2018 France Workshops

Burgundy, France
Sketching May 13-20, 2018   

  • Glenn Vilppu is  planning one week Sketching Workshop May 13-20 in Clesse, Burgundy, France (one and a half hours by train from Paris).
  • The price will be $700 for the workshop and students will book their own rooms at small Bed and Breakfasts within walking distance. There are only 9 rooms available (for 1-4 people each).
  • Please let me know if you are interested so that I can give you the links for the rooms. You should book the room right away.
  • Demos will be given with pencil, pen, watercolor and oil. Students may work in the media of their choice.

BOOK A ROOM with some of our suggested locations HERE

Questions about enrollment & room information email: eleanor@vilppuacademy.com

Paris, France
Head Drawing April 21 & 22  - 
295 Euro
Figure Drawing April 28 - May 1  -  590 Euro

2018 Rome Workshops

Head drawing June 18-20, 2018    450 euro

  • Day 1 A thorough study of fundamental structure and procedures. Focus on understanding the skull and planes of the head as a foundation for drawing the head. Drawing heads from live model.
  • Day 2 Short and long poses with model. Lessons on different types of heads and expressions
  • Day 3 Focus on rendering techniques including control of tones, cross hatching and three color approach. Use of water soluble pencils and sketching methods.Using photographs effectively without copying

Composition June 21-23, 2018    450 euro

  • Day 1 Morning -Introduction of compositional ideas and elements from classical to Baroque. Afternoon -Galleria Doria Pamphili Analyzing paintings based on the morning lecture.
  • Day 2 Students will work on their own compositions based on the ideas studied Day 1. Glenn will work with students to develop their ideas and give more lessons on traditional procedures for developing compositions.
  • Day 3 More work on student compositions using their sketches from life, crits and further development.

2018 Vienna Workshops

Figure Drawing June 25-28  490 Euro
Animal Drawing June 30-July 1 260 Euro
Anatomy July 2-5  490 Euro