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Art(PR): Painting Abstract - Post Beginner - (24/4) - DRU13913M

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Next term start date

24 Apr 2019

Organisation

Adult Education Programme

Activity ref no: DRU13913M

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

  • Drummond Community High School (AEP)
    41 Bellevue Place,
    Edinburgh
  • Adult Education Programme
  • 16+, Adult, 60+
  • £37.00 for term
  • Wednesday Afternoons

Activity description

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: This short course is aimed at those with some basic experience of art. For example, students will have already taken a beginners’ course in painting or drawing and will be familiar with basic drawing materials and acrylic paint. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO LEARN: By the end of the course, students will have: • tried out simple abstraction techniques to use within their own work • developed a series of studies within which students start to explore the potential of abstraction • become familiar with a selection of modern and contemporary artists who work with abstraction HOW THE COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT: Through simple, structured exercises, students will be taught: • simple techniques for abstracting from source material • how to work from point of reference material in the studio • how to develop studies from initial point of reference material I will use a range of teaching methods appropriate to the material being taught, the abilities of the student and to address students’ preferred learning styles. These will include: • a point of reference studio exercise • practical demonstrations and presentation of reference material from books • group discussion and one-to-one tuition MATERIALS REQUIRED BY STUDENT; APPROXIMATE & ADDITIONAL COSTS: Several inexpensive artists’ brushes, various sizes, say sizes 8, 11, 12. A starter pack of acrylic paint, or inexpensive individual tubes of: • cadmium yellow • cerulean and/or ultramarine blue, • cadmium red • titanium white (a large tub of inexpensive white is best). A pencil for drawing, say grade ‘B’ A small, inexpensive sketchbook which is easily carried, say A4 maximum size The supplies above can be purchased for approximately £30.

Term information

  • Date term started:24 Apr 2019 (starts in 135 days)
  • Duration:5 lessons - 5 lessons remaining
  • Places:12
  • Crèche available:No

Price type

  • Standard price
    £37.00
  • Reduced
    £22.00
    • 16 or 17 years old
    • 60+, retired, and not in employment.
    • Disability Living Allowance (DLA), PIP or Carer's Allowance
    • Full time student.
  • Concession
    £22.00
    • 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 (5 lessons)

Date Day Time
24 Apr 2019 Wednesday 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
01 May 2019 Wednesday 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
08 May 2019 Wednesday 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
15 May 2019 Wednesday 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
22 May 2019 Wednesday 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Venue details

Drummond Community High School (AEP)

41 Bellevue Place
Edinburgh
EH7 4BS
Tel: (0131) 556 2651
Email: pauline.clair@drummond.edin.sch.uk
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