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Art(PR): Heads - Sketch/Clay - All - THO17054M

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Adult Education Programme

Activity ref no: THO17054M

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

  • St Thomas of Aquin's RC High School
    2-20 Chalmers St,
    Edinburgh
  • Adult Education Programme
  • 16+, Adult, 60+
  • £98.00 for term
  • Thursday 19:00

Activity description

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: All abilities welcome LEARNING OUTCOMES: By the end of the course students will have: - Learned how to look and how to simplify - Gained confidence in sketching and clay materials - Built up images step by step in 2 and 3 dimensions - Explored qualites of Light HOW THE COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT: The first part of the course will be sketching studies of heads/faces with practical indications and ongoing demonstration from different references including models for 2 separate weeks. We will then develop our sketches as working drawings into three dimensional clay heads. The emphasis is on a flexible style as well as learning new skills. There is group and individual guidance/discussion with opportunity to develop your own project as you like including the possibility of looking at other aspects such as hands, animals etc over the 14 weeks. MATERIALS REQUIRED BY STUDENT; APPROXIMATE & ADDITIONAL COSTS: A2 cartridge paper or colour sugar paper (scrapbooks) thick willow charcoal; white chalk; ordinary rubber; colour chalk pastels (all available from The Works and other discount stores); cheap hair spray (Supermarket). The clay will be purchased as a group @ approx. 2 pounds each for 5 kilos

Term information

This term is now full

This term is currently closed for new participants

  • Date term started: 24 Jan 2019 (84 days ago)
  • Duration: 14 lessons (4 lessons remaining)
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