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Course code: QCXU102P
Subject area: Art & Design
Study level: Part Time
Course level: U
3:00pm - 5:30pm
19th Apr 2023 - 5th Jul 2023
01235 555 585
You shall cover basic drawing skills such as construction drawing and moulding form with light and shade. We will look at the traditional ways of applying watercolour: wet into wet, layered washes, glazes etc. We will also make experimental paintings. You will observe still life objects and express space and atmosphere in landscapes. There will be demonstrations and ample time to experiment. Learners with some experience will be encouraged to take their work further and challenge themselves.Please note there will be no teaching on 31/05/2023
• Introduction to construction drawing: measuring techniques: Construct basic forms using plumb lines, diagonals and triangulation techniques.• Further construction drawing, with more experienced learners asked to tackle more challenging subject matter.• Introduction to tonality: Charcoal drawing of simple sculptural objects • Further tonality: experimental mark making: Fruit and vegetables, bold expressive mark making. Experienced learners asked to relate several forms with each other and consider composition. • Introduction to watercolour: wet into wet, layered washes, dry brushing. Beginners to work from tutor demonstration of landscape, experienced learners given the option of creating your own image.• Repeated mark painting of still life of citrus fruit, looking for local, tonal and ambient colour. Beginners to paint one or two pieces, experienced learners to paint a range of fruits and make some consideration towards composition. • Repeated mark painting of trees, looking for patterns and ratios of leaf and sky.• Still life with warm analogous colours• Analogous colours part two; Cool colours in a landscape: a choice of reference, from very simple, to more challenging• Snow scene using masking fluid and limited palette.
What you need to bring to the first session: A4 watercolour paper pad Small white plate to mix colour on. Jam jar for water Kitchen paper HB pencil and sharpener Eraser
Your tutor will advise you of further art materials that you will need as the course progresses
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You will also be asked to complete monitoring paperwork, whic
16 - 18 Fee
Tuition Fee: £151.25Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £151.25
19+ Reduced Fee
Tuition Fee: £90.75Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £90.75