April 2015 | Art School in Budapest Art School in Budapest: April 2015

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

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Intensive Painting Course

May 29th - June 1st  

a long weekend 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.Materials for the creative exercises will be provided. Students will be asked to bring their materials and tools for the rest of the lessons.)

    Group size: 3–6

Friday, May 29th:  18 - 21h
    Saturday and Sunday, May 30th - 31st :  10 - 13h and 14 - 17 h
   Monday, June 1st: 10 -13h 

Applicaition till  May 22nd, noon

Thursday, April 16, 2015

New Places Opening

Some students left Hungary, and new places are opening at Studio Painting and Drawing course on Wednesdays 14-17th. The second half of the course will run from April 16th - May 28th (7 lessons) any you are welcome to join. Students of different knowledge, experience and interests are welcome.

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. In the first part of the course we will draw and paint still life and interieur. After the spring break, we will have live model and weather permiting, some of the lessons will take part outside.
 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, 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.  

Friday, April 10, 2015

Secrets of Egg Tempera

 May 1 -3
an intensive weekend course  

Can you imagine that your main kitchen ingredients, such as eggs or vinegar were once supplies in every painting workshop?

Egg tempera has been one of the oldest painting techniques in the Western visual depiction. It was widely used in Europe till the 15th century, when it was overtaken by oil-paint. Nowadays, this technique is still used, mainly in Orthodox icon painting and by some contemporary artists.
At this course you will learn:
● How to prepare and paint with your own egg tempera
● How to choose the right painting brushes and canvases 
● How to make skin glue and your own Italian gesso
● How to prepare your panel for painting

The course will be taught by Dr. Barbara Guttmana contemporary artist and art educator. To see some of Barbara's works made with the help of egg tempera please click here and here

Friday, May 1st: 18 - 20.30 h
Saturday, May 2nd:  14 -17.30 h
Sunday, May 4th: 10.30 -17.00 h (with 30 min lunch break)
Please note that the schedule is a time-estimate and may depend on the environmental factors as well as on the pre-experience of the people who apply to the course. If needed each apointment may be extended to a maximum of 60 minutes. 

Minimum 4 and maximum 7 students. Places will be allocated on first come first served bases. You place at the course will be guaranteed only after your deposit was covered and your filled and signed application form submited (please require a form in email) .  

Registrations deadline: Friday, April 24th

Fee: 32 000 - 62 000 Ft (aprox. 104 - 203 EUR) Depending on your financial abilities and free will. 
Fee includes: all materials (brushes, pigmets, canvas, panels, gesso, etc.) + tea and light snacks served during the lessons 
Deposit of 20 000 Ft (aprox. 65 EUR) will be required when you register to the course and it will be used to cover costs of materials and administration.  The deposit is non-refundable. You will be asked to cover the remaining part of your fee by 24th of April 2015 latest. In case of course cancelation, all of your payments will be fully refunded (including the deposit). 

Applications and more information at :
tel:  +36 20 467 5051


Fri. May 29 - Mon. Jun. 1  
Intensive Painting Course 
 a 4-day course for adults and teens above 14 regardless of their previous experience 



​My former student Anna Horvath (Hu), now a graduate student of Design in London has created an exciting art computer game, which puts you into shoes of an artists helping you learn how to orientate yourself financially in the word of art.  Please help Anna present this amazing educational game at the festivals in New York City and Cologne, Germany by donating anything between 1 -500 pounds at this crowd funding  (Every penny counts! ) site: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/art-tag-the-valuation-of-contemporary-art

You are put in the position of an artists who is making an installation and who then needs to market it and make his/her living out of art (or not only art) and survive in the current art scene. It is an amazinig creative game with both educational intemtions and a critique of the current situation of the art establishment.