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04 February, 2019 to 26 July, 2019

EUR 10500

Florence Classical Arts Academy
Via Galliano 78, Florence, Florence



8 October 2018 -  6 June 2019
4 February - 26 July  2019*



This course is a long and an intensive program on portraiture. Composition studies, sketching practice, museum practice and artistic anatomy are also included in the curriculum. These subjects support and enhance deep comprehension of such complex matter as portraiture. A student can choose from two major directions: drawing portraiture or painting portraiture. The course is recommended for both beginners and advanced painters, as the professor assists the students both individually and in the group. 

Course objectives


  • Learning about the compositional arrangement of the canvas 

  • Understanding proportions of the big form and small forms of the head

  • 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 the model's character


Schedule: Monday to Friday (3 hours per day)



*Winter Enrollment Intensive Program is a One-Year program which contains the same amount of academic hours offered for one year in a shorter time frame. There are three evening classes included additionally in the curriculum weekly during the period February - May.


Schedule: Monday to Friday (3 hours per day) plus 6 hours of evening courses weekly. 


Please note all classes are suspended on the days of public holidays. 

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. 


Tuition fee per year:

Early enrollment: 9500 € + 22% VAT **

(deadline 15th of May/15th of September for Winter Enrollment)


Standard enrollment: 10.500 € + 22 % VAT**

(deadline 15th of August/15th of December for Winter Enrollment)


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


Florence Classical Arts Academy does also provide accommodation service upon your request.