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Fine Arts

Ranging from practical courses in Painting, Illustration, Film-making or Photography, to Business courses to Art History courses, Fine Arts courses span a wide range of disciplines. Suited to full-time artists, students, working professionals or those with an interest in the subject, Fine Arts classes are open to just about anyone. Some Fine Arts courses may require the submission of a portfolio prior to enrollment to ensure the prospective student has the adequate foundational knowledge or potential for success in the class.

Fine Arts courses are offered at universities and academic institutions around the world, from France to South Africa, the USA to Singapore, Sweden to Vietnam. Offered on a full time or part time basis, universities seek to offer Fine Arts classes to suit the wide range of students' scheduling needs. Often bestowing a diploma or certificate in culmination of the Fine Arts course, universities and schools adhere to industry standards in such programs. In Fine Arts courses relating to business acumen, students will learn the basics to selling, purchasing, promoting and supporting art.

If you are interested in developing your skills and knowledge about your chosen craft or art form, whether it be video games or interior design, scroll down and click to read more about Fine Arts courses, today!

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Rigging Course

Escola de Cinema de Barcelona
Campus Part time 4 months March 2018 Spain Barcelona

Rigging is meant by the creation of the skeleton of a 3D model (joints, muscles and bones) needed for the animator can move and position their characters correctly. It is a fundamental for the character or 3D object can act realistically in the animated work before the animation step. The "rigging" is one of the specialties most valuable in the complex process of 3D animation. [+]

Best Courses in Fine Arts 2018. It is understood by Rigging the creation of the skeleton of a 3D model (joints, muscles and bones) needed for the animator can move and position their characters correctly. It is a fundamental for the character or 3D object can act realistically in the animated work before the animation step. The "rigging" is one of the specialties most valuable in the complex process of 3D animation. To whom it is addressed To all those students, technicians or animation professionals with basic knowledge of Autodesk Maya program who wish to specialize in the office of Rigger through learning the tools necessary for creating a Rig. Course Objective To provide students with the necessary for the creation of rigs that provide optimal usability tools animator. For this, the student must assimilate specific techniques "Rigging" as: facial rigging, creating joints, blendshapes and controls generation tools, IKs and FKS learn the basics of skinning and deformation of expressions. Methodology Completely practical computer work individually and in a small group. Agenda Creating a Rig Creating a Rig, facial Rigging Joints and other deformers Differences between different deformers and profits Creating joints and other deformers as Blend shapes, wraps, etc. Creating controls How to create controls How to connect the controls with deformers Script generation Generation tools, Bases to create a autorig Creating IK / FK Difference between different IKs and FK How to make a switch from one to the other Skinning Bases of skinning, Weights: Painting, Export, Import,... [-]

Top Grade Training Cycle 3D Animations, Games And Interactive Environments

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Spain Madrid

Aimed at young people who seek to develop their professional activity in the field of audiovisual production (cinema, television and video), video game, 2D and 3D animation, interactive and non-interactive multimedia, and advertising and related companies with internet and new media. [+]

Do you impress the effects and animations you see in the movies and want to know how they have done? This curiosity can become a profession and take you away into the animation industry and video games. With the Higher Level Training Course in 3D Animation, Games and Interactive EnvironmentsSpecialist Video, you'll acquire the necessary knowledge to give life to interactive multimedia projects, generating virtual spaces and 2D and 3D animation, post-production control processes and monitor the effects of editing. And all this while you first introduced to the exciting world of game design and know the latest tools needed to develop applications and games on any platform. Aimed at young people who seek to develop their professional activity in the field of audiovisual production (cinema, television and video), video game, 2D and 3D animation, interactive and non-interactive multimedia, and advertising and related companies with internet and new media. Why study this course? We are specialized in 3D animation and interactive environments technicians, and also we show you how to apply your knowledge to introduce in the gaming industry and gaming. We have a laboratory equipped with the latest technologies for generating multimedia content and entertainment as well as editing and postproduction facilities. We rely on a theoretical and practical training and the development of real projects with companies as a learning opportunity. Opt for a blended learning through our teaching, a balance between qualified and recognized professionals active hallmark of the specific methodology taught at the IED Madrid. Study... [-]

