Oil Painting - Beginners | Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Oil Painting - Beginners at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Oil Painting - Beginners at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Price: £125.00 Starts: 10/01/2018 Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Tutor: Liz Chapman Ends: 28/03/2018 Location: Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: WED Duration: 11 weeks

This course is currently full and online booking is not possible. Please call 03000 41 22 22 to put your name on a waiting list and register your interest. We will then contact you directly if we can accommodate you.

About this course

If you want to learn the skills of how to manipulate oil paint and are new to the media or need a refresher course on colour mixing and oil painting techniques then this the course for you. The course will cover how to use oil paint and the development of paintings in sketchbooks around tutor led projects. Projects will have a historical content for referencing your Art work.There is a structured but relaxed learning plan which will identify your individual needs to help you reach your goals as you continue to practise and develop skills, working from observation and imagination, including keeping a sketchbook and applying the formal elements of art and design.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
Make choices about subject matter and composition in observational sketches
Create form through painting in monochrome
Use oil paint and solvent in varying consistencies
Use different methods of building up the layers of a painting including ground colour and underpainting
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.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.

What can I do next?

Further Art or higher level Oil Painting 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.
Students who have completed the Beginners course or have some experience. The course is also suitable for those who would also like to refresh their practice in this medium.
It is important to note that art courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity.

About the Tutor: Liz Chapman

Liz Chapman M.A. Fine Art. Cert.Ed.
After studying at Reigate School of Art and Design, Liz worked in architectural design and draughtsmanship, before moving on to book illustration. Since 1992 she has worked part time as an Art Tutor and part time as an Artist, and spent the last 3years in the north west coast of Scotland painting landscapes.She taught initially at West Kent College (where she also achieved a Cert.Ed), then Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells Adult education Centre and now Sevenoaks. Liz achieved a Masters Degree in Fine Art at Brighton University in 2004, and has exhibited nationally.

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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/52275/F/LC.
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