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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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Professional Curriculum Photography (2 Years)

GrisArt Escuela Superior de Fotografía
Campus 2 years October 2017 Spain Barcelona

Formed by General Professional Course and one of the two paths of image to choose. [+]

Formed by General Professional Course and one of the two paths of image to choose.

First year:

- PROFESSIONAL COURSE GENERAL General Professional Course is the first of the curriculum two years and is intended to start studying photography and looking for a solid foundation, both theoretical and practical. It consists of twelve specialized modules means technical and other reflection that, combined with activities give students the security and autonomy necessary for entry into professional courses. It is a daily dip into the world of the picture, a continued effort to study, practice and review. Same students will become familiar with the photographic activity of town attending exhibitions and conferences, meetings with photographers, curators and art center managers; visiting galleries, foundations, museums, publishers, laboratories, studios, and so on. The good use of all this allows each assess what field of photography you are related to them and direct his own steps. ... [-]


Introduction to Printmaking

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 10 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom London

This Introductin to Printmaking course is a practical studio based programme and combines structured teaching and informal workshop time. You will gain a good overview of the printmaking media and grounding in a wide range of techniques such [+]

We offer a large range of printmaking courses in London at our Chelsea Centre located jut off the King's Road. We have beginners, intermediate and advanced courses. These are part time courses running during the day and evening. Our lecturers are highly experienced printmaking practitioners offering a unique insight into the printmaking discipline. The techniques you learn will offer exciting ways to build on your skills and reinterpret existing artwork in print form. The unique characteristics of printmaking will open up a new world of image making and unlock your creative potential. Many of our experienced students came as beginners and many have developed a long-term commitment continuing at degree and MA level and also setting up their own studio. Many students say printmaking is addictive once you start! So why not come and try one of our courses. Course Overview This Introductin to Printmaking course is a practical studio based programme and combines structured teaching and informal workshop time. You will gain a good overview of the printmaking media and grounding in a wide range of techniques such as Drypoint, Collagraph, Lino cut, Monoprinting, Etching and Photo-Etching. Course Description You will learn to work in the light and the well-equipped print studio with specialist facilities and develop your ideas and imagery into a portfolio of creative prints. You will be introduced to each printmaking technique by demonstration while looking at the work of other artists. Following techniques will be covered throughout the year; Drypoint, Collagraph, Lino cut, Monoprinting, Etching... [-]

Amsterdam Direct Enrollment - Gerrit Rietveld Academie

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters August 2017 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 Course Studies in Fine Arts 2017. 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... [-]

Shop Stop Motion Animation

Escola de Cinema de Barcelona
Campus Part time 3 months March 2018 Spain Barcelona

This is a fundamental course, which covers all processes involved in production of stop motion animation, with special emphasis on the most important and difficult: character animation. [+]

GOALS This is a fundamental course, which covers all processes involved in production of stop motion animation, with special emphasis on the most important and difficult: character animation. very complete a course that enables you to gain a solid foundation from which to continue improving as an animator / a, or prepare for postularte in our Master in Stop Motion Animation and Realization. Methodology This course offers a lot of technical and artistic information about animation, design and construction of characters and sets, staging, lighting and organization, entering the field of art direction, the cinematography and production. But most importantly, they are animated exercises that allow you to implement everything I learned. At all times you will be individually addressed and corrected by your teacher, who will guide and help you improve quickly, in the difficult art of giving life to your characters, pose after pose. Agenda Software Dragonframe. Basic Animation: Trajectories. Inertia. Timing. Anticipation and overaction. Creating stop motion characters: Styles and materials. Characters paper (cut-out). Plasticine characters. Skeletons for animation. Staging: Modular scenarios. Photography. Camera control. Lighting. Character animation. body animation. facial animation. Lip-sync. Basic information Duration: 60 hours Start Date: March 3, 2017 Calendar: March to June Hours: Fridays from 16:00 to 20:00 h. Language: Castilian Price: 630 € [-]

