An overview

A four-year diploma study programme with a main emphasis on painting

An overview

The practise of painting is the heart of the VASB full-time study programme.
This includes the learning of technical basics, painting and drawing skills in relation to colour and form, dark and light composition, drawing from observation and its translation into expressive forms.

We offer

• Four-year full-time study programme  with diploma, focusing on painting

• Four-year part-time study programme in painting 

• One-year guest studies ‒ Painting Year

• Input weeks ‒ three-week intensive workshops (it is possible to participate as a guest in the input weeks ‒ read more)

How we work

A basic condition for artistic work is focus. For this reason, we work on a theme for three months, making it our focus. All activities are motivated by this topic: lectures, art history, painting or drawing skills, materials, printing methods, performances, excursions, study trips, etc.

Personal experimentation and research hand in hand with exercises inspired by the Assenza method develop an awareness for process and challenge individual creativity.

Study content

Each year, three themes with contrasting content are worked on. For example one theme may relate to nature, another to the human and another to colour compostion.... read more