Anatomy for the artists | Florence Classical Arts Academy


11 May – 29 May 2020
11 January - 29 January 2021



This course gives essential knowledge about the structure, proportions, and features of the human body. It teaches the direct application of anatomy information to artistic drawing. 


Course objectives:

  • To increase awareness of the skeletal structure

  • To instill in the mind a full image of the human figure, proportions and pleins

  • To understand the proportional system and learn key points of the human body

  • To study a constructive drawing approach, properly using perspective rules in creating a 3D image 

  • To visualize complex forms in simpler geometrical layout                         



  • Skeleton in three projections

  • Skull

  • Rib cage and Spinal Column

  • Pelvic Bones

  • Major joints: Elbow and Knee

  • Hands and Feet

  • Muscles of   the Head   and Neck

  • Muscles of the Torso - front & back

  • Muscles   of   the   Lower   Limbs

  • Muscles of the Hands and Feet

  • Schematic Model of Full Figure

  • Introduction to comparison anatomy (horse, dog and etc.)


Included in the curriculum is a course on physiognomy:

  • Character creating

  • Learning about the emotional scale

  • Depicting each phase of human emotion 


Schedule: Monday to Friday (5 hours per day)


Tuition fees: 1.200 euro 



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