Renaissance Transformation

Creativity and Tradition in Painting

£449.00£1,200.00

The course follows historical workshop traditions and practices, transporting you to the world in which Renaissance artists developed their artistic vision and conjured ideas for their own work from drawing into painting.

Starting 16th September 2023 – Mondays 16:00 – 18:00 UK Time

Live Sessions On Zoom | All Sessions are recorded and accessible for the full duration of the course

Term 1 – Entering the Painter’s World: Disegno alla Pittura | 16th September 2024 – 18th November 2024

Term 2 – Artisan to Artista: Dallo Studio alla Fantasia | 6th January 2025 – 10th March 2025

Term 3 – The Art of Painting: Poesia Silenziosa | 28th May 2025 – 30th June 2025

 

Course Overview

On this yearlong online course you will discover the artistic dynamism of Renaissance painting and drawing through demystifying historically authentic practices. Experience the process of bringing forms to life with colour, light and shadow, and creative imagination, using the painting techniques of the Renaissance Masters.

You Will Learn:

  • How to develop both concise and direct sketches and finely modelled drawings and designs
  • How to apply traditional practices of oil painting in layers
  • How to develop various effects with paint using underpainting, glazing and impasto
  • How to plan, design and paint a fully resolved painting
  • How to develop compositions with full linear and chiaroscuro techniques

Course Schedule

Term 1 – Entering the Painter’s World: Disegno alla Pittura | 16th September 2024 – 18th November 2024

You will make several individual paintings of various forms such as facial features, animals, body parts, plants, architecture and draperies. You will be learning the processes and applications of painting used by Artists in Renaissance Italy. This term will develop and hone your understanding of the fundamentals of painting practice and will refine your technique.

Term 2 – Artisan to Artista: Dallo Studio alla Fantasia | 6th January 2025 – 10th March 2025

The term will begin with a methodically authentic historical study of a simple Renaissance painting before transitioning onto a series of guided independent works supported by guidance and instruction. Both complex portrait and figural compositions comprising various pictorial elements building on the previous term will be expected.

Term 3 – The Art of Painting: Poesia Silenziosa | 28th May 2025 – 30th June 2025

This is where you take painting into poetics by exploring allegorical narratives, allegorical nudes, and multi-figure compositions comprising various pictorial elements. Across the term you will paint at least three paintings beginning with a pastoral scene and concluding with a final piece bringing all of your learned skills together.

Academic Year

Starting Autumn 2024

Full Year or Termly

Full Course, Term 1 – Entering the Painter's World: Disegno alla Pittura, 16 September 2024 – 18 November 2024, Term 2 – Artisan to Artista: Dallo Studio alla Fantasia, 6 January 2025 – 10 March 2025, Term 3 – The Art of Painting: Poesia Silenziosa, 28 May 2025 – 30 June 2025

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