Art(PR): Drawing & Painting Landscapes - All - THO13153S

Share this activity

Next term start date

28 Sep 2022


Adult Education Programme

Activity ref no: THO13153S

Disabled access

Book your place

From Wednesday 10th August 2022: Book online. If this course is not full and says: 'this course is now closed to new participants', please email adult.education@ea.edin.sch.uk and we will reply to you to let you know if it is possible to enrol.

  • St Thomas of Aquin's RC High School
    2-20 Chalmers St,
  • Adult Education Programme
  • 16+, Adult, 60+
  • £95.50 for term
  • Wednesday 19:00

Activity description

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS: No formal entry requirements. All Levels. HEALTH AND SAFETY GUIDELINES: Students will be issued with Guidelines on keeping safe in relation to Covid 19 while attending their course. We would ask that these are read prior to attending and adhered to for your benefit and the rest of the course participants. These have been produced in conjunction with Scottish government and CEC guidelines and may be subject to change. OVERVIEW / INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE: Learn the fundamentals of landscape painting & drawing for beginners and more experienced students. From quick sketches to more formal & expressive drawing/painting projects. The course is for all levels of students to quickly learn or enhance the key aspects of their drawing & painting skills. Together with all the techniques essential and necessary to represent the many and various forms of landscape. The first 3 weeks will be primary dealing with drawing and sketching, which will be quickly followed by an introduction to painting and composition. The course is designed to introduce students to a wider set of skills and further their own observational/creative abilities in painting and drawing; with hands-on practice, enjoyment and plenty of tutor support. HOW THE COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT: One-to-one tutoring and group demonstrations. Weekly creative projects with easy to follow practical instructions and/or explanation. WHAT STUDENTS CAN EXPECT TO LEARN: Students will explore various types of landscapes and how to approach each individual painting and/or drawing. Practise a range of techniques and styles related to the medium of graphite drawing & acrylic painting. Plus, the best methods and approaches to utilise effectively each art material. Learn practical knowledge and understanding of the creative processes and skills involved in dealing with visual representation of landscapes; from sketching layouts to composition, perspective to creating depth, colour to tonal values. Students will also learn how to observe and interpret the landscape. The specific pictorial elements necessary for developing an increased visual awareness to drawing/painting landscapes with confidence and fluency. RESOURCES REQUIRED BY STUDENTS / ADDITIONAL COSTS: Basic requirement - A3 Watercolour Sketch Pad/Paper. Set of Acrylic paints & Acrylic brushes (Flat Headed Brushes). Set of graded pencils (H/HB/2B/4B – sometimes labelled as 'Fine Art pencils'). Or, you can ask the tutor for advice at the beginning of the course. Please note there is limited on-street parking only at this venue.

Term information

  • Date term started:28 Sep 2022 (starts in 50 days)
  • Duration:10 lessons - 10 lessons remaining
  • Places:12
  • Cost:£95.50 for term
  • Crèche available:No

Remaining dates and times (10 lessons)

Date Day Time
28 Sep 2022 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
05 Oct 2022 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
12 Oct 2022 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
26 Oct 2022 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
02 Nov 2022 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
09 Nov 2022 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
16 Nov 2022 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
23 Nov 2022 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
30 Nov 2022 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
07 Dec 2022 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Venue details

St Thomas of Aquin's RC High School

2-20 Chalmers St

Disabled access

Bus Routes:

View all activities at this venue

Community Learning

Go to the City of Edinburgh Council

www.joininedinburgh.org would like to store information (cookies) on your computer. By continuing to use this site, you consent to this.
More info