Drawing & Painting Mixed Media - Intermediate / Advanced Print this page

Dates: 25/04/24 - 27/06/24
Days: Thursday 13:00 - 15:00
Sessions: 9
Centre: Sutton - Sutton
Course Code: S41006H09AV
Fees: Standard - £154.00
Concessionary - £154.00

Course Information

Learning Aim:  Z0001855

On this course, students will engage in various approaches to making pieces of work. Drawing from observation is part of the course, to inform development of visual language and to use this as an integral component of experimenting in other areas such as use of watercolour and mixed/water-based media. Reference to both traditional and contemporary art is an essential part of the course.

What will I learn on this course?

This course will help the student to develop ways of working which will allow them to bring their ideas to fruition. Relating to set projects within the course structure, we will look at different ways of drawing such as Tonal, Composition, Linear & Mark-Making. You will also explore ways of developing different media, or your own choice of media, these include Acrylic, Oil, Watercolour & mixed media such as collage, sometimes printmaking. These can be explored together within a piece or separately. A development of independent thought and progression is encouraged.

Prospective students should note, while use of watercolour is part of the course, this is NOT specifically a watercolour course. Beginners wishing to concentrate on watercolour ‘Techniques’ are advised to enrol on to a watercolour course at Sutton College.

Do I need any skills for this course?

This course is open to students who have had previous Drawing & Painting experience. 

This course is open to anyone wanting to develop their studies in the Fine Art sphere. The most important thing is to come to class with an open attitude to learning, and that learning is an accumulative process over time with consistent attendance. 

Additional information

For your first lesson please bring HB, 2B pencils, 2 sheets of A3/A2 cartridge paper, Putty rubber, Masking tape.

Watercolours or acrylics, if you already have them. If not, tutor will advise at first lesson.

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Further art courses are available at Sutton College.

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