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Thursday, April 16, 2015

New Places Opening


Some students left Hungary, and new places are opening at Studio Painting and Drawing course on Wednesdays 14-17th. The second half of the course will run from April 16th - May 28th (7 lessons) any you are welcome to join. Students of different knowledge, experience and interests are welcome.
  
ABOUT THE COURSE:

If you are a professionally or a non-professionally engaged in arts and would like to learn more about the skills and knowledge of traditional European art, this is the course for you. In the first part of the course we will draw and paint still life and interieur. After the spring break, we will have live model and weather permiting, some of the lessons will take part outside.
 While learning to draw and/or paint what you see accurately, your sight, sense of color and composition will develop, you may learn how to present depth, mix the exact tone you wish on your pallet and use techniques such as pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, ink and wash, gouache, home-made egg tempera, watercolors, etc.  
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Friday, April 10, 2015

Secrets of Egg Tempera



 May 1 -3
an intensive weekend course  

Can you imagine that your main kitchen ingredients, such as eggs or vinegar were once supplies in every painting workshop?

Egg tempera has been one of the oldest painting techniques in the Western visual depiction. It was widely used in Europe till the 15th century, when it was overtaken by oil-paint. Nowadays, this technique is still used, mainly in Orthodox icon painting and by some contemporary artists.
            
At this course you will learn:
● How to prepare and paint with your own egg tempera
● How to choose the right painting brushes and canvases 
● How to make skin glue and your own Italian gesso
● How to prepare your panel for painting

The course will be taught by Dr. Barbara Guttmana contemporary artist and art educator. To see some of Barbara's works made with the help of egg tempera please click here and here

Times: 
Friday, May 1st: 18 - 20.30 h
Saturday, May 2nd:  14 -17.30 h
Sunday, May 4th: 10.30 -17.00 h (with 30 min lunch break)
Please note that the schedule is a time-estimate and may depend on the environmental factors as well as on the pre-experience of the people who apply to the course. If needed each apointment may be extended to a maximum of 60 minutes. 

Minimum 4 and maximum 7 students. Places will be allocated on first come first served bases. You place at the course will be guaranteed only after your deposit was covered and your filled and signed application form submited (please require a form in email) .  

Registrations deadline: Friday, April 24th

Fee: 32 000 - 62 000 Ft (aprox. 104 - 203 EUR) Depending on your financial abilities and free will. 
Fee includes: all materials (brushes, pigmets, canvas, panels, gesso, etc.) + tea and light snacks served during the lessons 
Deposit of 20 000 Ft (aprox. 65 EUR) will be required when you register to the course and it will be used to cover costs of materials and administration.  The deposit is non-refundable. You will be asked to cover the remaining part of your fee by 24th of April 2015 latest. In case of course cancelation, all of your payments will be fully refunded (including the deposit). 

Applications and more information at :
tel:  +36 20 467 5051



UPCOMING COURSE:


Fri. May 29 - Mon. Jun. 1  
Intensive Painting Course 
 a 4-day course for adults and teens above 14 regardless of their previous experience 


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PLEASE SUPPORT AN ART PROJECT:


​My former student Anna Horvath (Hu), now a graduate student of Design in London has created an exciting art computer game, which puts you into shoes of an artists helping you learn how to orientate yourself financially in the word of art.  Please help Anna present this amazing educational game at the festivals in New York City and Cologne, Germany by donating anything between 1 -500 pounds at this crowd funding  (Every penny counts! ) site: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/art-tag-the-valuation-of-contemporary-art

WHAT IS THE GAME ABOUT?
You are put in the position of an artists who is making an installation and who then needs to market it and make his/her living out of art (or not only art) and survive in the current art scene. It is an amazinig creative game with both educational intemtions and a critique of the current situation of the art establishment. 

