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Plymouth College of Art - 10 Week Drawing and Painting for Beginners

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Tavistock Place

Plymouth

PL4 8AT

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This course is designed to introduce the beginner drawer and painter to life drawing and painting, using a mixture of traditional and experimental approaches to materials, techniques and processes. It will introduce the student to drawing and painting the clothed and unclothed figure and to using dry and liquid mediums.


Location: Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place

Start Time: 18:00

End Time: 21:00

Start Date: 08/01/2018

End Date: 19/03/2018

Day: Monday

Fee: £200


Course Content

Week 1 - Introduction to drawing the figure - the intuitive line

Week 2 - Gestural drawing as a practice - capturing the entire pose

Week 3 - Basic proportion and anatomy - techniques for rendering the figure

Week 4 - Modelling form (1), drawing with tone - introduction to theory and practice

Week 5 - Modelling form (2), drawing with tone - creating drama in your work using light

Week 6 - Introduction to line and wash techniques for interpreting the figure - using inks

Week 7 - Using Inks (2), colour introduction

Week 8 - Mixing flesh tones with acrylic paint

Week 9 - Introduction to painting the figure with acrylic paint

Week 10 - Figure painting with acrylic paint (2)


Entry Requirements

No previous experience required.

Materials and Equipment

Materials for this course are included in the course fee. Please wear old clothes/an overall and strong, flat, closed-toe footwear.

Please note that all courses are subject to student numbers and will only run if sufficient numbers are achieved. Plymouth College of Art reserves the right to cancel a course if insufficient student numbers are recruited.



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