Botanical Illustration - Improvers | Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Botanical Illustration - Improvers at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Botanical Illustration - Improvers at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Price: £157.00 Starts: 10/01/2018 Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Tutor: Ends: 28/03/2018 Location: Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: WED Duration: 11 weeks

About this course

This is an intermediate level Botanical Illustration course in Sevenoaks (not for beginners ) The focus is upon the development of drawing and watercolour painting applied to the careful observation of plants. Students will benefit from the warmly supportive atmosphere.
By the end of the course students should be able to :-
Demonstrate an understanding of patterns in plant growth and employ strategies to portray it visually
• Be able to use a wide range of tonal values
• Show some understanding of the technical process of mixing and matching colour
• Demonstrate an ability to use a range of watercolour techniques, including laying washes and wet on dry
• Critically analyse own and each other’s work during group critiques
• Demonstrate an ability to use a range of techniques to accurately measure and scale drawings

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.
Through one to one guidance, group critiques and 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?

Higher level Art courses with KAE.

What do I need to join the course

Some experience is necessary
Students who are interested in Botanical Drawing and Painting and who have completed an Intermediate course or have the equivalent experience.It is important to note that art courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity.

Getting there

Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Hatton House
Bradbourne Road
TN13 3QN

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code SEV/51169/F/PF.
Course Code: SEV/51169/F/PF Book Now

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