Life Drawing - Beginners and Improvers | Gravesend Adult Education Centre

Life Drawing - Beginners and Improvers at Gravesend Adult Education Centre

Life Drawing - Beginners and Improvers at Gravesend Adult Education Centre

Price: £190.00 Starts: 26/09/2019 Time: 13:00 - 15:30
Tutor: Susan Wyatt Ends: 05/12/2019 Location: Gravesend Adult Education Centre
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: THU Duration: 10 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

Students will gain experience in Life drawing techniques with live models who will be used to introduce stylistic concepts and approaches to completing a life study painting.

By the end of the course students should be able to:
-Use the skills of recording and developing ideas to create a personal sketch book.
-Explain and understand some of the ideas and influences of past masters/contemporary artists in relations to the development of their own works.
-Plan and produce works which show the use of the essential elements in Drawing/painting, line, shape, volume, tone,colour.
-Through talks, discussions and group critiques/gain skills of evaluating and analysing own/peers work.

Please note both male and female unclothed models will be used.

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 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 materials including paper are available to buy in the centre. 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

There are no enrolment requirements for this course.
Students who wish to learn more about painting the human form. 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: Susan Wyatt

Sue Wyatt holds: A BA Hons in Fine Art , , Chelsea School of Art (University of the Arts, London) , , Post graduate certificate in Education., , Sue has been teaching for 25 years. Her own work is drawn from landscape and life., , She believes that learning is essentially a continuous process: through drawing we can explore the world in a different way, increase our awareness and widen our creative experiences., , The atmosphere in the class is open and friendly.

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Getting there

Gravesend Adult Education Centre
Darnley Road
DA11 0RX

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code GRA/81132/H/PF.
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