Plein-air-course | 78 | Florence Academy of Russian Art


18 May - 2 June 2020
18 May - 29 May 2020




The purpose of this workshop is to learn Alla Prima painting technique in an open-air environment. The comprehension of fundamental principles is the main goal, which includes color mixing, creating a "clean" color palette and application of pigments. Constantly changing landscape provides conditions in which, one learns to be precise and quick in developing the painting.  

Course objectives 

  • Learning about rules of perspectives, proportions, “clean” color palette and aerial perspective

  • Understanding how to apply cold and warm colors, and create subtle color transitions

  • Mastering the techniques and methods of oil paint application in Alla Prima technique 

  • Developing a broader coloristic vision and elaborate implementation of all aspects


Schedule: Monday to Friday* (4 hours every day)


* classes are suspended on Public Holidays. 


Please note, if there is a tour of the museum organized, the entrance fee is paid by the student, while professional guidance of the teacher is included in tuition. 


This course is also open for families. The kids from 8 years old to 14 years old can join their parents to learn the basics of painting. Along with the adults, the children will be getting individual instruction in order to develop their artistic potential and establish the correct foundation for their further professional development.

The cost for the child: 400 euro for two weeks


Tuition fees: 850 euro 


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