Author Archives: mbwilsonart

It’s very difficult for most of us to tell how good we are as we’re developing and growing as artists.

I recently got an email from one of my painting students who asked me if she should continue in the class “since everyone else is so much better”. To say that’s a common emotion is not to say it doesn’t … Continue reading

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NEW FIGURE DRAWING WORKSHOP! Figure Drawing Basics

Brought to you through the: New Art Center            61 Washington Park Newton, MA 024661 Figure Drawing Basics  Dates: Oct 19 – Nov 2 … 3 Mondays, 9:30AM – 12:30PM … $165 To register please visit: https://newartcenter.org/class/figure-drawing-basics/ A 3-day workshop on … Continue reading

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ONLINE FIGURE DRAWING CLASSES: An ongoing Wednesday evening online workshop on drawing the human figure.

WEDNESDAYS SEPTEMBER 16- October 28 6:30-8:30 PM $220 for 4 lessons or $60 per class An ongoing Wednesday evening online workshop on drawing the human figure. There are endless ways to define the figure, and we’ll look at a few … Continue reading

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Online Classes

In keeping with the times and current state of affairs, I’m offering online classes in painting and drawing. The format will be that I provide a subject we’ll both paint from, usually either a still life I’ve photographed or a … Continue reading

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Blind Contour Drawing part 2

Last post I wrote about the practice of blind contour drawing, and I thought I would post a couple of blind contour drawings that I did for this project. Plus I’ve added a few more how-to’s and why’s. Using an … Continue reading

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Blind Contour drawing

All of my students have heard me go on about, or they will, “blind contour drawing” as the best drawing exercise you can do. Now they don’t have to just take my word for it. Imagine my pleasure this morning … Continue reading

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Upcoming Workshops in the Upcoming Decade

I will be teaching 2 one-day workshops in January in the new decade, aka next month. The first one will be Saturday, January 11, 2020, 10 AM – 4 PM at my studio 144 Moody Str, Waltham.* The topic of … Continue reading

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Workshop: Painting Drapery and Fabric Dec 7, 10:00 – 4:00, 144 Moody Street, Waltham

I will run a one-day workshop at my studio on painting drapery and fabric, Saturday, Dec. 7 at 144 Moody Street, my studio in Waltham. The cost will be $110. Please use the comment section to let me know you’re … Continue reading

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An Upcoming Workshop: Realism to Abstraction

REALISM TO ABSTRACTION​                                          November 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm​ Weston AIC  Art and Innovation Center    https://westonaic.org/program/realism-to-abstraction/             … Continue reading

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