NF88 - Art: Watercolour - Christmas Designs NEW

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Course Art: Watercolour - Christmas Designs NEW
Description

This course is for those who are interested in producing their own festive designs using watercolours. Learners will discuss and share ideas around the theme of Christmas to develop a series of designs.

Learners will be encouraged to use a sketchbook to develop their ideas with guidance from the tutor.

The tutor will then demonstrate simple watercolour techniques, with advice on colour mixing, and provide one to one support on how to complete a series of festive designs.

Required Skills Some experience of sketching and painting using watercolours.
Teaching Method Practical workshop demonstration of techniques, group discussion, plus one to one support from tutor.
Outcomes By the end of the course, learners will have increased confidence and ability in drawing by plenty of hands on experience and will have improved their techniques.
Materials required Medium weight white sketchbook suitable for light wash. 2B, HB and 2H pencil. A rubber, pair of dividers or compass. Watercolour paper 140lbs 300gms (hot pressed if possible) although sheets of hot pressed paper will be available to purchase. White china plate or palette and selection of brushes. A selection of watercolour paints - some learners start with Winsor and Newton Cotman Range, but the tutor uses Winsor and Newton Professional paints. Other brands such as Daniel Smith or Sennelier are excellent. Please bring a packed lunch. Tea and coffee are provided free of charge but in order to avoid waste we are asking learners to bring their own re-usable coffee cups if possible.
Homework required
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. Throughout the day learners will be given personal support and guidance from the tutor to aid learning.
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. Further courses here could include Botanical Watercolour – Spring Delights – Tulips and Daffodils, Beautiful Roses, Watercolour - Plants and Flowers through the Seasons, Sketching to Painting or Watercolour Painting. Check out all our courses at www.aclearning.org.uk
Textbook
Duration 1 session
Start Date Saturday Dec 1, 2018
Course Costs £50.00
Concessions £41.00
Timing-start 10:00 am
Timing-end 4:00 pm
Course Code NF88
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