NB85 - Art: Sketching to Painting - Beginners

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Course Art: Sketching to Painting - Beginners
Description

This course will provide an introduction on learning how to draw and paint. We will cover:

1 Drawing simple shapes and understanding how they relate to the subject.
2 Developing drawing skills using shading techniques, understanding tonal values
3 Develop drawing skills using scale and proportion.
4 Introduction to colour theory and how to mix colours.
5 How to use different mediums, eg, watercolour, pencils, chalk pastels and how to mix paint using acrylics.

Required Skills A basic understanding of drawing skills desirable, but not essential and an interest in learning how to improve your ability to draw and paint.
Teaching Method Tutor will provide practical demonstrations on tasks set. Learners will be encouraged to discuss and share work development.
Outcomes Learners will have shown an ability to draw and paint using techniques that they have been shown, and practiced, in class.
Materials required You will need pencils (HB, 2B and 4B), eraser, medium weight cartridge pad suitable for drawing and painting and a simple painting set (watercolour or acrylic). You can expect to spend approximately £20 on materials.
Homework required If possible being able to practice at home would be an advantage, as it will allow the lessons to be better understood before the next session.
Assessment At the start of the course you will be given your own individual learning plan. Your tutor will record your entry level and together you will track your progress and achievements.
Progression to We will support learners to make informed choices about their next steps by providing appropriate individual and/or group information, advice, and/or guidance tailored to need and desired outcomes. Learners will be able to return to this course for ongoing development as the subject matter will change each term. Further courses here could include Watercolour - Plants and Flowers through the Seasons, Watercolour Painting, Saturday Botanical Watercolour workshops or Saturday Painting Birds in Watercolour workshop. Check out all our courses at www.aclearning.org.uk
Textbook
Duration 9 weeks
Start Date Tuesday Jan 15, 2019
Course Costs £110.00
Concessions £90.00
Timing-start 1:00 pm
Timing-end 3:00 pm
Course Code NB85
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