Drawing the Landscape | Summer Online 2020

Instructor: Jon Bolles

7/27/2020 - 7/31/2020 (5 sessions)

Monday - Friday, 6:00pm - 8:00pm *this class meets online

Tuition: $250 non-credit only; 10% discount available for alumni, educators, local art association members, and seniors.

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For questions, please contact the Continuing Education Office at ce@montserrat.edu


'There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.' -Pablo Picasso

In this week-long class, we will work from the built-environment and the landscape around us, synthesizing what we observe into form and pictorial space. We will practice observational drawing, but will also encourage experimentation with drawing's inherently poetic/abstract nature. Time will be allotted for critique, both with the instructor but also with peers. This course will be taught via Google Classroom.

No experience necessary. All levels are welcome.

About Jon

Jon received his BFA (Painting/Drawing) from Montserrat College of Art in 2012. He is a painter living and working in Salem, MA. His work has been shown in solo and group exhibitions throughout New England. Jon's work can be viewed at jonbolles.com.


This class meets online.


Montserrat College of Art
23 Essex Street
Beverly, MA 01915

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Supply List
Basic Drawing Tool Kit ($14 at Michaels)
11' x 14' wire-bound pad by Strathmore (also $14 at Michaels)

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