Creative Projects in Art | Canterbury Adult Education Centre

Creative Projects in Art at Canterbury Adult Education Centre

Creative Projects in Art at Canterbury Adult Education Centre

Price: £123.00 Starts: 24/01/2019 Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Tutor: Clare Langlands Ends: 28/03/2019 Location: Canterbury Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: THU Duration: 8 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

The main emphasis of this course is on drawing and painting in a creative and experimental way, leading to an individual expression and approach to art. Exercises and projects will not always result in finished pieces but will focus on exploring a variety of not only practical techniques but ways of seeing, recording and approaching different subject matter.

By the end of the course, you should be able to:
• Demonstrate a creative and diverse approach to image making
• Use a variety of observational and practical skills to interpret a variety of subject matter
• Use appropriate methods to collect ideas and experiment using relevant materials and techniques
• Successfully review and evaluate your own work
• Research and evaluate the work of a variety of artists to inform your own work and development in project -based tasks.

There is no set ‘homework’, but you are welcome to practise and do further work at home.
There is no qualification for this course.


There is limited parking on site, but there is a public car park nearby and on-street parking.

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?

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 and a variety of pencils, charcoal, a putty rubber and a pen. You will need to provide your own materials and these will vary in cost according to the course requirements. If you have any materials/equipment that might be appropriate please bring them with you.

What can I do next?

The next Creative Projects in Art course.

What do I need to join the course

This course is suitable for those with some experience. It is not suitable for beginners.

About the Tutor: Clare Langlands

Clare is a painter and printmaker and has been a practising artist for more than twenty years. She studied BA FIne Art at Newcastle upon Tyne Polytechnic and was awarded a postgraduate scholarship to study at The School of Fine Arts, Athens. Clare has exhibited her work both locally and in London. Her pictures combine figurative motifs with abstract mark making, bold colours and pattern to create decorative, playful images. She works in oil paints, printmaking and collage and sometimes combines the processes to create intricate, layered surfaces on canvas. Clare is an experienced teacher with a PGCE in Art and Design from Goldsmiths University.

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Getting there

Canterbury Adult Education Centre
Canterbury High School
Knight Avenue
Canterbury
Canterbury
Kent
CT2 8QA


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code CAN/63334/G/LC.
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