This course is currently full and online booking is not possible. Please call 03000 41 40 25* to put your name on a waiting list and register your interest. We will then contact you directly if we can accommodate you.
This is an online course delivered using Zoom, in real time with live interaction with your tutor and fellow learners.
Traditional and experimental painting techniques will be explored, including the combination of mixed media, e.g. pen and ink, charcoal. By working from both direct observation and from photographic references and sketches, you will encounter a variety of interesting and stimulating subject matter - landscape, still life, natural forms, etc. Reference will also be made to the work of other artists as appropriate., , By the end of the course you should be able to:, , - work from a variety of primary and secondary subject matter., - make a preliminary drawing to establish a composition. , - select and use the appropriate brushes and materials., - explore colour mixing, - use a range of painting techniques for watercolour and acrylic (washes, glazes, drybrush, wet in wet), - recognise the styles and techniques of fine artists., - work to health and safety guidelines.
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.
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.
Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques.You will have the opportunity to give and receive feedback with your tutor and peers
What do I need to have with me?
Please bring whatever pencils, pens and paper you have and a range of B pencils would be ideal and cartridge paper of at least 160 grams in weight plus watercolour paper, coarse, cold pressed of 300 grams to use with washes. A black fineliner pen (0.5 or 1mm) (Staedtler, WHSmiths, Pentel) and some Quink writing ink in Black.
What can I do next?
Courses are designed to progress students to higher levels of the craft and also to support application to Access to Art and Degree Foundation courses or relevant Craft, Art and Design Degree courses.
What do I need to join the course
There are no ore enrolment requirements for this course., Everyone is welcome to join this beginners and improvers course. It is important to note that art courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity.
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 www.kentadulteducation.co.uk.
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 SEV/103351/J/NC.