Academic Preparation

180.00

BUILDING A VERSATILE PORTFOLIO

Throughout the duration of this course the student will become confident using a multitude of media ranging from pencils to watercolors and acrylics, enabling the student to develop and build a versatile portfolio needed to sit for his/her O Level art studies and beyond.

This course will help the student:

✓ Learn the Foundations of Drawing: Perspective, colour theory, anatomy, portraiture & still-life;

✓ Acquire new skills Painting in Acrylics & Watercolours;

✓ Become confident drawing figures from life, still-life & gestures using time-proven techniques;

✓ Apply learned techniques to his own artistic compositions and create a versatile portfolio needed to sit for his examination.


Upcoming commencement date: 19th January 2019

Sessions and times: Saturday 9-11AM

Duration: On-going  | Fee: 180 per term (12 lessons/term)

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Is this Course Right for you?

This course is specifically designed for the beginner or young student (13+) who wants to obtain confidence, and build a versatile portfolio using various mediums and techniques. This course is very well tailored for students who will be sitting for their O’Level examination. It is also very well suited for individuals who would like to engage in open art classes and develop good artistic technique and help create their first versatile art portfolio.

With the benefit of small-sized classes individual attention and guidance is provided all throughout the course, as per the student’s, performance level.

Lessons are very easy-to-follow yet highly challenging and engaging enough to get you continually progressing.

What will you Learn after this course?

 Learn how to draw still-life, animals, botanical objects using time-proven techniques;
  Discover human anatomy, ratios, linear and non-linear perspectives, render tonal values, colour theory and more…
✓  Learn to Intuitively draw figures, realistic portraits, facial expressions, city-scapes using different media;
✓  You’ll become confident using various mediums from Pencils & Charcoals to Watercolours & Acrylics;
✓  Obtain trade secrets of unique creative and artistic techniques used by Professional Artists uniquely taught by Kelsey;

Meet the Tutor

Kelsey May Connor - Tutor Profile | AK Malta

Kelsey May Connor | B.A. (Hons) Fine Arts

Kelsey, is a professional fine artist from Senglea. She has been studying art form a very young age under many master artists.

Throughout her academic studies she has devoted most of her time delving in the studies of Realism and Surrealism Art at the Malta Institute of Fine Arts.

Alongside her teaching career with both adult and young students, Kelsey is a full-time practicing artist and has been involved in many artistic projects both commercially and for private clients. She has been most recently renowned for her quick narration sketches on Kelma Kuljum on TVM – a local initiative which explains language through hand drawn sketches- which to Kelsey’s name reflects the great draftsmanship and strong storytelling skills. She has also been granted the responsibility for the design of the Enemalta memorial-monument in Marsa.

Classical Portrait Painting with Kelsey May Connor - Art Classes Malta
Classical Painting with Kelsey May Connor in the tradition of Classical Realism
Classical Realism Malta | Art Classes Malta
Kelsey May Connor - Realism Artist Malta

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What our students have to say

Its a very interesting seminar, and the way it was explained the Golden Ratio it looks very simple and very important.

After attending the Golden Ratio course with Stefan PriehybaCharles Zammit

Amazing seminar and workshop on the Golden Ratio with Stefan Priehyba. Well done to the team for your professionalism. It was highly enlightening and i thoroughly enjoyed it. Looking forward to more.

Sonia BorgAfter attending the Golden Proportions

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Aaron LuAfter attending the Golden Proportions

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Paul FarrugiaAfter attending the Classical Realism Introductory course and the Life Portrait Painting specialization course

It was an amazing workshop! looking forward to the next 🙂

Sephora BaldacchinoAfter attending the Golden Proportions

Thank you 😊 Great opportunity. Loved every moment. 💚Ready for more😊😊 hope to work with you all very soon. Xxx

Stephanie CalascioneAfter attending the Golden Proportions

Thanks a lot, I'm very grateful for attending your workshps Štefan Priehyba Camilleri, was a great experience and very interesting. You really have a good way of explaining and delivering such knowledge. And also a big thanks to Kelsey and Andrei of Art Classes Malta too for making it happen. 🙂

Raisa BusuttilAfter attending the Golden Proportions course

Wish the sessions aren't over. These intense 7 days in self-portraiture with Karl Froman were worth every penny and more!! Thanks Karl. I've learnt so much. Looking forward to the next 🙂

Elisabeth BrincatAfter attending the Classical Realism specialization course in Self Portrait Painting

Art Classes Malta is a very good and professional school in Malta. I loved the courses of Painting and Classical Realism. The tutors were amazing and the level and depth of these courses is unparalleled locally. I have enrolled for another course in Interior Design.. looking forward for this new experience as well!

Eman BusuttilAfter attending the Beginner Art programme and Classical Realism course

I am truly enjoying coming to the course , I adore your work ! 😍Thank you for the experience you share with us!. Many thanks 😘

Gina Laura SalibaAfter attending the Watercolour beginner's course

My daughter really loves attending her lessons with ms Kelsey. I also attended 2 adult courses one with Kelsey and with Stefan.Great tutors I am very happy and thankful for offering us with such great courses!

Carmen AgiusAfter attending the Beginner Art programme

Great tutors, would recommend to anyone that wants to develop their drawing and painting skills or just spend some time doing what they enjoy.

Alison RogersAfter attending the Classical Realism and Big Scale Anatomy courses

Loved every second going to these lessons. Its hard to find such intelligent and skilled teachers here in Malta! Please keep organizing more courses for us adults.

Raymond BorgAfter attending the Beginner Art programme and Big Scale Anatomy course

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Course 1: Realist Drawing course, Course 2: Painting in Watercolour and Acrylics

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Monday 9-11AM, Monday 7:30-9:30PM, Wednesday 7:30-9:30PM

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