Visual art analysis online course – we answer 6 frequently asked questions


We are going to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about how an visual art analysis online course works at

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1 – What can I find in an visual art analysis online course ?

  • In an visual art analysis online course in this area you can:
  • Identifying and describing characters and scenarios in an objective and clear way.
  • Distinguishing objective reading of subjective reading.
  • Identifying and recognising the importance of literary and graphic sources for the interpretation of works of art anda art analysis .
  • Identifying the necessary elements for the description and interpretation of a work of art, according to its nature.
  • Identify and recognise characters and scenarios, using the iconographic analysis method.
  • Identify literary and graphic sources important to the iconographic reading.
  • Before  practical cases, apply the visual art analysis method in all its levels of reading.

And we have different art history and art analysis themes for you

2 – What is the duration and schedule of an art history online course?

In reality, it is the student who decides how much time he will devote to the course and defines his own schedule.

You have 24/7 access to all content. There is no time limit for taking your course. And you can access it whenever you want and as often as you like.

But on the courses’ pages a duration is indicated. What does it mean?

It’s just a duration estimated by us, that is, the time we anticipate it will take to learn the contents. And the number of hours that will appear on your certificate.

But remember. In‘s  art history online courses, we go far beyond classes.

The courses contain other resources, which you can use whenever you want, and forever, and which are clues for deepening the themes and for future consultation. Can be:

  • External links
  • Glossaries
  • Tables, diagrams and support materials
  • Articles related to the themes
  • Bibliography and Webgraphy

3 – When and how can I start my visual art analysis online course ?

Whenever you want. All online courses that are on the website are available for immediate start.

Which means that you just make the purchase and, when the payment is confirmed, you receive a confirmation with a direct link to your online visual art analysis course(s) and just click to start.

From that moment on, all your courses are available from your client space, by clicking on the icon on client areathe upper right side of the page.


4 – What is a certified training institution?

We are a training entity certified by DGERT (Ministry of Labor, Solidarity and Social Security – Portugal) – Training entity certificate nº 1800/2015.

This means that:

  • our certificates are valid for all legal purposes and skills qualification
  • our certificates are valid internationally as they are complying with the certification rules of the European Union
  • strict rules and principles in educational and organizational terms are respected.
  • all regulations under legal and fiscal point of view are respected, as well as those concerning the payments.
  • that courses are followed by quality management processes and are subject of continuous assessment.

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5 – And if you have any questions?

You will never be alone. You can put your doubts or questions through our contacts. Or directly to the course author via email.

6 – Can I take an visual art analysis online course ?

Of course yes. Our courses do not have entry requirements. You just need to want  to learn and, in any situation, we are always available to support your study.

And they are equally adapted to professionals dedicated to activities related to the History and History of Art, Museology, Conservation and Restoration, Tourism professionals and anyone interested in the subjects.

It is also an important element of support for students and teachers.

Get to know the courses and course packages

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Free online course – Edgar Degas and the Impressionism…

Analysing art online course Program

1. Analysing Art

a)      Reading / Interpreting

b)      Writing about Art: concepts of visual rhetoric and visual literacy

2. Painting

Elements of formal analysis

1. Identification;

2. Technical data;

3. Thematic;

4. Function;

5. Structure (basic and essential considerations);

6. Composition

  • Contents: iconography and symbolism
  • Thematic categories in painting
  • Practical analysis of a painting (Mrs. Richard Brinsley Sheridan, by Thomas Gainsborough)

3. Sculpture

Elements of formal analysis

1. Identification;

2. Technical and structural data;

3. Thematic;

4. Function;

5. Composition.

  • Types of sculpture
  • Practical analysis of a sculpture (Funerary lion (unknown author; c. 350 BC).

4. Architecture

Elements of formal analysis

1. Identification;

2. Construction function or purpose;

3. Structure;

4. Relationship between function and structure;

5. Relationship between the history and geography of the construction site and architectural forms.

  • Practical analysis of an architectural work (Central Tejo, Lisbon)


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