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Studio Opening on the Wasatch Front in Utah—Fall 2021

Russian Academic Atelier


The Russian Academic Atelier is the private working studio of Artist Eric Heywood, providing training on the Russian Classical approach to Painting and Drawing. 


As an atelier, studies are offered in private lessons, workshops, and shortcourses—with public drop-in sessions for drawing, painting, and lecture.


Location for the Studio is not set, but will be on the Wasatch Front in Utah.

Visit Eric's Website here.


Courses Offered

  • Russian Alla Prima Painting

  • Russian Academic Drawing

  • Human Anatomy

  • Figure Drawing & Painting

  • Portrait Drawing & Painting

  • Color Science and Color Sketching in Oil

  • The Russian Academic approach to Composition

  • Cast Drawing

  • Costumed Portraiture

  • Plein Air

  • Art Techniques and Materials