The complete fundamentals of Art, from drawing through to painting.
Includes drawing basics, advice on which materials to use, building week by week then into painting: understanding the importance of colour, colour mixing, advice on which medium, brushes, paper or canvas, planning and laying out your work, composition, how to make your paintings dynamic and much more
Week 1 – Introduction to drawing materials. Basic contour drawing Training the eye to see
Week 2 – Get to know shapes, proportion and viewpoint – getting the drawing right!
Week 3 – Looking at light and how form is created through tone
Week 4 – Using monochrome paint in the transition to understanding wet media
Week 5 - What is colour? How colour can be developed in your paintings using just the basics.
Week 6 – Colour mixing and it's use within your painting
Week 7 – The painting process, - using references, steps in construction and composition
Week 8 – How to use your brushes for best effect.
Week 9 - Set painting project using artist references
Week 10 – Paint using several references to develop construction practice and vision
What you will need:
All materials provided
w/c 18th Sep
23rd Oct - 29th Oct
w/c 27th Nov