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29 April, 2019 to 17 May, 2019

EUR 1460

Florence Classical Arts Academy
Via Galliano 78, Florence, Florence

This course gives essential knowledge about structure, proportions and features of human body. It teaches 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 & 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 emotional scale

  • Depicting each phase of human emotion 


Schedule: Monday to Friday (5 hours per day)


Tuition fees

Winter session: 1.460 euro (VAT* 22 % tax inclusive)

Spring session: 1.200 euro (VAT 22% tax inclusive)


* VAT value-added tax,  in Italy it is named IVA and it is set at 22%