Painting the Classical Figure 2011


Course Availability Update

Dec. 19, 2010: This course is now full.

“Painting the Classical Figure” offers the intermediate and advanced painters the opportunity to tackle one of the principle challenges for a figurative painter: painting a full-standing nude.  In addition to composition, proportion and flesh tones, we will consider the role of the figure as allegory and look at examples through the ages.

Course Synthesis

  • Level: Intermediate and Advanced
  • Medium: Oil on Canvas
  • Total Number of Hours: 30
  • Total Number of Lessons: 10 lessons of 2 hours
  • Dates: From February 5th to April 9th, 2011
  • Day and Time: Every Saturday from 16:00 to 19:00.
  • Total Number of Students: max 4
  • Languages: English and Italian
  • Location: Via Cardinale Merry del Val, 18 at the La Bottega dell’Artista (Trastevere)
  • Cost: €450 + materials*.


The list of materials will be published by mid-January, 2011.


A model will be present the duration of the course.  The model fee is included in the cost.

Before taking this course, here’s what you need to know:

  • 1. 40% of the cost guarantees your place, the remaining 60% is to be paid the week before the start of the course.  The cost is non-refundable.  If you should not be able to continue the course after starting, the best solution is to find someone to take your place.
  • 2. There are no “make up classes.” If you miss a lesson, you miss a lesson.

To sign up or to ask further information, please fill out the form below or call either of the following numbers: 347.2631033 or 340.5600356.

Other courses that may be of interest for Spring 2011:



0 replies

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.