7 October - 1 November 2019
4 November - 29 November 2019
3 February - 28 February 2020
2 March - 27 March 2020
This course is an intensive workshop on portraiture with hands. Composition studies are included in the curriculum. A student can choose from two directions: painting or drawing. Sketch practice, museum practice class are included also in the curriculum. The course is recommended for both beginners and advanced painters, as the professor assists the students both individually and in the group.
Learning about the compositional arrangement of the canvas
Understanding proportions of the big form and small forms of the head
Understanding proportions, the structure of the upper body and hands
Learning about the rib cage construction
Deepening anatomy analysis and its application in the drawing and painting process
Refining details of the face (nose, eyes, lips and etc.)
Developing a broader coloristic and tonal vision and elaborate implementation of all aspects
Revealing physicological complexion of model's character
During this time students will also visit a museum guided by a professor who will explain the principles of academic drawing and portraiture as illustrated by the examples of Great Masters.
Please note, if there is a tour to the museum organized, the entrance fee is paid by the student, while professional guidance of the teacher is included in tuition.
Tuition fee 2 weeks (September session): 850 euro
Schedule: Monday to Friday (4 hours per day)
Tuition fee 4 weeks (October, November, February, March): 1.100 euro
Schedule: Monday to Friday (3 hours per day)