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Course CodeCourse NameVenueDayStart TimeEnd TimeStart DateEnd Date  
23MT425PIntroduction to Painting with AcrylicsMELTON LIBRARYMon10:00 AM12:00 PM15/04/202420/05/2024Available for EnquiriesCourse Info

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More information about this Course

01. Who is this course for?
This course will cover basic techniques of acrylics; how to mix colours and apply them. The course will be covering how to apply paint, using a watered-down thin technique and then applying paint thickly. The course will cover different styles and subject matter. The tutor will phone you prior to the course starting to discuss the course further. The tutor will check how you are getting on each week and make sure that you learn each method before moving onto something new. You will have the opportunity to study other artists and learn from their painting skills. There will be handouts available, and the tutor will also demonstrate how to achieve effects. As you work on each project the tutor will also offer 1-1 help and advice. This course is designed to be welcoming and friendly, to be able to enjoy learning in a safe environment.

02. What will I learn?
This is a course aimed at the complete beginner or someone who has a little experience and want to gain confidence in Acrylic painting.

03. How will I learn?
Written & photographic records · Feedback from the tutor · One to one & group discussions. Completion of an Individual Learning Plan.

04. What will I need to bring?
For this course you will need a set of acrylic paints, a set of brushes, good quality paper either acrylic or watercolour paper (Windsor and Newton or equivalent, please do not buy the paper from The Works) a palette – tear off palette from the Works, palette knives, and kitchen roll.

05. What skills or experience do I need?
None needed, suitable for complete beginners.

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

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