LAAFA is breaking new ground in fundamental artistic training, with a program rooted in classical traditions while addressing progressive conceptual ideas of the contemporary scene. LAAFA strives to prepare artists of the 21st century, to be well versed in the accurate depiction of light and form, while maintaining a clear understanding of visual storytelling and composition.
LAAFA's innovative full time program focuses on training both the accurate impression and conceptual expression simultaneously. The excitement is overwhelming as we await artists who will grow from this revolutionary instruction and make a difference in the art world of tomorrow. Join us and become one of those artists in the forefront of making a change in today's art world!
"I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor."
- Henry David Thoreau 1817-1862, American Essayist, Poet, Naturalist
Full Time Diploma Program
This distinguished multi-year diploma program offers not only classical art training, but systematically instills the values and disciplines required to turn talent into mastery and successful careers.
How will I grow as an artist in this program?
The heart of achieving mastery at LAAFA comes from making the program a challenging, yet exciting experience. We are dedicated to unmatched one-on-one training of the individual student; whether they are a passionate newcomer fulfilling an artistic dream, or a seasoned professional perfecting classic skills and exploring new visions. This program's level of intense study will accelerate your artistic development, by forcing you to truly and accurately represent what you see. The conceptual ideas expressed in our program will assist in developing your eye for solid design and composition in your work. This program will be vital in developing a keen sense of quality artwork and in showing you how to achieve it in your work!