Tuition fees: £78.00
Exams fees: £0.00
Materials fees: £7.50
Total cost: £85.50
Subject area: Homecrafts
Course Type: Part Time
Create your own unique art samples. This intensive course provides a structured introduction to a range of art & design activities. Students are encouraged to experiment with a variety of materials and techniques, and find their strengths. The exploration and development of ideas is also a key element of the course. This course is structured to suit learners’ pace and prior abilities. This can accommodate complete beginners and those with some prior experience, including some who have completed a term of this course already.
You will discover a wide range of drawing and painting techniques with a view to applying them in your own creative project.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
1. Use and utilise all available visual resources to develop an ideas for future art project
2. Employ the knowledge of colour theory to create a well thought colour visualisation
3. Use contour drawing to create the guide-line of the composition in basic shape and proportions
4. Develop gouache techniques to complete a still-life in modern artists’ style.
5. Sketch a life model in basic shape and proportions.
6. Develop shading techniques to create three-dimensional imagery of the life model on a two-dimensional plane.
You will learn:
The basic rules of using guidelines to help position things correctly.
Techniques of modern artists related to still-life project.
Visual language in relation to art project: line, pattern, shape and form, tonal value, colour, texture.
Still-life painting in gouache with a modern abstract perspective.
Drawing of a portrait in basic shape and proportions.
For the first session please bring:
A2 (594 x 420mm) sheet of 220-300gsm cartridge drawing paper
B, 2B and 3B drawing pencils
Tutor will advise at the first session on paints and brushes. Abingdon and Witney College is subject to Ofsted visits and have a responsibility to ensure we meet/exceed their requirements. As a result of this you will find you will be expected to understand the government initiatives around Safeguarding, Prevent and Fundamental British Values as well as complete quality monitoring paperwork as part of the course.
Please note there are no classes running on dates: 06/05/2019 and 27/05/2019.
There are no entry requirements for this course.
This course is structured to suit learners’ pace and prior abilities. This can accommodate complete beginners and those with some prior experience, including some who have completed a term of this course already.
Enrolment numbers to our courses are reviewed regularly. To avoid disappointment it is advised to enrol early. Course viability decisions are made two weeks prior to the course start date. Any course changes are communicated via email so please ensure you check your email accounts running up to the course start date.
On the first week of the course you will be required to bring along one form of identification. This could be a passport, driving licence, debit/credit card, Birth Certificate or National Insurance card.
Please Note: Students should be 19 years old or over at 31st August 2018.
A variety of teaching and learning methods will be used on the course. These could include lecture, demonstration, individual student practice, pair work, group discussion, quiz, exhibition of students’ completed textile projects, peer evaluation.
As this course is unaccredited informal methods of assessment wiill be used. Lecture, demonstration, individual student practice, pair work, group discussion, quiz, exhibition of students’ completed projects, peer’s evaluation.
Your tutor gives you informal feedback.
Occasionally learners have to complete homework between sessions, however it is not compulsory. There will be some course paprwork to complete.
This is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification
You may like to continue on the mixed ability course, try an improvers or move on to one of our other art and design courses.
The specialist consumable fee set at £0.50 per hour covers materials provided for students' to try or experiment with, as part of the planned study.
Trips and visits may be offered as part of your programme of study but these will be optional and fees will be collected throughout the duration of the course. Details of cost will be provided during the enrolment process if not already above.
There are bursaries available to help you with other course cost, call 01235 216 298 for more information.
The 19+ full fee button displays the full fee that may apply, the rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. Also see the Course Fees & Finance page under the Info Centre link at the top of the screen.
Time: 15:30 - 18:00
Date: 29 Apr 2019 - 17 Jun 2019
Location: Abingdon Campus