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DRAWING & PAINTING FOR IMPROVERS

Qualification

Course Code

20P1ART00342

Duration

8 Weeks

Entry Requirements

Completion of Drawing and Painting for Beginners or have novice experience when it comes to drawing and painting, including drawing in proportion and one-point perspective.

Future Study

  • Life Drawing for Improvers
  • Dressmaking and Garment Constructions for Beginners

Cost

£110

What you need to know

IS THIS FOR ME?

This course is suitable for those who already have drawing and painting experience and are looking to improve their skills.

HOW AND WHAT WILL LEARN?

  • Expand your knowledge of colour theory including and beyond the limited palette
  • Explore different techniques traditional and contemporary approaches artist use, e.g., through observations & memory, formal & analytical, emotive & intuitive. This will help you choose your own artistic direction and interpret art.
  • Improve your proportion, mark making, relationships of form and shape, perspective skills using a variety of materials
  • Create better compositions – still life/landscapes studies
  • Obtain abstract values from tone simplification (and surface quality)
  • Develop detailed observational to wild expressive drawing/painting techniques – still life/landscapes
  • Use thin and thick paint to create texture (impasto) and other painting effects

START DATE AND RUNNING TIMES

>Following the latest Government announcement of a full national lockdown in England, this course has been postponed until further notice.

LOCATION

Hitchin Campus