Isabelle’s Art Studio is private studio located in the center of Florence (piazza Indipendenza) addressed to those who wish to learn art techniques, following the methods of old and modern Masters. The purpose of the course is to give students the keys to acquire a personal expression.
The teaching is given gradually, to beginners or to those who want to improve some techniques. The particularity of the pedagogy is that each student is followed at his own level, and can choose the techniques he wants to learn : from drawing to painting techniques (graphite, charcoal, sanguigna, china, pastel, watercolor and oil painting).
Different types of exercises are proposed : from copy of Master drawings, drawing from life (still lifes, cast). Those exercices helps to develop : visual memory, hand-eye coordination, gesture, three-dimensional view of the shape and sense of perspective.
During the lessons the students are followed step by step with advices and demonstrations..
Preparation to Art Academy
Students wishing to join the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, or the Polimoda can be followed with series of exercises (figure life drawing, still-lives) that will prepare them for entrance examination.
Certificate of participation students can apply for a certificate of course participation.
Life-drawing the program also includes a few sessions with the model to work on portrait and nude.
In the summer, teaching in the studio is be completed by sketches in Florence gardens and museums. Doing sketches with watercolor outside is a very nice experience to learn how to synthesize forms, and work with natural light in nature.