This Botanical course will teach you how to observe and produce beautiful drawings of plants and flowers using accurate colours. Observational skills will be developed throughout and you will learn the techniques of using coloured pencils.
The tutor for this course will guide you through:
What to look for to help you when making your drawings
Consider the composition of the image on the paper
Colour matching your pencils to your plant or flower
Drawing and the use of line for accuracy
Help with the understanding of plant biology
This is a very considered Art that can help you produce drawings to be proud of.
The sessions will be tutor led, to enable you to build your knowledge and skills in a progressive structured fashion leading to the opportunity for more self directed work as the course progresses.
How will I be taught?
Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques. You will look at the work of contemporary and historical artists and you will keep a sketchbook/notebook and individual learning plan (ILP) to record goals, ideas, processes and progress.
What do I need to bring with me?
You should bring an A4 sketchbook of good quality cartridge paper, preferably with a hard cover and ring bound and a variety of pencils. You will need to provide your own materials and these will vary in cost according to the course requirements.
If you have any materials/equipment that might be appropriate please bring them with you.
What can I do next?
Further Art or Drawing and Watercolour courses with KAE.
What do I need to join the course
An interest in producing beautiful and accurate drawings of plants and flowers and have some experience in the subject. All students are welcome on the course.
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/114124/K/LC.
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