Amsterdam Direct Enrollment - Gerrit Rietveld Academie

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters January 2018 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. [+]

Best Courses in Fine Arts 2018. 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. The GRA’s population is diverse, with more than 50 nationalities represented in its student body. Most of the Academie’s 200 tutors are independent artists or designers who bring real-world, professional experience to the classroom. Amsterdam will also be your classroom. Study the Dutch Golden Age in art at the famous Rijksmuseum or the famous works at the Van Gogh Museum. And be sure to enjoy one of the many concerts that take place at the prestigious Amsterdam Concertgebouw. We want you to feel at home in Amsterdam, so we do everything we can to help you integrate into life abroad. Our goal is to give you every resource you need to make the most of living and learning in Amsterdam. Quick Facts Center: IES Abroad Amsterdam City: Amsterdam Country: Netherlands Program Credits: 15-17 credits Language of Instruction: English, Dutch Language... [-]

3D Animation for Television and Cinema Course

Inter-Dec College
Campus Full time September 2018 Canada Montreal

Create stories, characters, futuristic landscapes and special effects straight from your own imagination! The 3D Animation program at Inter-Dec College is designed for [+]

3D Animation for Television and Cinema Course

Create stories, characters, futuristic landscapes and special effects straight from your own imagination!

The 3D Animation program at Inter-Dec College is designed for students who want to master digital animated effects for the film and television industry using the latest professional software such as Nuke, Softimage, Photoshop, Mudbox, Combustion and Zbrush.

As a graduate, you will find work as an animator, modeller or concept artist with organizations that specialize in creating and producing high-tech multimedia.

Several Inter-Dec College graduates have worked on great film productions like The Lord of the Rings, Final Fantasy: Spirits Within, 300 and Frank Miller’s The Spirit, as well as video games like Halo 3.... [-]


Diploma in 2D Animation & Digital Art

Centre for Arts and Technology
Campus Full time 12 months October 2018 Canada Kelowna

LIMITED NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR UP TO $3000 ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. APPLY TODAY. Love to draw, paint, and create original art? Our 2D Animation & Digital Art - provides 12 months of hands-on training, perfect for anyone interested in turning their passion for art and illustration into an exciting career in animation. 2D Animation.

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LIMITED NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR UPTO $3000 ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. APPLY TODAY.

Love to draw, paint, and create original art? Our brand new 2D Animation program in Kelowna – 2D Animation & Digital Art - provides 12 months of hands on training, perfect for anyone interested in turning their passion for art and illustration into an exciting career in animation. 2D Animation professionals are in high demand across the entertainment industry, especially with the massive popularity of mobile gaming, much of which is entirely based on 2D animation.

2D ANIMATION TRAINING COLLEGE KELOWNA

Our Kelowna 2D Animation & Digital Art program gives you the opportunity to build real world studio skills – from operation methods, to production pipelines – under the guidance of our highly experienced industry professional instructors.... [-]


Painting & Painting Restoration Course

Accademia Riaci
Campus Part time 2 - 12 weeks October 2018 Italy Florence

You will start learning from basics of oil painting, water –color, fresco and other techniques to extend your learning to space structure and understandings of shading, composition, including lectures on art history in order to study Italian art and outdoor drawing, participants will learn both traditional techniques and modern techniques. [+]

You will start learning from basics of oil painting, water –color, fresco and other techniques to extend your learning to space structure and understandings of shading, composition, including lectures on art history in order to study Italian art and outdoor drawing, participants will learn both traditional techniques and modern techniques. For those who will take two months course, you will learn techniques that can be only mastered in Italy in more thorough fashion. You will feel only Florence will make your environment possible for you to come up with such an inspiration.

