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Academi Celf | Art Summer School Age 13-16 Years
Mon, 24 Jul 2017, 08:30 – Fri, 28 Jul 2017, 16:30 BST
Age 13- 16 years
Cost £300 for 5 days
Date 24th-28 th July
Time 8:30-4:00PM / 1 hour for lunch
late stays can be arrange until 6 at an extra cost
(All materials are included in the price.)
Aim of the Course
The aim of this 5 day summer course, is to offer a range of skills across the 5 days, allowing the learner to explore their creative potential through a variety of approaches and mediums. Each day will be delivered by expert Tutors and led by Lead Tutor Kelly Campbell BA (Hons) MA, PGCE, Accredited Arts Award Adviser. The days are split between developing both 2 and 3 dimensional skills, all of which will be underpinned by the drawing process. further development of these skills can then be developed through our arts award programs.
Day 1Drawing Workshop
Tutor Mr Daniel Williams BA
This is a structured opportunity to gain a strong knowledge of the drawing process. By exploring still life, interior/exterior. Drawings created will be used to inform the work thought the week across a variety of mediums.
Students explore various ways of seeing, increasing their understanding and confidence in their approach to their own drawing practice. Topics include linear drawing, tonal drawing, composition, perspective, expressive drawing.
Day 2Printmaking: Lino and Dry Point Etching
Ms Eleonar Whitman BA, BSC
During the day you will be introduced to Lino cutting and dry point etching printmaking technique. You will be developing your work from the drawing session through into printmaking.You will be printing onto a range of materials including fabrics and a range of papers. You will learn the process of printing in repeat.The studio is a low-toxic environment with dedicated printmaking facilities for professional hands-on learning.
Day 32D Mixed Media, Oil Painting and Acrylic
Tutor Racheal Harris BA
Exploring the figure, this is a packed day covering a range of ways to paint the human figure using a variety of different approaches and media. We start by painting the life model (clothed) in the studio space, focusing on perspective and placing the figure in the room. We then look at a technique of working from miniature models as a way of working out interesting compositions. Oils and Acrylics and other media will be explored, building on our learning from day 1 drawing.
Day 43D Textiles
Tutor Fran Williams BA
Building on learning, using the printed fabric from day 2 students will learn the prosess of using a sewing machine to make a range of items Creative stitch and machine embroidery will also be used and explored as a drawing process onto the fabrics. The skill of pattern cutting and sewing seams will also be delivered. Techniques using the laser cutter will also be explored.
Day 53D Pottery
Kelly Campbell BA (Hons) MA, PGCE, Accredited Arts Award Advisor.
Day 5 will explore the process of pottery, covering both hand building and throwing process. this day will focus on the student understanding the complexity of the material. This approach allowing a firm grounding for further development. Throwing and hand-building will be delivered by both Kelly Campbell expert in their field.