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Next term start date

23 Jan 2019

Organisation

Adult Education Programme

Activity ref no: JGH11853M

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

Activity description

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: No formal entry requirements. This course is designed for all levels but some experience of drawing and painting would be useful. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO LEARN: By the end of the course students will have learned/be able to: - build up confidence exploring a variety of drawing materials; - employ line, tone and mark making more effectively to show form and perspective; - improve their sense of design and composition; - a greater appreciation of colour mixing and brushwork in water based media; and - enhance their knowledge of different approaches and methods of expression through discussion and reference to art books/examples. HOW THE COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT: Course is based around drawing at start of term progressing through colour work into painting in latter weeks. Students will be encouraged to experiment, whilst developing their visual and critical faculties. Demonstrations will be given by the tutor alongside individual support and guidance. Subjects will include landscape, urban scenes and studies from nature/still life. MATERIALS REQUIRED BY STUDENT; APPROXIMATE & ADDITIONAL COSTS: For the first session: A3 sketch book or cartridge paper plus drawing materials, e.g. B, 2B, 4B pencils, graphite or charcoal, putty rubber. Other materials: box of soft pastels or pastel pencils. Watercolour box (pans), selection of brushes, watercolour sketchbook. A comprehensive materials list will be provided by the tutor. Cost of materials should be £30 or more, depending on quality. Students should wait until the class commences to purchase any further 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:23 Jan 2019 (starts in 44 days)
  • Duration:14 lessons - 14 lessons remaining
  • Places:14
  • 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
23 Jan 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
30 Jan 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
06 Feb 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
20 Feb 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
27 Feb 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
06 Mar 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
13 Mar 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
20 Mar 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
27 Mar 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
03 Apr 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
24 Apr 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
01 May 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
08 May 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
15 May 2019 Wednesday 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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