If there would be one thing remaining in this world, after I don't know which catastrophie, I would like it to be a picture, and then from this picture, the world again would raise.
Georges Perros
the Artquarium, painting and drawing school

The Artquarium, Painting school, Gallery.

An oasis in the heart of Geneva where you can discover and experience the richness of the world of painting (shapes, composition, colours, etc.) while unleashing your creative potential.Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres


The painting and drawing lessons are open to all students from the age of seven. We provide personalised tuition, adapted to the pace of each student. Our opening times are flexible and the lessons can be started at any time of the year.


Gallery of students work

The basics of drawing

Simple form construction; structure analysis; introduction to composition; activities and movements in space; lights and shadows; chiaroscuro, shading; the human body: the hand, the foot, the portrait.

The basics of colour

A modern and classical approach to colours, the main historical movements and their contribution to painting, the different materials: charcoal, red chalk, watercolours, acrylic and oil.


The use of the golden rule, geometry, rhythms and structures, analysing master pieces, an approach to the philosophy of art, the creative process.

Are you interested ? So why not register now for a drawing and painting course ! And it can be for you or even a friend.

There is a pre-registration form (in French) at your disposal.

Please note that pre-registrations are not definitive, we are simply taking them to help us organise our courses.the atelier

For more information, please visit our website:

Our courses

Artist exhibitions

Topics of the year


Let more people know about us and our school. Please forward this document to your friends, parents or acquaintances.
Opening times:
Monday 7pm-10pm, Tuesday and Thursday 2pm-5pm, 7pm-10pm,
Wednesday 9am-noon, 2pm-5pm, Friday 9am-noon and by appointment.
E-mail: info@l-artquarium.ch
Address: 41, rue du 31 Décembre, CH-1207 Geneva
Telephone: +41 (0)22 786 29 81