Course Description

This 12 week painting course is for beginners and improvers to build confidence and skill
Tutor: Elizabeth Archbold

Date: Oct 12, 2020 – Jan 25, 2021
Day: Monday
Time : 6.30pm – 8.00pm
Venue : To be confirmed in office on start date
Cost: €130 for twelve classes

This 12 week painting course is for beginners and improvers.
Focus and Gathering – Painting for All, will explore gathering and focus. From watercolour application technique to working in more impasto passages. Acrylic paints offer a choice of approaches. We will look at building individual source material through notebook work and gathering visual aids. We will explore a range of application techniques that build confidence and skill with rendering line and plane, colour interactions, brush stroke, and compositional considerations. We will look at the different aspects of a range of painting making materials. The classes will be delivered with step by step demonstrations of how to start and what to look out for.
Materials required:
A4 hardback notebook of 100gsm or 120gsm cartridge paper.
Drawing tool.
Paints, brushes, and painting surfaces will be discussed in class.
Small canvas panels; 10×7 Acrylic pad.
Brushes: no.4/6 synthetic Filbert; small, fine Round; 1 inch, Flat.
Acrylics set.
Paper palette pad.

A group gallery visit will be organised for a Saturday during the 12 week term.

College Name People’s College for Continuing Education and Training
Course Category Arts, Crafts & Hobbies, Painting
Course Type Practical
Course Location Dublin, UK
Location Postcode Dublin 1
Course Start Date 12th October 2020
Course End Date 25th January 2021
Course Fee  €130 for twelve classes
Course Duration 12 weeks
Course Times Monday 6:30-8pm
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