Life Drawing and Painting | Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Life Drawing and Painting at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Life Drawing and Painting at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Price: £139.00 Starts: 08/01/2018 Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Tutor: Susan Wyatt Ends: 19/03/2018 Location: Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: MON Duration: 10 weeks

It may still be possible to enrol, call us on 0845 606 5 606 to see if it is possible.

About this course

This Life Drawing course in Sevenoaks will cover a range of approaches to life drawing, e.g. quick poses, exercises that help improve observation, drawing with positive and negative spaces and drawing on the right side of the brain, as well as more formal approaches to study proportion, tone, form and flesh tones. There will be an opportunity to use and experiment with a range of media, both traditional and experimental, e.g. pencil, charcoal, paint, and ink.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
Use proportion conventions and strategies to increase accuracy of figure drawing
Produce drawings that demonstrate an understanding on tone, i.e. shadows, mid tones and highlights
Produce paintings that demonstrate an understanding of colour theory and a limited palette, i.e. 3 primaries and white to mix flesh tones.
Produce drawings and paintings that demonstrate the use of a range of mark making techniques, such as pen and ink, ink and wash, broad charcoal marks, linear charcoal marks, broad brush strokes, translucent washes.
Be aware of and work to relevant Health and Safety guidelines

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 critique 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?

Further Art or Life Drawing courses with KAE.

What do I need to join the course

All students are welcome on the course, please contact one of the Arts team who will be able to make sure it is the right course for you.
This Life Drawing course is appropriate for those who are more experienced, students who have completed other life courses, have the equivalent Art experience or an interest in learning how to draw from a Life Model. 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 Programme Manager before you enrol.

About the Tutor: Susan Wyatt

Sue Wyatt holds: A BA Hons in Fine Art , , Chelsea School of Art (University of the Arts, London) , , Post graduate certificate in Education., , Sue has been teaching for 25 years. Her own work is drawn from landscape and life., , She believes that learning is essentially a continuous process: through drawing we can explore the world in a different way, increase our awareness and widen our creative experiences., , The atmosphere in the class is open and friendly.

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Getting there

Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Hatton House
Bradbourne Road
Sevenoaks
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN13 3QN


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code SEV/51165/F/LC.
Course Code: SEV/51165/F/LC Contact Us

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