Learning Art - Halstead location

A 12 week course for beginners to explore different media.

  • Starts 14 Sept
  • 285 British pounds
  • Parsonage Street

Service Description

This course is located in our other venue, St Andrew's Centre, 22 Parsonage Street, Halstead, CO9 2JT 12 Week course; 3 hours per week Wednesday afternoon 1.00pm - 4.00pm Week 1-3: Drawing Techniques The first three weeks of your art class we will cover the basic elements, where you will learn the importance of mark making, shading and depth in drawing. This is a great way to start! Week 4: Soft Pastels We start to introduce colour and will show you how colours are mixed on the paper, and how overlaying and blending various colours helps to create texture. Week 5: Mixed media is basically using anything you have to hand. Save all your cardboard, envelopes, scraps of paper, textile pieces, old books and magazines, these can all be used in mixed media. With mixed media it is definitely a case of anything goes! Week 6-8: Watercolours The next three weeks we play with watercolour. We’ll look at the materials, tools and techniques needed to paint with watercolour, such as wet on dry, wet on wet, dry on wet, the use of additives. You will learn paper preparation and how to mix different pigments on your palette. Week 9-11: Acrylics A very popular medium due to its versatility and ability to create many different styles of art. The richness in colour when applied with both brushes and a palette knife is amazing! Week 12: Producing a final piece in your chosen media, and finishing off any other work. All materials provided, plus tea, coffee and biscuits!

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Contact Details

  • 22 Parsonage Street, Halstead, UK