Art - Watercolour and Drawing for Intermediates

Art course at Portslade Adult Learning

In this two hour class, we will be exploring the various techniques of watercolour, developing your unique style and becoming more in tune with the medium. There will be regular demonstratiohns throughout the ten weeks. There is always lots of friendly help and advice on hand throughout the duration of the course. Each course covers new themes so that repeat students can enjoy new subjects each time.

START DATE AND TIME:
Fri, 18th January 2019
1000 - 1200
DURATION:
10 Weeks
Code:
CL012
Full fee:
£105
Concessionary fee:*
£90

TUTOR:

Emily Jolley

Address

Foredown Tower, Foredown Road
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In this two hour class, we will be exploring the various techniques of watercolour, developing your unique style and becoming more in tune with the medium. There will be regular demonstratiohns throughout the ten weeks. There is always lots of friendly help and advice on hand throughout the duration of the course. Each course covers new themes so that repeat students can enjoy new subjects each time.

COURSE CONTENT

We shall go though a series of genres, including still life, landscapes with figures, and architecture.

COURSE AIMS/OBJECTIVES

  • Work out the colours you are going to use before you start.
  • Experiment with a variety of brushes to make marks.
  • Discuss composition and plan before painting.
  • To use a sketch book along side painting.
  • Understand when looking at watercolour paintings how the picture is built up.

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

Demonstrations, internet references and books.


COURSE LEVEL/ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Some previous experience of painting is required, either self taught or from another class.


HOW PROGRESS IS CHECKED DURING COURSE

Tutor discussion and a friendly group discussion.


EXTRA STUDY OR PRACTICE REQUIRED AT HOME

Practising at home is advisable.


MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED TO BRING TO THE COURSE

Watercolour paint box and a selection of watercolour brushes, watercolour pad and a sketch pad.


WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

Another Art course or continue into next term in order to perfect techniques and cover new themes.

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