Full & Part Time Enrollment

You’ve decided to pursue your fine art studies and are now in search of a comprehensive program that offers superlative training and a traditional approach to classical drawing and painting.  Edinburgh Atelier of Fine Art (EAFA) is a good choice because it emphasises a 19th century, European atelier technique that has a proven record of success. Whether you are at an amateur or professional level, EAFA instructors are dedicated to helping you fulfil your individual artistic goals.

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Full Time

As a full time student you will have access to 3 live model sessions per week and during each ten week term you will complete a 60 hour long pose drawing or painting. You will have the most studio time to work through the core program and development is usually faster with this many hours. Working after 5pm is possible if prearranged with our faculty.

Part Time

As a part time student you will do 9 hours per week including at least 3 hours with a live model. Studying on an ad hoc basis is possible but should ideally be not less than 6 hours per week and again should include at least 3 hours with a live model. If you would like to do more hours or less hours than our part time option this may be arranged.

Amateur or professional level, EAFA instructors are dedicated to helping you fulfil your individual artistic goals.

Our Weekly Timetable

Monday

10am - 1pm

Ongoing core program study

2pm - 5pm

Ongoing core program study

Tuesday

10am - 1pm

Live model session or ongoing core program study*

2pm - 5pm

Live model session or ongoing core program study*

Wednesday

10am - 1pm

Live model session or ongoing core program study*

2pm - 5pm

Live model session or ongoing core program study*

Thursday

10am - 1pm

Live model session or ongoing core program study*

2pm - 5pm

Live model session or ongoing core program study*

Friday

10am - 1pm

Ongoing core program study

2pm - 5pm

Ongoing core program study

Saturday

10am - 1pm

Ongoing core program study

*Figure drawing sessions are split. Full time students will work from a live model either during the morning sessions or the afternoon sessions but not both.

A Guide to Fees

Full Time

Minimum 22 hours a week

  • Per Year £5,800
  • Per Term £1,500
  • Per Month £650
  • Per Week £170

PArt Time

9 hours a week

  • Per Year £3,000
  • Per Term £850
  • Per Month £400
  • Per Week £100

Drop In

No minimum

  • 3 Hours £35

Term Time

Our year is split into 4 blocks of ten weeks although you are welcome to join us midway through a term.

2017 Terms

  • Term 1 9 Jan - 18 Mar
  • Term 2 10 Apr - 17 Jun
  • Term 3 17 Jul - 23 Sep
  • Term 4 9 Oct - 16 Dec

Course Length

Our 4 level program is designed to cater for students studying full-time, part-time, or even just on a drop-in basis. For this reason course completion time varies depending on individual attendance. Each level is modular and must be completed fully before moving to the next so course length is measured by progress rather that specific term times. The approximate study time from beginner to graduation is between 2 and 4 years.

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Workshop

Drawing the Portrait with Juliette Aristides

5

July

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7

July

2017

Days

Classically trained artist and author Juliette Aristides will teach you the structure of the human head and principals of proportion.

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Workshop

Painting the Figure with Juliette Aristides

10

July

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14

July

2017

Days

In a methodical, step by step process, learn the methods of oil painting from the initial colour sketch to the final glaze.

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Workshop

Classical Figure Drawing, Lancaster

24

July

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28

July

2017

Days

Explore the atmospheric use of tone in this five day figure-drawing immersion.

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