Portraiture - Beginners | Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Portraiture - Beginners at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Portraiture - Beginners at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Price: £163.00 Starts: 08/01/2020 Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Tutor: Victoria Jane Wainwright Ends: 25/03/2020 Location: Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: WED Duration: 11 weeks

About this course

This Portrait painting course will guide you through the stages of building up a portrait in oils including colour mixing and layering using glazes. Working with a Model you will explore how to approach getting a likeness, through understanding the proportions of the face, foreshortening, and mixing the right skin tones for the painting. You will look at Artists work both contemporary and historical to help you with your ideas and paintings. You will explore various mediums, including dry media i.e. pencils and pastels as well as watercolour, acrylic and oil painting.

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. You will undertake critical reflection and evaluation and be motivated to develop creative skills and enhance/develop personal skills.
Through one to one tuition, group discussion and self assessment against the Learning Outcomes on your Individualised Learning Plan, 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, you 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?

A further Portaiture or Life drawing course.

What do I need to join the course

Some basic knowledge of drawing techniques or painting is required
Students who have have an interest in creating a likeness in paint.
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

About the Tutor: Victoria Jane Wainwright

Victoria Wainwright is a professional Artist and Illustrator specialising in pen and ink and printmaking but with a varied background in illustration techniques and briefs. She regularly undertakes commission work where illustration is a feature, and has illustrated a number of published books. Victoria's main interest is in drawing people, capturing their movement and character.

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Getting there

Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Hatton House
Bradbourne Road
TN13 3QN

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code SEV/75383/H/LC.
Course Code: SEV/75383/H/LC Book Now

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