Timeless Proportions: Drawing the Classical Figure in the Museums of Rome

For those who love drawing the Classical figure, Rome offers a unique experience.  Join the American painter Timothy Joseph Allen on a 4-day adventure drawing in several of Rome’s spectacular museums that feature the Classical figure:  Palazzo Massimo, Palazzo Altemps, Hendrik Christian Andersen Museum e Centrale Montemartini.

This workshop is intended for beginners and intermediates.

ThemeInstruction and investigation of composition and color strategies designed to facilitate the completion of a painting in an afternoon…alla prima!
TimeThe workshop will last a total of 20 hours over 4 days (5 hours a day) during the two last weekends of June: Saturday the 19th and Sunday the 20th; Saturday the 26th and Sunday the 27th. Each lesson will begin at 14:00 and end at 19:00.
Number of Persons Minimum 6 - maximum 12 ...first come, first serve.
CostThe price of the workshop is €398 including materials (Please find a list of the materials below). 10% discount for registration before May 1: €360 instead of €398.

NB:  Those wishing to attend this workshop should plan on attending all four days.  It is not possible to sign up for only one of the four, nor is it possible to receive a refund on any day(s) missed.

If you have any questions, feel free to call us:

347 263 1033 or  340 560 0356 or send us an email.

To begin the enrollment process, please fill out and send the form below. I look forward to drawing with you!



List of Materials Included

NB: All materials listed are yours to keep at the end of the workshop.

Lefranc & Bourgeois Pochade box includes:

10 Fine oil tubes 40 ml;
1 glass jar of Essenza di petrolio 75 ml;
1 glass jar Linseed Oil 75 ml;
2 brushes 1 flat n.4 / 1 round n.2;
1 rag;
1 medium tin;
1 wooden palette;

Measurement in cm:
L 32,5 H 6,8 W 24,3

The following palette was selected especially for this workshop:
1. Van Dyck Brown
2. Burnt Siena
3. Yellow Ochre
4. Mars Black
5. Titanium White
6. Orange Vermillion
7. Sap Green
8. Flesh Tint
9. Cobalt Blue
10. Naples Yellow
Mabef Portable easel.
Other materials include:
1 Da Vinci brush n.8 round
1 Da Vinci brush n.12 flat
4 gessoed wood panels (20 cm x 30 cm);
1 pair of "canvas carriers".