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 tuned with the medium. There will be regular demonstrations 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, 17th January 2020
1000 - 1200
DURATION:
10 Weeks
Code:
CL046
Full fee:
£110
Concessionary fee:*
£95

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 tuned with the medium. There will be regular demonstrations 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 AIMS/OBJECTIVES

  • Apply good understanding of mixing colours.
  • Use a variety of marks and discuss whether they are right for the painting.
  • Discuss composition.
  • Use washes confidently in a painting.
  • COURSE CONTENT

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


    TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

    Demonstrations, internet references and books.


    COURSE LEVEL/ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

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


    HOW PROGRESS IS CHECKED DURING COURSE

    Tutor discussion and and at the end we have 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 course, or continue into next term in order perfect techniques and cover new themes.

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