Get to know Florence like never before by taking a private, personalized sketching lesson with a former Disney artist!

A fun sketching activity for adults, kids, and/or families


"My lesson was fantastically fun!...

...I got a lot of instruction and freedom to do what I wanted to do. Mike was really friendly and made me feel at ease. Anyone who has an interest in art would benefit from his lessons. Thank you, Mike, for showing me Florence in a different way!"    -Caroline B, age 9

A sketching lesson with Mike is a great way to get to know Florence's historic and artistic riches


What's included in your sketching lesson

  • Completely personalized - you choose when, where, and what to sketch
  • Choice of format - choose between three-hour or six-hour (with lunch break between morning and afternoon sessions) formats
  • Instruction suitable for both adults and children, and tailored to each participant's experience level - no previous drawing experience needed
  • A personalized sketching manual and all sketching materials, yours to keep
  • The option to continue your instruction with one-on-one online instruction or self-paced, online mini-courses, as well as an invitation to join The Sketch Hunters Club private sketching community, at an exclusive reduced membership fee

About Your Instructor

  • Mike is a former Walt Disney artist and has been teaching internationally since 1996
  • Mike's clients have included guests of world-class museums such as The Gettty Center and Getty Villa, The Huntington Gardens, and The Norton Simon Museum in Los Angeles, and Palazzo Strozzi in Florence, Italy
  • Mike is known by his students for his encouraging and soft-spoken teaching manner
  • Learn more about mike HERE
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Lesson Pricing

thesketchEXPERIENCE clients include guests and members of these world-class institutions...

Click the button here below to let us know what day and time you'd like to have your private, three-hour sketching lesson with Mike in Florence, Italy! 


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