Art(PR): Painting for Enjoyment - All - (16/11 & 17/11) - BHS15886

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Next term start date

16 Nov 2019


Adult Education Programme

Activity ref no: BHS15886

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  • Broughton High School
    Carrington Road,
  • Adult Education Programme
  • 16+, Adult, 60+
  • £58.75 for term
  • Saturday 10:00, Sunday 10:00

Activity description

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: This course is geared towards the needs of beginners, but those with experience will also be most welcome. The wider the range of artistic ability and experiences, the better for class dynamics. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO LEARN: By the end of the course, students will have explored a range of materials and painting techniques; have gained a practical knowledge and experience of creating small-scale paintings from various subject-matter; deeper understanding of the creative process involved in painting; more confidence in the use of painting materials and methods; and self-development through the student’s own artistic abilities, personal visual language and creativity. GENERAL APPROACH TO THE COURSE: Students are encouraged to freely explore and develop their own painting abilities, themes and creativity in a friendly & supportive taught environment. The class structure and emphases is on personal creative development through self-learning, with one-to-one tutor support, and most importantly the enjoyment of painting. MATERIALS REQUIRED BY STUDENTS/ADDITIONAL COSTS: Students are required to provide their own materials. Ideally new students should bring with them their preferred art materials of choice (acrylics, watercolour or oils), paints and brushes, watercolour paper, canvas board or canvas. (Please check course is running before purchasing materials). Returning students can bring any materials they wish. IF STUDENTS WISHING TO USE OIL PAINT THINNERS, they should only bring a non toxic alternative medium to turpentine eg citric based solvents or natural solvents. TURPENTINE MUST NOT BE USED. Bring a packed lunch and drink if required.

Term information

  • Date term started:16 Nov 2019 (starts in 56 days)
  • Duration:2 lessons - 2 lessons remaining
  • Places:14
  • Crèche available:No

Price type

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

Date Day Time
16 Nov 2019 Saturday 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
17 Nov 2019 Sunday 10:00 am - 03:00 pm

Venue details

Broughton High School

Carrington Road
Tel: 0131 556 7978
Email: adult.education@edinburgh.gov.uk

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