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Botanical Art - Coloured Pencils

Day of week:
The Amelia , Tunbridge Wells
Mixed Level
10:00 - 15:30
1 week

Using a variety of coloured pencil techniques you will spend the day learning to paint and draw accurately seasonal plants and flowers. This course is suitable for all levels and is a good introduction into colour mixing, drawing from life/observation and learning watercolour techniques. You will during the day identify the colours in the flowers and replicate these in your drawings using coloured pencils.

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 and individual learning plan (ILP) 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?

A good cartridge paper A4 sized painting sketch book, and a good set of watercolour pencils. You will also need to have suitable pencils and a clean de-labeled jar for water. Please bring a long anything you think could be suitable and the tutor will talk you through what you need as the course progresses.

What can I do next?

Further art or botanical courses.

What do I need to join the course

All students are welcome on this course who have an interest in using coloured pencils and producing accurate observational drawings of plants and flowers.

Getting to your course

Find us

The Amelia
The Amelia
Monson Road
Tunbridge Wells

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code TWL/119509/M/LC.