This course is an opportunity for students to learn a variety of skills and techniques in drawing and painting flowers. You will be introduced to a range of different media and methods of application in order to explore the abstract and concrete qualities of flowers. You will also look at the work of both traditional and contemporary artists to inform and inspire your work.
By the end of the course students will be able to:
• Demonstrate the use of a range of media
• Demonstrate the successful use of brushes and other tools to mix and apply paint
• Look at and take inspiration from the work and practise of a variety of artists
• Work to relevant health and safety guidelines
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Camille Serisier
Camille Serisier is a visual artist who works across a range of media, including drawing, painting, sculpture, performance and video. As a National Undergraduate Scholar, Camille completed her undergraduate degree with First Class Honours at the Australian National University (Australia). She went onto complete additional training at the New York Studio School (USA), with the generous assistance of the Vera List Travelling Scholarship. Her work has been displayed internationally in galleries and museums, hard copy and digital publications, as well as in the form of temporary and permanent public art. In addition, she has a wealth of professional experience in the arts industry, having worked as a scenic painter for companies such as Opera Australia and as a curator for organisations such as the Museum of Australian Democracy. As an educator Camille has lectured at the Queensland College of Art (Australia), the University of Canberra (Australia) and been a visiting scholar at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art (USA). Born in Australia Camille now lives and works in the United Kingdom.
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. 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.
Your tutor will provide feedback and your progress will be recorded on your Individual Learning Plan (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 e.g. A4 sketch book and pencils, rubber.
What can I do next?
Your tutor can advise you.
What do I need to join the course
Some experience in drawing and painting will enable you to get the most from this course.
This course is for Improvers and those wanting to refresh their skills.It is important to note that art courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity for you to participate fully.
Getting to your course
Broadstairs Adult Education Centre
St. Peters Road
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code BRO/114319/K/PF.
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