Courses in Multimedia and Animation

Oscar Institute
Campus Full time 50 - 120 hours September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

Multimedia specialists are designers who combine design and technical knowledge to create information and communication technology (ICT) based products, such as: CD ROMs, DVDs etc. An animator produces multiple images called frames. When sequenced together rapidly, these frames create an illusion of movement known as animation. [+]

Best Course Studies in Fine Arts 2017. Multimedia Production Job Description: Multimedia specialists are designers who combine design and technical knowledge to create information and communication technology (ICT) based products, such as: CD ROMs, DVDs etc. Typical outputs include: Entertainment products: such as computer games, education and training materials, advertising and marketing materials, catalogue databases and public information resources. When the design is complete, multimedia specialists use authoring software to arrange the files in a single program (to enable interactivity and navigation through the product content). They also test and adjust the product to deal with technical problems, and produce documentation describing the creation, content and processes of each file. The topics covered: PHOTOSHOP ADOBE PREMIER AFTER EFFECTS SOUND FORGE Duration: 50 Hrs. Character Animation Job Description: An animator produces multiple images called frames. When sequenced together rapidly, these frames create an illusion of movement known as animation. Animators tend to work in 2D animation, 3D model making animation, or computer-generated animation. The last features strongly in motion pictures (to create special effects, or an animated film in its own right), as well as in aspects of television work, the internet and the computer games industry. The basic skill of animation still relies heavily on the animator's artistic ability, but there is a growing need for animators to be familiar with technical computer packages. The topics covered: 3D STUDIO MAX FLASH MAYA Duration: 120 Hrs. OSCAR offers a unique style of learning Maximum Instructor to Student Ratio 1:6 The days... [-]

Short course - Arts and Cultural Management

European School of Economics
Campus Full time 3 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom London Italy Florence + 2 more

The ESE Professional Programme on Arts and Culture Management at the European School of Economics in Florence is designed to create innovative leaders within the visual arts and culture field. [+]

The ESE Professional Programme on Arts and Culture Management at the European School of Economics in Florence is designed to create innovative leaders within the visual arts and culture field. Upon the completion of the course, students will have the opportunity to enter the pathway of the international art world within, for example, the museum environment and the art market. The programme combines rigorous coursework taught by professional docents and valuable on-site learning opportunities, in order to distinguish students within the public, private and nonprofit arts environment. Intake Dates: January, April, September Modules Offered: Foundation in Art History Art Marketing and Business International Business Decision Making E-Business and E-Commerce Total Course Hours: 144 Mode of Delivery: Each module holds a weekly 3-hour class ttotal 12 hours per week, Monday to Friday) Course Assessment: Mid Term Assessment (30%) Final Assessment (70%) Entry Requirements: Application form High-School Diploma Résumé / CV Intermediate command of the English language (TOEFL / IELTS is a plus) Photocopy of passport / ID document Three passport-sized photographs Non-refundable €50 application fee Maximum Number of Attendees: 30 (In order to provide a unique learning experience with a ratio between Professor to students, no more than 30 students will be admitted into this programme) Internship (optional): Upon successful completion of the programme participants may opt to take a 3-month internship fitted to their profile and career objectives. An assessment with the ESE Placement Officer will determine their eligibility for a placement. Professional Opportunities: The ESE Professional Programme in Arts... [-]

3D Animation for Television and Cinema Course

Inter-Dec College
Campus Full time September 2017 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.... [-]


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... [-]

Graduate Certificate in Animation and Visualisation

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time January 2018 Australia Sydney

The UTS Graduate Certificate in Animation and Visualisation is an exit point for participants who have successfully completed 24 credit points in the Master of Animation and Visualisation (C04322), but are unable to continue with further studies. [+]

The Graduate Certificate in Animation and Visualisation introduces participants to the digital content pipeline through collaborative work in a custom-built studio with real-world production work structures and creative projects under the guidance and mentorship of practitioners and creative leaders from the industry, including Animal Logic.

