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Art school in Budapest art school in English Language with NVC Nonviolent Communication courses

Art school in Budapest  art school in English Language  with NVC Nonviolent Communication courses

· Weekly COURSES


Spring 2017

Wednesdays , 9 - 12h  -  starting Feb. 8th 
    
Tuesdays, 14 -17 h & 18 - 21 h - staring Apr. 4th

Studio Painting
& Drawing

A course for adults and teens above 14 regardless of their previous experience

  If you are a professionally or a non-professionally engaged in arts and would like to learn more about the skills and knowledge of traditional European art, this is the course for you.  While learning to draw and/or paint what you see accurately, your sight, sense of color and composition will develop, you may learn how to present depth, shade, mix the exact tone you wish on your pallet and use techniques such as pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, ink and wash, gouache, home-made egg tempera, watercolors, etc. In the first part of the course we will draw and paint still life and interior. In the last four lessons, we will have live model (nude or portrait).
 In order to meet individual learning needs, the exact course curricula will be tailored together with the students at the beginning of the course. Students of different knowledge, experience and interests are welcome to this course. Applications to this course will include tea and light snacks as well as model's fee. 3-6 students 

Feb. 8th  - Apr. 12th (Wednesdays) / 10 x 3 h / 9 - 12 h (arrival from 8.45 h)
Apr. 4th - May. 30th (Tuesdays) / 8 x 3 h /  afternoon course : 14 - 17 h (arrival from 13.45 h)  / evening course: 18 - 21 h (arrival from  17.45 h)  


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Wednesdays, 18 - 21 h - starting Feb. 8th - and  Apr. 26th
Mondays, 18. 21 h - starng  Apr. 24th

 
Live Drawing 
& Painting

The most popular course at ASIB for adults and teens above 14

 Whether you are professionally or non-professionally involved in arts, this course may be a fun and relaxed way to enforce your current knowledge and skills in 2D figure depiction. Learning in a small group will provide you with a lot of personal attention and thanks to special teaching-learning methods we nourish at ASIB you will have a chance to learn having a curricula specially design to meet your personal level, needs and interest.  
During the lessons a model (including nude) will be set and you will be encouraged to make sketches, small drawings and paintings in a technique of your choice and expand the knowledge of your visual expression while keeping your own unique handwriting. You will be able to bring nearly any traditional or non traditional drawing and/or painting materials (turpentine, oil paints and sprays excluded) and ask for guidance about how to use techniques, how to draw/paint what you see, how to represent depth, tones, how to play with composition, focus of attention, and much more. Beside acquiring traditional knowledge of figure painting and/or drawing you will also have an opportunity to explore and expand the language of your visual self-expression.  Applications to this course will include tea and light snacks as well as model's fee . 4–7 students  

 
 Feb. 8th - Apr. 12th (Wednesdays) / 10 x 3 h  / 18 - 21 h (arrival from  17.45 h) 
 Apr. 26th - May 31st (Wednesdays) / 6 x 3 h  / 18 - 21 h (arrival from  17.45 h) 
Apr. 24 th - May. 29th (Mondays)/ 6 x 3 h  / 18 - 21 h (arrival from  17.45 h) 


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Monday, 18 -20.30h - starting April 27th

  Creative 
Self- Expression 

A four weeks long mini workshop for everyone, regardless of age, talent or skills

If you long to awaken your creativity and have fun, if you are not even sure whether you know how to be creative or if you wish to use artistic expression to deepen your self-growth, this is a workshop for you. Through using traditional and alternative art materials, this workshop aims at helping you re-create the joy of self expression and and help you liberate yourself from the eventual obstacles which do not allow your creativity to flow. Methods used in this course are related to my doctorate research in art education as well as the process of Marshall B. Rosenberg’s NVC (Nonviolent Communication).  Applications to this course will include all materials, tea and light snacks. group size: 3–6  

4 x 2,5 hours / 18 - 20.30 h, Monday (arival from 17.45 h)

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Tuesdays, 14 - 16.30 h &  18 - 20.30 h - starting Feb. 7th

Sketching
& Small Drawings

A weekly course for adults and teens above 14 regardless of their previous experience

 If you would like to improve your visual perception and your drawing skills in an energetic and fun way, this is a course for you. Through making sketches and small drawings of live model, still life and the interior, you will be developing your sight, sense of composition, linear expression, shading and much more. This is a great course to acquire basics of drawing as well as tó work on develop a sense of personal style.
 You will be working in techniques of your choice: pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, ink and wash, watercolor, color pencils, acrylic, etc. and receive guidance  adopted to your personal needs and interests. Learning in  small group offers the possibility of tailoring individual curricula and of working with each student’s existing knowledge, hence students at all levels of experience are welcome to this course. Applications to this course will include all materials, tea, light snacks as well as model's fee.  group size: 4–8 

