Art Experience - Try Five Different Media in a Week | Ashford Gateway

Art Experience - Try Five Different Media in a Week at Ashford Gateway

Art Experience - Try Five Different Media in a Week at Ashford Gateway

Price: £80.00 Starts: 06/08/2018 Time: 10:30 - 12:00
Tutor: Helen Easter Ends: 10/08/2018 Location: Ashford Gateway
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: VAR Duration: 5 weeks

About this course

This course is the perfect opportunity to try different media with all art materials included. It will be held each morning Monday-Friday and you will be introduced a different medium each day. The Tutor will show you how to use different media to make exploratory studies and paintings/drawings. The course will cover pencil, charcoal, pastels (oil or chalk), watercolour and acrylics.

By the end of this course you should be able to:
- demonstrate some basic pencil techniques
- demonstrate some basic charcoal techniques
- demonstrate some basic pastel techniques
- demonstrate some basic watercolour techniques
- demonstrate some basic acrylic techniques

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

How will I be taught?

The tutor will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques.
Your tutor will give you feedback.

What do I need to bring with me?

All the necessary art materials will be provided.

What can I do next?

Longer art course with Kent Adult Education. Your tutor will be able to advise you. Alternatively please visit our website at for more details.

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome to join this course.
This short course is for absolute beginners who are not sure which art course or medium to choose

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

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Getting there

Ashford Gateway
Church Road
TN23 1AS

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code ASH/65509/G/LC.
Course Code: ASH/65509/G/LC Book Now

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