Would you like to develop your drawing skills you have not used since school or unsure of where to start but you know you want to start drawing, then this Beginners Drawing course is for you. The tutor will set drawing projects to get the best from you using a variety of drawing materials including pencil, charcoal and pastels. This course has a structured but relaxed learning plan which will identify your individual needs to help you reach your drawing goals.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
Use a variety of materials to produce series of drawings
Demonstrate your observational skills through your drawings
Produce drawings on a variety of scales using materials appropriately
Produce a still life drawing with appropriate tonal qualities
Be aware of and work to relevant Health and Safety guidelines
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Angela Wooi
Angela Wooi is an artist and illustrator. She graduated from Wimbledon School of Art and UCA with a BA Hons in Fine Art.
An award winning artist, she works in mixed media, using drawing painting and collage and also designs costumes . Her background in theatre design and creative direction gives her a unique edge within her creativity. She is a founder member of the arts cooperative Making Art Work based in Maidstone. Her teaching style is structured but fun, challenging and exciting .
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?
If you are a new student to the arts and have no materials please wait for your tutor's advice on what to buy. However, you should bring an A3 sketchbook of good quality cartridge paper, preferably with a hard cover and ring bound and a variety of pencils. You will need to provide your own materials and these will vary in cost according to the course requirements. If you have any materials/equipment that might be appropriate please bring them with you
What can I do next?
Further Drawing and Painting courses at a higher level with KAE.
What do I need to join the course
All students are welcome on this course as no experience of the subject is needed.
It is important to note that Art courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity. If you need to bring a carer with you, or be accompanied by another person, please ask to speak with the Curriculum Leader before you enrol.
Getting to your course
Tonbridge Adult Education Centre
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 40 25* and quote the Course Code TON/88467/J/NC.