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Classical Drawing Courses

Since 1997 the Drawing Academy has been offering high quality drawing courses. There are no prerequisites for applying to The Drawing Academy’s courses.

Under guidance of Artem Alexev, who holds a phd from the St. Petersburg Art and Industry Academy, The Drawing Academy has developed into the ideal place to learn the craft of classical drawing.

One-semester courses in classical drawing
This course provides you with a good foundation for a creative career within design, advertising, architecture, animation, etc. It is an intensive and focused course offered two times a year. The students attending this course will learn the basic principles within the subjects of croquis drawing, long-term drawings and sketching. About 2/3 of the students at the Bachelor programmes at The Animation Workshop have attended the semester course at The Drawing Academy.

Weekend courses in classical drawing
The weekend courses are short intensive course in classical drawing that gives the participant a felling of how the great masters of the Renaissance worked. A big part of the teaching will involve studies of nude models. There will be teaching in both short-term figure drawings and more long-term drawings.

Summer course in classical drawing
Learn the classical drawing methods in the beautiful surroundings of nature and in good company of your fellow course participants. The course is directed at young people who love to draw. The Drawing Academy arranges courses every summer for those who wish to get a preview of life as a student at The Drawing Academy or for those who are simply interested in perfecting their drawing skills.


Long Study Drawing 1 min film

Mads Peter Brandstrup Speed Drawing
Mads Peter Brandstrup Speed Drawing

Classical Drawing 1 min. film

Mads Peter drawing
Mads Peter drawing