Art Experience - Try Five Different Media | Ashford Gateway

Art Experience - Try Five Different Media at Ashford Gateway

Art Experience - Try Five Different Media at Ashford Gateway

Price: £80.00 Starts: 15/10/2018 Time: 19:15 - 20:45
Tutor: Helen Easter Ends: 19/11/2018 Location: Ashford Gateway
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: MON Duration: 5 weeks

About this course

Are you new to art and don't know which course to join? Not sure whether pencil or paint is for you? Then try them out first on this course! All materials are provided. Each week, the tutor will introduce you to a different medium, showing you how to use it and to make exploratory studies and paintings/drawings. The course will cover pencil, charcoal, pastels (oil or chalk), watercolour and acrylics.

By the end of this course you should be able to:
- demonstrate some basic pencil techniques
- demonstrate some basic charcoal techniques
- demonstrate some basic pastel techniques
- demonstrate some basic watercolour techniques
- demonstrate some basic acrylic teachniques

There is no set ‘homework’, but you are welcome to practise and do further work at home.
There is no qualification for this course.
If your course is held at Ashford Gateway in the evening, please note the following:- The main door to the building closes at 6pm Mon-Wed and 8pm on Thurs. The building can only be accessed via the side door which is situated to the left of the main entrance at the corner of the building. There is an entry system via a buzzer.

How will I be taught?

The tutor will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques.
Your tutor will give you feedback.

What do I need to bring with me?

All the necessary art materials will be provided.

What can I do next?

Longer art course with KAE.

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome to join this course.
This short course is for absolute beginners who are not sure which art course or medium to choose

About the Tutor: Helen Easter

Helen is an experienced tutor who has been teaching for 27 years. She delivers courses on painting and drawing, printmaking, papier mache, paper pots. Her main work entails images mixed with the abstract and she uses methods and techniques in all mediums. Helen has exhibited and sold her work in galleries in the UK and abroad. Her paintings have been used for book covers and greeting cards. She is involved with the British Fencing Association where her fencing images have been used for prizes; she also does commissions from fencers and was featured in The Sword magazine in January 2013. She has designed murals for Kent Children Libraries and has curated shows for Shepway council and Metropole Galleries which were featured in the Sunday Times as best shows outside London. Her website is

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Getting there

Ashford Gateway
Church Road
TN23 1AS

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code ASH/65533/G/LC.
Course Code: ASH/65533/G/LC Book Now

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