The course looks at basic design theory, colour, texture, pattern , balance. You will work from an individual source to produce original ideas. You will learn how to draw a scale plan with colour elevation, produce a mood board and a sample board with emphasis on creativity. We look at colour combinations, lighting, textiles, paints. The final outcome will be a well designed room, complete with plans, elevations and swatches.
There is a small amount of homework or research to do in preparation for each lesson.
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Francesca Allbury (Hambrook)
How will I be taught?
You will be taught in a very practical hands-on way, using lots of resources. You will be involved in group work, working with a partner and on individual projects. You will be allowed to experiment, try new ideas and be creative. It is important to note that craft courses are practical and require a degree of manual dextrerity. Students will need to participate fully to get the most out of the course.
You will have plenty of verbal feedback and support from the tutor. You will photograph your work as your progress. You will build a portfolio of your room project
What do I need to bring with me?
A notebook and pen, A3 cartridge pad, 2H pencils, a soft eraser, scissors, glue stick and a small box of watercolour paints and brush.
Please check the course is running before you purchase anything.
What can I do next?
This can lead to City and Guilds Interior Design and can inspire you to try other related courses e.g watercolour painting, soft furnishing, upholstery, painted decorative finishes, renovated furniture..
What do I need to join the course
Just an interest in Interior Design whether to understand how colour and texture can enhance your home or to draw out a detailed plan of your house.
This course is suitable for those who want inspiration for their own projects at home or those who wish to start looking into the first steps in starting to do interior design commercially. This could be complete beginners or those with some experience.
If you need to bring a carer with you, or be accompanied by another person, please let us know.
Getting to your course
Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code SEV/114054/K/LC.
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