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Miracles Can Be Late - March Newsletter


Marshall B. Rosenberg
    One morning in July 2005 I was sitting on a train to Budapest.  I was heading to my very first nonviolent communication (NVC) training. Outside it looked just like a normal Sunday morning in July - sunny, quiet, slow.  Inside I was excited.  Did I know that that day would change my life?  No! Could I guess  that ten years later I would be writing this newsletter to you, celebrating the 4th birthday of my school? Of course not. All I knew back than was that I was hungry.  I knew that THAT was the thing I wanted to learn, that THAT something was actually THE thing I had wanted to learn all my life. I felt alive.
    It was a book of Marshall B. Rosenberg’s writings and interviews  that 'made' me enroll on my first NVC training. While visiting my parents earlier that summer, one boring afternoon,  I pulled a thin white book off my old library shelf. It was a book a friend had lent  me ten years earlier, a book I had forgotten  to read and obviously to return. Actually, by that time I had completely lost touch with the friend.  Regardless of this, the book found me in the end. I read it from cover to cover in one go.  
    Now, remembering the book  and the train ride, and how my life evolved after this,  I can’t help 
but wonder if miracles can be late? I keep asking what my life  would have looked like had I read the book at the time my friend gave it to me. I wonder what kind of person I could have been in my 20s if I had thought that having needs was alright, if I had understood that I cannot cause how another person feels and if I had had more skills back then to connect to myself and to others. That train ride in 2005 not only took me to Budapest, it took my entire life in a new direction. I learned how to be present and caring for others without losing myself, I learned how to say 'no' and how to hear the 'yes' behind the 'no', I learned that whatever I was feeling was alright, I learned that something worth doing was worth doing even if not done perfectly.
   
Hava Éva Havai
So were the miracles late? I don't know. Some people say that things happen when we are ready for them. Perhaps  Marshall Rosenberg's book had to stay on the shelf in my parents' house  for a whole decade, till I was ready to read it.  Perhaps, to figure out what I wanted in life and to found Art School in Budapest in March 2011, I first had to experience a burn-out and leave the public school I was teaching at. Perhaps,  miracles  can be late and perhaps it is actually alright.  And perhaps, only perhaps the time between  now and the miracles is called life experience.

(This newsletter is dedicated to two NVC teachers of mine: 
Marshall B. Rosenberg, father of Nonviolent Communication, who passed on January 7th 2015. and Hava Éva Jonai, my first NVC trainer who passed in October 2014. Your work and life continue to live through us).



March 7th
ASIB's Birthday Party
This March Art School in Budapest is celebrating it's 4th birthday. Bring your friend, your favourite cup and some finger food to share with everyone and join us for the grand celebration. This year events before the party will be a small comemmoration of the life and work of to Marshall B. Rosenberg.

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UPCOMING COURSES:

March 28 - 29, 10 -16h
Creative Self- Expression 
An intensive weekend workshop for everyone, regardless of age, talent or skills



Fri.- Sun. May 1 -3
 
Secrets of Egg Tempera 
 A weekend course for adults and teens above 14 regardless of their previous experience
 
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Fri. May 29 - Mon. Jun. 1  
Intensive Painting Course 
 a 4-day course for adults and teens above 14 regardless of their previous experience 


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Friday, February 27, 2015

UPCOMING EVENTS & COURSES


March 7th
ASIB's Birthday Party
This March Art School in Budapest is celebrating it's 4th birthday. Bring your friend, your favourite cup and some finger food to share with everyone and join us for the grand celebration. This year events before the party will be a small comemmoration of the life and work of to Marshall B. Rosenberg, father of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) who passed on the 7th of February this year and who's principles are integrated in Art School in Budapest.

· 17. 00 - 18.00 Screening of  Marshall B. Rosenberg's introduction to nonviolent communication (NVC) recorded in April, 2000 in San Francisco, California. 47'  + short discussion (max. 15 people, please apply)
· 18.10 - 19.00 - Barbara Guttman:  If It's Not Fun, Don't Do It! - Barbara explaining about how she integrates NVC in teaching art and structuring Art School in Budapest (max. 15 people, please apply)

   
· 19. 10 - 20. 20 - Julia Redő: NVC and dance (max. 16 people, please apply)

· 20.30 - 24.00 - Party (max. 40 people, please apply)


To apply please write to: artschoolbudapest@gmail.com


UPCOMING COURSES:


March 28 - 29, 10 -16h

Creative Self- Expression 
An intensive weekend workshop for everyone, regardless of age, talent or skills

If you long to awaken your creativity and have fun, if you are not even sure whether you know how to be creative or if you wish to use artistic expression to deepen your self-growth, this is a workshop for you. Through using traditional and alternative materials, this workshop aims... more>>>



Fri.- Sun. May 1 -3
 
Secrets of Egg Tempera 
 A weekend course for adults and teens above 14 regardless of their previous experience
 
    Can you imagine that your main kitchen ingredients, such as eggs or vinegar were once supplies in every painting workshop?    Egg tempera has been one of the oldest painting techniques... more>>>



Fri. May 29 - Mon. Jun. 1  
Intensive Painting Course 
 a 4-day course for adults and teens above 14 regardless of their previous experience 


Whether you would like to explore how to use colors to get in touch with your inner world, or would rather enjoy learning more technical painting skills this is a course for you. Trough fun and playful exercises we will address topics such as... more>>>

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

NEW YEAR - NEW COURSES








Has learning Art been on your New Year's resolution list?

