Botanical Art - Beginners | Tonbridge Adult Education Centre

Botanical Art - Beginners at Tonbridge Adult Education Centre

Botanical Art - Beginners at Tonbridge Adult Education Centre

Price: £168.00 Starts: 20/04/2020 Time: 19:00 - 21:30
Tutor: Amber Halsall Ends: 06/07/2020 Location: Tonbridge Adult Education Centre
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: MON Duration: 10 weeks

About this course

This Beginners course will teach you how to observe and produce beautiful drawings of plants and flowers from the real plants and flowers. Observational skills will be developed throughout and you will learn the basic techniques of painting in watercolour.
The tutor for this course will guide you through:
What to look for to help you when making your drawings
Consider the composition of the image on the paper
Colour matching your palette to your plant or flower
Drawing and the use of line for accuracy
Help with the understanding of plant biology
This is a very considered Art that can help you produce drawings to be proud of.
The sessions will be tutor led, to enabling you to build your knowledge and skills in a progressive structured fashion leading to the opportunity for more self directed work as and you build your confidence in the subject.

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 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.

What do I need to bring with me?

If you are a new student to the arts and have no materials please wait for your tutor's advice on what to buy at the first lesson. However, you 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.
If you have any materials/equipment that might be appropriate please bring them with you.

What can I do next?

The Improvers or further Fine Art courses

What do I need to join the course

An interest in producing beautiful and accurate drawings of plants and flowers and have some or no experience in the subject. All students are welcome on the course as it is for the beginner to the subject.

About the Tutor: Amber Halsall

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Getting there

Tonbridge Adult Education Centre
Avebury Avenue
Tonbridge And Malling

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code TON/78409/H/PF.
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