The “SUMMER ACADEMY 2020” workshop aims to offer a high-level training in painting and artistic drawing, tackling the principles of painting through the use of materials and different painting methods.
The participants do not necessarily need any specific artistic training.
Italian and foreign students are allowed in the course.
The course includes theoretical and practical lessons.
1st lesson – introduction to painting, use of materials and painting techniques. Grisaille painting, brightness and saturation. Painting exercises.
2nd lesson – introduction to artistic drawing and gestural drawing.
3rd lesson – drawing of the human figure (photographs) through gestural drawing techniques.
4th lesson – theory of colour, painting exercises with colour.
5th lesson – painting workshop, decomposition of forms.
6th lesson – painting workshop, simplification of forms.
List of materials.
– Acrylic colors: titanium white, primary yellow, magenta or primary red, cyan or primary blue, burnt sienna earth, natural shade earth, cobalt violet, ivory black.
– Flat synthetic brushes with short handle. Large size: number 18 or 20, medium size: number 14 or 16, small size: number 6 or 8, small size: number 2.
– HB and 6B pencil.
– Quantity 1: watercolour paper block A3 (approx. 12 sheets).
– Quantity 2: A3 drawing pads (or similar size 30 x 40 cm) approx. 250 g, 20 sheets.
– Quantity 1: elbow spatula for oil painting.
– White eraser.
– Pencil sharpener.
– Plastic plates.
– Paper towels.
– Paper scotch tape.
Course Tipology: Group – telepresence lessons
Participants: Min 8/ Max 15
Beginning/End of course: 01 July/10 July 2020
Registration deadline: 22 June 2020
Duration: 6 lessons (3 hours each)
Cost: €280 (material excluded)
Language: english and italian
Teacher: Fabrizio Dell’Arno
Where: The course will be taught online
Place of lessons:
RUFA department of Visual Arts Rufa Pastificio – painting class
Calendar (calendar is subject to change)
The course will have a total of 18 hours of lessons divided into 6 lessons of 3 hours each.
1st lesson 01/07/2020 (wednesday) – from 5.00 pm to 8.00 pm
2nd lesson 02/07/2020 (thursday) – from 5.00 pm to 8.00 pm
3rd lesson 03/07/2020 (friday) – from 17:00 to 20:00
4th lesson 08/07/2020 (wednesday) – from 5.00 pm to 8.00 pm
5th lesson 09/07/2020 (thursday) – from 5.00 pm to 8.00 pm
6th lesson 10/07/2020 (friday) – from 5.00 pm to 8.00 pm
TEACHER: Fabrizio dell’Arno
Was born in Sao Caetano do Sul (Sao Paulo , Brazil ) in 1977 .
Graduated in Advertising in USCS University – Universidade Municipal de Sao Caetano do Sul, (Sao Paulo- Brazil), in 1999, he attended the postgraduate course in art history in College FAAP (Sao Paulo). Began his career as a teacher at High School “Pueri Domus Un .Jardim” in Santo Andre (Sao Paulo-Brazil) teaching art and painting history. Also applied for a scenography and art direction course In “Espaço Cenografico J.C. Serroni” working as an art director in many projects for theaters, cinema and television.among other projects he worked as art director of 1999 to 2005 for the teatral group GRITE (Grupo Imes de Teatro Experimental).
In 2003 moved to New York ,to apply for painting and drawing at SVA (School of Visual Arts) ,As he came back to Brazil, he began to take lessons at Rubens Matuck’s atelier, in Sao Paulo.
In 2005 he began a master course in sculpture in Italy, RUFA (Rome University of Fine Arts), where works as a teacher since 2006 and currently holds the chair in the disciplines of painting, painting technique and technology. In 1996 he began his exhibition activity in public and private galleries, also working as an illustrator, cites some of the most significant works : historical illustrations for the Ministry of Culture of the Sultanate of Oman and safety campaign of Italian auto road “mettiti alla guida della tua vita”, promoted by the ASTM / SIAS, Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure group and in collaboration with the United Nations.
RUFA students: 10% discount
University students: 5% discount (exhibition of the university booklet)
At the end of the course, upon request, a certificate of attendance will be issued in the presence of at least 5 lessons of the 6 scheduled.
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