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Art(PR): Figure/Portrait - All - JGH13352M

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Next term start date

22 Jan 2019

Organisation

Adult Education Programme

Activity ref no: JGH13352M

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  • James Gillespie's High School
    57 Lauderdale Street,
    Edinburgh
  • Adult Education Programme
  • 16+, Adult, 60+
  • £98.00 for term
  • Tuesday 19:00

Activity description

This course is for beginners and more confident artists to learn or enhance their techniques and skills using a multimedia approach to figure and portrait drawing. Please note, this course uses draped/clothed models. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: None, only a keen interest in portrait and figure drawing. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO LEARN: By the end of the course students will have learned - an introduction to the fundamental bases of figure and portrait drawing; - portrait and figure drawing/painting in colour techniques; - key observational skills, exploration of colour practices; - proportions and body structure, line/contours, tone and shade. HOW THE COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT: One-to-one tuition, handouts and short group demonstrations. MATERIALS REQUIRED BY STUDENT; APPROX/ADDITIONAL COSTS: For the first session, bring along basics, eg paper or sketchbook, pencil and/or pastels. Other materials and media can be added later on. Students should wait until the course commences to get information/advice from the tutor before purchasing costly materials and also to confirm viability of the course. Discount can be obtained from certain suppliers on production of course receipt. NB: There is very limited parking available at this venue, particularly when school events are taking place.

Term information

  • Date term started:22 Jan 2019 (starts in 35 days)
  • Duration:14 lessons - 14 lessons remaining
  • Places:12
  • Crèche available:No

Price type

  • Standard price
    £98.00
  • Reduced
    £56.00
    • 16 or 17 years old
    • 60+, retired, and not in employment.
    • Disability Living Allowance (DLA), PIP or Carer's Allowance
    • Full time student.
  • Concession
    £34.00
    • Council Tax Reduction Scheme (NB: Not single person/occupancy discount)
    • Employment Support Allowance
    • Housing Benefit
    • Incapacity Benefit
    • Income Based Jobseekers Allowance
    • Income Support
    • NASS Support
    • Pension Credit
    • Universal Credit
    • Working Tax Credit

Remaining dates and times (14 lessons)

Date Day Time
22 Jan 2019 Tuesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
29 Jan 2019 Tuesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
05 Feb 2019 Tuesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
19 Feb 2019 Tuesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
26 Feb 2019 Tuesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
05 Mar 2019 Tuesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
12 Mar 2019 Tuesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
19 Mar 2019 Tuesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
26 Mar 2019 Tuesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
02 Apr 2019 Tuesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
23 Apr 2019 Tuesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
30 Apr 2019 Tuesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
07 May 2019 Tuesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
14 May 2019 Tuesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Venue details

James Gillespie's High School

57 Lauderdale Street
Edinburgh
EH9 1DD
Tel: 0131 556 7978
Email: adult.education@edinburgh.gov.uk
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