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Portrait in Costume - A Day of Painting and Drawing

Day of week:
Sittingbourne Adult Education and Head Office, Sittingbourne
Level 1
10:00 - 15:00
1 week

Portrait in Costume
One day course
Exploring the clothed figure in a range of media.

By the end of this course, you should be able to:
- use various techniques and media
- mix colours using basic colour theory
- select and use appropriate brushes
- work to relevant Health and Safety guidelines

There is no set ‘homework’, but you are welcome to practise and do further work at home.
There is no qualification for this course.

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.
One to one guidance, group critiques, self-assessment.

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 and a variety of pencils.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?

The Watercolour - Improvers course.

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome to join this course.
Absolute beginners or those with a little experience.

Getting to your course

Find us

Sittingbourne Adult Education and Head Office
Unit A/B London Road Trading Estate
London Road
ME10 1SX

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code SIT/111819/K/NC.