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 and to explore their creativity.
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.
Preparation for entry to the Academy
Students wishing to join the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, will do series of life drawing exercises 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 can also be completed by works in “plein air” in gardens or in museums. Doing sketches with watercolor outside is a very nice experience to learn how to synthesize forms, and work with natural light in nature.