Robert Kelly is a classically trained artist who has both studied taught at the acclaimed Florence Academy of Art in Italy.
This course offers beginner to intermediate students the unique opportunity to learn classical approaches in the spirit of the 19th Century Master painters.
The advantage of this traditionally inclined foundation is that the skills earned through the hard work of this kind of learning, create a strong ability to draw and paint directly from observation with a grounding in the understanding of materials, colour, studio set up and art history.
Over the course of this program students will begin to develop skills in:
- Observational drawing (still life, Master copies, photographic images, plaster casts and models)
- Composition and spacial considerations.
- Colour Mixing.
- Understanding light and shade.
- Understanding the properties of art materials and how to best use them.
- Setting up a studio space at home and developing a routine to practice.
This course is excellent for beginner to intermediate students who are interested in developing a true foundation in drawing and painting alongside that will contribute to a long term practice ranging from classical to contemporary approaches in art making.
Please note that students are required to supply their own materials for this course. Please view this link to purchase the kit or download the list here to check what you may need. Comprehensive kits are discounted by 25% of regular retail prices and enrolled students receive a 15% discount on individual items. All items are available for click and collect or delivery from our studio.
Before confirming your booking, please read our terms and conditions thoroughly as we are unable to offer refunds, credits or transfers.