Adult Courses

Visual Arts

Drawing and Painting Adults

This year Atelier proposes 4 classes per months for adults around one artistic theme. Each month, discover a major theme in art history, techniques and get inspired by great artists.

Still life

The still lifes are a major theme in art history. It’s depicting mostly inanimate subject, typically food or flowers.
techniques : pastel and watercolor
what you will learn :
Initiation to watercolor : from light to shadow, masking and transparence of colors.
Discover how to draw with pastels. 


A lot of artists decide one day to paint a portrait of one member of their family or friends. Discover Lucian Freud, one master of this style and paint your own portrait
techniques : charcoal drawing and oil painting
what you will learn : studied the technique of the charcoal drawing.

Interior / exterior

Discover how artists paint space with the perspective and the scale of objects in a painting

techniques : sketch, acrylic

what you will learn : perspective, scale and space. Initiation to acrylic


Figure Painting

Through expressionist movement, learn how to compose a painting with a figure.
techniques : charcoal and pastel sketch, oil painting
what you will learn : expressionism movement, complementary colors and knife painting. 

With Turner’s watercolor, discover the landscape.
techniques : drawing and watercolor
what you will learn : how to translate in painting a picture and give a personal interpretation. The composition in a painting, space and colors. 

Schedule of the Class

Sanlitun Campus: Every Monday 1:00-3:00 / 7:30-9:30pm (Adults)

Shunyi Campus: Friday 10-12:00(Adults) 
                     Saturday 2-4:00pm (teenager)
                     Saturday 5:30-7:30pm (adults)

Category Visual Arts
Date Monday, 7:30 pm-9:30 pm (En)
Professors(s) Olivier Yang