Fine Arts, Art History and Italian language courses in Florence

Sketchbook in Florence and Landscape

Discover in a week the poetry and the magic of Florence.

Sketchbook in Florence and Landscape

Sketch en plein air

This workshop has been conceived for those students who wish to discover (or rediscover) in a week the poetry and the magic of Florence, with its renaissance buildings and its skyline dominated by the cathedral dome, as well as the relaxing atmosphere of the Tuscan countryside, with its vineyards and olive groves.

The aim of the course is to help the student to create a sketchbook with unforgettable memories of the historic city and its pastoral surroundings.

The course can be recommended both to Art novices and to experienced artists and professionals who intend to familiarize with the freehand drawing as well as with the perspective sketch.

During outdoor sessions students will learn how to draw and paint landscapes, cityscapes and architectural elements, such as squares, medieval towers, churches and narrow streets. The following techniques can be chosen: pencil, water colour, oil painting and pastel. Practice will concentrate mainly on the use of colour and on the perspective method.

The workshop has a duration of 5 days, from Monday to Friday, for a total amount of 30 hours of tuition, and it includes an excursion in the countryside around Florence.

Classes are held both in Italian or English.

Price and details

Price

FS, 1 week, 30 hours, €595
Enrolment fee €45

Course price includes

A certificate at the end of the course.
Museums tickets and transports.

Suggested Art material.

Dates

June 12th – 16th 2017
Expiring date for enrollment: May 22nd 2017 or until all the places have been filled.

July 24th – 28th 2017
Expiring date for enrollment: July 3rd 2017 or until all the places have been filled.

September 4th – 8th 2017
Expiring date for enrollment: August 14th 2017 or until all the places have been filled.

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Testimonials

  • I greatly enjoyed the Sketchbook and Landscape course and have learnt a lot during the 5 days. It was my first time using watercolour and it was a great introduction by you.
    BrittaHong Kong