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Brushes and paint palettes

Drawing and Painting - Summer School - Online Live

Day of week:
Real time Online
Level 1
19:30 - 21:30
3 weeks

This course has started, but it may still be possible to join it. Please call 03000 41 40 25* and ask to be put through to the Centre where the course is running

This is an online course delivered using Zoom, in real time with live interaction with your tutor and fellow learners.

This course is designed to build on and develop the basic techniques of drawing and painting and develop confidence, skills and experimentation.

Students will explore different techniques and media in order to create exciting visual images in a fun and supportive learning environment.

By the end of this course students should be able to
-Explain the colour wheel and how to mix colours
-Discuss proportion and perspective and the value of negative space
-Demonstarte how to create a dramatic and engaging composition
-Explain the rule of thirds
-Demonstrate the use of at least 2 different painting techniques.

Who is the tutor?

About the Tutor: Victoria Wainwright

Victoria Wainwright is a professional Artist and Illustrator specialising in pen and ink and printmaking but with a varied background in illustration techniques and briefs. She regularly undertakes commission work where illustration is a feature, and has illustrated a number of published books. Victoria's main interest is in drawing people, capturing their movement and character.

View all courses taught by Victoria Wainwright here

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). This measure is dictated by circumstances.

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.

You will receive feedback from your tutor.

What do I need to have with me?

Please bring whatever pencils and paper you have to the first lesson and the tutor will then advise you of what else you might require. A range of B pencils would be ideal and cartridge paper of at least 160 grams in weight.

What can I do next?

Specialist advice is available from your tutor to help identify the next suitable course for you. Alternatively visit our website

What do I need to join the course

An interest and enthusaism in learning to draw and paint, students should have attended beginners courses or have some prior experience and confidence in the subject.

You can access the class from your computer equipped with a camera and a microphone, from a laptop (where the camera and microphone should be built-in), a tablet or a smartphone. Before each lesson, the tutor may send you by email essential lesson information/handouts for you to consult in advance, and before the class starts, the tutor will have sent you by email an invitation to join, which will be a simple weblink to click. The system is free, secure and easy to use. Should you have questions about the required equipment, please do not hesitate to contact us by telephone or by email. Instructions are also available on our website

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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 DAR/103493/J/NC.

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