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Brushes and paint palettes

Drawing and Painting - Beginners

Price:
£152.00
Starts:
13/09/2021
Day of week:
MON
Ends:
08/12/2021
Location:
St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone
Level:
Level 1
Time:
19:00 - 21:00
Duration:
12 weeks

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

Please note that this is the in-centre option for a dual delivery course, running simultaneously with ONL/111171/K/LC Drawing and Painting - Beginners - Online Live, delivered by Angela Wooi.

This course is for those who are interested in starting to paint and draw. You will be introduced to a variety of materials, learn how to use them, and start to develop the building blocks for successful drawing and painting. Observational drawing skills, experimental drawing, both fun and technical exercises and group work are used throughout the course . The course will cover basic drawing lessons, in tone and shade and form using pencil, charcoal, pen and pastel. Also covered will be experimental and fun exercises, designed to stimulate creativity and creative expression. You will learn about colour theory and how to mix paint, and use different types of painting techniques to best effect.

By the end of the course you should be able to:

Draw more accurately from observation;
Mix colours using basic colour theory;
Plan a composition;
Identify the work of relevant artists' work covered in the course.

How will I be taught?

Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques.

What do I need to bring with me?

You will be given a full list on the first day of the course. On the first day you will need an A4 sketchbook of cartridge paper and a set of artist’s pencils that includes some hard pencils ( H) and some soft (B). If you are unsure just bring an ordinary HB with you on the first day.

What can I do next?

The Improvers course.

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome to join this course. No experience of knowledge of the subject needed. Have a chat with one of our Creative team who will be able to make sure this is the right course for you.
The course is most suitable for students with no or a very little experience of drawing and painting.

Please note that this is the in-centre option for a dual delivery course, running simultaneously with ONL/111171/K/LC Drawing and Painting - Beginners - Online Live, delivered by Angela Wooi.

Getting to your course

Find us

St Faiths Adult Education Centre
St Faiths Street
Maidstone
Kent
ME14 1LH

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code MAI/111047/K/LC.