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As a way of keeping inspired and creative during lockdown, we've been announcing weekly Giveaways, which have been open to all artists from around the world. This week's challenge was to paint or draw a self-portrait, take a look at our entries here...

So it's now day 25 of lockdown here in Italy, something I never thought I'd be saying. Things here, like in many other countries started seemingly slowly and then escalated very quickly. The good news is that new rates of the Coronavirus here are at least start...

Whenever I think of my trip to Lake Como I remember the serenity I felt whilst by the lake. I’d had my fair share of Como sightings from Bond movies but I was determined to see it for myself during a 2-week, 6-city tour of Italy & Switzerland. And I can tell you now th...

We asked each of our 2017 instructors to share the best advice they ever received for their art practice and for pursuing a career as an artist. The wisdom that these artists have to share make a rich resource for any aspiring artist. Their advice is not about short cu...

You may know Jason Arkles as the writer, producer, and host of the popular podcast The Sculptor’s Funeral, which every week dives into in-depth discussions of the history and practice of figurative sculpture. You might also know Jason as the former department head and...

Art is science made clear

- Jean Cocteau - 

This blog post is about how I chose between two possible careers, one in the arts and one in science, and how over time I came to discover that these seemingly opposite choices were in fact more similar than different.

I lo...

 

Originally from California, Maureen Hyde is a painter who has been living and teaching in Florence for over 20 years, and we are delighted that Maureen will be running two painting courses at Art Escape Italy in August and September of 2016. I recently visit...

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