Learning Art - Thursday Afternoons

A 12 week course for beginners culminating in an Exhibition.

  • Starts 20 May
  • 280 British pounds

Service Description

12 Week course; 3 hours per week There are 2 classes per week, covering the same course content, 1 in the morning and 1 in the afternoon: This one is Thursday afternoon 1.30pm - 4.30pm. 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: Chalk and Oil Pastels We will show you how colours are mixed with pastels on the paper, and how overlaying and blending various colours helps to create texture. Week 5: Mixed Media This week we will look at creating collage and a mixed media piece. Week 6-8: Watercolours The next 3 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 produce a final piece. 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: Finishing off and Exhibition! Our end of term art exhibition is an opportunity to show your family and friends what you have been up to for the last three months! It’s a fun way to end the course and celebrate! All materials provided, plus tea, coffee and biscuits!

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Contact Details

  • South Street, Great Waltham, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 1DF, UK