Art Courses: Online and for Free

18/12/2017 15:14

Do you love art? Would you like to learn all about your favourite artist, painting, art movement but your time is limitted? The MOOCs are here for you! But what a MOOC is? Massive Open Online Course is the new, easy way of learning. In addition to traditional course materials such as filmed lectures, readings, and problem sets, many MOOCs provide interactive user forums to support community interactions among students, professors, and teaching assistants. MOOCs are a recent and widely researched development in distance education.  

More and more top Universities and Museums globaly brovide for free their courses, available for the public. All you need to do is register to the ones that suits you the most.

  • Coursera provides courses from different Universities and Art Institutes. Let's see some of them:
  • Modern Art and Ideas by the MoMA
  • In the Studio: Postwar Abstract Painting by the MoMA
  • The Modern and the Postmodern by the Wesleyan University
  • Roman Art and Archaeology by the University of Arizona
  • Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.
  • Renaissance & Reformation in Europe
  • Baroque to Neoclassical art in Europe
  • Art in 19th centruy Europe
  • Expressionism to Pop Art
 

This is only a small introduction to the limitless options on the web for online learning.

My experience is mostly with Coursera since I wanted to participate in MoMA's courses that are dedicated mostly to modern art, focusing on crussial art themes. The MoMA, has created a great team of curators and teachers that are always helpful, answering questions fast and making learning easy.

Khan Academy, on the other hand, has a complete art history course but I wouldn't recommend it to someone with limited time.

Don't waste any more time, find the perfect much for you and begin your journey in the art's history world today!

Theodora

Workshops

Course throwing on the potter's wheel is designed for all those who desire to work with ceramic clay. The aim of the course is to potter necessary theoretical and practical knowledge and learn the procedures for creating freehand.   Throwing on the potter's wheel attracts both children and...
The first step into the world of colors for beginners. Give yourself the gift of a lifetime and learn with us how to draw and paint!   "Every little child, if you give him colors and paper or canvas, immediately begins to paint spontaneously. It is creative, painting makes him to joy and...
"The painter must know at first that the truth is hidden in subtlety." (Su Tungpcho) As part of the Watercolor Painting Course, we will learn about watercolor painting techniques, showcase the possibilities that this kind of painting offers, how to prepare the paper before painting, and how to...
"A unique artistic evening – combining drawing and painting with a glass of wine…"   Where? Fine Art Studio Balbínova 28, Praha 2 Vinohrady When? 8:15 p.m. - 10:15 p.m. How much? Membership fee C (450 CZK) Utilities: All utilities are available in the studio for free Reservation:...
India Ink Painting is ready for artists who are interested in works of art as idea, mode of expression, or handwriting as the articulation of the body. The technique of India ink painting has been known in the form of simple contoured Egyptian paintings-drawings that makers record on limestone...
Painting on silk is centuries old technique that came from Asia. In the course painting on silk or silk “stained glass,” we will show you the basic principles of painting on silk. We can paint on silk scarf -  we have several different sizes, or you can choose wheel silk stretched over a...
During the course Painting on Stones, we will paint on stones with a diameter of about 5-10 cm. We'll talk about topics that can be depicted on stones,  and we will paint from reference and also from imagination. We will try to paint with technique "alla prima" - the colors directly on the...
  Turkish technique of painting on water will let us peek into unusual painting technique, which is great for experimentation. Ebru technique takes patience, precision, and calmness, but also encourages creativity and imagination.   Every child will get to know surfaces and tools for this...
Workshop T-shirt Painting with colors on textiles is suitable for children from 4 years old. During the workshop, we will learn different techniques of painting on textile, from traditional brush painting to technique to imprinting. Each participant will make a self-painted T-shirt. In the studio,...
  The course Painting on Mugs is suitable for children of age 4 years and up. Within the painting art workshop each participant will prepare a self-painted mug. In the studio we prepared inspirational images for children, but you can also bring your favorite theme with you - in the form of...
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