Duration: Half day
Location: Florence
Language: English. Other languages on request.
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Art workshops in Florence 

Immerse yourself in the creative side of Italy discovering our art worskshops and get your hands dirty learning all the secrets of arts. Enjoy one of our art workshops while travelling in Florence, and make your holiday a real masterpiece!

OPTION 1 

OPEN AIR PAINTING OR ACQUERELLO WORKSHOP

The wonderful Tuscan light has inspired an infinity of artists. Whether you are an absolute beginner looking for a new challenge, or a more experienced willing to improve your existing watercolor skills, this Is the perfect workshop for you!
You will be guided by a passionate and experienced teacher in an inspiring and warm art shool, located right in the heart of Florence. Our teacher combine their passion for arts and teaching to let you live a memorable experience, giving you tips and advices to help you improve and develop your personal style and expression.  Your class program will be personalized to your needs, existing skills and objectives. You will learn how to draw your subject and compose the painting, the color theory and perspective and you will obtain all the necessary knowledge to continue the adventure of painting watercolours on your own once you will be back home! Lessons are for small groups of max 8 persons. The program will be arranged according to the level and the expectations of the students. Basic material is provided. More specific art material can be provided on request.

INCLUSIONS:

• Basic Materials
• Private Teacher 

ADDITIONAL INFO:

• Workshop duration 3H
• Workshop for adults (suggested from 16 Y.O)


 

OPTION 2

CHARCOAL OR SANGUINE WORKSHOP

This incredible workshop explores the wonderful medium of charcoal and focuses on additive and subtractive methods of building an image.  We will explore different tools, paper and materials and gain a greater understanding of charcoal.

You will be guided by a passionate and experienced teacher in an inspiring and warm art shool, located right in the heart of Florence. Our teacher combine their passion for arts and teaching to let you live a memorable experience, giving you tips and advices to help you improve and develop your personal style and expression.  Your class program will be personalized to your needs, existing skills and objectives. You will learn how to draw your subject and compose the painting, the color theory and perspective and you will obtain all the necessary knowledge to continue the adventure of using charcoal on your own once you will be back home! Lessons are for small groups of max 8 persons. The program will be arranged according to the level and the expectations of the students. Basic material is provided. More specific art material can be provided on request.

INCLUSIONS:

• Basic Materials
• Private Teacher 

ADDITIONAL INFO:

• Workshop duration 3H
• Workshop for adults (suggested from 16 Y.O)


 

OPTION 3

REAL FLOWER PAINTING WORKSHOP

Have you ever tried to seize the ephemeral beauty of a flower? Have you ever managed to paint its colourful image? If so, your attempt is not only an aspect of your passion for Art but it can lead you to better express your creativity, improve your artistic skills and see the essence of things! Enjoy our workshop and free the artist in you!
You will be guided by a passionate and experienced teacher in an inspiring and warm art shool, located right in the heart of Florence. Our teacher combine their passion for arts and teaching to let you live a memorable experience, giving you tips and advices to help you improve and develop your personal style and expression.  Your class program will be personalized to your needs, existing skills and objectives. You will then experiment the use of colours by using the media you want to focus on (for example pastels, watercolour, oil, acrylic). You will study the contrast of complementary colours. You will realise how important is the effect both of sunlight and artificial light on a flower. You will learn to add depth and volume to your subject by using different layers of colours.Meanwhile you will also analyse some exemplary works by famous artists in order to understand the secrets of their techniques of flower composition.  Lessons are for small groups of max 8 persons. The program will be arranged according to the level and the expectations of the students. Basic material is provided. More specific art material can be provided on request.

INCLUSIONS:

• Basic Materials
• Private Teacher 

ADDITIONAL INFO:

• Workshop duration 3H
• Workshop for adults (suggested from 16 Y.O)


 

OPTION4

FRESCO WORKSHOP IN ATELIER

Fresco, meaning fresh in Italian, is the revered art of painting on fast-drying damp plaster with water based pigments. During the Renaissance, fresco painting was considered the true test of an artist’s skill, since one had to finish before the plaster dried in order to ensure the adhesion of the image to the wall. During this 3-hour hands-on Florence Fresco Workshop, we’ll learn basic fresco technique from a local Florentine artist who is a master of fresco painting. 

