Portraiture - Beginners | Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Portraiture - Beginners at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Portraiture - Beginners at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Price: £163.00 Starts: 25/09/2019 Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Tutor: Victoria Jane Wainwright Ends: 11/12/2019 Location: Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: WED Duration: 11 weeks

This course has started, but is still accepting enrolments. This course has already started but it may still be possible to join it. Please call 03000 41 2222 and ask to be put through to the Centre where the course is running.

About this course

This portraiture - beginners course will introduce you to the process of portraiture through a variety of mediums including pencil, pastel, acrylic and oil paints. Working from both photographic references and life models, you will explore how to approach proportions, tone, light, form and colour. Each project is based on a particular technique, subject matter or a style/genre of artwork. This will include looking at historical, modern, contemporary and global artwork. Tuition is on an individual basis with relevant demonstrations to improve your drawing and painting skills.

How will I be taught?

Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques. You may 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 Portraiture 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/75235/H/LC.
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