This Acrylic Art course in Sevenoaks covers painting techniques using acrylic paints. You will learn about colour mixing and a variety of methods to apply the paint, both diluted and straight from the tube, such as layering, glazing, scumbling, sgraffito, etc. There will be a variety of subject matter throughout the course including Still Life. You will be encouraged to look at other artists whether historical or contemporary to support your paintings.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
Demonstrate colour mixing through your paintings
Use 4 or more different Acrylic painting techniques in your work
Produce al least 3 complete paintings one of which is a Still Life
Be aware of and work to relevant Health and Safety guidelines
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Victoria Wainwright
Victoria Wainwright is a professional Artist and Illustrator specialising in pen and ink and printmaking but with a varied background in illustration techniques and briefs. She regularly undertakes commission work where illustration is a feature, and has illustrated a number of published books. Victoria's main interest is in drawing people, capturing their movement and character.
How will I be taught?
This course will be delivered online. Students will join the class from home and be able to exchange and in interact with other learners as they would in the classroom (speaking, listening, writing in the chat box). This measure is dictated by circumstances.
What do I need to bring with me?
acrylic paints and brushes and suitable acrylic paper or art boards
What can I do next?
Another painting course
What do I need to join the course
All students are welcome on the course, please contact one of the Arts team who will make sure it is the right course for you.
Students with all levels of experience who would like to explore painting using acrylic paints, the course assumes no experience of working in acrylic paint.
Getting to your course
Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code SEV/113809/K/LC.
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