Art(PR): Watercolour - Intermediate - LEI12451

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Next term start date

25 Sep 2017


Leith Academy

Activity ref no: LEI12451

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  • Leith Academy
    20 Academy Park,
  • Adult Education Programme
  • Adult
  • £60.00 for term
  • Monday 19:00

Activity description

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Students should have a good knowledge of watercolour. This is an Intermediate course. GENERAL AIM OF THE COURSE: To further advance the skill levels of observation, colour theory, mixing and uses, and to boost confidence, allowing students to relax and produce pleasing beautiful work. LEARNING OUTCOMES: By the end of the course students will have learned to enhance their watercolour techniques; worked from a variety of subject matter; learned about watercolour materials, gaining knowledge which will help produce a better standard of work; learned to develop new skills in observation and colour theory to achieve desired results; and learned to develop a greater understanding of scale, proportion and depth of field in watercolours. GENERAL APPROACH TO THE COURSE: The course will include individual and group tuition with group and individual demonstrations. MATERIALS REQUIRED BY STUDENTS: A good basic materials list would be as follows: HB pencil and rubber; A3 sized pad rough watercolour paper. White plate for mixing, size 8 and size 2 round watercolour brushes. Paints as follows(tubes or pans) - a basic range: Cobalt Blue, Prussian Blue, Cadmium Red, Alizarin Crimsom, Cadmium Lemon, Viridian Green, Burnt Sienna, White Gouache. It’s also nice to have the following: Turquoise, mauve/purple, orange, rose, French Ultramarine. Please bring what you have on the first day, to assess exactly what new materials, if any, you might need to purchase.

Term information

  • Date term started:25 Sep 2017 (22 days ago)
  • Duration:10 lessons - 7 lessons remaining
  • Places:16
  • Crèche available:No

Price type

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

Date Day Time
23 Oct 2017 Monday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
30 Oct 2017 Monday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
06 Nov 2017 Monday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
13 Nov 2017 Monday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
20 Nov 2017 Monday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
27 Nov 2017 Monday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
04 Dec 2017 Monday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Venue details

Leith Academy

20 Academy Park
Tel: 0131 553 2810
Email: Melanie.Lewis@leith.edin.sch.uk
Website: http://www.leith.edin.sch.uk/

Bus Routes: The school is in Academy Park in Leith which runs between the foot of Easter Road and Lochend Road. Pedestrian access is available during the day from both Lochend Road and Easter Road. During the evenings pedestrian access is restricted to the Easter Road entrance only. You can access the car park via Easter Road. Turn in at the Persevere Bar. There are buses to the foot of Leith Walk and Easter Road

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