Impasto and abstract painting for Everyone

Discipline: Painting

In this intensive course students will be introduced in world of fine art and painting. Impasto painting and abstract painting are very well known styles that are easy to achieve with the proper technique for the particular task. We will discuss the role of brush strokes, palette knife strokes and the material aspect of art in everyday life. Brief view of fine art history will be examined in the practical session during the first 3 days in search of the fundamentals connecting abstract images with emotions, shapes and forms. In the final day we will review the paintings from the students and the lecturer made during the intensive course.

First three  days we will have 3x 8 hour painting sessions and fine art history review.

In the final day we will have 6 hours dedicated to examinations of students works with contemporary up-to-date comparison between popular brands and artists and our works. We will discuss how to present our works in social medias and made the best for our future advertisement.

All finished paintings will became participants in an exhibition in New Bulgarian university campus.

New Bulgarian University will finance paints and paste for the Impasto. Students should buy themselves canvases on site.


– 1, 2, 3 and 4 of June 2023 on-site,

4 of June 2023 hybrid (on-site and online)

Format: On-site and Online

Language: English and Bulgarian

Student Level: Bachelor and Masters

Number of ECTS: 3

Number of Students: 20

Prerequisites and registration procedures (i.e. language, fee, registration dates)

None previous knowledge is required. Interests in fine arts are great!


Duration, Application Deadline and How to apply

Duration: 4 days

Application Deadline: 01/05/2023

Ready to Get Involved? Apply below.

E-mail to Ms Slavena Nikolova

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