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These courses are provided free for Derbyshire (UK) residents, you will need to provide a valid Derbyshire based home address.

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Enjoy the challenge of painting plants with accuracy and precision

Venue:

Derbyshire Eco Centre

Porter Lane

Middleton-by-Wirksworth

DE4 4LS

email: ecocentre@derbyshire.gov.uk

Tel: 01629 533038

Approximate course length:

5 hours

This course is for:

The workshop is suitable for beginners who are interested in learning basic skills for botanical illustration and those with some previous experience. The course will provide an opportunity to develop your painting and drawing skills and techniques in a friendly, sociable environment.

The course will cover:

These botanical illustration workshop is designed to appeal to all those who enjoy the challenge of painting plants with accuracy and precision. Observation, drawing, colour mixing – and patience – are all skills that can be learned and practised.

This workshop is mainly practical. There will be demonstrations and you can practise at your own pace. The course will cover some or all of the following, depending on your previous experience:

• Observational techniques

• Placement on the page

• Drawing to size

• Depicting details

• Illustrating light and shade

• The application of washes

• How to depict sheen

• Wet-on-wet method

• White-on-white technique

• Colour mixing and matching

• How to depict the amazing range of colours of flowers and foliage

This is a classroom based course which will provide an opportunity to develop your botanical illustration

skills in a friendly, sociable environment.

You will be given the support you require for your individual development.

There are no exams or formal assessments.

There will be chance to ask questions and put what you have learned into practice.

Your tutor will give you feedback during the course and you will be able to self-assess.

Work outside of sessions:

This is not required, though we hope you will want to put what you have learned into practice.

Additional costs and what to prepare:

The course tuition is offered free of charge but there will be a small charge for materials of £5. A member of staff will be in touch about payment shortly before the course start date.

If you own watercolours and brushes please bring them along. Otherwise, all resources are provided including plant material. You may wish to bring an art folder to store handouts, ideas, notes and work in progress.

You may wish to wear an apron.

To download information about your course visit:

How to access your course:

You will receive an email at least 24 hours before the start date of your course containing joining instructions.

Progression from this course:

You may wish to progress to Art, Design and Creative Studies

Discuss your next steps with your tutor or centre staff.

For further information on our summer 2021 term programme or on the additional support we offer visit: derbyshire.gov.uk/adulteducation

Booking:

Before booking onto this course, please read the Derbyshire Adult Education Learner Entitlement

When you book onto the course you need to provide Personal Information. To see the privacy notice issued by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), on behalf of the Secretary of State for the Department of Education (DfE), please visit Education and Skills Funding Agency privacy notice: April 2019

What can you expect from DACES?

Safeguarding and Prevent

Whilst on our on-line courses you can expect a safe space, free from abuse, bullying, discrimination or threat. Click on the following link for more information: Safeguarding and Prevent

If you have any concerns/queries regarding safeguarding/prevent please report these to your tutor or email: adult.education@derbyshire.gov.uk

Further information:

We are offering a reduced programme of courses in our centres which is subject to change due to the current COVID 19 situation. For more information and to view our Summer 2021 brochure visit our website

You can also keep up to date with the learning opportunities that we currently have through our Facebook page.

Or sign up for our newsletter Adult Community Education Newsletter

We wish you every success with your course. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any comments or enquiries at adult.education@derbyshire.gov.uk

Careers Support:

Careers Service

Do you need help to discover your digital skills and to look for online learning/courses? Or do you want help with finding and applying for jobs?

Derbyshire County Council Careers Service offers impartial information, advice and guidance to adults on employment and learning.

Our staff are experienced and qualified to a minimum of Level 4 in Information, Advice and Guidance

✔Friendly, supportive and adaptable to learner needs

✔Impartial and able to advise on and refer to a wide range of local provision

During the COVID-19 outbreak our centres are closed for face-to-face appointments, but we’re still offering impartial information, advice and guidance in other ways. Support will be available via video calls, telephone, text and / or email.

Please get in contact with your local Careers Coach:

Becky Stancill 07767 670797 becky.stancill@derbyshire.gov.ukAmber Valley - AlfretonBolsover and North East Derbyshire - Bolsover / Clay Cross / ShirebrookChris Ellerington 07896 804096 chris.ellerington@derbyshire.gov.ukAmber Valley - HeanorErewash - Ilkeston / Long EatonSouth Derbyshire and South Dales - Swadlincote

Sarah Kelly 07967 391263 sarah.kelly@derbyshire.gov.ukHigh Peak and North Dales - Buxton / Glossop / New MillsWendy Leigh 07717 303855 wendy.leigh@derbyshire.gov.ukAmber Valley - AlfretonBolsover and North East Derbyshire - Dronfield / EckingtonChesterfield - Chesterfield / Staveley

Yvonne Power 07967 308873 yvonne.lawton@derbyshire.gov.ukAmber Valley - BelperHigh Peak and North Dales - MatlockSouth Derbyshire and South Dales - Ashbourne

For impartial information, advice and guidance on careers and learning visit www.derbyshire.gov.uk/careersservice

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We are Derbyshire County Council's Adult Community Education Service; we deliver a range of courses and education provision.

Welcome to our Summer 2021 programme of FREE Learning for Leisure courses provided for Derbyshire residents. This term we are offering a range of online and in person, centre-based courses.

The Summer 2021 programme of FREE courses is available to book from 9am on Monday 22 March 2021.

Our courses are provided free for Derbyshire (UK) residents, we reserve the right to cancel any bookings that we believe too not be genuine.

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