Acrylics - Beginners - Continuation | St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Acrylics - Beginners - Continuation at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Acrylics - Beginners - Continuation at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Price: £71.00 Starts: 28/02/2019 Time: 16:00 - 18:00
Tutor: Anthony Foster Ends: 04/04/2019 Location: St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: THU Duration: 6 weeks

About this course

For those who want to produce oil paintings or acrylic paintings that are both tutor-led and student centred on a more challenging level then this is the course for you. Develop your paintings skills and further your understanding of colour mixing during this course. Students will be encouraged to research and develop their own ideas from both observed and imagined starting points using a sketchbook.
By the end of the course students should be able to :-
use a wide range of tonal values
devise compositions to communicate the artist’s intentions
use strategies to create pictorial space
use painting materials effectively

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.
At the start of the course you will work with your tutor to develop an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) to set out what you want to achieve by the end of the course. You will both monitor and assess your progress throughout the course to ensure your learning needs are being met. There are no formal exams or tests to complete on this course.

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..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?

Higher level Art courses with KAE.

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome.
Students who have completed the Beginners course or have the equivalent experience. It is important to note that art courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity for you to participate fully and get the most out of the course.

About the Tutor: Anthony Foster

Tony Foster is a practicing free-lance artist and tutor of art. Taking private and commercial commissions his work has been seen in both England, Europe and the US. Tony teachers a wide variety of techniques in life drawing, painting and sculpture from beginners to advanced levels.

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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/69666/G/LC.
Course Code: MAI/69666/G/LC Book Now

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