Pastels | St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Pastels at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Pastels at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Price: £48.00 Starts: 19/05/2018 Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Tutor: Claudia Starbuck Ends: 19/05/2018 Location: St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: SAT Duration: 1 weeks

About this course

This course will introduce you to drawing with soft pastels. A variety of drawing techniques will be explored, including mixed media approaches. By working from both direct observation and from photographic references and sketches, you will encounter a variety of interesting and stimulating subject matter - landscape, still life, natural forms, etc. Reference will also be made to the work of other artists as appropriate.

By the end of the course you should be able to:
Work from a variety of primary and secondary subject matter.
Make drawings as studies and as finished compositions.
Select and use the appropriate drawing media, materials and equipment.
Recognise the styles and techniques of selected fine artists.
Work to health and safety guidelines.

There is no homework requirement for this course.

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.

What do I need to bring with me?

The course fee includes some materials. Please bring anything you already have which you think may be useful, eg drawing materials, cartridge pads.

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

Everyone is welcome. No previous knowledge or experience required.

About the Tutor: Claudia Starbuck

Claudia Starbuck has a BA (Hons) degree in Illustration from University College Falmouth in Cornwall. She also holds a PGCE teaching qualification from University of Greenwich, specialising in art and design within the Lifelong Learning sector. She has worked as an art tutor on many exciting creative projects for children and adults. Claudia's own artwork embraces mixed media. She creates work for private clients by comission and has exhibited her own artwork in Cornwall, Kent and London.

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Getting there

St Faiths Adult Education Centre
St Faiths Street
Maidstone
Maidstone
Kent
ME14 1LH


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code MAI/54722/F/LC.
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