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Category: Arts

Drawing for Architects, Designers and Engineers

Before creating a 3-D structure or object, the ability to transfer concepts from imagination to drawings is an important and necessary skill for architects, designers, and engineers. This course focuses on a variety of topics and skills including 1, 2 and 3-point perspective drawing, product rendering, how to draw interiors and exteriors, urban sketching, how to draw vehicles, and orthographic projection basics.   Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Feb 1

Atelier HL – Painting and Color Studies

The Michelangelo Project-Atelier HL (Years 2 – 6) offers realistic painting training. Concentrating on painting in color, it trains artists to high technical levels by studying the techniques of past and living master artists. The instructor regularly presents painting demonstrations and individual critiques. An understanding of color theory is essential for success in all color media- traditional wet or dry media, or digital painting. Intermediate level artists first study color theory... Read More
Posted by Drew Smith at Aug 16

Atelier SL - Realistic Drawing with Printmaking, Sculpting or Calligraphy

Elective - Realistic Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpting and Calligraphy  Drawing is often referred to as “the grammar of art”, because if you can draw well, you can paint well, sculpt well, or successfully render from imagination. Regardless of the instrument an artist uses, be it traditional or digital, the skill of drawing is key to success in the visual arts. Solid drawing skills are an integral and important part of IB Visual Arts, and observational drawing is consistently ... Read More
Posted by Drew Smith at Aug 16