Instructors

Our instructors are active in modern art and have very strong insights into traditional painting and have very strong background not only on basic techniques, but also on Fresco and traditional techniques. Their artistic talent is no need to mention, but also they excel in instructing students in exciting manner and are brimmed with artistic power of Italy. We believe these classes can imbue professional artists with strong sense of artistic power.... [-]


Course in Painting

Santa Reparata International School of Art
Campus Full time 1 month November 2017 Italy Florence

Students will be introduced to the technical and theoretical aspects of painting in a variety of medium. Beginning level students will work from still-life, nude models and on-site in the city. [+]

Course in Painting

Course Description:

Students will be introduced to the technical and theoretical aspects of painting in a variety of medium. Beginning level students will work from still-life, nude models and on-site in the city. Lessons will focus on use of color, value, and composition. Intermediate students will continue to build on the skills learned at the beginning level and will start developing their own personal visual language. Advanced students are expected to have mastered the technical aspects of painting and will begin to build a body of work that reflects a personal style and ideas.

Course Structure:

Studio assignments will be augmented by discussions, critiques, illustrated lectures, museum visits and the analysis of historic and contemporary paintings.... [-]


Course - Figure drawing for fashion

First Media Professional Learning Centre
Campus Full time 24 hours August 2018 Singapore Buona Vista area + 1 more

This course aims to help one Aim to provide the foundation for all good fashion illustration through understanding the basic human anatomy of fashion gure proportion illustrating them in different [+]

Course - Figure Drawing for Fashion This course aims to help one Aim to provide the foundation for all good fashion illustration through understanding the basic human anatomy of fashion gure proportion illustrating them in different poses.

 Course Leader

Farah Jones is a Singapore born fashion designer who has been working in the international fashion industry for over 12 years. She has a first class Honors BA Degree in fashion design from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technolgy (RMIT). Farah’s list of professional accomplishments range from designing a wide array of women’s and children’s wear for many new boutiques and large design companies around the world, to managing, buying, marketing and merchandising for retail giants like Esprit, Laura Ashley, Prada, Jean Paul Gaultier and Dolce & Gabbana.

Farah was previously employed by Raffes Design Institute (Shanghai), where she taught Fashion Design and Fashion Production courses to up and coming young designers in the industry. She combines her love for fashion and teaching by taking a hands-on approach to her classes, teaching new and innovative concepts to those who want to be part of the enticing fashion world. She is dedicated to teaching her students how to be true fashion professionals.... [-]


How to draw from the model: Technique & Process

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 10 weeks September 2018 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 [+]

Best Courses in Fine Arts 2018. 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. Life drawing and painting classes give learners the opportunity to study and work from the human figure and explore different mediums, materials and techniques. Drawing from the figure can inspire many different forms of artistic inquiry; from an exploration of identity to an understanding of human physicality. Observation, composition, measuring and expression are key elements and poses are also given an historical reference and context. No particular school or philosophy of art governs our course provision except a commitment to the excellence of the learning experience. Art materials are not included in the course fee but basic materials can be purchased from the college at reasonable prices. Any extra costs will be indicated in the course outline or at interview and advice sessions. (Please note that for... [-]

Course in Animation 13 Week Intensive

Victorian College of the Arts
Campus Part time 13 weeks January 2018 Australia Melbourne

Students can expect an intensive, hands-on experience, bringing drawings, objects and images to life in both narrative and experimental contexts. Each student works from their own individual computer workstation within the VCA Animation Studio. [+]

Course in Animation 13 Week IntensiveStudents can expect an intensive, hands-on experience,  bringing drawings, objects and images to life in both narrative and experimental contexts. Each student works from their own individual computer workstation within the VCA Animation Studio.

