Italy, Rome

Rome Architectural Sketchbook - IED Rome

when 30 June 2015 - 24 July 2015
duration 4 weeks
fee EUR 2600

Participants of diverse backgrounds and artistic ability will work in situ in diverse venues reflective of diverse periods of art, architecture and history in Rome. This program combines the historic and contemporary context of the locations with the development of the creative process and refining technique and style. Students are encouraged to view their sketchbook as a visual journal and add to it as they see fit to reflect their personal experience. At the close of the program, students will present their portfolio and impressions and reflections on their work and growth.

Course leader

IED Turin

Target group

Introductory courses are intended for students at all levels of experience, including absolute beginners. No specific skills are required. Applicants should also show curiosity, passion and motivation.

Course aim

Roman architectural history through four main periods (classic, medieval, renaissance and baroque), sketching and drawing techniques, conservation and environmental issues unique to Rome, architecture as a subject, drawing materials and techniques, sketching in situ “en plein air”, use of critique in the learning process and artistic development, creation of a drawing “portfolio”.

Fee info

EUR 2600: Tuition + Enrollment