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Brushes and paint palettes

Drawing and Painting - Beginners

Day of week:
Dartford Adult Education Centre, Dartford
Level 1
13:30 - 15:30
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 course is designed to teach students the basic techniques to drawing and painting and develop confidence and skills through a range of weekly tutored workshops. Students will explore a range of exciting materials, colour creation, light and shade, as well as artistic styles, applying techniques and tips to landscape, still life and personal projects.
This course will be informative, challenging and fun.
By the end of the course students should be able to -
-Demonstrate how to mix at least 3 new colours from the three primary colours.
-Create a drawing of a still life study using negative space and angles,
-Blend watercolour or acrylic pigments to match resource images.
-Demonstrate using at least 2 different techniques to create a visual impression of an image.

How will I be taught?

Each class will commence with clear learning outcomes and usually a tutor demonstration, taking you step by step through the process. One to one guidance and feedback is an essential part of learning and development, along with group discussions and informal critiques. You will be encouraged to keep a sketchbook/notebook and complete an individual learning plan (ILP) to record goals, ideas, processes and progress.
Later in the course there is an opportunity to explore a personal project allowing you the time to develop and interpret your own creative ideas.
You will receive feedback from your tutor throughout the course.

What do I need to bring with me?

First week - All students should bring an A3 sketchbook of good quality cartridge paper and a variety of pencils (HB and 2B are ideal). During the course you will need to provide your own materials and these will vary in cost according to the course requirements. Please do not buy anything until you are sure the course is running and the tutor will advise you on further purchase at the start of the course.

What can I do next?

Further Art courses.

What do I need to join the course

An interest and enthusaism in learning to draw and paint - everyone is welcome to join this course , no experience is needed,

Getting to your course

Find us

Dartford Adult Education Centre
Summerhill Road

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code DAR/116110/K/NC.