Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Situated in Abu Dhabi – the country’s niche for art with exhibitions and galleries across the capital, Alliance Française Abu Dhabi stood by its French origin with an exceptional learning experience for art protégés to master its various forms.
From 11 January 2021, delve into educational workshops of 5 completely nurturing sessions on Painting, Drawing, Ceramic, Pottery, Calligraphy, and Design with Elfelah Abdessalem. A master himself with participation in numerous group exhibitions on his belt, pick up the basics, theories, techniques, until the right approaches from a renowned painter and get to be an esteemed artist yourself for only AED 150 on the annual registration fee.
The Art of Acrylic Painting
Explore painting with acrylics as material used for your work of art and learn the theories behind color definitions, color classes, color mixing, techniques, canvas, and collages. For 5 sessions, practice your knack for mixing colors and applying it on canvas, Van Gogh style for only AED 375.
The Art of Drawing
Learn to transcribe reality with a stroke of your pen on a paper on this 5-session drawing workshop. Understand how artists in the likes of Charles Le Brun played with lines and perspectives to picture out his refined drawings. Be introduced on the principles of drawing, geometric shapes, and line quality for only AED 250.
The Art of Pottery and Ceramics
Make use of earth as a medium for art. Appreciate how potters put art in clays for only AED 875 on 5-sessions of Pottery classes. Learn the techniques and styles that can be utilized to come up with your own masterpiece. Dive into the deeper earthen art and discover the difference between pottery and ceramics. For AED 875 on 5 sessions of Ceramics, step up your pottery game and make use of additional materials like glaze to get that ceramics just like Picasso’s.
The Art of Calligraphy
Handwriting can get as unique as one’s fingerprint and Calligraphy is one way to put artistry into it. Admire how the Koufi Style of Arabic Calligraphy exhibits dynamic and artistic expressions that are highly distinguished by its proportions and complex geometries. The 5 session’s worth of AED 250 and can get you a new approach to artistic calligraphy by use of major styles, practical advice for equipment, and progressive methods by drawing.
The Art of Design
Refurbish empty spaces with artistic designs of decorations. For 5 sessions worth of AED 750, develop your creativity and dexterity in creating that utmost design for your area. Master the art of creating new products by improving an already existing item or crafting a brand new piece.
Art is a profound field to learn but art enthusiasts can’t have it any other way. Join in the artsy fun and get to know the meaning behind each accent art with Alliance Française Abu Dhabi’s curated Art Classes available for aesthete of all ages.
About Alliance Française Abu Dhabi:
The Alliance Française Abu Dhabi is an association opened to culture and civilizations, with a presence in five continents. It is the largest linguistic and cultural multinational in the world, the mission of which is to open up the borders of French language and culture, with respect for the diversity of local cultures.
The Alliance Française of Abu Dhabi started its activity in 1974. It is presided over by Mr. Sultan Al Hajji and his board of directors is made up of individuals working on a voluntary basis.
The director of the Alliance Française is responsible for applying the major strategic lines of action defined by the board.
The Alliance Française of Abu Dhabi and its subsidiary of Al Ain, operate as an association, with the French Embassy maintaining responsibility.
The Alliance Française Foundation was created in 2007 to coordinate and support the action of establishments operating under the heading “Alliance Française”.
It is also the moral and legal reference of the network of alliances, advising them where necessary and supporting them in training their staff. Please visit: www.fondation-alliancefr.org
The first mission of the foundation is to contribute towards increasing France’s intellectual and moral influence by developing use of the French language and favouring exchanges between French speaking cultures and others.
The Alliance Française Foundation is the primary partner of cultural French diplomacy. It completes and extends the actions of public cultural centres. In the context of the foreign cultural policy reform, initiated by Bernard Kouchner, a partnership agreement was ratified on 1 October 2010 which will enable shared actions between the Ministry and the network to be intensified.
The network has a presence in 136 countries with 832 Alliances Françaises and welcomes nearly 500,000 students throughout the world.