On-Campus Workshop: “Advanced Oil Painting”

January 15-17th, 2021

Milan Art Institute - Near Historic Athens, GA

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In this revolutionary new workshop you will learn:

Advanced color theory that will redefine how you see color

Professional habits and techniques Elli Milan has developed in the last 25 years of being a professional artist

How to create the painting your heart has always dreamed of

How to use oil paints to render form and create the ultimate artwork

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Having shaped thousands of artist careers while building her career as a professional artist, Elli Milan has the skills and knowledge needed to make any artist successful.

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Ready For Advanced Techniques?

Are you looking for something that will make you grow as an artist? If you're serious about taking your creative skills to the next level this is the workshop for you! In this workshop, your eyes will be opened to advanced painting theory and a color temperature technique that has never before been taught or discovered. You will be inspired and changed when you discover the secret to creating captivating art. Watch in amazement as Elli shows you how to bring out the most vibrant colors and unlock the full potential of oil paint!

You will be contacted before the workshop and given instructions on creating your source. You will paint exactly what your heart has always dreamed of painting. We recommend you stretch yourself in your subject matter and choose something challenging. You will have a chance to have your source approved for optimal success before you come. We will print your source for you. All supplies will be provided, we recommend you bring your own brushes. You will choose your canvas size. 

**This workshop is recommended for experienced painters or those who have completed the Oil Painting Essentials course or the Mastery Program for this.

Reserve Your Spot in This Powerful 3-Day Workshop:

January 15-17th, 2021
Milan Art Institute - near to Athens, GA

Through This Workshop You Will:  

  • Form a deeper understanding of art that will enrich your entire process of creating
  • Learn amazing techniques that will take your paintings to a new level in your professional art career
  • Create connections that will last a lifetime with people who love creating art as much as you do. 


Get this incredible experience for just $450. 

Only 20 spots available

Day by Day What Will Happen:

Friday, January 15th

9:00am - 12:00pm: Underpainting with demo and composition guidance

12:00pm - 1:00pm: Lunch break

1:00pm - 4:00pm: Advanced color theory, planning your color story

Saturday, January 16th

9:00am - 12:00pm: Adding a second layer, construction, order

12:00pm - 1:00pm: Lunch break

1:00pm - 4:00pm: Rendering form, mid-painting critique

Sunday, January 17th

9:00am - 12:00pm: Highlights, creating visual texture, brushstrokes

12:00pm - 1:00pm: Lunch break

1:00pm - 4:00pm: Final touches, final critique


Elli Milan

Elli has sold more than 10,000 pieces of art throughout her thriving career as a professional artist for the last 25 years. As the founding owner of Milan Art Institute, she has transformed the lives of thousands of artists all over the world, helping them find their voice, and turn their passion for art into a profession. Elli is a leading voice of the current Art Renaissance.

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What’s Included in the Workshop?

ALL of the art supplies you need

Your own personal space for painting

Lunch each day during the workshop

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Where is the Workshop?

Discover your purpose for art in the middle of a magically lush forest. Located between Athens and Atlanta is the beautiful campus of Milan Art Institute. You’ll be learning inside the incredible 5,000 sq. ft. studio on the school grounds.
Our Address: 2276 Highway 82, Statham, Georgia 30666

Where Do I Stay?

The city of Athens, GA is lively and full of creativity and is located close to our school (only 20 minutes away). It is the perfect option for the weekend. There are tons of live music events, coffee shops and parks. The night-life is fun, with lots opportunities to make friends during your stay.

Also, there are many other towns to stay at while you’re here for the workshop, feel free to search for the perfect fit for you. Room, board and transportation is not included in the price of the workshop.

The workshop will be held: 2276 Highway 82, Statham, Georgia 30666.

We don't provide housing*


Milan Art Institute is a place where passionate hearts and creative minds come together to bring visions to life. The founders, John and Elli Milan, have been successful artists for over twenty five years each and have made a living during that entire period solely through art. Their daughter, Dimitra Milan, became a professional artist, and at the age of fifteen, had generated over a million dollars through the sales of her own artwork. The Milans’ works have been featured in galleries across the world. And now, they are sharing their insights about the art industry with everyone. They have rallied a dedicated and incredibly talented group of individuals to fulfill the dream of inspiring artists all over the world. The Milan Art Institute team is completely devoted and fully committed to helping artists live out their true purpose. 

Milan Art Institute has turned a passion into a profession for hundreds of students. Both beginners and professionals come here to master skills, learn new techniques, and join an ever-expanding community of artists. Milan Art Institute is here to enlighten and educate a worldwide audience about the transformational power of the visual arts.

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All necessary materials for the workshop are included. However, you might want to bring your favorite brushes to supplement what you’ll be using in the workshop.

All supplies will be included and they will be shared by others in the class. We have an on-site art supply store where you can purchase anything extra you want.

Yes a canvas or sometimes another surface will be included.

Workshops will be held at Milan Art Institute close to Athens, GA.

Our exact address: 2276 Highway 82, Statham, Georgia 30666

Room, board, and transportation is not included, however we recommend to stay in the historic town of Athens, GA. Athens is a fun and lively town with lots to do at night after the workshops, plus it's only 20 minutes from the Institute. We will be providing lunch each day during the workshop, so you don’t have to worry about that.

Lunches will be included daily at the workshops. If you have any food allergies or diet restrictions it might be a good idea to pack your own lunch for the day. You can also email i[email protected] and let them know about any specifics.

If, for any reason, you need to cancel your attendance to the workshop after you’ve registered, you can get a full refund within 24 hours of your purchase. After this time period is over, you can apply the workshop fee to any other workshop or product (including the Mastery Program) Milan Art Institute offers. However, you must inform us at least 72 hours before the workshop to be able to transfer the credit to another workshop or product.

Take action now and join this amazing workshop that will give you an advanced understanding of the power of oil paint.

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