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One-Year/ Semester Courses - Leather Art

Tuition fee €15,000.00 per programme

Overview

One-Year / Semester Course
In response to the demand for well-trained designers and makers in specialized shoes, bags and leather art area in Italy, Accademia Riaci has established One-Year Course in Leather Art.

Italian Shoes, bags and leather art are prestige for the design, techniques and quality in the world.
 The goals and purpose of this course are to expand the student’s knowledge and skills in leather art to additional areas and to prepare them to assume more advanced positions in the field.
 Students build on their exiting knowledge with hands-on experience designing and manufacturing textiles used in leather such as handbags, shoes, book cover and belts, and manipulating these textiles into finished products.
 Additional expertise in expanded areas such as athletics footwear, theatrical and character footwear, and bag. The students can concentrate on Shoes Design, Bag Design, Shoes Making, Bag Making, Shoes,and Bag.

Job opportunities in this area: Shoes designer, bag designer, shoes maker and bag maker.

Accademia Riaci provides the following programs;

One-year course
This course offers a comprehensive and accelerated program, giving a unique opportunity to acquire a wide range of knowledge and techniques related to your field of study.
 Along with practical classes of your major subject – combined with challenging homework and assignments – our Basic Art Lessons will provide you with fundamentals of arts and design.
 Furthermore, you will broaden and enrich your artistic experience – looking beyond the borders of your specialty – through our weekly guided Art Visits and monthly Art Stages.
 Through this program, you will not only acquire a solid foundation in your study area, but also develop specific, advanced skills, immersed in a stimulating learning environment. Moreover, you will have the chance to learn basic business practices, to start up you career as young professional. Diplomas are issued to those who pass the final exam.

Course contents: ・Lessons of specialization ・Assistant interpreter during Lessons ・Independent Study ・Guided Art Visits ・Art Stages ・Basic Art Lessons (Art History, Basic Painting, Color theory, 3D Drawing)  *AVAILABLE ONLY IN ITALIAN

Atelier course *Shoe Making major is available only One-year Course
The same curriculum as One-year Course, except Basic Art Lessons.

・Lessons of specialization ・Assistant Interpreter during Lessons ・Independent Study ・Guided Art Visits ・Art Stages

Specialty course *AVAILABLE ONLY IN ITALIAN
*Shoe Making major is available only One-year Course
The same curriculum as One-year Course, concentrating only on lessons of your specialization. ・Lessons of specialization

Programme structure

Course Schedule

One-Year Course Jan.11, 2016 – Jul.29, 2016/Dec.16, 2016 Sep.5, 2016 – Apr.28, 2017 Jan.16, 2017 – Jul.28, 2017/Dec.15, 2017 Sep.4, 2017 – Apr.27, 2018 Semester Course Jan.11, 2016 – Apr. 22, 2016 Sep.5, 2016 – Dec.16, 2016 Jan.16, 2017 – Apr. 28, 2017 Sep.4, 2017 – Dec.15, 2017 Jan.15, 2018 – Apr. 27, 2018 Sep.3, 2018 – Dec.14, 2018

Language
Italian (with interpreter in English or Spanish)
*Please inquire for other languages.

Apply now! Fall 2018
This is a rolling intake - applications are accepted all year round.
Studies commence
Sep 2, 2018

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States