“The curriculum and teaching techniques used at the Angel Academy of Art are the result of over 45 years of research and experimentation by its founder, Michael John Angel – known to his students as Maestro, and recognized as one of the most inspiring and successful teachers in traditional art.”


Students can enrol in the Angel Academy of Art, Florence, for a summer workshop, intensive course, or full-diploma programme, each of these covers techniques instrumental to mastering Realism in drawing and painting. Each programme offers the unique experience of learning as the Old Masters did and in the heart of Florence.

Our full range of programmes accommodate students with any amount of experience. No portfolio or previous experience is required.

Three-Year Diploma Programme

Four-Week Intensive Course

Spring & Summer Workshops