Summer in Rome Architectural Sketchbook

General

Program Description

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

Architectural Sketching is a multidisciplinary course that explores the various components of architecture in Rome. Students will focus on sites, design and visual sketching .Participants with different profiles and artistic skills will work in situ in different locations reflecting different periods of art, architecture and history of Rome. The course combines the observation of the historic and contemporary context of the locations, with the development of the creative process and refining of sketching techniques and personal style.

Students are encouraged to view their sketchbook as a visual journal that reflects their personal experience.

At the end of the program, students will present their portfolio as well as their impressions and reflections on their work and personal growth.

Traditional sketching methodologies and techniques such as visual sketching and illustration layout as well as photo research, and interior design will be deepened during the program and complimented by visits to historical Roman sites and architectural spaces.

Schedule - Lessons are held from Monday to Thursday during the first week and from Monday to Friday during the second and the third week the course has a duration of 75 hours spread over 3 weeks.

Target - The course is aimed at people who are interested in the world of art and design and have no prior knowledge or experience in the discipline. Skills such as drawing or sketching can be useful even if not mandatory. Applicants need to show strong motivation and the ability to work in groups.

Methodology and structure - The course is articulated in 2 modules: during the first part, Architectural Sketching, students, under the guidance of skilled teachers, will explore the city, drawing, photographing, interpreting everything that is proposed and presented to them; during the second part, Representation Techniques, students are required to choose between the following three specializations: Fine Arts, Model Making, and Video Production and Photography.The course continues with an in-depth study of the chosen subject, under the guidance of specialized professors.

Students have the possibility to complete the personal sketchbooks for the final project using different representation techniques such as video, photography or modeling. At the end of the course, each student will present his final work.

Programme

Architectural Sketching, Fine Arts Sketching, Video and Photography and Model Making. The course is articulated in 2 modules:

- the first part, the architectural sketching course, going from the rough to the definition drawings of architectural sketch, with particular focus on the specifics of the architectural and interior design sector

- the second part the students can choose between 3 specializations: Fine Arts Sketching, Video Production and Photography and Model Making.

Last updated Dec 2019

About the School

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