Art(PR): Drawing & Painting - All - CAM11811M

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Next term start date

21 Jan 2019


Adult Education Programme

Activity ref no: CAM11811M

Disabled access

From Wednesday 5 December 2018: Book online or contact course provider.

  • Cameron House Community Education Centre
    34 Prestonfield Avenue,
  • Adult Education Programme
  • 16+, Adult, 60+
  • £55.00 for term
  • Monday 09:30

Activity description

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: No formal entry requirements. All levels welcome. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO LEARN: Drawing and painting techniques will be taught using a variety of different media such as charcoal, conte, pen and ink, acrylic paints, pastels and collage. By the end of the course students will have learned to: - confidently use media and techniques that they have not used before; - improve their drawing and/or painting skills; develop an understanding of tone, contrast, colour and composition; and - work from a variety of subject matter. HOW THE COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT: The exercises developed for this course interact and overlap and are designed to build on each other. They are accessible to all levels and allow everyone to develop at their own pace. Students will be asked to work from still life set ups, masters’ drawings and paintings and towards the end of the course their own reference material. Advice will be given on using different media and art techniques. MATERIALS REQUIRED BY STUDENTS: APPROXIMATE/ADDITIONAL COST Students will be required by provide their own materials. HOWEVER, you may wish to wait until the class commences to get information/advice from the class tutor before purchasing expensive materials and to confirm the viability of the class. The basic materials for the course are pencils, artists’ pens, charcoal, conte crayons, black watercolour paint, acrylic paint, A3 sketch pad, costing approximately £25.00. Students should take some 'basic' art materials to the first session of the class, eg paper, drawing pencil and/or pens.

Term information

  • Date term started:21 Jan 2019 (starts in 42 days)
  • Duration:8 lessons - 8 lessons remaining
  • Places:14
  • Crèche available:No

Price type

  • Standard price
  • Reduced
    • 16 or 17 years old
    • 60+, retired, and not in employment.
    • Disability Living Allowance (DLA), PIP or Carer's Allowance
    • Full time student.
  • Concession
    • 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 (8 lessons)

Date Day Time
21 Jan 2019 Monday 09:30 am - 11:30 am
28 Jan 2019 Monday 09:30 am - 11:30 am
04 Feb 2019 Monday 09:30 am - 11:30 am
18 Feb 2019 Monday 09:30 am - 11:30 am
25 Feb 2019 Monday 09:30 am - 11:30 am
04 Mar 2019 Monday 09:30 am - 11:30 am
11 Mar 2019 Monday 09:30 am - 11:30 am
18 Mar 2019 Monday 09:30 am - 11:30 am

Venue details

Cameron House Community Education Centre

34 Prestonfield Avenue
EH16 5EU
Tel: 0131 667 3762
Email: cld-cameronhouse@ea.edin.sch.uk

Disabled access

Bus Routes: Lothian Buses - 2, 14, 30

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