Reporter: Kristin FIORVANTI

Jul. 26, 2019 | Posted in Blog, Painting and Drawing , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kristin FIORVANTI | Course: Painting and Drawing
Painting Drawing vol.10 (One-year 2019 – Kristin)

After completing my acrylic piece in Prof. Puccioni’s class, I gave her the exciting news about the upcoming exhibition. I told her that I wanted to do pieces inspired by Spring, like the oil painti… [Read more]


Jul. 23, 2019 | Posted in Blog, Painting and Drawing , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kristin FIORVANTI | Course: Painting and Drawing
Painting Drawing vol.9 (One-year 2019 – Kristin)

Our Art Stage this month was to a beautiful town in the hills outside of Florence, Fiesole. Prof. Lorenzo walked with us around the town and we got coffee and spent time in the garden sketching. Th… [Read more]


Jul. 05, 2019 | Posted in Blog, Painting and Drawing , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kristin FIORVANTI | Course: Painting and Drawing
Painting Drawing vol.8 (One-year 2019 – Kristin)

Meanwhile in my painting class with Prof. Puccioni, we worked on realism with acrylics. This amount of detail requires very small brushes, a slow, precise hand, and a lot of patience. My favorite de… [Read more]


Jul. 01, 2019 | Posted in Blog, Painting and Drawing , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kristin FIORVANTI | Course: Painting and Drawing
Painting Drawing vol.7 (One-year 2019 – Kristin)

We then decided that my next subject would be landscapes. I wanted to learn from Alessandro’s painting skills so I suggested we use oils. I went to the beautiful Boboli Gardens in Florence for referen… [Read more]


Jun. 22, 2019 | Posted in Blog, Painting and Drawing , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kristin FIORVANTI | Course: Painting and Drawing
Painting Drawing vol.6 (One-year 2019 – Kristin)

I decided my next subject would be another classic: Michelangelo’s Brutus. Same concept: classic materials (sepia and water wash) with a modern approach. Pictured above is a reference photo and some p… [Read more]


Jun. 17, 2019 | Posted in Blog, Painting and Drawing , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kristin FIORVANTI | Course: Painting and Drawing
Painting Drawing vol.5 (One-year 2019 – Kristin)

The next step was experimentation. This step, although simple in execution, was difficult for me because I had to let go of any fear and simply let the colors flow. Because I was nervous, I experi… [Read more]


Jun. 10, 2019 | Posted in Blog, Painting and Drawing , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kristin FIORVANTI | Course: Painting and Drawing
Painting Drawing vol.4 (One-year 2019 – Kristin)

The Wait for Spring Being an artist in the pursuit of self-excavation and thereon self expression is a challenge in and of itself; being an art student studying abroad in a foreign space can more so … [Read more]


May. 29, 2019 | Posted in Blog, Painting and Drawing , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kristin FIORVANTI | Course: Painting and Drawing
Painting Drawing vol.3 (One-year 2019 – Kristin)

Challenging a Visual Artist Between new techniques learned in school to trips to new cities with new friends, these past two weeks have been a true adventure. In my personal time, I’ve been exploring… [Read more]


May. 17, 2019 | Posted in Blog, Painting and Drawing , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kristin FIORVANTI | Course: Painting and Drawing
Painting Drawing vol.2 (One-year 2019 – Kristin)

A Sick Week This week was very long for me. I had a great start on Friday; it was a full day of education and art, and the weekend was very relaxed. Once Monday came along, I began to feel ill (aga… [Read more]


Apr. 26, 2019 | Posted in Blog, Painting and Drawing , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kristin FIORVANTI | Course: Painting and Drawing
Painting Drawing vol.1 (One-year 2019 – Kristin)

My First Impression This week was all about seeing. For an artist, it is very important to see things clearly for what they are, and to understand how to communicate its image on paper. Sometimes i… [Read more]



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