This is an online course delivered using Zoom, in real time with live interaction with your tutor and fellow learners.
This course will introduce Learners to the basics of drawing and painting, developing your skills and confidence. For those with more experience, you will learn new techniques and improve your skills further. Learners will explore a variety of painting and drawing techniques and take inspiration from different artists and other sources to inform your work.
By the end of the course, you should be able to:
• Work from a variety of primary and secondary subject matter.
• Make drawings as studies for paintings and to explore and establish compositions.
•Select and use the appropriate drawing and painting media, materials and equipment.
•Mix colours using basic colour theory
•Demonstrate and understand relevant Drawing and Painting techniques .
•Identify and develop your creative ideas using research and experimentation to produce 3 finished pieces of Art works.
•Successfully review and evaluate your own work
•Research and evaluate the work of others to inform your own work and development
•Be aware of and work to relevant Health and Safety guidelines
There is no set ‘homework’, but you are welcome to practise and do further work at home.
There is no qualification for this course.
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Angelo Pizzigallo
Angelo Pizzigallo is a practising artist who exhibits his work locally and in London galleries. Primarily a painter using water-based media, he uses vibrant colours and textures to create layered pictures, often of nocturnal scenes and figures in interiors. He also sometimes incorporates printed and found materials, calling it 'mixed up media'! A very experienced tutor, he has taught for Kent Adult Education for more than 10 years.
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 & individual learning plan (ILP) to record goals, ideas, processes and progress. Learners 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. You will undertake critical reflection and evaluation and be motivated to develop creative skills and enhance/develop personal skills.
What do I need to have with me?
If you are a new student and have no materials please wait for your tutor's advice on what to buy. However, all students 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. Some of our centres have their own ‘shops' where you are able to buy things at competitive prices.
If you have any materials/equipment that might be appropriate please bring them with you.
What can I do next?
Further Fine Art courses
What do I need to join the course
Both new Learners and those who have completed a Beginners course, or have relevant experience.
It is important to note that art courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity.
Joining your course
Real time Online
Instructions will be sent to you by your tutor
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 40 25* and quote the Course Code DOV/86941/J/PF.