This beginners courses offers the opportunity to develop your drawing and painting skills, to unpick the techniques used in some of the great pieces and use this on individual projects to great effect. Throughout the sessions you will learn new skills, develop existing ones and work with an array of subject matter to explore your own style.
During the course, students will be able:
To improve on a range of drawing techniques
To develop painting skills and styles of application
To explore new and revisit different subject matter
To reference Historical and Contemporary Artists where appropriate
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Angela Wooi
Angela Wooi is an artist and illustrator. She graduated from Wimbledon School of Art and UCA with a BA Hons in Fine Art.
An award winning artist, she works in mixed media, using drawing painting and collage and also designs costumes . Her background in theatre design and creative direction gives her a unique edge within her creativity. She is a founder member of the arts cooperative Making Art Work based in Maidstone. Her teaching style is structured but fun, challenging and exciting .
How will I be taught?
The tutor 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 your goals, ideas, processes and progress.
One to one guidance, group critiques, self-assessment against individualised learning outcomes stated on the ILP
What do I need to bring 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?
We offer a wide range of courses in Oils and Acrylics, life drawing, watercolour, drawing and painting and specialist workshops at the Turner Contemporary.
What do I need to join the course
Everyone is welcome to join this course as no experience is necessary.
Beginners and those with little experience, or students wishing to refresh their skills.
Getting to your course
Margate Adult Education Centre
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code MAR/114634/K/PF.
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