Watercolour - Beginners | Ashford Gateway

Watercolour - Beginners at Ashford Gateway

Watercolour - Beginners at Ashford Gateway

Price: £125.00 Starts: 08/01/2018 Time: 12:30 - 14:30
Tutor: Helen Easter Ends: 26/03/2018 Location: Ashford Gateway
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: MON Duration: 11 weeks

About this course

This course provides an introduction to exploring the visual world through drawing and the use of watercolour. Basic techniques will be taught by demonstration and handouts. The course serves as an ideal introduction to the many longer courses available.

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.
Your tutor will give you constant feedback to advise and let you know how well you are progressing.

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?

Improvers course.

What do I need to join the course

You do not need to bring anything and your tutor will advise on the first session
Beginners and those with some experience.

About the Tutor: Helen Easter

Helen is an experienced tutor who has been teaching for 27 years. She delivers courses on painting and drawing, printmaking, papier mache, paper pots. Her main work entails images mixed with the abstract and she uses methods and techniques in all mediums. Helen has exhibited and sold her work in galleries in the UK and abroad. Her paintings have been used for book covers and greeting cards. She is involved with the British Fencing Association where her fencing images have been used for prizes; she also does commissions from fencers and was featured in The Sword magazine in January 2013. She has designed murals for Kent Children Libraries and has curated shows for Shepway council and Metropole Galleries which were featured in the Sunday Times as best shows outside London. Her website is www.helenbeeken.co.uk

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Getting there

Ashford Gateway
Church Road
Ashford
Ashford
Kent
TN23 1AS


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code ASH/57255/F/LC.
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