• ART & DESIGN

Art Courses at UNH

UNH Professional Development & Training offers a variety of non-credit, continuing education art programs led by the UNH Art Department faculty. Explore the attributes of drawing, painting, sculpting, welding & more. You can enroll at any time with flexible class formats that include one-day & multi-day workshops.

Drawing into Painting: Skills for Developing a College Portfolio

5 Saturdays | May-June 2020

In this 5-day workshop, participants will develop essential drawing and painting skills to enhance the development of a cohesive art portfolio.

Drawing and painting from observation will be emphasized with the goal of enriching each participant’s individualistic voice. The workshop will begin with drawing projects and end with completing one painting in oil and or acrylic.

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In Living Color: Drawing with Color

To Be Announced | Spring 2020

In this workshop we will explore color through materials such as: pastel, oil pastel, and colored pencils. We will use the observed natural world, still-life, and imagination for an experience in the wonders of color.

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Two Saturdays: Drawing From Life Model

To Be Announced | Spring 2020

In this two-day intense drawing workshop we learn different ways to explore, understand, and record human form. Working from life models, we investigate the human figure as a form with inner anatomical structure and surface features.

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Print Making : Wood Cuts

To Be Announced | Spring 2020

This 3-day workshop will introduce students to the process of reduction woodcut printing. It will cover the preparation of the woodblock, preparation of the printing paper, registration techniques, basic ink mixing, and multi-layered printing.

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Let’s Face It : Drawing the Human Head

To Be Announced | Spring 2020

Drawing the human head has long been a source of  fascination and frustration for artists.  This one-day workshop focuses on developing strategies for drawing a convincing portrait.

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Pictures of Words: Painting and Drawing with Chinese Characters

To Be Announced | Spring 2020

Learn the unique origin of Chinese characters, appreciate artistic calligraphy styles, and come away with some Chinese words to enrich our own visual language. The workshop goal is to broaden the understanding of language and the relationship between image and meaning.

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