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Botanical Art - Watercolour Painting - Beginners and Improvers

Price:
£173.00
Starts:
21/09/2021
Day of week:
TUE
Ends:
07/12/2021
Location:
Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre, Sevenoaks
Level:
Level 1
Time:
13:00 - 15:30
Duration:
11 weeks

This course is currently full and online booking is not possible. Please call 03000 41 22 22* to register your interest. We will contact you directly if we can accommodate you.

This afternoon course will continue to teach you how to observe and produce beautiful drawings of plants and flowers with more complex use of colour and plants. Observational skills will be developed throughout and students will learn further techniques of painting in watercolour.
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 palette to your plant or flower
Drawing and the use of line for accuracy
Help with the further 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. You will undertake critical reflection and evaluation and be motivated to develop creative skills and enhance/develop personal skills.

What do I need to bring with me?

You should have 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 have 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 who are not a beginner to using watercolour paint.

Getting to your course

Find us

Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Hatton House
Bradbourne Road
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN13 3QN

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code SEV/108050/K/LC.