This course will be delivered online.
All you need is a phone, tablet, laptop or PC connected to the internet. The class will be delivered via Zoom and the day before the course we will send you the simple link to join the meeting. Your tutor will also let you know anything you will need to have ready for the first session.
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?
This course will be delivered online. Students will join the class from home and be able to exchange and in interact with other learners as they would in the classroom (speaking, listening, writing in the chat box).
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. Students 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 an A4 sketchbook of good quality cartridge paper, preferably with a hard cover and ring bound and a variety of pencils will be useful. Please do not purchase till you know your course is running.
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.
Joining your course
If you require any information about joining this online course then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code ONL/109422/K/NC.
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