Landscape Painting en Plein Air, a Study of Architecture/Buildings in the Landscape
In the idyllic grounds of Stowe, students will be guided through the practical concepts and artistic process of landscape art. They will be taught to observe and record directly from nature confront the perspective of monuments and reproduce the landscape’s structural rhythms and design, as well as basic values, organising the palette and applying paint.
The course runs for 6 hours daily.
Instruction is by individual critique, so students will receive guidance at their individual level of expertise.
Instruction in English and French by individual critique. Beginning – Intermediate – Advanced welcome
Maximum enrollment 14 students
Discounted art supplies can be provided at a cost of £250
Lunch and refreshments provided each day
Graduate of The Florence Academy of Art, Toby Wright was invited to assist teaching while continuing his studies. His positions included director of the drawing program for the sculpture department, and principal instructor in the advanced painting program.
Inspired by various old masters of painting and sculpture from the 17th and 19th century, Toby Wright believes in the method of working from life to capture the full depth of his subjects. His work can be found in galleries and private collections in Europe and America. He currently paints in his studio, in Monaco.
“Art is the expression of the invisible by visible means.” – Fromentin
See more of Toby’s work in the Alumni Gallery
ADDRESS: Stowe School, Buckingham, England
Minimum enrollment requirement for all studio workshops is 5. Students will be notified if this number is not reached 60 days before the first day of class. At that time, they will be given the choice of either enrolling in another workshop, availability permitting, or having their payment refunded. Students may continue to apply to workshops even after the deadline and through the first day of the course.
The Florence Academy of Art reserves the right to substitute instructors of any course at the last minute or during the session. Once you apply and are accepted, you will receive an acceptance packet via email with information on housing, materials and payment of the non-refundable deposit due immediately to hold your place. The balance must be received on June 1. No refunds will be given for cancellation after payment of the balance.
The Florence Academy of Art endeavors to provide an educational environment conducive to encouraging the artistic talents of each student. This requires that all students respect the policies of the Academy, its instructors, and the other students in the program. By enrolling in the Academy, students agree to subscribe to these policies as contained in the Student Handbook available on this website.
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