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Study painting and drawing in Florence - Europe's eternal capital of the Renaissance! Founded in 1983, Accademia Riaci is an international art and design school providing quality courses to adult students from throughout Italy and worldwide. Our painting and drawing courses include a two-year basic course, a professional one-year master course, academic year and semester programs, as well as short courses and intensive summer courses. On completion of a one-year or two-year academic course, you will be awarded a Diploma. Our two-year basic course is taught in Italian only, all other courses are taught in Italian with English and Spanish interpreters.

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Painting and Drawing Courses in Florence: 

• Basic Painting and Drawing Course:
Course Duration: 2 years. Taught in Italian only.
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This comprehensive course aims to provide a firm basis for you to develop a professional involvement with your work.

With the guidance of expert tutors, we seek to offer the creative, intellectual, and physical environment that best fosters excellence in painting and drawing.

Through studio activity, you are encouraged to understand the breadth of art in both traditional and contemporary forms, and to gain increasing authority in your own work. 

Studio activity is augmented by seminars, lectures, field trips to museums and galleries, and visiting artists. 

In the final semester, you are required to complete a thesis project, which culminates in a formal presentation and an exhibition of a coordinated body of work.

• One-Year / Semester Painting & Drawing Programs:
Taught in Italian with English or Spanish interpreters 

With emphasis on creativity and self-expression, this course is designed to provide you with life-enriching skills.

You will study not only a wide range of painting and drawing techniques, but also art history, art appreciation, design, and other studio arts.

On graduation, you will be prepared either to pursue a master of fine arts degree or to become a self-employed artist.

In addition to specialized painting and drawing training, this course includes Basic Art Lessons, Art Stages, Guided Art Visits, and Independent Study.

• Atelier Course:
This course follows the same curriculum as the One-year Course, but does not include the Basic Art Lessons. 

• Painting and Drawing Master Course:
Academic Year & Semester study options available. Taught in Italian with English or Spanish interpreters

Ideal for advanced students who are highly-motivated and and committed to the disciplines of painting and drawing, this intensive course culminates in a thesis exhibition.

You will work independently in your studio with oversight provided by a dedicated faculty of many professors.

With instruction conducted primarily by the tutorial method, we encourage the cultivation and examination of your individual vision within the discipline.

We require the study of art history, theory, and criticism to complement studio work. You will benefit from the experience of a rigorous conservatory education compounded with the breadth of exposure that  Accademia Riaci affords.

Other Painting & Drawing Courses:
- Short Painting & Drawing Course: Study for 1 / 2 / 4 / 8 / 12 / 24 weeks
- Painting & Drawing Summer Courses: Study for 2 / 4 / 6 / 8 / 12 weeks
- Winter / Christmas Courses in Painting & Drawing: Study for 1-5 weeks

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Address: Via de' Conti 4, Florence, Italy
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