Justas Varpucanskis

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Justas Varpucanskis

Aged 19

The Florence Academy of Art

Instructor(s): Simona Dolci, Robert Kelly,Tanvi Pathare, Tobey Neve, Vitaly Shtanko, Simone Moritz, Per Elof Nilsson Ricklund, Daniela Astone, Maureen Hyde, Vladimir Jovicevic, Richard Greathouse

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  • Artworks

Belvedere

Charcoal on Roma Paper

60 x 50 cms | 23 1/2 x 19 1/2 ins

Drowning Sorrows of a Broken Heart

Graphite and White Chalk

20 x 30 cms | 7 3/4 x 11 3/4 ins

Philosopher Cast Drawing

Charcoal and White Chalk on Arches Paper

70 x 45 cms | 27 1/2 x 17 1/2 ins

The Witch

Charcoal and White Chalk on Arches Paper

90 x 60 cms | 35 1/4 x 23 1/2 ins

Female Figure

Charcoal on Roma Paper

65 x 40 cms | 25 1/2 x 15 1/2 ins

Female Figure 2

Charcoal and White Chalk on Arches Paper

65 x 40 cms | 25 1/2 x 15 1/2 ins

I am really interested in reviving the quality of art that was done during the 19th century and I believe the only way to that is through a solid education. I started to receive some classical education around when I was 14 but it was only a couple times a week. It be nice to be able to study like the old masters used to - intensely and for about 6 to 8 years. First finish the Florence Academy of Art and then do more private study with my teacher back home, Micheal Chelich. Aftewards I would plan on traveling around europe seeing fine works in person. Once I settle down I would also like to teach alongside the work that I would produce. As a teacher I would want to have a program that teaches in very traditional methods and has tradtitional ideas/values behind it. Even though I would mainly want to be a painter I have recently been learning sculpture on the side and find that extremely interesting - it might be another thing that could grow and develop.

I am a student at the Florence Academy of Art that has some experience in classical training (mainly drawing) and wants to further deepen his knowledge in this field.