Maybe it is time to check the the new intensive and weekly courses ofered at Art School in Budapest this January and February.


January 24 -25
·  Creative Self- Expression 
An intensive weekend workshop for everyone, regardless of age, talent or skills

If you long to awaken your creativity and have fun, if you are not even sure whether you know how to be creative or if you wish to use artistic expression to deepen your self-growth, this is a workshop for you. Through using traditional and alternative materials, this workshop aims at helping you re-create the joy of self expression and and help you liberate...read more>>>
(aplication till Jan. 21st, noon)


 Jan. 26 -29, 18 -21h
·  Sketching And Small Drawings        An intensive evening course for adults and teens above 14 regardless of their previous experience

  If you would like to improve drawing skills in an energetic and fun way, this is a course for you. Through making sketches and small drawings, you will be developing your sight, sense of composition, linear expression, shading and much more. This is a great course to aquire basics of drawing as as to develop a sense of personal style ....read more>>>
    
   (applicaition till Jan. 21st, noon)


Thursdays, from Feb. 12th, 13.30 -16.30
· Studio Painting & Drawing 
 A weekly course for adults and teens above 14 regardless of their previous experience

  If you are a professionally or a non-professionally engaged in arts and would like to learn more about the skills and knowledge of traditional European art, this is the course for you. In the first part of the course we will draw and paint still life and interieur.  While learning to draw and/or paint what you see accurately, your sight, sense of color and composition will develop, you may learn how to  ....read more>>>
   Trial lesson: Feb. 5th, 14- 16h (please register)




Wednesdays, from Feb. 11th, 18.15 -21 h
· Nude and Portrait 
A weekly painting and drawing course for adults and teens above 14

Whether you are professionally or non-professionally involved in arts, this course may be a fun and relaxed way to enforce your current knowledge and skills in 2D figure depiction.  During the lessons a model will be set and you will be encouraged ....read more>>>
   Trial lesson: Feb. 5, 18,15h (please register)



Thurdays, Feb. 5th, 18.00 -19.20 h 
·  Is this Art? (Contemporary Art for Beginners) 
A fun theoretical course for adults and teens above 16

Have you always wanted to understand what contemporary art is about?    Through a series of interactive lectures and your active engagement in open discussions, you will start to deepen your understanding and thinking about ....read more>>> 
Aplly now! 

Friday, November 28, 2014

Pikkujoulu - Little Christmas Party

December 6, Saturday,  from 19 - 24 h











max. 40 persons - please register

19 -20 h - Barbara Guttman's lecture: Humor in Contemporary Art
20 - 24 h - Party
21h - Pikkujoulu game    

Pikku Joulu is a Finnish expression, meaning little Christmas. It is a name for parties Finns like to give in the time before Christmas. Beside mulled wine and yummy cookies, this traditional party at ASiB will be spiced up with a game I learned at my first pikkijoulu party in Finland. Please bring some nice food or drink to share with others, 2 or more small wraped gifts (for the game) and a art-loving friend, too. Self made or recycled gifts would be appreciated. 


To check availability and register plase send an email to artschoolbudapest@gmail.com 

Places will be allocated on first come first served bases. 


Sunday, November 23, 2014

New intensive weekend-course


Fri-Sun,  Dec. 12 - 14, 2014

Is This Art? (Contemporary Art for Beginners) 

A theoretical intensive weekend course for adults and teens above 16


Have you always wanted to understand what contemporary art is about? This is a course for you.

Through a series of interactive lectures and your active engagement in open discussions, you will start to deepen your understanding and thinking about contemporary art and acquire an understanding of the historical changes in art through the 20th century. The course aims to help you aquire confidence and some basic skills to relate to art works being made in the last 50 years.

Time: 6 x 1,5h

 Friday 18 -21h ,  Saturday and Sunday 11-13h and 14 - 16h. (lunch time 13-14h)

Group size: 4–12 persons

Applicaition till  Dec, 5th, noon