Get skills in: painting processes and mediums

Course Dates: 16/09/21 - 07/10/21
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street
This is a brief introduction to acrylic painting techniques and the use of materials. Explore a practical approach to painting, including colour mixing, layering, glazing and application. For those with little or no painting experience.
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Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £91.00

Course Code: VH335

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Thu, eve, 16 Sep - 07 Oct '21

Duration: 4 sessions (over 4 weeks)

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What is the course about?

You will learn the basic skills needed to paint from observation and develop confidence in using acrylic paint, as suggested by the tutor.

What will we cover?

We will cover paint and how it works in relation to tone, colour, method and technique. The course incorporates basic colour mixing and develops experience in paint handling in relation to painting from observation. You will be encouraged to try a variety of techniques used by different artists, whose work will be used as examples.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- use paint to describe the basics of tonal structure
- explore composition in painting
- 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.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This is a course for beginners. Some drawing experience is helpful but not essential.

You should be able to follow simple written and verbal instructions, demonstrations, hand-outs and health and safety information, and will be invited to take part in group discussion.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Practical work, individual and group tutoring, group discussion, demonstrations, visual presentations and handouts.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

All basic paints and brushes required for the course are provided.
You will need to bring with you the following materials:
1. A palette knife
2. Rags or kitchen roll
3. Old clothes


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When I've finished, what course can I do next?

We have a range of painting courses and workshops on offer that can support you in developing your painting skills. For more details and a full list of our available courses, please visit our website.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.