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Weekdays/Time: Sat (10:00 to 13:00)
Started: 22/04/2017 (Number of Weeks: 5)
End Date: 20/05/2017
Tutor Approval Required? No
The non qualification course aims to further improve your perceptual skills, as well as your confidence and ability in drawing the figure. Working from the model you will be introduced to different ways of using line, tone and colour to make various drawings to help understand form and space.
Available as PAYG each week - Please note no concessions available on PAYG
You can enrol directly online or in person at reception.
This is a mixed ability class and beginners as well as more advanced learners are welcome. Your tutor will assess your existing knowledge at the first class.
In this course you will draw from observation a variety of models. You will work with a variety of drawing media and will be taught through demonstration and practical exercises how to handle and manipulate these with confidence. You will learn about the basic principles of observational drawing from the figure including use of line, tone and mark making, the relationships between tone and composition. Practical work will be contextualised by looking at and discussing artists work from various periods up to the present day. The class will be used as a platform to discuss current exhibitions or any other relevant issues that will arise by you and the other students. This is a mixed level class and every level is welcome.
You will learn through practical hands on experience, exchanging ideas and experience with others, keeping a sketchbook , looking at the work of artists who inspire you , personal and group critiques , tutor demonstrations and formal tuition Individual and group tuition
You are expected to provide your own art materials. Paper is available to purchase from the college. At the start of the course the tutor will give advice and issue a more detailed materials list.
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Pencil and/or charcoal, sketchbook, rubber. Old clothes/apron to protect clothing
Regular attendance will ensure that you gain maximum benefit from the course.
You may progress to accredited courses at the college or to the portraiture class.
How much homework will I need to do outside of class?
There will be no formal compulsory homework but you may be asked to research the work of different artists between classes and practise the skills you have learnt in class.
What will happen if I miss a class? Your tutor will always try to ensure that you are given important information you missed during your absence however, it is always preferable to attend all classes for maximum benefit from the class.
This a non accredited leisure course and there are no exams. Your progress will be monitored by question and answer and observation during class presentations and discussions as well as when you are working on your drawing.
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