Course in Fine Arts Studies

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Fine Arts Studies

Many students who pursue courses in fine arts studies choose to do so because of the well-rounded spectrum it lends to their overall educational experience. With this advanced knowledge under their belt, they are better prepared for their future careers.

What is a course in fine arts studies? There are numerous courses that fall under the umbrella of fine arts studies. From practical classes in painting, illustration, and photography to business and art history programs, these courses span a wide range of disciplines. Some examples that fall under this category include interior design, historic preservation and entertainment business management.

There are many benefits of taking courses in fine arts studies. By honing a craft or specialized visual art, or by learning about promotion and marketing through fine arts business classes, students are able to gain a highly skilled foundation in a certain discipline.

Costs for courses in fine arts studies vary considerably, depending on the location of the school and whether it is a yearlong or one-semester program. It is important to do your homework and research a school’s offerings to ensure that they match your goals.

Students who have taken courses in fine arts studies tend to stand out more in today’s competitive job market. Creativity is highly valued in any industry, and employers view candidates who have taken fine arts courses as part of their program curriculum as having a more balanced skill set. Studies have also shown that potential employers view these candidates as being more versatile and flexible, thus boosting their employability ratings.

Numerous universities and schools throughout the world offer courses in fine arts studies. Both national and international institutions also offer a plethora of online options in fine arts studies; this can be a great option for part-time students and working professionals. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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One-Year Course

Florence Classical Arts Academy
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Florence

The Florence Academy of Russian Art offers you to take its One-Year Course, which can be extended then into the full Three-Year Course. During one academic year, you will go through a step by step program, which will take you from basic to complex. You will be starting by studying simple geometric figures and then finish the year by drawing and painting portraits. This course is a fundamental educational base for any artist who wants to master the skills of academic drawing and painting. [+]

The Florence Academy of Russian Art offers you to take its One-Year Course, which can be extended then into the full Three-Year Course. During one academic year, you will go through a step by step program, which will take you from basic to complex. You will be starting by studying simple geometric figures and then finish the year by drawing and painting portraits. This course is a fundamental educational base for any artist who wants to master the skills of academic drawing and painting.

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Amsterdam Direct Enrollment - Gerrit Rietveld Academie

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters January 2019 Netherlands Amsterdam

As an Art student, you’ll flourish in the thriving arts environment of Amsterdam, a city known for its ability to embrace expressions of the human spirit. [+]

Overview

As an Art student, you’ll flourish in the thriving arts environment of Amsterdam, a city known for its ability to embrace expressions of the human spirit.

The Gerrit Rietveld Academie is a progressive, innovative art and design school that values the productive interplay between theory and practice, between research and experimentation. With a philosophy that stresses independence and creativity through a highly-individualized curriculum, the GRA wants you to be self reliant and highly motivated—qualities you’ll need to be a successful professional artist.

Within the GRA’s unstructured group studio environment, you are not given assignments or syllabi, but receive individual coaching from Academie tutors.... [-]


London Direct Enrollment - Courtauld Institute of Art

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters January 2019 United Kingdom London

This is your chance to live and learn alongside students from the UK and around the world by directly enrolling at the Courtauld Institute of Art. [+]

Overview

There is something irresistible about London. Maybe it’s the sights like Big Ben or the Tower Bridge that already feel familiar. Or the international character that is evident in every neighborhood, where people of different cultural, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds live and work together. Whatever it is that has drawn you to London, don’t look back now—London awaits!

This is your chance to live and learn alongside students from the UK and around the world by directly enrolling at the Courtauld Institute of Art. IES Abroad London is dedicated to enhancing your study abroad experience with superior student services and opportunities to fully experience life in London. Our staff in London help you make the most of your experience abroad.... [-]


How to draw: Measured Drawing & Drawing Systems

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 8 weeks April 2019 United Kingdom London

Measured Drawing classes will teach students measuring systems and will concentrate on the process of drawing rather than the subject. It is a drawing from observation class that examines; sight, size, comparative measurement, tonal, actual size and total view. [+]

Our Painting & Drawing Courses aim to provide something for everyone.

For the beginner who wants to learn about a new expressive medium or for the more experienced practitioner who wants the chance to experiment and find constructive criticism. Our courses allow for beginners and experienced practitioners to work together exploring different painting materials, techniques and subject disciplines.

Drawing is an essential skill that underpins all of our artistic and creative endeavours. Drawing allows us to be expressive and descriptive, to explore and to communicate. We offer a range of drawing classes that will allow you to investigate drawing practice with guidance and support. Our drawing courses are grounded in established practice but embrace innovation and experimentation.... [-]


Pottery Workshop

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 8 - 10 weeks September 2019 United Kingdom London

Whether you are a beginner or have some previous experience, you will develop and learn new skills, from sculptural techniques to throwing on the wheel, making moulds and trying different glazing techniques. Students pay for clay used and a studio fee. [+]

Whether you are a beginner, or already have some experience in Pottery & Ceramics we will have a course suitable for you.

We have designed our courses to inspire and challenge you to develop your ceramic knowledge, skills and practice.

Our workshops are equipped with specialist tools and equipment including wheels, spray equipment, a variety of kilns, clays, slips and glazes. We fire to earthenware and stoneware temperatures and stock basic materials which students can buy at a reduced price as and when required. There will be an additional studio fee to cover the cost of shared materials.

Our experienced team of lecturers are all practicing, exhibiting ceramicists who also have professional teaching qualifications. They will give you plenty of support and you will benefit from learning within a friendly adult environment.... [-]


How to draw from the model: Developmental

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 10 weeks January 2019 United Kingdom London

In a critical and supportive environment, this course will encourage the development of individual expressive interpretation when working from the life model. Through a series of drawing activities and exercises this course will focus upon developing the necessary skills [+]

Our Painting & Drawing Courses aim to provide something for everyone.

For the beginner who wants to learn about a new expressive medium or for the more experienced practitioner who wants the chance to experiment and find constructive criticism. Our courses allow for beginners and experienced practitioners to work together exploring different painting materials, techniques and subject disciplines.

Drawing is an essential skill that underpins all of our artistic and creative endeavours. Drawing allows us to be expressive and descriptive, to explore and to communicate. We offer a range of drawing classes that will allow you to investigate drawing practice with guidance and support. Our drawing courses are grounded in established practice but embrace innovation and experimentation.... [-]


How to draw from the model: Technique & Process

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 10 weeks September 2019 United Kingdom London

In a critical and supportive environment, this course will encourage the development of individual expressive interpretation when working from the life model. Through a series of drawing activities and exercises, this course will focus on [+]

Our Painting & Drawing Courses aim to provide something for everyone.

For the beginner who wants to learn about a new expressive medium or for the more experienced practitioner who wants the chance to experiment and find constructive criticism. Our courses allow for beginners and experienced practitioners to work together exploring different painting materials, techniques and subject disciplines.

Drawing is an essential skill that underpins all of our artistic and creative endeavours. Drawing allows us to be expressive and descriptive, to explore and to communicate. We offer a range of drawing classes that will allow you to investigate drawing practice with guidance and support. Our drawing courses are grounded in established practice but embrace innovation and experimentation.... [-]