DatesClasses are held on Monday and Thursday evenings, 6pm to 9pm and some weekends. Also included are four animation-focused Saturday workshops: two of which will include animation industry guest speakers, plus two intensive practice based sessions.

Objectives and StructureThe course is designed for beginners and for people wishing to further develop existing skills. The small class size enables participants to work within a wide range of studio based practice methodologies and skill levels. Students will be exposed to techniques and materials, animation specific equipment and software. Through planned exercises and an individual project, students will gain a foundation of the principles and practices of animation production.... [-]


Course - 2D/3D Character Animation

VanArts
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Canada Vancouver

A recent survey of the "Top 100 Schools for Animation, Gaming and Design" by Animation Career Review ranked VanArts as #1 in Western Canada [+]

Course - 2D/3D Character Animation

A recent survey of the "Top 100 Schools for Animation, Gaming and Design" by Animation Career Review ranked VanArts as #1 in Western Canada and #11 worldwide.Awesome assignments, inspiring instructors and the opportunity to produce really cool films, knowing it’s your skill that makes the action come alive; that’s what awaits you at VanArts.Everyone knows Vancouver is an incubator for animation talents. You’ll be in the heart of animation country. 2D and 3D animators at VanArts animation school learn their craft while developing meaningful industry relationships. You’ll focus exclusively on the skills you need to break into the animation sector you desire, either 2D or 3D. Either way, character animation is paramount in your studies and you will graduate as a specialist in character animation. Students choose VanArts because, in their own words, the animation school just feels right. Small classes, personalized attention and cross collaboration on special projects – VanArts animation school positions you for immediate success.You’ll be mentored by animators who’ve worked with top studios like Disney, Industrial Light & Magic and Dreamworks. You’ll live and breathe industry concepts like animated character performance, story and visual language, with a working knowledge of Maya in the 3D stream. And your animation school diploma is backed by your professional demo reel and portfolio, so you’re ready to get the job you want.Next Start Dates... [-]


Restoration of Paintings on Canvas and Wood

Palazzo Spinelli Group
Campus Full time 3 years January 2018 Italy Florence

The course issues the qualification of Collaborator Restorer in the sector of restoration of paintings. Over 60% of the three-year programme is practical work. [+]

The course issues the qualification of Collaborator Restorer in the sector of restoration of paintings. Over 60% of the three-year programme is practical work. Context Italy is known for its extraordinary artistic and cultural heritage with a network of five thousand museum and archaeological sites and 49 UNESCO “outstanding universal value” sites. These monuments, churches and museums attract tourists that generate about 10 billion euros per year. Our heritage sites are testimony to western culture/civilisation as well as being an extraordinary resource for the country's economy. Promoting our cultural heritage has led to huge investment in conservation and restoration. The sector, therefore, needs professionals who have comprehensive training in art history (and humanities), technological-scientific subjects and excellent working skills. The Course Since 1978, the Institute's technicians and teachers, with the involvement of over 2100 graduates, have carried out over 5500 restoration projects in collaboration with public arts authorities and private companies. Thanks to the Institute's ample experience, it has worked on partnership projects in all sectors linked to the restoration of paintings on canvas and wood. All the laboratories are coordinated by one or more sector experts with over 20 years experience. Professional Profile The Institute organises professional courses issuing the qualification of Technician in Restoration of Cultural Heritage (Collaborator Restorer), approved by the Region of Tuscany in accordance with Law 32/2002 and following the standards approved by the Conference of Italian Regions of 27 October 2011 which decreed the three-year duration of the course with a total of 2700... [-]

Animation

exMedia
Campus Full time October 2018 Germany Cologne

Animation is seen as an evolving concept to evolving art form, required by the handwerkliches- and design skills as well as have the will to experiment and artistic venture. [+]

