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Next term start date

25 Sep 2019

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Adult Education Programme

Activity ref no: THO13653

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  • St Thomas of Aquin's RC High School
    2-20 Chalmers St,
    Edinburgh
  • Adult Education Programme
  • 16+, Adult, 60+
  • £83.75 for term
  • Wednesday: 7pm to 9pm

Activity description

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: An interest in colour in all its applications. This course is suitable for all Levels including beginners. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO LEARN: Students will become familiar with: - harmonious colours to create atmosphere/mood; - complementary colours or opposites – balance; - Warmth & Coolness; - layering and tonal variation; and - primary, secondary, tertiary colour relationships. HOW THE COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT: Using paint and pastels to develop a feel for colour combinations and how they can help our creative life. The tutor provides ongoing demonstration as well as practical indications throughout the class and shows different artists’ work. The emphasis is on exploring as well as a deepening understanding towards finding our own flexible style that adapts to different situations. With group and individual guidance and plenty of opportunity to bring your own questions or develop your own project as you like. MATERIALS REQUIRED BY STUDENT; APPROXIMATE & ADDITIONAL COSTS: Thick A2 cartridge paper or painting paper (thick lining paper is a good solution); masking tape; white chalk; ordinary eraser; colour chalk pastels; TUBES of water-based paints; large (1cm) FLAT bristle brushes (all available from The Works and other discount stores); cheap hair spray (Supermarket). NB: There is only limited on-street parking available at this venue.

Term information

  • Date term started:25 Sep 2019 (starts in 65 days)
  • Duration:10 lessons - 10 lessons remaining
  • Places:12
  • Cost:£83.75 for term
  • Crèche available:No

Remaining dates and times (10 lessons)

Date Day Time
25 Sep 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
02 Oct 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
09 Oct 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
23 Oct 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
30 Oct 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
06 Nov 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
13 Nov 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
20 Nov 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
27 Nov 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
04 Dec 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Venue details

St Thomas of Aquin's RC High School

2-20 Chalmers St
Edinburgh
EH3 9ES
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