Modeled on 19th century French atelier practices that were derived from Renaissance Masters' traditions, this proven curriculum gives students the skills needed to become professional representational artists.
This rigorous academy-style system stresses draftsmanship and traditional oil painting techniques, training graduates to confidently overcome the most difficult projects in drawing and painting. These fundamental techniques are the backbone of representational art, and equip artists to confidently direct their individual expression. Students of this time-proven system now lead successful careers as portraitists, figure artists, animators, illustrators, landscape and still-life painters and educators.
The strength of this program is it's step-by-step methodology fortified by the critical one-on-one attention paid to each individual student. This assures that important concepts are understood and internalized.