Graduates gain skills which can be applied across a range of roles, from animation and software development to data visualisation, data science and across emerging technologies. They are also able to innovate in traditional professions as well as drive the development of new industry sectors.

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Training Cycle Of Higher Degree In Illustration

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Spain Madrid

Master the basic techniques and illustration styles that allow you to realize ideas and concepts through drawings. [+]

Master the basic techniques and illustration styles that allow you to realize ideas and concepts through drawings. Would you like to become a professional illustration? With the Higher Level Training Course in Illustration you learn to develop a visual language that will allow you to realize ideas and concepts through drawing, doing artwork with different techniques and artistic styles. In addition, you iniciarás on fundamental graphic narrative strategies for the development of publications or illustrated scripts (storyboards). Through a practical methodology, you will develop a language that lets you projects in various fields such as advertising, design, publishing or art. Aimed at those young people who want to develop their work in the areas of illustration, dominating the main techniques of graphic expression at the professional level and selecting the most appropriate for each job, depending on the context of communicative proposal. Why study this course? With this title you can directly access Higher Degree in Graphic Design, fulfilling the legislated requirements. You can experience what you learn in classrooms and workshops equipped with the latest technologies, through theoretical and practical training and participating in real projects with companies. We rely on a theoretical and practical training and the development of real projects with businesses as an opportunity for learning and networking. 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 IED Madrid means living with all branches of design in a... [-]

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 - 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 [+]

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 artwork (e.g. Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)... [-]

FOUNDATION YEAR

LISAA Paris
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 France Paris

The Introductory Course in Applied Arts (MANAA) takes place over one year. It allows each student to forge solid artistic bases that will be essential throughout their career as a designer. [+]

Best Course Studies in Fine Arts 2017. The Introductory Course in Applied Arts (MANAA) takes place over one year. It allows each student to forge solid artistic bases that will be essential throughout their career as a designer. THREE TEACHING AIMS To reveal the creativity of each student through the learning of fundamental techniques: drawing, colour, composition, volume, perspective and graphic design. To raise students’ awareness of artistic culture in order to bring them the curiosity and open-mindedness required for a qualitative and enduring education. To allow the student to find their place amongst the different design professions and therefore prepare and choose, in complete confidence, which specialisation to follow. PREPARATION FOR COMPETITIVE EXAMS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION FINE ART AND DESIGN SCHOOLS Upon completion of the Introductory Course in Applied Arts, each student will have acquired the necessary skills to apply for the competitive exams for national higher education schools (decorative arts, design…). CONTINUING TO DEGREE COURSES AT LISAA This is a key year for choosing a profession, continuing to degree courses at LISAA in graphic design, interior architecture & design, fashion, animation & video games, or to prepare for competitive exams for higher education fine art schools. Advantages of the Course A large network of alumni Links between different disciplines in order for the students to understand the complementary nature of skillsets Entry Requirements & Application Admission to LISAA Paris is dependent on presentation of a portfolio of personal work and an oral interview. The student’s technical and artistic... [-]

Course - 2D/3D Character Animation

VanArts
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 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... [-]


BA (Hons) Semester Courses in Animation Production

Arts University Bournemouth - Arts Study Abroad Programs
Campus Part time 10 - 30 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom Poole

This highly practical course provides those aspiring to be successful actors with a thorough preparation for a career in acting. You will learn the key skills required to respond to the diverse demands of [+]

BA (Hons) Semester Courses in Animation Production

 

This highly practical course provides those aspiring to be successful actors with a thorough preparation for a career in acting. You will learn the key skills required to respond to the diverse demands of the industry and how to become a creative, flexible and independent artist. As well as strengthening performance skills you will learn self-motivation, self-discipline, and develop a critical and imaginative engagement with the social, historical and cultural contexts of performance. Although there is a strong element of academic research, this is often approached through practice, emphasising the vocational nature of this course.... [-]