Want to understand why Abstract art is considered important in the world of art and develop for yourself how you go about making abstract pieces of work this course will help you do this. You will be given starting points by the tutor by looking at Artists work and creating your own drawings and paintings developed from the starting point. There is no judgment of criticism of your work and out of this will come an understanding Abstraction is not what it seems when you look further. , By the end of the course you should be able to:, Produce a body of work based on the projects set during the day, Draw and paint subjects derived from a variety of sources including landscape and memory, Improve your knowledge of abstract art and of art in general and demonstrate this through your projects, Be aware of and work to relevant Health and Safety guidelines,
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Liz Chapman
Liz Chapman M.A. Fine Art. Cert.Ed.
After studying at Reigate School of Art and Design, Liz worked in architectural design and draughtsmanship, before moving on to book illustration. Since 1992 she has worked part time as an Art Tutor and part time as an Artist, and spent the last 3years in the north west coast of Scotland painting landscapes.She taught initially at West Kent College (where she also achieved a Cert.Ed), then Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells Adult education Centre and now Sevenoaks. Liz achieved a Masters Degree in Fine Art at Brighton University in 2004, and has exhibited nationally.
How will I be taught?
You will, through discussion and negotiation with the tutor, develop an idea of your personal learning outcomes and will work towards these. The tutor will use a variety of teaching methods including instruction, demonstration, practice, experimentation and discovery, video and slide shows, one-to-one and group discussion.
What do I need to have with me?
You will need to provide your own materials and these will vary in cost according to your preferred medium. You will also need an A3 sketchbook, preferably with a hard cover and ring bound containing good quality cartridge paper. There are paints and paper you will be able to buy at the centre but please bring along anything you think may be suitable., , .
What can I do next?
Further Advanced courses with KAE
What do I need to join the course
Be interested in what Abstract art is and want to learn more about the subject and produce some of your own work without judgement., It is important to note that Art courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity. If you need to bring a carer with you or be accompanied by another adult please ask to speak to a Curriculum Leader before you enrol.
You can access the class from your computer equipped with a camera and a microphone, from a laptop (where the camera and microphone should be built-in), a tablet or a smartphone. Before each lesson, the tutor may send you by email essential lesson information/handouts for you to consult in advance, and before the class starts, the tutor will have sent you by email an invitation to join, which will be a simple weblink to click. The system is free, secure and easy to use. Should you have questions about the required equipment, please do not hesitate to contact us by telephone or by email. Instructions are also available on our website www.kentadulteducation.co.uk.
Joining your course
If you require any information about joining this online course then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code ONL/113440/K/NC.
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