Art Programmes at AMADEUS Music and Arts Academy

Fashion drawing, classical drawing, or perspective drawing? We offer classes in various drawing styles and at different levels ranging from beginner to professional. Check out the options below!

Note: All sessions are 90 minutes, and there are 30 sessions per year.

Introduction to Drawing

Grades 1-3

Students are introduced to classical drawing techniques through examples of art history and the application of the ground elements of line drawing (contouring, proportion, linear perspective, probing, and light and darkness).  Students will learn how to draw from a motive (abstraction), from memory (reception), and from the idea (imagination) with an emphasis on developing the sensitization of visual perception as well as sharpening their ability to observe constructively.

The primary objectives of this course are to enhance self-confidence, stimulate creativity, encourage individuality, develop fine motor skills, appreciate traditional art education, and enjoy expression through art.

Maximum students per class: 6
Fee per academic year: €1,500 (incl. materials)

Classical Drawing for Children

 Grades 4-6

Students taking this course will use classical drawing practices as a tool for hand-eye coordination enhancement which directly leads toward the improvement of cognitive skills (perception, attention, memory, visual processing, executive functions).

Students will benefit from this in several ways as they train skills such as:

  • hand-eye coordination improvement
  • memory stimulation
  • focus enhancement
  • boost in self-confidence
  • adoption of classical drawing techniques
  • creative development

Maximum students per class: 4
Fee per academic year:
Beginner €2,100
Advanced: €2,700
(both incl. materials)

Classical Drawing after Bargue

 Grades 7-12

This course builds on the fundamental concepts of classical line drawing. Through group instruction, students will learn 2D drawing where shading, tonal rendering, form, and proportion are introduced first in pencil, then in charcoal.

The goal of the course is to develop the students’ abilities to conceptualize the illusion of space through the techniques and methods that were developed in French ateliers of the 19th century and then later refined. Students will explore the discipline of figurative art through the examination of Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo’s knowledge of the structure and form of the human body by drawing a mannequin.

The individual strength and artistic interpretation of each student project will be encouraged by building on the knowledge acquired in previous lessons.

Maximum students per class: 4
Fee per academic year: €2,700 (incl. materials)

Fashion Drawing

Grades 7-12

Drawing is the language of fashion. Learning to draw in the world of fashion gives you a huge advantage enabling you to communicate your design ideas more freely and effectively.

Students taking this course will explore drawing styles and techniques in the context of fashion. It will teach you how to draw fashion figures starting from the basic understanding of the 9- head proportion, body elements, movement, and posture to fashion poses with garments.

This course includes:

  • Drawing the human figure
  • Rules of proportions
  • Drawing a fashion figure
  • Gesture, movement, and pose
  • Perspective
  • Garment rendering
  • Fabric movement

Maximum students per class: 4
Fee per academic year: €2,700 (incl. materials)

Perspective Drawing

 Grades 7-12

Perspective drawing offers a clear understanding of linear perspective, which is a necessary aspect of accurate drawing. This course is designed to enhance knowledge of one, two- and three-point perspective and how to present depth and volume in images.

This course is necessary for students who want to study art, art history, archeology, architecture, 3D design, exhibition design, theatre, and set design, interior design, landscape design, etc.

The individual strength and artistic interpretation of each student project will be encouraged by building on the knowledge acquired in previous lessons.

Namely, through the appreciation of traditional art education, creativity, individuality, and the development of sensitisation of visual perception and observation abilities.

Maximum students per class: 4
Fee per academic year: €2,700 (incl. materials)

Professional Drawing

 Grades 7-12

Professional drawing course combines The Bargue Method, observational drawing lessons, and basics of linear perspective.

The course is individually structured and tailored according to the student’s abilities, preferences, and future educational plans.

The Bargue Method is designed to train students’ perception and teach them to draw academically correct.

Observational drawing is an effective way to explore the fundamentals of drawing and learn about proportion, relative proportion, composition, relationships of objects, focus, and edges.

Perspective drawing is designed to enhance knowledge of one, two- and three-point perspective and how to present depth and volume in images.

Maximum students per class: 4
Fee per academic year: €2,700 (incl. materials)

We welcome the opportunity for prospective students and their families to visit AMADEUS Vienna and learn more about our unique programme and inspiring school environment. Contact our Admissions team to ask your questions or schedule a tour.