


• Students must provide their own materials for Adult Courses and Workshops unless noted.

• Young adults, 15 years and older, are welcome to enroll in most adult courses with the permission of the instructor.


SUPPLY LISTS ARE ALL ONLINE (they are not mailed out)
Click here for Supply Lists

 

 




300 Basic Drawing Beginner to Intermediate

Judy Rossman

 

Tuesday: 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
September 13 - November 1

$260M $305NM 8 classes

 


301 Advanced Drawing & Related Media

Judy Rossman

 

Friday: 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
September 16 - November 4

$295M $340NM 8 classes

 

302 Introduction to Pastel

Laurinda O'Connor

 

Tuesday: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

September 13 - November 1

$295M $340 NM 8 classes

 


303 Expressive Pastels

Laurinda O'Connor

 

Tuesday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

September 13 - November 1

$295M $340NM 8 classes

 

 

304 Master Class - Pastel, Acrylic, Oil: NEW

Laurinda O'Connor

 

Wednesday: 9:00 am –12:00 pm

September 14 - November 2

$295M $340NM 8 classes

 


307 Advanced Life Drawing & Painting

Uninstructed

 

Friday: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

September 16 - October 21

$225M $270NM 6 classes

 

311 Watercolor - Back to Basics

Tara Connaughton

 

Monday: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
September 12 & September 19

$80M $125NM 2 classes

 


312 Watercolor - Techniques Studio

Tara Connaughton

 

Wednesday: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
September 21 - October 26

$225M $270NM 6 classes

 

322 Plein Aire Oil & Acrylic - OUTDOORS

Bob Beaulieu

 

Tuesday: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

October 4 - November 22

$295M $340NM 8 classes

 


327 - Studio Still Life - Oil & Acrylic

Bob Beaulieu

 

Thursday: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

October 6 - December 1 | No class Nov 24

$295M $340NM 8 classes

 

 

328 Painting in the Afternoon

Valerie Vitale

 

Wednesday: 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

September 21 - November 9

$295M $340NM 8 classes

 


326 Abstract Drawing & Painting Part 2

Santiago Hernandez

 

Thursday: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

September 22 - November 10

$295M $340NM 8 classes

 

345 Monoprinting with Collographs

Esther Maschio

 

Monday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

September 12 - November 7 | No class October 10

$400M $445NM 8 classes

 


345b Monoprinting with Collographs - Teaser

Esther Maschio

 

Monday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

November 14 - November 21

$100M $145NM 2 classes

 

350 Introduction to Ceramics

Ann Conte

 

Tuesday: 6:00 – 9:00 pm

September 13 - November 15

$450M $495NM 10 classes

 


352 Potter's Wheel & More

Jeanne Wiley

 

Saturday: 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

September 17 - November 19 | No class Oct 8 & Nov 12

$360M $405NM 8 classes

 

 

354 Clay Decorating Techniques

Ann Conte

Thursday: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
September 15 - November 17


$450M $495NM 10 classes

 


371 Basic Digital Photography

Keith Conforti

 

Tuesday: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
September 13 - November 1

$235M $280NM 8 classes




375 Cut & Paste Collage - ONLINE

Stephen Sheffield


Wednesday: 9:00 - 11:00 am
September 14 - November 2

$235M $280NM 8 classes

 

 

 

385 Afternoons with Picasso

Anthony Pilla

 

Wednesday: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
September 28 - November 2

$195M $240NM 6 classes




386 Basic Watercolor Demystified

Jack Haran


Thursday: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
September 15 - October 27

$295M $340NM 7 classes

 

 

 

402 Keeping it Loose

Christine Bodnar

 

Friday & Saturday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

October 28 & 29

$245M $290NM 2 classes

 


465 Canvas Rug Painting

Jeanette Staley

 

Saturday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

October 22

$185M $230NM 1 class

470 Cyanotype for the Artist

Sarah Anthony

 

Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

November 5 & 6

$195M $240NM 2 classes

 


435 Painting with R&F Pigment Sticks

Lisa Pressman

 

Friday & Saturday: 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

December 2 & 3

$475M $520NM 2 classes

 

 

420 Getting Real with Acrylics

Donna Calleja

Friday: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
November 4


$85M $130NM 10 classes

 


Learning Lab

Adults & Children grades 5 and up

 

Develop your artistic skills, talent, and creativity! Our highly skilled artist-teachers will train you in techniques and use of tools and materials, to help unlock your own unique style. Customized instruction for beginners to advanced levels.

 

1. The cost for private 1 on 1 instruction is $60M $80NM per hour.

 

2. The cost for group instruction, with a maximum of 4 students, decreases to $45M $65NM per hour.

 

3. Review the learning opportunities below to tailor your lessons.

 

4. Have fun!

 

Two-hour blocks. dates to be mutually determined by student and instructor and must be completed within the term.

 

Possibilities Include


801 BASIC DRAWING—This is the place to start. Everything stems from drawing.
802 BEGINNING PAINTING—Learn the wonders of color alchemy, slosh around in oil or acrylics. Make a mess or be neat. Compose on the stage of the canvas.
803 Self Portrait—Embrace your ever-changing expressions with charcoal, wire, and monoprints.
804 Life Drawing—Working from a clothed model—with gesture drawings to 30 minute poses—discover new ways to express the ever-moving form of the figure.
805 Pastel Landscape—Amp up the color of the landscape using soft pastels. Learn many techniques while creating beautiful landscape paintings.
806 Printmaking—Express your inner animal through printmaking. We will create multi-colored prints based on the animal in you.
807 SCRAPBOOKING—Collect your travel or memoir experiences and memories.
811 Art Explorations for Teens
812 Portfolio Works in Progress
814 Artist Choice—Students will request their own medium and direction.
815 private lessons for students with special needs


Call to schedule sessions—781 383 2787


Studio Art Foundation Program


South Shore Art Center offers a new program for students looking to formalize their art studies. Upon completion of a specially designed curriculum, SSAC will award students a Certificate in Studio Art Foundation. Participants in the program will have ongoing support of Art Center faculty to evaluate work and assist in course selection. Certificate Students will have priority registration and be assisted in creating a portfolio of work from their selected courses for presentation and exhibition. They also will have the opportunity to exhibit at SSAC in Certificate Student shows. Courses must be completed within three years of registration. (One course, taken prior to January 2015 is eligible for inclusion in the Certificate Program.)

Registration fee for this program is $50.
Contact 781-383-2787 for more information.



First Year Focus
Basic Drawing (48 hours minimum)
Color Theory (10 hours minimum)
Intro to Painting (24 hours minimum Oil, Acrylic, or Watercolor)
Elective choice (24 hours)


Second Year Focus
Drawing II (24 hours minimum)
Art History (12 hours)
Painting Elective (24 hours minimum)
Elective choice (24 hours)


Elective Courses
Advanced Drawing (24 hours)
Printmaking (24 hours)
Photography (16 hours)
3D ceramics (24 hours)
Visiting Art Workshops (18 hours minimum)


Studio Art
Foundation Program


Professional Development

Attention Teachers! We are pleased to provide a certificate of completion for any of our adult courses or workshops.