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Drawing & Sketching classes

Lodato Creative Studio+ offers individual or small group classes.

 

All drawing materials, sketch paper, easels, chairs, and drawing boards are provided allowing for a creative, comfortable working environment.

Drawing and Sketching classes (3 hours)  €85.00 per person

Classes are limited so please reserve early. 

Sketching

Drawing & Sketching classes

Lodato Creative Studio+ offers individual or small group classes.

 

All drawing materials provided: sketch paper, easels, chairs, and drawing boards allowing for a creative & comfortable working environment.

Classes are limited so please reserve early. 

Drawing and Sketching classes (3 hours)  / €85.00 per person

Oil Painting classes

If you haven't painted before or even if you have experience with oils, this course will explore ways in which to find your unique style and vision. We understand that each student, painter, and artist requires individual attention, we only ever allow a maximum of 3 students in this course.

Some of what we will cover:

  • How to use appropriate brushes and how to organize your palette 

  • How to use a palette knife for mixing 

  • Basic colour theory and colour mixing skills 

  • Tone and values

  • Knowledge of different paint surfaces for oils 

  • Paint application techniques

  • How to use basic painting mediums 

  • Planning your composition and developing background/foreground relationships

3 class sessions (3 hours each) for 3 days / €180

(Students are required to bring suggested supplies)

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Watercolor classes

Lodato Creative Studio+ offers individual or small group classes.

 

All drawing materials, sketch paper, easels, chairs, and drawing boards are provided allowing for a creative & comfortable working environment.

Drawing and Sketching classes (3 hours)  €85.00 per person

Classes are limited so please reserve early. 

Life / Figure Drawing classes

Oftentimes, sketching a nude or semi-nude model can be awkward or make you feel uneasy. At Lodato Creative Studio+, we want you to feel comfortable and confident with your skills as an artist learning to see the beauty of the human form with a professional model. Our life drawing sessions suit all levels of ability – from total beginners to seasoned artists.

 

All drawing materials, pencils, sketch paper, easels, chairs, and drawing boards are provided allowing for a creative, relaxing environment.

Drawing and Sketching classes (2 hours)  €85.00 per person

(includes model's fee) 

Classes are limited to 2 - 5 people, so please reserve early. 

 

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Plein-Air classes

Whether you are a beginner or a skilled creative, these classes let you enjoy and depict the charm of Italian life through a landscape, a villa interior or a still life.

Comfortable, fun and relaxing classes. We will discuss line, technique, volume, perspective, proportion and composition as a way to translate what is seen onto the two- dimensional surface. We may be in the vineyard, a park, or on a terrace.

Each session approximately 3 hours (with a couple short "Italiano" coffee breaks at €105 per person.

Provided for class use by Lodato Creative Studio+"

  • Seat

  • Easel

  • Artist’s Smock

You are welcome to bring your own materials or you can purchase a "Material Kit" that Includes all art supplies: €150

  • Set of Oil Paints

  • Set of Watercolor Paints

  • Various Brushes

  • Linseed Oil /Quick-Drying Oil

  • Pencils

  • Oil Canvases (2 sizes)

 

Wine & Sketch workshop
with wine expert, MARY SHEA
of Querceto di Castellina in Chianti

Open your creativity with a sip of wine and sketchpad and pencil in hand. 

A fun way to learn to draw and unleash your creative side.

Workshop starts off with Tuscan bites, wine, and conversation.

Participants will be given the basic techniques in drawing and sketching while

you enjoy the fruits from the vineyard. 

Al drawing materials supplied. 

3- 3.5 hours / For pricing & location info:

Please contact Vincenzo:

vincenzo@lodatocreative.com or WhatsApp: +39 345 935 1929

 

 

Wine & Watercolor workshop
with wine expert, MARY SHEA ​
of Querceto di Castellina in Chianti

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Just add water....and paints...Same as the workshop above but using watercolors.

Sip your way into your creative side. 

Workshop begins with Tuscan bites, wine, and conversation.

Participants will be given the simple techniques in using watercolor as a free-flowing and natural medium. 

All paints, brushes and paper supplied. 

3 hours / €95 per person / class limited to 4 - 10 people

 

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Pastry & Painting workshop

How sweet it is. Enjoy a variety of sweet treats while getting to know your creative side through watercolors and fun! 

Join us for our "Pastry and Watercolor" workshop

 

All materials provided: watercolors, brushes, watercolor paper, allowing for a creative & comfortable working environment.

Class is 3 hours -  €85.00 per person

Classes are limited to 6 people, so please reserve early. 

Personal Branding workshop

In this workshop, you will develop the tools to create a brand that people not only need but seek out,

 

In life, it is not really about college anymore or your GPA, but about high school all over again. It is about being POPULAR. How you are perceived by others. Be the "personal brand" that people seek out and choose over all the others out there. 

Benefits of developing a strong personal brand: You LEAD more, you WIN more & you EARN more.  

 

Workshop is 2 hours -  €65.00 per person

 

 

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Public Speaking & Leadership workshop

In this workshop, you will acquire effective presentation skills that will enable you to express clear, engaging, and successful ideas and pitches characteristic of professionals in any industry.

What does it take to win a new client or a new project or, for that matter, a new job?

 

How do you bring enthusiasm to your work and how well do you communicate that energy and passion? 

You will be given tools to learn how to feel comfortable speaking in front of an audience of any size or an important individual.

 

Here you will learn to develop skills to help you to understand the process of determining the most effective way to communicate a proposal or concept knowing your target audience and how to keep them engaged and interested.

Workshop is 3 hours -  €65.00 per person

 

 

Concept Design workshop

What is EFFECTIVE BRAINSTORMING and why is it so important for every industry?

 

This workshop will demonstrate the power of concept design sketching and stream-of-consciousness illustration through multiple exercises. 

 

You will explore how a variety of external and internal influences determine our creativity and help to create imaginative and innovative work.

 

Concept design, the most creative stage of product development,

is the initial BIG PICTURE.

 

Workshop is 2 hours -  €65.00 per person

 

 

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Deposit

€25 deposit per person to reserve and hold your space in each class or workshop.

Refund & Cancellation Policy

Cancellation by you:

We know that sometimes, plans change.

 

We ask that you respect our time and commitments, so please let us know at least 72 hours prior to a scheduled class so that we can make appropriate changes. 

 

Cancelation before 72 hours of scheduled class: Full deposit or a complete refund.

Cancelation before 48 hours of scheduled class: Half of the deposit will be refunded.  

Cancelation before 24 hours of scheduled class: no refund. 

Cancellation by Lodato Creative Studio+:

If LCS+ finds it necessary to cancel a class, workshop or session, all participants/students will be notified immediately. If a course must be canceled completely, LCS+ will give students the opportunity of a full refund or will transfer their payment to another course available at LCS+s on the grounds that there are still spaces available.

We all want these experiences with Lodato Creative Studio+ to be a positive, engaging, and wonderful time for everyone

 

Contact

If you are interested in booking classes, please contact us at:

+39 345 935 1929.                                        HOME

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