Oil Painting and Acrylics - Beginners and Improvers | Canterbury Adult Education Centre

Oil Painting and Acrylics - Beginners and Improvers at Canterbury Adult Education Centre

Price: £129.00 Starts: 23/01/2020 Time: 13:00 - 15:30
Tutor: Paul Fowler Ends: 05/03/2020 Location: Canterbury Adult Education Centre
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: THU Duration: 6 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

If you would like to learn the skills of how to use oil and acrylic paint and are new to these media or need a refresher course on oil/acrylic painting techniques then this the course for you. We will cover fundamental techniques whilst encouraging an experimental and expressive approach to painting, working from observation and secondary sources, such as the work of other artists.

By the end of the course you should be able to:

Make choices about subject matter and composition in observational sketches

Create form through painting

Use oil paint and solvent and/or acrylic paint and mediums in varying consistencies

Use different methods of building up the layers of a painting including glazing and impasto

Be aware of and work to relevant Health and Safety guidelines

There is no set ‘homework’, but you are welcome to practise and do further work at home.
There is no qualification for this course.

There is limited parking on site, but there is a public car park nearby and on-street parking.

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.

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. You will need to provide your own materials. Please do not buy anything especially for the course before it starts, but bring along to the first session anything you have already that you think will be useful.

What can I do next?

A further oil/acrylic painting course.

What do I need to join the course

This course is suitable for beginners and those with a little experience.

About the Tutor: Paul Fowler

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Getting there

Canterbury Adult Education Centre
Canterbury High School
Knight Avenue

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code CAN/76512/H/LC.
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