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Art(PR): Heads - Sketch/Clay - All - THO14154

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26 Sep 2019

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Adult Education Programme

Activity ref no: THO14154

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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
  • Thursday 19:00

Activity description

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: This course is suitable for all abilities including beginners. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO LEARN: 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; and - explored qualities of Light. HOW THE COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT: This is a study of the Human Head and the first part of the course will be sketching heads/faces with practical indications and ongoing demonstration from different references including a live models. 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. 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 from the tutor as a group at approx £2.00 each for 5 kilos. NB: There is only limited on-street parking at this venue.

Term information

  • Date term started:26 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
26 Sep 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
03 Oct 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
10 Oct 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
24 Oct 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
31 Oct 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
07 Nov 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
14 Nov 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
21 Nov 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
28 Nov 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
05 Dec 2019 Thursday 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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