Workshops 2019

Workshops 2019 2019-03-11T08:44:06+00:00


The workshops at The Florence Academy of Art / Sweden present a unique opportunity to study with a variety of visiting artists teaching different techniques. These intensive workshops are perfect for students who desire to develop their artistic skills. Most of the instruction is on an individual basis and our instructors adapt the exercises to your level of experience, which means that the courses are suitable for both beginners and professional artists.In addition to the individual feedback group lessons and in class demos will be held. The skills you acquire during your course can be applied directly to your continued artistic endeavours.

Here we have listed the workshops scheduled for 2018/2019. Click on a course name to be directed to the individual page with more information about the course and to sign up.We will be adding more classes and times throughout the year so make sure to come back to read about the latest info. If you would rather receive email updates about our workshops, please send an email to and we will make sure you are always up to date.


Short courses for children during the school holidays. Introducing young people to the principles of drawing and painting.


Short courses for young adults during the school holidays. Introducing young people to the principles of drawing and painting.

Apr. 13-14

Students will learn to paint a portrait from a live model in a single sitting referred to as ‘Alla Prima’.

Apr. 27-28

Toby Wright will guide students in painting the buildings and natural elements around our school to better understand how to paint architecture in urban settings

May 4-5

In this course instructor Britta Noresten will teach the techniqe of trompe-l’œil which is a French term for “fool the eye.”

May 11-12

Learn to paint the most available model you will ever have, yourself, with internationally recoginized artist Nicholas O’Leary.

May 18

Come work from a live model under natural light while learning the fundamentals of drawing the human figure from a professional instructor.

May 25-26

Join us for a weekend of painting flowers with oils. Learn how to mix colors and use brushwork to depict delicate petals and blooms while working from a real life set up.

Jun. 1-2

Come learn how to use people and paint to tell a story with Irish figurative painter Molly Judd.

Tuesdays 18:00 – 20:00

Drawing the naked human form is one of the cornerstones of artistic training. Our open drawing sessions allow artists access to a live model who will hold a single pose for two hours.