The major course objective is to educate the eye to observe a subject in detail, to understand its proportions, its planes and its volumes in order to aid the hand in acquiring sufficient expertise to depict it.

In the Accademia’s classrooms, students have access to prints of drawings and plaster copies of some of the most important figurative works. Once a student has achieved good manual skills, the course goes on to study of volumes and of chiaroscuro effects by introducing use of other media, such as sanguine chalk, sepia ink, charcoal, white chalk and ball-point pen. The course is offered for both individual students and small groups (maximum 6 students).

1. "Group Course Option"

Code Lessons Weeks Price

1 lesson: 2 hours and 15 minutes


Month Starting Date 2016 Ending Date 2016
01 04 January 29 January
02 01 February 26 February
03 29 February 25 March
04 04 April 29 April
05 02 May 27 May
06 30 May 23 June
07 27 June 22 July
08 25 July 19 August
09 22 August 16 September
10 19 September 14 October
11 24 October 18 November
12 21 November 16 December


Day Event
28 March - 1 April Spring Break
17 - 21 October Fall Break
19 - 31 December Christmas Break
6 January Epiphany
25 April Festa della Liberazione
02 June Festa della Repubblica
24 June Saint John Babtist (Patron Saint of Florence)
15 August Assumption
01 November All Saints' Day
08 December Immaculate Conception

2. “Individual Course” Option
This formula allows the student to construct the program directly with the teacher and adapt it to his/her individual training needs. The dates of the lectures will be coordinated with the academic secretary office:

Code Lessons Price

All prices are in Euros.
Registration fee of 70,00 Euro (valid for 12 months).
1 lesson: 45 minutes.

Teacher: Cristina Casini


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