Several students from Ringling College attended the program and were able to earn 6 credits for their elective classes, as well as gain invaluable life-changing/personal growth experiences - one of the main advantages to studying abroad.
Having studied in Florence twice as a student, I was thrilled to return and have the opportunity to be the one doing the teaching. Class met three times a week for 6 hours each. This gave plenty of time to draw from the live model, have a lecture and/or demo, then head outside to explore and observe the city's many sites and museums. We drew on location from famous sculptures and paintings, and sketched historically significant buildings.
It was a fabulous, overstimulating, inspirational time! We saw so much that I can't even begin to recount it all here. Let's just say I have a giant pile of museum ticket stubs saved in the back pocket of my sketchbook! Since there's so much to cover, I'd like to share just a few highlights and pages from my sketchbook.