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Course Summary
A course designed for students with some experience of painting and/or drawing.   Composition, colour theory, colour mixing, perspective, techniques with various media and more are discussed, aiming to develop skills and understanding.   Students are encouraged to look at the work of artists past and contemporary.   Subject matter and medium are chosen by the student.   The use of sketchbooks is encouraged in order to both improve observation and consider options in developing work.   Students work in their own way - traditional, abstract, illustration etc and feedback and advice is given.   There will be short demonstrations of points made as relevant and work on the computer and in books shared.   Occasionally there are optional class trips to exhibitions on a non-class day. Come and learn in a friendly and constructive class.

Experience/Skills Required To Join This Course
Some experience of painting and/or drawing  and a  wish to develop skills. No formal qualifications just an enquiring mind

What Is The Course About?
Developing your skills in your own way Developing a greater knowledge of artists

For The Session/s You Will Need:
Sketchpad or paper, preferably A3 - larger if you wish and pencil or charcoal (minimum requirement). Any medium or support you wish in addition

Additional Costs And/Or Resources:
A sketchbook and just the usual art materials you may buy

How Will I Know How I Am Getting On?
Written records, Continual feedback and advice from tutor, Peer feedback, Self assessment, seeing work develop


Support For Your Learning
Once you start, if you have further queries and/or support needs, please talk to the tutor. We also offer support to help people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. If you have a disability, learning difficulty, health problem or mental health difficulty that may affect your learning or participation, please contact us for further advice.

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The Adult Learning Service also offers courses in: · Computing and ICT · Personal Development, including Arts and Leisure · Languages, British Sign Language, ESOL and Makaton · Maths and English · Skills for Jobs · Apprenticeships and Traineeships · Family Learning · Programmes for Adults with Learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities

Minimum Numbers
If the required minimum number of learners is not reached we cannot guarantee that the course will run. We will try to advise you 5 working days before the course start date if this is the case.