Courses in Drawing And Painting Techniques

Accademia del Giglio
A Firenze

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  • Corso
  • Firenze
  • 56 ore di lezione
Descrizione

Obiettivo del corso: to acquire artistic skills.
Rivolto a: To those students who wish to start learning drawing and painting skills as well as to those students who already have some artistic experience.

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Dove e quando

Inizio Luogo
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Firenze
via Ghibellina, 116, 50122, Firenze, Italia
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· Requisiti

none, students can start from scratch.

Programma

Courses in art:

The complete course in Art is divided into 9 units (from unit A to unit I) and lasts 9 months. Students are however welcome to attend specific parts of the course (minimum 1 week). Courses normally start on the days specified in the school entry dates and take place in the afternoon, Monday through Thursday. On Friday open Art studio from 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

All of our teachers are highly qualified and experts in the various disciplines covered by course.

The lessons are integrated with conversations on art history and guided visits to the most important monuments in Florence. In order to ensure the highest quality of tuition, the number of students will not exceed 10 per group.

The first units introduce basic drawing and painting techniques while the following units aim at developing and improving students artistic skills. At the end of these nine units students will have acquired the basic knowledge required towards the making of their personal portfolios and will concentrate on the study of one specific technique

At the end of these nine units students will have acquired the basic knowledge required towards the making of their personal portfolios and concentrate on the study of one specific technique.

At the end of the academic year an Art exhibition will be organized for all the students who have attended the entire course.

The teacher will evaluate the students’ skills at the beginning of each unit and help them to establish their objectives. Each unit lasts 4 weeks, for a total amount of 56 hours (inclusive of 8 hours of living models).

Basic Drawing Techniques I

A) An introduction to the basic drawing techniques (line, design and "chiaroscuro") through which students will learn how to reproduce an object on paper, according to its natural shape and proportions. Students will practise with graphite and charcoal. No specific artistic skills or background are required.

Basic Drawing Techniques II

B) This unit includes the acquisition of notions of anatomy and the methodology traditionally used to draw bodies and faces. Students will practise also with sanguine, pen-and-ink, pastel crayon.

Drawing from life I

C) In-depth study of the skills acquired in the first two units, especially the chiaroscuro technique, including the basics of shading and perspective. Classes will take place also in the squares and in the museums of Florence.

Drawing from life II

D) This unit deals with visual understanding by direct observation of the human body and it concentrates on the methodology used to draw bodies and faces. On every session students will draw from either female or male models posing in the nude. Quick poses will aim at teaching the sketch technique while longer poses will intend to develop the study of anatomy and of shades as well as the student’s observation abilities.

Basic Painting Techniques I

E) This unit focuses on the rudiments of the colour theory and the practice of various techniques, such as acrylic, tempera and pastel painting and the light-colour effects on a body or on drapery.

Basic Painting Techniques II

F) In-depth study of the skills acquired in unit E, especially the tempera technique, Students will also learn how to emphasise or fade the brightness of the colours of different objects and the effects of light on metal, glass, etc...


Advanced Painting Techniques I


G) An approach to some traditional painting techniques, i.e. oil and watercolour, including an introduction to their history and applications.


Advanced Painting Techniques II and Art History


H) An introduction to different fresco techniques. Students will practice painting on plaster or approach to bas-relief. This unit is integrated with a 16-hour seminar on Art History; "From Giotto to Mannerism” and "The Renaissance in Florence and Italy".

Towards the making of a Personal Portfolio

I) An in-depth study of one or more techniques which every student can choose to focus on. Students will search for a personal style.

The teacher will evaluate the students’ skills at the beginning of each unit and help them to establish their objectives. Each unit lasts 4 weeks, for a total amount of 56 hours. At the end of each unit the student will be awarded a certificate of attendance.

Please note: the courses in Art are normally taught both in Italian and in English. Our school offers the possibility to attend a language course with a 5% price discount to students who do not have a sound knowledge of Italian.

Tuition Fees 1-week course 1 week, total 14 hrs

€ 180,00 2-week course 2 weeks, total 28 hrs

€ 340,00 1 unit 4 weeks, total 56 hrs

€ 620,00 3 units 12 weeks, total 168 hrs

€ 1710,00 6 units 24 weeks, total 336 hrs

€ 3310,00 9 units + SA 36 weeks, total 504 hrs

€ 4970,00

Enrolment fee € 41,00

Please Note: on Friday afternoon, from 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm, free open Art studio, i.e. 3 additional hours and half per week.

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Alunni per classe: 10

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