Drawing Annual Course with Saverio Tenuta

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Corso di Disegno Specialistico di Saverio Tenuta

Art in Rome offers for its Members the Drawing Annual Course with Saverio Tenuta (profile) at Rome Academy of Art.

It starts from the study of the Human Figure, Form and Structure, Composition and Background to the Projectuality and Images Development.

The course is divided into four steps, which include the creation of a subjective projects in which each student must achieve a reasonable number of projects in line with the themes.
The choice of the type of media will be chosen depending on the student to his personal aspirations. (Ex: a comic book or a series of illustrations that provide a design).
It is also planned to build additional technical papers for the purpose of exercise.
The course is structured in 2 Weekly meetings of about 3 hours of which one managed Lesson from Teacher and an optional second meeting as lab, but recommended to carry out the assigned exercises.

Corso Disegno Saverio TenutaPROGRAM

STEP 1: FORM and STRUCTURE (5 lessons+1)

Survey on the structure of the objects and the human figure (structuring and de-structuring through solid geometric shapes).

Topics: The three stages of the design. Basics of isometric and sculptural “chiaroscuro”. The modules in space. Design and creativity. Dall’extempore layout. Basic structure of the human figure, movement and interaction. Hints of perspective. Hints of theory of sculptural shadows.

Curious Forms: the elaborate realization that put comparing human anatomical forms with natural elements and / or constructs.

STEP 2: FIGURE & EXPRESSION (12 lezioni+1)

Study of plastic forms in space. The human body and its expressiveness.

Topics: Osteology: head, torso, upper limbs, lower limbs. Myology: head, torso, upper limbs, lower limbs. Stratification of anatomical structures. Insight: hands and feet, poses and attitudes, expressions.

The man trades: Realization of elaborate preparatory for the study of human anatomy and its expressiveness. (Eg: the lost trades, moods, etc.)


Prospective study of the composition and the environment (architectural and / or natural).

Topics: Composition scenes and silhouettes, centering and balance of the image. atmospheric perspective. The central perspective. Accidental perspective. Theory of architectural shadows. The real prospect curve. Tricks and compositional and prospective schemes.

Places to discover: Realization of elaborate preparatory to the study of prospective yield. Placement of the figure and its interaction with the architectural and natural environment.

Corso Disegno Saverio TenutaSTEP 4: PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT (5 lessons)

Finalization of the course a subjective character.

Topics: Transposition and interpretation. Design, sign study and hints on color. Theory of sculptural shadows. Yield of subtraction volume. Composition and visual communication. The stroke and the pattern. sign study.

Final Project: Implementation of processed personal with the aim of finalizing the course of works of personal ingenuity (comics, illustration, etc.).


Tuesdays: Lessons with Saverio Tenuta
Thursdays: Exercises in class as lab

year 2016

October (Start -18 – 20 – 25 – 27) ⇒ 2 lessons with Saverio + 2 Days exercises in class
November (8 – 10 – 15 – 17 – 22 – 24 – 29) 7 ⇒ 4 Lessons with Saverio + 3 Days exercises in class
December (6 – 7-13 – 15 – 20) 5 ⇒ 3 Lessons with Saverio + 2 Days exercises in class

year 2017

January (10 to 12 – 17 – 19 – 24 – 26) 5 ⇒ 3 Lessons with Saverio + 3 Days exercises in class
February (7- 9-14 – 16-21 – 23-28) ⇒ 5 4 Lessons with Saverio + 3 Days exercises in class
March (7 – 9 – 14 – 16 – 21 – 23 – 28 – 30) 8 ⇒ 4 Lessons with Saverio + 4 Days exercises in class
April (4 – 6 – 11 – 13 – 18 – 20) 6 ⇒ 3 Lessons with Saverio + 3 Days exercises in class
May (2nd – 4 – 9 – 11 – 16 – 18 – 23 – 25 – 30) 9 ⇒ 5 lessons with Saverio + 4 Days exercises in class
June (6 – 8 to 13 – 15 – 20 – 22 – 27 end) 7 ⇒ 3 Lessons with Saverio + 4 Days exercises in class

Corso Disegno Saverio TenutaWho enroll to the Course?

Since the annual course are also permitted levels based on how much you start with the basics; for those who already have had, will count as exercise as early as first form will be treated in more depth topics. The course is open to different types of students: for anyone interested in the art of comics, illustration, for anyone who wants to have a thorough knowledge of the design and then apply to different areas such as watercolor, painting, figurative drawing, etc. for tattoo artists who want to invent, modify, or create custom tattoos but well structured.


Job opportunities are countless. Thanks also to different seminars that will be proposed during the Year, to the Marketing Seminars and the advice of the organizers themselves there you can open many doors.
For anyone who is an aspiring cartoonist from the third year you can make a Stage with Saverio Tenuta himself after an interview with Arts in Rome and the Teacher himself. For those already Tattooist / vacuum the possibilities are endless; now the Tattoo is an art easily accessible to anyone, but what makes the difference between the various artists? Creativity and competence in the field of Artistic Tattoo artist himself; More and more there is a need to differentiate themselves from the masses in order to excel and succeed in the market and move from the tracing of the design to the creation of the tattoo itself. The second year also there is the knowledge of color, its applicability and related theories. Finally, for anyone who wants to assert itself on the international market much more active than the Italian Artistic offering many job opportunities especially using the Media, Social Networks and Web Marketing for asserting their personality and expertise.


Arts in Rome will offer a second year devoted to the study of the staining technique of illustrations, comics, color theory applies also to the tattoo industry and beyond. They will study the Acrylics, Ecoline, etc …, their use, theories and areas of application.

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