This course has started, but it may still be possible to join it. Please call 03000 41 40 25* and ask to be put through to the Centre where the course is running
On this course you will learn how to draw flowers successfully and confidently in a variety of exciting ways, then turn your drawings into unique paintings using watercolour and acrylic paints in traditional or contemporary styles. You can have a go at experimenting with different drawing and painting techniques to create stunning works of art and build up a sketchbook of ideas to enhance your skills and as a reference for further study. You will make a colour wheel and learn how to apply this knowledge when mixing paint.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
-draw flowers, leaves and foliage using pencil, charcoal and pen;
-create a colour wheel and apply the information gained;
-sketch flowers and foliage and use these to compile a sketchbook;
-paint a botanical painting using observational skills.
Homework is not a requirement, but a little time spent on practice or research may increaase your enjoyment of the course.
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 craftspeople and you will keep a sketchbook/notebook and individual learning plan (ILP) to record goals, ideas, processes and progress. You will undertake critical evaluation and be motivated to develop creative skills and enhance personal skills.
You will receive one to one guidance and there will be group critiques of work. You will be able to self assess your progress against the outcomes for the course.
What do I need to have with me?
You will need a set of watercolour paint, acrylic paints, brushes in a variety of sizes suitable for watercolour and acrylic paints, pencils, a sketchbook, rubber, scissors and masking tape. If you are unsure of what to buy, the tutor will go through this fully on the first day. Please bring somedrawing pencils, a rubber and an A4 sketchbook to the first class.
What can I do next?
We have a wide range of art courses on offerat St Faiths and your tutor will be able to give you advice regarding next steps.
What do I need to join the course
Everyone is welcome to join this course. No experience of the subject is needed.
This course is suitable for beginners or those with a bit of experience who would like to go over some basics.
Joining your course
If you require any information about joining this online course then please call 03000 41 40 25* and quote the Course Code MAI/90382/J/NC.
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