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Course CodeCourse NameVenueDayStart TimeEnd TimeStart DateEnd Date  
23SN433PDRAWING AND PAINTING - GET STARTEDBARWELL THE GEORGE WARD COMMUNITY CENTREThu1:15 PM3:15 PM11/01/202421/03/2024Available for EnquiriesCourse Info
23SN434PDRAWING AND PAINTING - GET STARTEDBARWELL THE GEORGE WARD COMMUNITY CENTREThu1:15 PM3:15 PM28/09/202321/12/2023Available for EnquiriesCourse Info
23SN436PDRAWING AND PAINTING - GET STARTEDBARWELL THE GEORGE WARD COMMUNITY CENTREThu1:15 PM3:15 PM18/04/202411/07/2024Available for EnquiriesCourse Info

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More information about this Course

01. Who is this course for?
This course will provide a useful introduction to a variety of painting and drawing techniques and materials to get you started on your learning journey. You will be able to develop your skills and gain the knowledge and confidence needed to create your own work. You will get lots of support and encouragement along with the opportunity to explore and experiment with a variety of wet and dry media such as watercolour, acrylic, charcoal and pastels.

02. What will I learn?
· A guide to materials · Developing drawing & painting techniques · Basic colour mixing · Developing observational skills · Design & composition · Working from your own photos The course will include step-by-step drawing and painting projects and activities with demonstrations by the tutor to show different techniques and applications.

03. How will I learn?
Written & photographic records Regular feed back from the tutor on your progress throughout the course Group discussions We will help you to record and review your own progress during the course

04. What will I need to bring?
Any Pencils, an eraser, paints, brushes, and a sketch pad or other paper that you already have to draw on. There will be some spare materials available to borrow for the first session if needed.

05. What skills or experience do I need?
None required

08. How will I be supported in my 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.

Teaching And Learning In The Community
Many learners book holidays during the length of their courses and whilst we realise this is personal choice, please consider that missed lessons can affect funding for adult learning courses. This may impact on us being able to offer similar courses in the future.

For More Information And How To Enrol
If you need more information, want to discuss levels and course content, or wish to enrol, you can call into our local centres, call our Enrolment Team, or for some courses, you can enrol online. If you need help with your choice of learning, training, career, work and life goals, please book an appointment with one of our Learning and Work Advisors who can provide free, 1:1, impartial advice. Call our FREEphone 0800 988 0308.

Online Learning
If you are enrolling for an online/blended learning course: It is important to check the detailed course information prior to enrolment to ensure you have suitable equipment and software. You will also need a reliable internet connection to participate in this course. If you are not sure about the requirements or have any queries or questions please get in touch with our enrolment staff using the contact details provided. Please note that online courses may be recorded and shared with adult learning staff for quality assurance purposes.

Additional Costs And/Or Resources:
You will need a selection of pencils, brushes, paints and papers for the course but your tutor will advise you on the best materials to use and what you actually need to buy.

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