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Painting - Improvers

Price:
£205.00
Starts:
12/09/2022
Day of week:
MON
Ends:
05/12/2022
Location:
Canterbury Adult Education Centre, Canterbury
Level:
Level 2
Time:
10:00 - 12:30
Duration:
12 weeks

This course will be held at The Canterbury Adult Education Centre, Canterbury.

Would you like to further your painting skills using either Watercolour, Acrylic or Oils? If so, then this Improvers Painting course is for you.

This course is designed for those who have already completed a beginner’s painting course, who would like to develop their technical abilities and learn how to explore their own unique painting practice.

This course has a structured, but relaxed, learning plan that will identify your individual needs and help you reach your artistic goals.

By the end of the course you will be able to:
- Identify compositional elements in works of art
- Produce paintings that reference both primary and secondary subject matter
- Identify artists whose work inspires you
- Be aware of and work to relevant Health and Safety guidelines

There is no homework requirement for this course.

To find out more about our drawing and painting courses, watch this short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WWj3_sqY-6E&t=1s

Who is the tutor?

About the Tutor: Camille Serisier

Camille Serisier is a visual artist who works across a range of media, including drawing, painting, sculpture, performance and video. As a National Undergraduate Scholar, Camille completed her undergraduate degree with First Class Honours at the Australian National University (Australia). She went onto complete additional training at the New York Studio School (USA), with the generous assistance of the Vera List Travelling Scholarship. Her work has been displayed internationally in galleries and museums, hard copy and digital publications, as well as in the form of temporary and permanent public art. In addition, she has a wealth of professional experience in the arts industry, having worked as a scenic painter for companies such as Opera Australia and as a curator for organisations such as the Museum of Australian Democracy. As an educator Camille has lectured at the Queensland College of Art (Australia), the University of Canberra (Australia) and been a visiting scholar at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art (USA). Born in Australia Camille now lives and works in the United Kingdom.

View all courses taught by Camille Serisier here

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. Students will need to understand the potential benefit from the programme of study, read and interpret ideas, communicate responses that are clear, logical and understandable and manage your own time. You will undertake critical reflection and evaluation and be motivated to develop creative skills and enhance/develop personal skills. One to one guidance, group critiques, self-assessment against individualised learning outcomes stated on the ILP.

What do I need to bring with me?

If you are a new student and have no materials please wait for your tutor's advice on what to buy. However, all students should bring an A4 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. Some of our centres have their own ‘shops' where you are able to buy things at competitive prices.

If you have any materials/equipment that might be appropriate please bring them with you.

What can I do next?

Courses are designed to progress students to higher levels of the craft and also to support application to Access to Art and Degree Foundation courses or relevant Craft, Art and Design Degree courses.

What do I need to join the course

For this Improvers course it is recommended that students have some relevant experience.

It is important to note that art courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity for you to participate fully and get the most out of the course.

Getting to your course

Find us

Canterbury Adult Education Centre
Canterbury High School
Knight Avenue
Canterbury
Kent
CT2 8QA

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code CAN/119351/M/PF.