Art for Beginners - Mixed Media | The Cube, Folkestone

Art for Beginners - Mixed Media at The Cube, Folkestone

Art for Beginners - Mixed Media at The Cube, Folkestone

Price: £135.00 Starts: 23/04/2020 Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Tutor: Claire Adams Ends: 09/07/2020 Location: The Cube, Folkestone
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: THU Duration: 11 weeks

About this course

Explore a range of different mixed media and collage techniques. The emphasis will be on combining water-based media e.g. watercolour, acrylics, gouache and inks with a variety of drawing media, e.g. pencil, charcoal, pastel, pen, etc. You will also make inventive combinations using found imagery, photographs and sketches. Reference will be made throughout the course to contemporary and historical artists who have used mixed media and collage techniques.

By the end of this course you should be able to:
Select and use a range of water-based painting media in combination with dry drawing media.
Experiment with combinations of media and collage techniques.
Explore formal elements (line, tone, colour, texture, etc.) to develop visual ideas.
Produce a series of compositions that use mixed media and collage techniques.
Work to health and safety guidelines.

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.

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?

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What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome. No previous knowledge or experience needed.
It is important to note that art courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity.

About the Tutor: Claire Adams

Claire Adams is a practising artist/illustrator and tutor of art. Her artwork has been exhibited widely nationally; and abroad. Claire teaches a variety of general drawing, painting and mixed media courses, from beginners to advanced level, including Botanical Art.

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Getting there

The Cube
Tontine Street
CT20 1SD

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code FOL/74877/H/PF.
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