By Karl Froman
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Classical Realism


Master Class: Realism in Oils

An intensive introduction into academic art in the tradition of L'Académie des beaux-arts
 and modern schools of realism. All lessons will focus heavily on techniques needed for expertise in realist expression.

The student will learn:

Learn the use of chroma and edges to control the viewers eye;
Manipulate proportions through juxtaposition, line quality and how they can be best applied for realistic illusion;
Discover 20th-century painting techniques and applying them to your artistic compositions;
Intuitively learn to draw figures from life, portraiture, still-life and painting in Oils;
Develop strong confidence drawing and painting from Life, during life-model sessions;

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Starting  October 9th – January 13th

Sessions (to choose): Monday OR Tuesday 7:15-9:45PM

Duration:   3 months (12 sessions)

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Course Description

A Course in Classical Realism
Space is Limited and gets filled quickly. Kindly Register below to Apply for the Classical Realism Course;

Who would Benefit?

The Classical Realism course is intended for students and professionals who want to progress and advance their realistic drawing and painting techniques and would like to be knowledgeable enough about the 20th century Classical Realism movement.

It is for those who want to feel more confident in drawing and painting photo-realistic figures, portraits and still life objects by developing a new set of techniques and unlearning old-bad drawing habits.

Individual attention and guidance is provided as per individual’s performance level. Download Full Syllabus.

What will you Learn after this course?

  Become introduced to the concepts of: Proportion, gestures, form, shape & line quality;
  Discover how to abstract and simplify 2 and 3 dimensional objects using time-proven techniques;
✓  Develop a good sense of practical expertise compounded with lots of theoretical knowledge about 20th century Classical Realism;
✓  Gain confidence drawing and painting from a live model;
✓  Ability to manipulate the grisaille Oil palette, grasp knowledge about colour theory, temperature and value ;
✓  Acquire expertise in still life painting, light, texture and juxtaposition;
  Progress from basic to advanced levels;
✓  You’ll be mentored by Professional Realism Artist;

Meet the Tutor


Karl Froman, needs little to no introduction. His breathtaking marvels speak out for themselves. You can sneak through some of his works in the featured photos.

Karl, has been studying Art from a very young age in several countries and under many master painters, most prominently at the University of Arts in Florence. Karl has been involved in several exhibitions, hosted lectures, lessons and designed courses. Many of his works can be found in private collections in Australia, France, Sweden, Norway, America, England, Malta and China. 



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Monday 7:15PM-9:45PM, Tuesday 7:15PM-9:45PM, Saturday 11AM – 1:30PM


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