DIY Tutorial: How to tone a paper

How to tone a paper - DIY Tutorial: How to tone a paper

Why do I need to tone a paper? There are many reasons why you should draw on a toned paper. At our local art store, you will find a huge selection of papers. These are mostly white. When drawing on a white paper, the brightest areas of the drawing remain as light as the paper. […]

One-Year Internship?

1 9 - One-Year Internship?

If you failed to pass the German Abitur (the final secondary school exams) or to finish the secondary school and you decided to earn a vocational diploma instead, then the one-year internship is the perfect solution for you! Requirements  11th/ 12th grade should be successfully completed There should be no interruption or change of study during the […]

Differences between digital and traditional drawing

2 2 - Differences between digital and traditional drawing

There is a huge debate on whether digital art takes skill or not. In my opinion, it does, but we’re not talking about that today. Today we’ll be discussing the differences between digital art and traditional art along with their advantages and disadvantages. At the end, I’ll add my own opinion to this topic. What […]

Eiichiro Oda manga drawing

1 4 - Eiichiro Oda manga drawing

Eiichiro Oda is a Japanese manga artist, who is best known for his manga series “One Piece”. He was born on 1st January 1975 in Kumamoto. Oda has been drawing since his earlier life and his dream has always been to be a Manga artist. At the age of 17, he won the 44th Tezuka-prize […]

Frida Kahlo – an extraordinary artist

Kahlo - Frida Kahlo – an extraordinary artist

Frida Kahlo, who was barely known during her lifetime, is one of the most famous female artists today. With her unique works, all connected to her life experiences, she managed to touch people’s hearts. “I don’t paint dreams or nightmares, I paint my own reality.”– Frida Kahlo Personal description Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter […]

Calligraphy for beginners

blur calligraphy close up 51159 - Calligraphy for beginners

The word calligraphy has its roots in the Greek „kallos“ („beautiful“)  and „graphein“ („to write“). As the name suggests, it means the art of beautiful handwriting! What do you need for calligraphy? The high quality of the materials is  crucial in order to give that magical effect to calligraphy. Therefore, it depends on the quality […]

Student interview with Nelli

Nelli - Student interview with Nelli

We interviewed our students Pamela, Irina, and Nelli to give you an impression of our Academy. In this student interview, you will learn a lot about the experiences and impressions of our student Nelli. She gave us a brief insight into her student life. Thanks a lot for this! I hope you will enjoy reading […]

Do you already know Frankfurt?

FFM - Do you already know Frankfurt?

Frankfurt am Main. Main Metropolis. Mainhattan. FFM. With about 736,000 inhabitants, Frankfurt am Main is the largest city in Hessen and the fifth largest in Germany. The city is eclectic. Business, fairs, shopping, on the one hand, culture, coziness, and traditions on the other. Frankfurt is definitely worth a visit. There’s a lot to see. […]