THREE MONTHS COURSE

Timetable: 56 hours
14 lessons of 4 hours each only on Saturdays (15-19)
Levels: Beginner, intermediate and advanced. Tutors: Marco Paoletti and Isabel Mendes.  

 

INTENSIVE  COURSE

Timetable: 25 hours, 5 hours per lesson (2,30 – 7,30 pm) from Monday to Friday. Levels: Beginner, intermediate and advanced. Tutors: Marco Paoletti and Isabel Mendes. Next dates:

22 to 26 April  •  1 to 5 July  •  12 to 16 August  •   26 to 30 August  •  7 to 11 October  •  25 to 29 November 

Illustration seen as creation of art for practical purposes; art and communication. Composition: how to organize images in space. Study of watercolour, tempera-gouache, acrylics, pastels, oil, airbrush and mixed media. The different surfaces, paper, cardboard and canvas. The creative process: how to interpret a text or briefing, from the initial idea to the finished artwork; sketches, layouts and illustrations. Working with the printed word, advertising and/or editing (fiction and non-fiction). The scanner and the separation of colours, formats, reductions and enlargements. How to present one’s work and to prepare a personal portfolio.

No drawing skills  is required. You will gain practical technical knowledge and hands on experience in a fun and friendly environment. We are rather flexible and shape as much as possible the program for the needs, interests and skills of students.

Enrollment includes:

– Usage of all supplies,
– Free Housing service and touristic information
– Coffee breaks with snacks during every class.
– Attendance Certificate at the end of the course.
– Post-course assistance (by phone or e-mail) for instruments and materials, and for future artworks, including evaluation, corrections and advice.