Drawing and Painting - Beginners | Broadstairs Adult Education Centre

Drawing and Painting - Beginners at Broadstairs Adult Education Centre

Drawing and Painting - Beginners at Broadstairs Adult Education Centre

Price: £168.00 Starts: 24/09/2019 Time: 09:45 - 12:15
Tutor: Duncan Eric Kings Ends: 10/12/2019 Location: Broadstairs Adult Education Centre
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: TUE Duration: 11 weeks

This course has started, but is still accepting enrolments. This course has already started but it may still be possible to join it. Please call 03000 41 2222 and ask to be put through to the Centre where the course is running.

About this course

This beginners courses offers the opportunity to develop your drawing and painting skills, to unpick the techniques used in some of the great pieces and use this on individual projects to great effect. Throughout the sessions you will learn new skills, develop existing ones and work with an array of subject matter to explore your own style.

By the end of this art course you should be able to:
- understand the basics of tonal structure
- work with composition
- mix colours using basic colour theory
- use a range of painting techniques such as 'impasto', 'scumble' and 'glaze'
- identify the work of artists and other practitioners.
- plan a composition and understand spatial relationships
- draw more accurately from observation
- draw using tone to establish structure and create solidity of form
- draw using line and gesture
- start to develop a personal approach to drawing.

How will I be taught?

The tutor 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 your goals, ideas, processes and progress.
One to one guidance, group critiques, self-assessment against individualised learning outcomes stated on the ILP.

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?

We offer a wide range of courses in Oils and Acrylics, life drawing, watercolour, drawing and painting and specialist workshops at the Turner Contemporary.

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome to join this course as no experience is necessary.
Beginners and those with little experience, or students wishing to refresh their skills.

About the Tutor: Duncan Eric Kings

Duncan Kings is a painter, printmaker, ceramicist and sculptor. He studied BA Fine Art at Maidstone and MA printmaking at Chelsea Art School. He works in a broad range of media, materials and techniques and has been teaching art and design for over 30 years. Duncan regularly exhibits and his work is on permanent display at the Derby Museum, Shepherd and Neame Brewery and the Leicester Regiment, and he has also worked on large scale murals. Duncan works to commission and examples of his work can be found at www.duncankings.co.uk

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Getting there

Broadstairs Adult Education Centre
Hilderstone Centre
St. Peters Road
Broadstairs
Thanet
Kent
CT10 2JW


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code BRO/73830/H/PF.
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