Are you’re looking for Art Foundation Courses in the North West. Learn real skills that will improve your chances of earning a living as an artist.

The Realist Academy offers a range of Art Foundation Courses that specialise in traditional art techniques. We offer a One Year Portrait Painting Program and an Academic Diploma Course. The One Year Painting Program is an intensive course teaching students the principles of portrait painting. The academic course is based on traditional art techniques that have been passed down from generation to generation since the beginning of the renaissance.