Painting or Drawing Course: Still lifes & Sculptures


✓ For beginners and advanced ✓ Still life & sculpture in oil or charcoal ✓ Painting with little previous knowledge ✓ Still life ✓ Realistic & Professional Painting


When does the workshop take place?

This workshop is planned as a five-day workshop with six hours of teaching a day.

Dates & Prices

For whom is the course?

It is suitable for beginners and advanced who who want to learn to draw or paint from the object in space.

What do I learn in this course?

First, let’s briefly explain why we offer drawing and painting sculptures. Even then, the Old Masters learned to use sculptures from Roman or Greek history for their work. Casts are particularly suitable because they are white. So you do not have to think “in color” yet and it’s easier to draw or paint in black and white. Here we are talking about a technique called Grisaille. In this workshop, you will learn something of composition, perspectives on objects in space, and correctly transfer proportions.

Zeichnen einer Skulptur

How is the process?

In this workshop we will start with the composition. Which objects or cast do you want to use. What will be the best set-up and how can you illuminate to create an interesting compostion. It feels a little bit like arrangement of the best set-up for a theater stage and will need some time. When everything is done, a drawing is started which is then transferred to the canvas. Participants will learn methods of measurement like sight-size and how to create forms by using light and shadows.

What do I have to bring?

After a successful registration, a material list will be sent to you. The costs are between 30 – 50 euros, depending on which materials you already have. When purchasing the initial equipment costs can vary between 50-100 euros.

How can I deepen my knowledge?

The “Painting or Drawing workshop: Still Life & Sculptures” is ideal as a further education.  Many participants want to expand their knowledge, then they start studying at our Academy. The workshop also provides a good foundation for frigure drawing or painting.

Schädel zeichnen


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1 Review

  • Annika from Bad Homburg Januar

    I had a lot of fun. Even if it's a lot of hard-working and concentration, in the end of the day you are proud to have created a small artwork. I'm really looking forward to the next workshop!

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Cornelia Wi

Cornelia Wi

Cornelia, born in Zurich, studied economics at the University of Zurich and graduated in 1997 with a Master’s degree. Art was always part of her life. She enriched her education in various art schools in drawing, painting and sculpturing in Zurich, London, New York and Madrid. In 2017 she completed an intensive study at the Barcelona Academy of Art with special focus on painting.  

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  • 61352 Bad Homburg v.d. Höhe
  • Deutschland


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