Best Courses in Fine Arts 2018. Animation is seen as an evolving concept to evolving art form, required by the handwerkliches- and design skills as well as have the will to experiment and artistic venture. Each image form that involves movement, can be treated here. This includes all forms and materials of the visual arts, and its relation with other artistic disciplines such as theater or dance. Also a link to 3D animation is seen. Content and form are developed in parallel: from traditional narrative forms and documentary to pure abstraction, from the teleplay for performance. The presentation will be included in the design process. The sole production of canvas or screen is no longer selbverständlich. Even before this, the projects of the students were wide-ranging in terms of material and content. There were stories told, implemented in traditional character or stop-motion film, documentaries, 2D computer animation, abstract works, and lately increasingly installations. [-]

Course: Study Abroad Italy, Sicily - Semester programs

Centre for Italian Studies Babilonia
Campus Full time 1 semester Open Enrollment Italy Taormina - Sicily

Most people do not seem to realize how much Sicily has to offer. Boasting beige pebble and sandy beaches, warm turquoise water, snow-capped volcano Mount Etna, and rich agricultural land, Sicily sits at the center of the Mediterranean. Consequently, every major [+]

Spring, Summer and Fall Semester programs are available. Students studying for a semester are required to take a minimum of 2 language courses. No previous language study is required. Students with previous study are given a written and oral placement exam on the first day of classes and placed in the level that corresponds to their proficiency. Since faculty meet weekly to evaluate students' progress there is flexibility for a student to be advanced should the student's learning have accelerated in the immersive language environment. Students earn 3 credits for each course (45 contact hours). Among courses offered: - ITA101 Elementary Italian Ito ITA302 Superior Italian 2 - Roots of Italy: Art History of Sicily - History of Mediterranean Civilizations in Sicily - Sicilian Writers in the Italian Literature: From Pirandello to Camilleri - Camilleri's Commissario Montalbano: Detective Stories in Sicily - Cinema of the Mediterranean Through the Italian Lens - Archeology: Methodologies and Discoveries in Eastern Sicily - Many Manifestations of Italian Culture - Sustainable Foods Systems in Sicily - Mafia: a Regional, National or Global Issue? - Geology of Volcanoes of Mediterranean WHY STUDY IN SICILY Most people do not seem to realize how much Sicily has to offer. Boasting beige pebble and sandy beaches, warm turquoise water, snow-capped volcano Mount Etna, and rich agricultural land, Sicily sits at the center of the Mediterranean. Consequently, every major European dynasty claimed Sicily leaving a trail of historic artistic, architectural and cultural remains visible on every corner in every town... [-]

Course - 3D Animation & Visual Effects

Vancouver Film School - VFS
Campus Full time 1 year March 2018 Canada Vancouver

The 3D Animation & Visual Effects program teaches the creative perspective that computer animation is an instrument for telling a compelling story. By combining cinematic [+]

Best Courses in Fine Arts 2018. The 3D Animation & Visual Effects program teaches the creative perspective that computer animation is an instrument for telling a compelling story. By combining cinematic and technological training you not only learn to make films, you learn to make your film. What You Will Learn Perfectly suited for artists just starting out as well as those with some animation experience, this program is about taking your skills - and reel - to the professional level. You begin by studying traditional arts and computer animation skills, giving you the foundation to pursue any discipline in the animation industry. What you will learn in the first half of the program allows you to discover your passion, and you then elect a specialization in one of the cornerstones of the industry: 3D Animation, Modeling, or Visual Effects. Start Dates: - January 5, 2015 Wait-list - March 2, 2015 - May 4, 2015 - June 29, 2015 - August 31, 2015 - October 26, 2015 Program Requirements Successful completion of the VFS Foundation Visual Art & Design program - OR - A visual art portfolio of your work that includes life (preferred), still, or character drawings and 3D computer work (maximum 12 pieces total). To gain admittance and begin studies in 3D Animation & Visual Effects, some 3D experience is required. However, if you do not currently have sufficient 3D experience you may be given conditional acceptance based on the strength of a combination of your other computer... [-]