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Are you searching for portrait drawing classes in Italy? Situated in the heart of Florence, The Florence Art Studio provides an intensive art program taught in English to students from around the world of all backgrounds and levels - from beginner to advanced. Designed to teach you the fundamentals of drawing and painting from life, this course comprises six discrete modules, including our Portrait & Figure Drawing course. Each module serves as the foundation for the next, allowing you to build on the skills and techniques you have previously learned. Alternatively, you can choose to study Portrait & Figure Drawing as a stand-alone course.

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Portrait & Figure Drawing Classes - Taught in English
Photo of Contact Page - Portrait & Figure Drawing Classes in FlorenceIn this module, you will develop proficiency in drawing the human form from life using the sight-size method. Considerations of establishing the pose, lighting the figure, and composition will be discussed.

With drawings done in pencil, charcoal and chalks, you will have particular concern for accuracy in line and form, chiaroscuro (the use of strong contrasts between light and dark), and gesture, with an organic unity devoid of superfluous details. Finally, you will render the form. 

Course Duration: You can choose to study from one week to one month or longer. The average figure pose is two weeks, long enough to allow ample time for guidance as you develop an understanding of the drawing techniques.

Intensive Art Program Structure:
Modules / Areas of Study Available: Bargue Drawing, Cast Drawing, Freehand Cast Drawing, Portrait and Figure Drawing, Still Life Painting, Portrait and Figure Painting. Each module can be taken as a stand-alone course, or as part of a series of sequential modules.

Course options include:
- Intensive Drawing and Painting Program
- 1 Week Course
- 2 Week Course
- 3 Week Course
- 4 Week Course
- Customized length of course in Drawing and/or Painting

Student Testimonial:
"I have a long way to go but with the very dedicated personal tuition I received from Gary, I feel confident I am well on my way! A most enjoyable and rewarding experience; highly recommended to anyone, at any level wishing to learn, progress and achieve their own artistic goals.” 
- Glyn, Advertising Executive, UK

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Address: Via Ghibellina, 121 50122, Florence, Italy
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