Italy, Venice

Drawing Venice - New interpretations of the classic city - IED Venice

when 16 July 2015 - 1 August 2015
duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 2600

Acquisition of new skills; technical as well as observational; Development of basic drawing skills, including composition, form, perspective, organization of the page; Understanding and appreciation of the connection between social, economic and political circumstance and Venetian urban development and architecture; Ability to progress from the creative and artistic conceptualization to finished work.

Course leader

IED Venice

Target group

There are no prerequisites or specialized skills necessary for this course. In preparation students should familiarize themselves with the historical and architectural context of Venice as well as the basic principles of architectural styles and drawing: Biennale di Venezia – Architecture 2014

Course aim

Drawing Venice brings together students of diverse creative and artistic backgrounds to capture Venice through a classic sketchbook course which connects the past and present examining the architectural, natural and social realities that make up the urban context of this most famous of cities.

The course combines the historic and contemporary context of the drawing venues with the development of the creative process and refinement of personal technique and style. Highlights of the course include lectures inside the Venice 2014 Biennale for Architecture and a drawing assignments documenting the annual Festa del Rendentore.

Fee info

EUR 2600: Tuition + Enrollment