How will I be taught?
The tutor 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 your goals, ideas, processes and progress. One to one guidance, group critiques, self-assessment against individualised learning outcomes stated on the 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.
What can I do next?
Your tutor will advise you of course options.
What do I need to join the course
This is for more experienced art students.
Students who have completed the Beginners course or have the equivalent experience.It is important to note that art courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity for you to participate fully and get the most out of the course.