Do you already know Frankfurt?

FFM - Do you already know Frankfurt?

Frankfurt am Main. Main Metropolis. Mainhattan. FFM. With about 736,000 inhabitants, Frankfurt am Main is the largest city in Hessen and the fifth largest in Germany. The city is eclectic. Business, fairs, shopping, on the one hand, culture, coziness, and traditions on the other. Frankfurt is definitely worth a visit. There’s a lot to see. […]

Do you already know Bad Homburg?

BD - Do you already know Bad Homburg?

Our Academy is located in the heart of the Taunus hills, in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe. Here the business life made of congresses and meeting comes together with the charm of a spa town, creating a city which has so much to offer and discover. It is no coincidence that we have chosen this […]

Charles Bargue Drawing Method

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In this post, we’ll talk about the Bargue Method and we´ll show you in our How-to-do section how to learn drawing, using his technique. The French painter and lithographer Charles Bargue (1826-1883), with the help of Jean-Léon Gérôme (184-1904), who was one of the most important French sculptors and painters of the 19th century and […]

Why do I need an art portfolio?

Unbenanntx - Why do I need an art portfolio?

You often hear the term art portfolio. But what is an art portfolio? What’s in an art portfolio? … and especially what do I need it for? Let´s say you want to apply at a university or college to study graphic, game or fashion design, art education, or illustration. The purpose of a portfolio is […]

Sculpture, Plastic Arts, Plaster Cast? What is the difference?

academy skulpturen casts 01 - Sculpture, Plastic Arts, Plaster Cast? What is the difference?

We often hear the terms sculpture, plastic art and plaster cast. And usually, they are even considered as synonyms. But what do these terms mean? The term plastic arts (French: plastique = art of designing) is the generic term used to describe three-dimensional art, like plastic arts or sculpture, and represents a branch of figurative art […]

Interview with our teacher Agustín Incicco

academy agustin incicco 01 - Interview with our teacher Agustín Incicco

We interviewed our teachers. Workshops, full-time study, part-time study? – These are all options offered at our Academy. But who is behind all this? Do you already know our teachers? We are going to introduce to you one of our teachers: Augustin. Agustin, what do you do when you’re not at the Academy? I like […]

Interview with our teacher Cornelia Wi

academy cornelia wi 01 - Interview with our teacher Cornelia Wi

Workshops, full-time study, part-time study? – These are all options offered at our Academy. But who is behind all this? Do you already know our teachers? We are going to introduce to you one of our teachers: Cornelia! Cornelia, what do you do when you’re not at the Academy? I visit Frankfurt or I get […]

Kitsch

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The original meaning of the word “Kitsch” is actually a pejorative description for a particular kind of art, that has no intellectual value. However, philosophers and artists have been arguing about the meaning of the word for ages. In general, everything that can be considered mass culture and the illusion of a perfect world, of permanent […]

The Self-Portrait

academy selbstportrait 01 - The Self-Portrait

Almost every artist, dead or alive, has tried, sooner or later, to make a self-portrait. The self-portrait allows a deeper insight into the thoughts and the psychology of the artist and gives us an idea of how he or she sees himself/herself. There are many different ways to create a self-portrait. The style, the technique, […]