MFA Selects

Welcome to the MFA’s collection of engaging and informative art-making tutorials. Channel your creativity and learn how to make your own masterpieces.

Studio Art Class Tutorials

In these short videos, learn about different studio techniques and create your own works of art. Videos feature instruction from experienced educators and professional artists. Rent individual videos for $5—or check out the entire series of 12 for $40.

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  • Studio Art Tutorials

    12 videos

    In 12 short videos, learn different studio techniques from portrait drawing and painting seascapes to experimental printmaking, and create your own works of art. Videos feature instruction from experienced educators and professional artists.

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  • Studio Art Tutorial: Monoprints

    1 video

    Learn the essential elements of art through printmaking with MFA instructor Gianna Stewart. Explore line, shape, space, and value and use basic color theory to play with tints, tones, and shades. Then, using Ruth Eckstein’s multimedia print Magreb VI, use items and surfaces found in your...

  • Studio Art Tutorial: Trash Bag Monoprints

    1 video

    This easy home printmaking technique will have you thinking about trash bags and cotton swabs in a whole new light! Experiment with color mixing, ghost prints, line drawing, and subtractive techniques with MFA instructor Erin Bisceglia. Then, using Yasui Sōtarō’s woodblock print Still Life: F...

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