This course offers a range of experience, from the carefully examined botanical to the more painterly and expressive. The main features of either approach are strength in drawing, colour handling and composition. In discussion with students, there is some experimentation with other media. There is a secondary interest and experience in the design and putting of images to print (digital), mostly in the form of cards.
By the end of this course you should be able to:
• Apply skills in observational study using paint.
• Use line, tone, texture and colour as expressive and descriptive elements
• Confidently select and simplify, complex forms
• Develop personal compositions and Interpretations, using other artists as inspiration.
There is no set ‘homework’, but you are welcome to practise and do further work at home.
There is no qualification for this course.
There is limited parking on site, but there is a public car park nearby and on-street parking.
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Judith Anketell
Judith Anketell is a practicing artist and a tutor of many years’ experience. Her teaching ethos is to develop technical expertise that is insync and appreciative of individual students sensibility and creative leanings.
Judith Anketell’s current art practice reflects environmental issues through the medium of drawing .
How will I be taught?
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.
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. You will need to provide your own materials and these will vary in cost according to the course requirements. If you have any materials/equipment that might be appropriate please bring them with you.
What can I do next?
A further flower painting course
What do I need to join the course
Everyone who has some experience of painting flowers and plant matter is welcome to join this course. Beginners with confidence and enthusiasm are also welcome. It is important to note that art courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity for you to participate fully and get the most out of the course.
Getting to your course
Canterbury Adult Education Centre
Canterbury High School
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code CAN/111359/K/NC.
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