Course in Fine Arts

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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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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.... [-]


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, watercolor, 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.

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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.... [-]


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 3DAnimation program at Inter-Dec College is designedfor students who want tomaster digital animated effects for the film and television industry using the latest professional software such as Nuke, Softimage, Photoshop, Mudbox, Combustion andZbrush.

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.... [-]


Course : Explore Animation

FutureLearn
Online Part time 4 weeks Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Learn animation techniques, including stop-motion, 2D, CGI and pixilation, with award-winning animators, in this free NFTS course. [+]

Whether you’re a budding animator or a fan of animation who wants to understand more about what happens behind-the-scenes, this free online course from the internationally acclaimed National Film and Television School (NFTS) will have something for you.

Over four weeks, our team of award-winning animators will take you through their approach to telling stories and demystify their own animation technique.

Each week, our contributors will use examples from their own work, as well as the animated films that have influenced and inspired them, to enable you to explore different forms of animation:

1 - Stop motion or stop frame animation.

2 - 2D or cel animation.

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3D Animation Course

Rocket Sky 3D Animation School | ONLINE
Online Full time Part time September 2018 Canada Saint John Edmonton + 1 more

Rocket Sky is an online mentorship and life-long animation club that trains and develops passionate, career minded [+]

Learn to Animate Completely online. Our feature film mentor/ instructors and students are located all over the world, working out of the Rocket Sky online campus. WHY STUDY AT ROCKET SKY?

Rocket Sky is an online mentorship and life-long animation club that trains and develops passionate, career-minded artists into professional-quality character animators.

THE ROCKET SKY APPROACH

The Rocket Sky Learning System was born out of years of professional production experience, and years of professional education experience. We focus on classical animation principles and basic fundamentals and apply them to the 3D software. This simple approach develops the art and the artist. Repetition is the mother of skill, and by utilizing our unique mentor-style approach to learning, small and large project-based assignments and the focus on fundamentals rather than software, Rocket Sky students become skilled in all the facets of this allusive art form, and ultimately will be able to produce the highest quality portfolio work to showcase these skills.... [-]


Course - 3D Animation & Visual Effects

Vancouver Film School - VFS
Campus Full time 1 year March 2019 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.... [-]


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 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.... [-]


Courses in Multimedia and Animation

Oscar Institute
Campus Full time 50 - 120 hours September 2018 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. [+]

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.... [-]


Restoration of Paintings on Canvas and Wood

Palazzo Spinelli Group
Campus Full time 3 years January 2019 Italy Florence

The course issues the qualification of Collaborator Restorer in the sector of the 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.... [-]


Course in Animation 13 Week Intensive

Victorian College of the Arts
Campus Part time 13 weeks January 2019 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.... [-]


Advanced Diploma in Animation for Game, Film, & Visual Effects

Centre for Arts and Technology
Campus Full time 24 months October 2018 Canada Kelowna

LIMITED NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR UP TO $3000 ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. APPLY TODAY. Do you ever wonder about the talent, dedication and hard work that goes into the magic of bringing a character or environment “alive” in an animation or special effect? Our 3D animation program in Kelowna, BC, trains you to succeed in this continually in demand and evolving field.

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

Do you ever wonder about the talent, dedication and hard work that goes into the magic of bringing a character or environment “alive” in an animation or special effect? Our 3D animation program in Kelowna, BC, trains you to succeed in this continually in demand and evolving field. Through concept development and storyboarding all the way to post-production and special effects, our Animation for Game, Film, & Visual Effects diploma program allows you to build a strong foundation of 3D animation skills to start your career as an animator in gaming, film, and animation studios across the country.... [-]


Course: Study Abroad Italy, Sicily - Semester programs

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

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 ... [-]

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Intensive concept art

COCO - Escuela Europea para la Comunicación y Las Artes Visuales
Campus Part time 60 hours January 2019 Spain Alicante

Basic professional training to develop your main ideas of characters and scenarios. [+]

Basic professional training to develop your main ideas of characters and scenarios.

Agenda

BLOCK 1 FOUNDATIONS

Fundamentals of Drawing I

Lace and Composition Value and Volume in Chiaroscuro.

Fundamentals of Drawing II

Types of perspective. Freehand perspective.

Fundamentals of Drawing III

Introduction to Anatomy Construction and synthesis of the Face Proportion of the human body Dynamic postures and perspective Anatomical study of characters Character analysis cartoon style Simplification and disproportion

BLOCK 2 GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION TECHNIQUES

Graphical Representation Techniques II

The color. Theory and Application

Digital drawing

Bitmap illustration with Adobe Photoshop ... [-]