Acrylic painting - mixed ability - Summer

Course code: QPXR207P

Subject area: Art & Design

Study level: Part Time

Course level: E

Course details

9:30am - 11:30am


22nd Apr 2020 - 8th Jul 2020

Oxford Adult Learning Cowley

Contact details

01235 555 585

You will be offered a broad grounding in the use acrylics. You will cover glazing, layering, impasto painting, bold and expressive brush work. You will examine how to observe a simple still life, how to mould form through light and shade, how to use colour effectively and how to express space and distance in a landscape.

• Painting a cylinder: Expressing form through light and shade using a variety of techniques, this simple exercise will show me the level that learners are at.
• Still life of learner’s choice: From a simple single object to a complex set up.
• Palette craft: colour mixing/matching, followed by applying colours in a very simple way to a landscape, (more experienced learners might wish to progress landscape further.
• Colour wheel.
• Warm analogous colour still life, (from very simple statements to experienced learners looking at subtle changes in colour caused by reflected light)
• Cool analogous colour landscape
• Transparency: glass objects, (glazing technique)
• Reflective surfaces, glazing continued)
• Reflections in a pond (glazing and bold mark making
• Palette knife painting. Expressive mark making

Please note there will be no teaching sessions on 27/05/2020

Acrylics Improvers, or possibly beginner’s oil painting as there are similarities in the ways that one uses the medium
For a range of learners from those with little or no experience to those with a degree of experience in acrylics or other mediums.
The specialist consumable fee set at £0.50 per hour and covers materials provided for you to try or experiment with, as part of the planned study.

You are expected to provide their own paint. Your tutor will advise at the first session on paints etc.

There is also a £21 NCFE registration fee.

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.

16 - 18 Fee

19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £100.00
Exam Fee: £21.00
Materials: £11.00

Total Cost: £132.00

19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Materials: £11.00

Total Cost: £11.00

By attending, using and combining materials safely to create an outcome, you will achieve a NCFE Creative Craft qualification at the end of this course.

Entry Level 3 - Award in Creative Craft

This qualification will introduce learners to craft and design materials and allow them to combine materials to create an art or craft item whilst working safely and using appropriate personal, protective equipment.