Painting Styles - A Taste of Abstract Art | The Cube, Folkestone

Painting Styles - A Taste of Abstract Art at The Cube, Folkestone

Painting Styles - A Taste of Abstract Art at The Cube, Folkestone

Price: £25.00 Starts: 10/11/2017 Time: 12:00 - 16:00
Tutor: Stephen Thompson Ends: 10/11/2017 Location: The Cube, Folkestone
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: FRI Duration: 1 weeks

About this course

A one day course that introduces the basic methods and materials used to create abstract images. You will consider the origins of abstract art and the wide variety of approaches that have evolved. There will be a strong emphasis on the use of experimental methods, and how materials, concepts and symbols contribute to making abstract work. The course will provide a stimulating workshop environment for anyone looking to develop their drawing and painting skills.

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 can use a sketchbook/notebook 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.

What do I need to bring with me?

Materials are provided, however, if you have any painting and drawing 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 course it is recommended that students have completed a Beginners course, or have relevant experience.

About the Tutor: Stephen Thompson

Stephen Thompson BA Hons Fine Art, is a highly respected artist and teacher, with many years of teaching experience across all education sectors, including Head of Art at the English College in Prague. Stephen continues to exhibit work regularly and maintains an active presence in the Folkestone Art scene.

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Getting there

The Cube
Tontine Street
Folkestone
Shepway
Kent
CT20 1SD


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code FOL/55474/F/LC.
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