All about the Academic Cast Drawing – The best resources

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Cast Drawing is an excellent exercise for painting realistically. It teaches you to see form in three dimensions and transfer it to a two dimensional surface – the drawing paper. Cast Drawing is the following step in learning classical art after having practised the Bargue Drawings. Below is a collection of the most valuable resources … Read more

What is your IKEA Atelier hack?

Rembrandt with IKEA

When it comes to equipping your own home atelier, you might ask yourself what else you need besides paints, brushes and the like. The studio must also be equipped with certain furniture. You propably need a small table that can be used to place the glass palette on it. And maybe you need a few … Read more

Best art supplies for your art training: The Classical Atelier Shop

Classical Art Student

I felt left alone When I started to take an interest in classical painting, I unfortunately couldn’t find the right books for it. Neither in normal libraries nor in dedicated art supplies shops. Classical painting didn’t seem to be an issue. So in the end I bought books that spoke of classical painting in their … Read more

Get a free Planes of the Head sculpture

Free Planes of the head

There are several ‘Planes of the Head’ on the the market but this one is absolutely free! Ok, at least it will cost you only four sheets of paper, some glue, printer ink and 2-3 hours working time. Compared to the 115$ that an original Asaro head costs this is practically nothing! What is a … Read more

The best free resources on learning classical art at home!

The internet offers everything you need to learn classical painting for free – at least that’s my claim. What is taught in the classical painting schools is now passed on free of charge on the Internet by the former students. The painting schools live from the income of the tuition fees and the former students … Read more