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Accademia Europea di Firenze: Sketches Course

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Key Information:
Class Size: 4 - 12 people
Destination: Italy  
Category: Art and craft workshop
Specialty: Drawing  
Season: January - December
Courses Per Year: 5
Course Level: All levels
Min Price: 580 Euro (EUR) per course
Max Price: 580 Euro (EUR) per course

The Accademia Europea di Firenze is one of the fastest growing schools in Florence, located in the center of the historic part of the city, it is a short walk from many of Italy’s most important sights, as well as, restaurants, shops, pubs, parks, night clubs and other places. The AEF staff will welcome you and take care of any arrangements you may need to make your stay the most enjoyable and comfortable possible.

This course, obviously, will enable students to draw any sight they wish. This is an important course for people who wish to not only learn how to draw but also to prepare paintings and represent the correct proportions and angles of the image. As was popular with the travelers in the 19th century, the students will draw views of everyday life as well as the landscape of Florence which they most interesting or significant.

They mediums used will vary from charcoal to pencil, from ink to colored pencils and watercolors. Given the importance of observing and studying the subjects to be reproduced, the course will often take place outside of the classroom, in the streets, piazzas, churches and museums of the city, as well as on the hillside and in the gardens around Florence.

Faculty Information:
The AEF has a team of fully equipped and experienced teachers who will enable you to develop the necessary skills and techniques for sketching.

Other Activities:
Aside from regular courses our school offers a rich program of optional language and cultural activities (concerts, seminars, films, visits to museums and farms) as well as extra-curricular and recreational activities (parties, dinners, food and wine tasting, sports, etc.) which are offered every week to ensure the enjoyment and cultural fulfillment of the students.

Facility Information:
Our students can choose from among the following types of accommodations:
- Private apartment. This is the best option for those who want to be completely autonomous and free to host friends and family. All apartments are furnished and equipped with kitchen utensils.
- Student apartment. This option allows students to share an apartment with other students (foreign and Italian). Apartments are well equipped and furnished.
- Family-stay. Living with an Italian family is a good way to practice the language and experience the Italian way of life. All families are used to hosting foreign students and willing to share with you their daily routines and traditions.
- Other solutions. It is also possible to reserve accommodations in pensions, hotels, residence or religious institutions.

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