Feb. 7th - Mar. 28th (Tuesdays) / 8 x 2,5 h /  afternoon course : 14 - 16.30 h (arrival from 13.45 h)  evening course: 18 - 20.30 h (arrival from  17.45 h) 

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Mondays, 19 - 20.30 h - starting Feb. 20th
    Tuesdays, 10 - 11.30 h - starting Feb. 13th



Introduction to
Contemporary Art 

 A series of lectures and optional personal project work (for adults and teens above 16)

    If you feel lost in a modern art gallery and wish to broaden your understanding of arts, if you are planning to apply to an art school next year or if you are an artist and need support and guidance, this is the course for you! At this course you will receive theoretical and optionally practical introduction to contemporary fine art. The aim of the course is to help you acquire the language of contemporary art and support you in becoming independent in enjoying and/or creating works of art.
     Through a series of lectures and your active engagement in open discussions, you will start to deepen your way of understanding and thinking about contemporary art, acquire an understanding of the historical changes in art through the 20th century, and receive basic skills on how to relate to art works being made in the last 50 years. If required, on the first lesson you will also receive a project assignment to be worked on at home and finalized in 5 weeks (in case of intensive course by the end of the course) and the second project assignment will follow. Your group-mates and you will receive personal guidance, which will support you in finding your “inspiration spot”, take you through the steps of making your contemporary art piece and assist you in solving practical problems that may occur when working on your project. By making your own art work as well as by witnessing your group-mates’ process and work, you will be integrating the theoretical knowledge of the lectures , deepen your knowledge about what contemporary art is about and hopefully gain more confidence to keep making your own art projects.
   Project work is optional and it is possible to attend only the theoretical part of the course. 
 4–8 persons 


Feb. 14th - Apr.4th (Tuesdays) / 8 x 1,5 h + consultations / 19 - 20.30 h (arrival from  18.45 h) 
Feb. 20th - Apr. 10th (Mondays) / 8 x 1,5 h + consultations /  10 - 11.30 h (arrival from  9.45 h) 
 
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Thursdays, 13 - 16 h - starting Feb. 23rd

 Painting Explorations


The joy of expressing yourself with colors - a 4 week workshop for adults and teens above 14

 If you long to awaken your creativity, have fun and try out new techniques  this is a workshop for you. Through using traditional and alternative painting materials, this workshop aims at helping you gain some technical knowledge, experience along with the joy of self expression.  Methods used in this course are related to Barbara Guttman's doctorate research in art education as well as the process of Marshall B. Rosenberg’s NVC (Nonviolent Communication).  Applications to this course will include all materials, tea and light snacks.  3–6 students


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All courses at ASIB are taught by Barbara Guttman, artists and art educator with a doctorate degree in Fine Arts. Barbara cares deeply about the high quality of the lessons at her school. She believes that learning and making art can be a fun and a deeply meaningful personal experience. Therefore all ASIB courses are in small groups with a special focus on meeting the individual needs and interests of each student with a unique approach to teaching-learning art.

more about Barbara >>>
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EARLIER ASIB COURSES : 
(not offered this term)

Intensive Sketching
& Small Drawings
     
An intensive evening course for adults and teens above 14 regardless of their previous experience

  If you would like to improve drawing skills in an energetic and fun way, this is a course for you. Through making sketches and small drawings, you will be developing your sight, sense of composition, linear expression, shading and much more. This is a great course to acquire basics of drawing as well as to develop a sense of personal style (in case you already have the basics).
    You will be working in drawing techniques of your choicec and receive guidance  adopted to your personal needs and interests. Learning in  small group offers the possibility of tailoring individual curricula and of working with each student’s existing knowledge, hence students at all levels of experience are welcome to this course. Applications to this course will include all aterials, tea and light snacks. 

4 x 3 hours / group size: 4–8  /
Mon.- Thur. , Sept. 26 - 29  /  18 - 21 h (arrival from  17.45 h) 

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 Is this Art? (Contemporary Art for Beginners) 
a fun theoretical course for adults and teens above 16

Have you always wanted to understand what contemporary art is about?    Through a series of interactive lectures and your active engagement in open discussions, you will start to deepen your understanding and thinking about contemporary art and acquire an understanding of the historical changes in art through the 20th century. The course aims to help you aquire confidence and some basic skills to relate to art works being made in the last 50 years. 

