Drawing and Painting Course

The course of drawing and painting is intended for both beginners and advanced painters. We will begin with the basics of drawing with pencil and charcoal, we will try linear drawing, shading of simple and more complicated still life, we will learn how to draw various materials and explain the basics of perspective. In the first half of the course, the course focuses mainly on drawing, in the second half we will learn about acrylic paints. With advanced students, we will draw a portrait and figure according to a life model, and we will focus primarily on acrylic and oil paints.

We adapt the content of the course to the wishes and goals of individual students, our motto is an individual approach to each of our students.

How does it work?

  • Where: Přibyslavská 7, Praha 3 - Žižkov
  • Price for adults: 4 200 CZK (12 lessons/ 120 min)
  • Price for individual lesson: 450 CZK (120 min)
  • Discounted price for seniors: 2 400 CZK (12 lessons/ 120 min)
  • Discounted price for seniors: individual lesson 300 CZK (120 min)

Why with us?

  • Professional guidance by an experienced lector with an emphasis on individual approach
  • Basics of drawing and painting for beginners
  • We develop the way to perceive artworks and help the advanced students shape their own art style
  • We learn how to understand the language of the painting, to see abstractly, to gain insight and confidence

Let's start painting together!

We accept applications for winter courses from January 14th 2020 and spring courses from April 7th 2020.

SCHEDULE FROM 1. 10. 2019 - ongoing

Monday:     16:00 – 18:00    Drawing and Painting    MgA. Aldin Popaja    Baranova 17, Praha 3
Monday:      16:00 – 18:00    Drawing and Painting     MgA. Filip Švehla     K Žižkovu 9, Praha 9
Tuesday:      14:00 – 16:00    Drawing and Painting    MgA. Filip Švehla     K Žižkovu 9, Praha 9
Tuesday:      18:30 – 20:30    Drawing and Painting    MgA. Filip Švehla     K Žižkovu 9, Praha 9


Monday: 09:30 – 11:30 Drawing and painting
Monday: 16:00 – 18:00 Drawing and painting
Monday: 18:15 – 20:15 Drawing and Painting
Monday: 20:00 – 22:00 Drawing and painting

Tuesday: 10:30 – 12:30 Drawing and painting
Tuesday: 12:15 – 14:15 Drawing and Painting
Tuesday: 18:45 – 20:45 Drawing and painting
Tuesday: 19:00 – 21:00 Drawing and painting

Wednesday: 10:30 – 12:30 Drawing and painting
Wednesday: 13:30 – 15:30 Drawing and painting
Wednesday: 17:30 – 19:30 Drawing and painting
Wednesday: 19:45 – 21:45 Drawing and painting

Thursday: 09:30 – 11:30 Drawing and painting
Thursday: 12:30 – 14:30 Drawing and painting
Thursday: 16:30 – 18:30 Drawing and painting
Thursday: 18:45 – 20:45 Drawing and painting

Practical Information

What do we learn in the course?

  • Linear drawing
  • Measuring of proportions
  • Shading
  • Basics of perspective
  • How to draw a still life, landscape, portrait or figure
  • How to choose a composition
  • Color mixing theory
  • Painting in layers
  • Painting alla prima
  • How to make a self-portrait
  • How to copy your favorite painting
  • Development of your own style and free creation

Recommended Art Supplies

Art supplies are not included in the price.

For the first lesson you will need just a pencil or charcoal and rubber. Other supplies can be purchased continuously after the consultation with the teacher.

We will be happy to buy the supplies and deliver them directly to the lesson.

  • pencil 4B, charcoal
  • plastic eraser, sharpener
  • fixativ
  • yellow adhesive tape
  • acrylic or oil paints
  • brushes
  • palette, fabric for wiping brushes, water container
  • canvas
Naučte se malovat - Atelier Aldina Popaji

Atelier of Aldin Popaja - Baranova 17, Praha 3​

Private, small and cozy studio is located in Baranova street on the border of Vinohrady and Žižkov. The best way to get here is from the Radhošťská tram stop or from the A metro station - Flora. Drawing and painting lessons take place in a small individual group of up to 4 participants.

Ateliér Filipa Švehly - Naučte se malovat

Atelier of Filip Švěhla - K Žižkovu 9, Praha 9​

Atelier of Filip Švehla is located in K Žižkovu 9, a short walk from Prague-Liben Train Station. You can get here comfortably by train from Hlavní or Masarykovo nádraží, or by tram or bus to K Žižkovu stop. The studio is suitable for 6 participants.

Something extra?

Are you wondering how to learn to draw? Would you like to attend a long-term course, but dyou are not sure if you will enjoy it?Come and try one lesson without obligation and then decide if you will attend the course of drawing and painting for the whole semester.

Don’t wait until October! We have already set up dates.

Concurrent courses for children and adults​

Would you like to attend a course, but don’t have a babysitter? Or do you want not to just wait for your child somewhere at the cafe? Take the advantage of our courses that take place at the same time. Children and you will paint, rest and recharge your energy at the same time.

Monday            children 18:15 – 19:45 / adults 18:15 – 20:15
Wednesday      children 17:45 – 19:15 / adults 17:30 – 19:30