Frequent Questions About the atelier and our classes

Common

Do you offer student discounts?

Currently we offer only a student discount for our life drawing sessions.
But the other have discount if you book multiple classes at the same time.

Why don't you offer a full year class?

We are focusses on art training to improve your drawing and painting techniques. Practice with a like minded community. Our classes are perfect as an addition your art or design studies.

Do you have a customer parking spot?

We do not have a parking sport. But you can find one in the backyard or on Oskar-Jäger-Straße.

Do you offer classes for children?

At the moment we only offer classes for adults.

What are the opening hours of the atelier?

Only during the given times of the classes. We open 15 minutes before the class starts. Please make an appointment before you come the first time.

Drawing and painting classes

How can I sign up for a class?

You can book a class online on this website. Just create an account then book the class or ticket just like on any other online shop.

When can I start learning with you?

You can start at any time with the Fundamentals: Drawing or any other fundamental course. Just let us know in advance when you want to come.
For the intermediate courses, entry is possible on a monthly basis.

What exactly is a class?

We do not have subscription or monthly fees, instead you can book 6 week long classes. So each class takes place over 6 week each with a three our session per week.
After the six week you can continue the classes or join different classes. That way you can have continuous art training without committing to a fixed monthly payment.

I have some drawing and painting skills already. Can I start right away with a portrait or figure class?

We recommend to everyone to take our intro class first. It's not only for beginners but also the base for all our classes.
Come to one of our open sessions and we can talk what's best for your.

What is the difference between fundamental and regular classes?

On the fundamentals your are working with handouts, photos and other references. And you will get specific assignments.

On the regular classes are drawing or paining from the life model. You will get verbal feedback or corrections on your work.

Why are the regular classes more expensive than the fundamentals?

The regular classes are usually with a life model. And we want to pay all models faily. So the extra fee is for the models.

Do provide the art supplies for the classes?

In general we do not drive any materials. But you will get a list with recommendations.

Our intro drawing class is a exception. We will provide with some materials during that class so you have an easy start.

Why are all classes with charcoal?

We focus on charcoal because it is great medium to draw fast and versatile. And it's very close to painting.

Can I use Acrylics or Watercolor in your painting classes?

The principles and methods we teach are not bound to a specific medium. In general our painting classes are created for oil paints, but you can also use slow drying acrylics like Golden Open.
We do not recommend to use watercolors because their technique is too unique.

Can I use graphite in your drawing classes?

We will offer graphite in other classes. In our core classes you should draw with charcoal pencils, so you can work the same way as the teachers do. During our open classes or life drawing sessions you use any material you like of course.

Can I store my art supplies at the atelier?

Yes, for the time you are signed up for a class you can store your supplies at our atelier. Please take your paintings home as soon as they dried, so you free up space for other paintings to dry.

Do I have to use up my 10/5 ticket on consecutive dates?

No you can come flexibly to appointments and can also skip times. Our classes are structured, but you work at your own pace.