Time: 7 x 1,5h / Group size: 4–12 persons


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Intensive Painting Course 
 a 4-day course for adults and teens above 14 regardless of their previous experience 


    Whether you would like to explore how to use colors to get in touch with your inner world, or would rather enjoy learning more technical painting skills this is a course for you. Trough fun and playful exercises we will address topics such as color theory, developing sensitivity for mixing tones, using color to present space, volume, light and  composition as well as some basics of painting technology. Exercises adopted from the Creative Self-Expression (a workshop offered at ASB- see below) will help you open up creatively, hear, trust and follow the “inner voice” and generally become more confident in using paint to express your feelings and ideas. note: Materials for the creative exercises will be provided. Students will be asked to bring their materials and tools for the rest of the lessons.)


Duration: 6 x 3 h / Group size: 3–6 


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Portrait Painting and Drawing 

 weekly course for adults and teens above 14


Whether you are professionally or non-professionally involved in arts, the Portrait Painting and Drawing course may be a fun and relaxed way to enforce your current knowledge and skills in 2D depiction.  During the lessons a model will be set and you will be encouraged to make sketches, small drawings and paintings in a technique of your choice (turpentine and oil paints excluded). Beside acquiring traditional knowledge of portrait making you will also have an opportunity to explore and expand the language of your visual self-expression.  Learning in a small group will provide you with a lot of personal attention and you will have a chance learn having a curricula specially design to meet your own level, needs and interest. 
  Even though it is not a strict requirement, this course is designed for students who have at least basic drawing skills or have had completed one drawing course at ASB. 

Group size: 3 –7 / Duration: 2 h 45 min

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Studio Drawing
For adults and teens above 14

If you would like to learn more about the drawing skills and knowledge of old masters, this is a course for you. The small group offers the possibility of working with each student’s existing knowledge and skills, and of tailoring individual curricula.
You will be encouraged to develop your sight, sense of composition, linear expression, shading, scathing and, depending on your level, make still-life studies. Techniques you could learn will be: pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, ink and wash, etc.  In order to support you in learning realistic depiction, the basics of perspective and how to measure angles and proportions will be taught. Click here to read about a student's experience of this course.

Duration: 3 hours / group rosize: 3–6 persons


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Sketching And Small Drawings -  Nude and City Scape
For adults and teens above 14 regardless of their previous experience

  Similar to the Sketching and Small Drawings, this course is for you if you would like to improve drawing skills in an energetic and fun way. Through making sketches and small drawings of live modells and city scapes, you will be developing your sight, sense of composition, linear expression, shading and much more. At the beggining of the course we will be drawing after live model, ocasionally nude and as the weather improves, we will have the lessons outdoors, trying to catch some amasing city scapes of Budapest.  You will be working in techniques of your choice: pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, ink and wash, etc and receive guidiance and personally tailored curricula. Learning in  small group offers the possibility of tailoring individual curricula and of working with each student’s existing knowledge, hence students af all levels of experience are welcome to this course. 

Duration: 2,5 hours / Group size: 4–7


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· Creative Drawing 
(For everyone, regardless of age, talent or skills)

Similar to Art Flow, this course is designed to help you awaken your creativity and support you in learning how to translate your feelings, needs and thoughts into graphic expression. You will be encouraged to use a variety of different traditional drawing mediums such as pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, and brush and ink, as well as to express yourself using different alternative material such as wire, threads, plastic, textile, wood and paper. Methods used in this course are related to my doctorate research in art education and the process of Marshall B. Rosenberg’s NVC (Nonviolent Communication).  All materials included

Duration: 2,5 hours / Group size: 3–6


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Arteen 
(bi-weekly course on Fridays for age 14 -17)

Arteen is a course specially designed for the needs and interests of teenagers aiming to give them a fun introduction into different art techniques. During the bi-weekly lessons on Friday afternoons,  students will have a fun experience of trying out different painting and drawing techniques and learning some secrets about how paints are made, how to mix different tones of colors and which techniques can be mixed together.  Making exercises with these materials will also help the development of their creativity and artistic sensitivity. Between the lessons students will  work on their own personal art project while during the lessons they will receive guidance and consultations for  their project.  Work on personal art project will help them put in practice the information and experience they received during the lesson. 
All materials at the lessons will be included. Materials for  personal project will not be included. 
Group size: 3–6

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Intensive Sketching 
& Small Drawings 
(with live model)
   An intensive weekend course for adults and teens above 14 regardless of their previous experience

Join us for a weekend filled with art, creativity and good atmosphere. Through making sketches and small drawings after live model (nude), you will be developing your sight, sense of composition, linear expression, shading and much more. This is a great course to acquire basics of drawing as well as to develop a sense of personal style (in case you already have the basics). You choose which drawing technique you would like to work in working in (pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, ink and wash, etc) and receive guidance  adopted to your personal needs and interests. Students at all levels of experience are welcome to this course. Applications to this course will include all materials, tea, light snacks and model's fee    
4 x 3 hours / group size: 3–7  




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