You will be guided by a passionate and experienced teacher in an inspiring and warm art school, located right in the heart of Florence. Our teacher combine their passion for arts and teaching to let you live a memorable experience, giving you tips and advices to help you improve and develop your personal style and expression.  Your class program will be personalized to your needs, existing skills and objectives. You will be taken through the steps of preparing a surface, drawing and transferring a drawing (cartoon), and finally applying the paint. Be warned. It’s difficult. It’s also, however, a lot of fun! At the end, you’ll go home with our own hand-made fresco painting.  Lessons are for small groups of max 8 persons. The program will be arranged according to the level and the expectations of the students. Basic material is provided. More specific art material can be provided on request.

INCLUSIONS:

• Basic Materials
• Private Teacher 

ADDITIONAL INFO:

• Workshop diration 3H
• Workshop for adults (suggested from 16 Y.O)


 

OPTION 5

LIVE DRAWING WORKSHOP AT BARGELLO MUSEUM OR BARDINI’S GARDEN

With this amazing workshop you will learn end explore the technique of free hand drawing. The location will be the amazing Museo del Bargello or the enchanting Bardini’s Garden, both in Florence, where you will be able to choose your preferred subject to draw, overlooking at it in a 360 degrees.
You will be guided by a passionate and experienced teacher in this incredible adventure. Our teacher combine their passion for arts and teaching to let you live a memorable experience, giving you tips and advices to help you improve and develop your personal style and expression.  Your class program will be personalized to your needs, existing skills and objectives. No matter what kind of artist you are, the chances are pencil drawing was the skill that helped you learn how to draw, and the one that kicked off your artistic journey.
Lessons are for small groups of max 8 persons. The program will be arranged according to the level and the expectations of the students. Basic material is provided. More specific art material can be provided on request.

INCLUSIONS:

• Basic Materials
• Private Teacher 

ADDITIONAL INFO:

• Workshop diration 3H
• Workshop for adults (suggested from 16 Y.O)


 

OPTION 6

CLAY SCULPTURE WORKSHOP

In Florence worked artists such as Michelangelo, Cellini, Giambologna, Donatello, Ghiberti, Verrocchio and many others. Each of them left us masterpieces that the whole world envies us, like Michelangelo’s David. For an artist to attend a sculpture course in Italy and in particular in Florence in contact with these masterpieces and this tradition is therefore very important and formative.
You will be guided by a passionate and experienced teacher in this incredible adventure. Our teacher combine their passion for arts and teaching to let you live a memorable experience, giving you tips and advices to help you improve and develop your personal style and expression.  Your class program will be personalized to your needs, existing skills and objectives. Sculpture is a form of art that allows the artist to experiment with different techniques and use a wide variety of materials. A sculptor can remove (carve), model (with clay), assemble by welding and other processes, work with stone, metal, ceramics, wood and many other materials.
Lessons are for small groups of max 8 persons. The program will be arranged according to the level and the expectations of the students. Basic material is provided. More specific art material can be provided on request.

INCLUSIONS:

• Basic Materials
• Private Teacher 

ADDITIONAL INFO:

• Workshop duration 3H
• Workshop for adults (suggested from 16 Y.O)


 

OPTION 7

LIVE MODEL PAINTING WORKSHOP

This course deals with visual understanding by direct observation of the human body and it includes the acquisition of basic notions of anatomy as well as the methodology used to draw bodies and faces.
You will be guided by a passionate and experienced teacher in this incredible adventure. Our teacher combine their passion for arts and teaching to let you live a memorable experience, giving you tips and advices to help you improve and develop your personal style and expression.  Your class program will be personalized to your needs, existing skills and objectives.
Students will practice with the main drawing tools, i.e. graphite, charcoal, sanguine, pen-and-ink, pastel crayon. No specific artistic skills or background are required.
On every session students will draw from either female or male models posing. 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.
Lessons are for small groups of max 8 persons. The program will be arranged according to the level and the expectations of the students. Basic material is provided. More specific art material can be provided on request.

INCLUSIONS:

• Basic Materials
• Private Teacher 

ADDITIONAL INFO:

• Workshop duration 3H
• Workshop for adults (suggested from 16 Y.O)

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