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Monday, September 9, 2019

Studio Art in Florence Summer 2020 Monotype and Figure Drawing

Study Abroad in Florence, Italy in Summer 2020
Explore the heart of the Italian Renaissance. Sketch on location in Florence's numerous world class museums, elegant palaces, peaceful churches, vibrant piazzas, vast gardens, bustling markets, and engaging exhibitions of contemporary art. Draw from the model and make monotype prints in the studios at the Santa Reparata International School of Art (SRISA). The Santa Reparata International School of Art will also organize optional weekend trips to various Italian cities.

Impressions in the City: Florence (Instructor: Andrew DeCaen)
This course will focus Monotype printmaking at the SRISA printmaking studios and creative research in the city of Florence. Students will explore various monotype printmaking techniques including additive, subtractive, ghost, trace, and stencil methods with multiple-color printing. Students will also gain a personal perspective of life in Florence while sketching and collecting inspirations in public spaces such as museums, historical sites, piazzas, markets, and train stations.

Figure Drawing in Florence (Instructor: Christian Fagerlund)
This course will focus on drawing the human figure. Special emphasis will be placed on drawing from observation with accuracy and sensitivity to anatomical understanding. Students will draw from nude male and female human models at the SRISA studios. Students will also spend mornings sketching at Florentine museums and piazzas from many of the world's greatest treasures in figurative drawing, painting, and sculpture.

Program Dates: May 20-June 20, 2019

Don't wait to apply for the program: https://studyabroad.unt.edu/FL we can only take 18 students.
Don't wait to apply for the FAFSA and the International Education Fee Scholarship (IEFS)

Please contact one of the instructors and attend one of the Information Meetings in October...