This is for the self-directed student who would like support and critical engagement from the artist tutor and fellow artists in the group. A chance to increase your confidence, creativity and sense of direction, to explore themes and mediums of your own choice, and to expand and strengthen knowledge of your own working practice whilst sharing and exchanging ideas with others.
By the end of this course you should be able to:
• Explore a variety of practical methods to develop the potential in your own work.
• Reflect on and recognise key elements within your practice to build on.
• Use a critical eye with regard to your own work and that of others.
• Identify short and long term goals.
There is no set ‘homework’, but you are welcome to practise and do further work at home.
There is no qualification for this course.
There is limited parking on site, but there is a public car park nearby and on-street parking.
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Sarah Fagan
Sarah Fagan has been teaching adults for over 20 years. Since obtaining her BA (Hons) Fine Art Painting in 1987 she has exhibited widely throughout the South East and in London including the RA Summer Exhibition. Her work is represented in the South East Arts and Kent County Libraries and Museums Collections.
How will I be taught?
Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques. Students will need to understand the potential benefit from the programme of study, read and interpret ideas, communicate responses that are clear, logical and understandable and manage your own time.
What do I need to bring with me?
Students have to cover the cost of their own materials. Please bring anything you are currently working on along with support material. All students should bring a sketchbook and drawing/painting materials.
What can I do next?
Courses are designed to progress students to higher levels of the craft and also to support application to Access to Art and Degree Foundation courses or relevant Craft, Art and Design Degree courses.
What do I need to join the course
For students who are motivated and are already working independently at home or in a studio. It is not suitable for beginners.
Getting to your course
Canterbury Adult Education Centre
Canterbury High School
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code CAN/114030/K/NC.
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