Painting & Drawing Portraits

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Length 11 Weeks
Site West Durrington Campus Map
Attendance Part Time
Course Code DCL689
Tutor Margaret Tredwell
Day / Time Thursday - 10:00-12:00
Start 11-Jan-2018
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About this Course

Create portraits in paint or drawing media from direct observation. This course is suitable for all abilities and for portfolio building. Advice on colour mixing and how to begin.

 

Course Content

How to lay out a palette for portrait painting, how to mix colours, how to measure for accurate drawing, scale and composition, how to recognise and correct mistakes and, if appropriate, building a portfolio for interview etc.

What you will achieve

By the end of the course you will be able to produce a tonal underpainting or drawing, show that you have considered scale and composition, show that you can work from observation of portrait models to produce finished drawings or paintings, assess your progress with the activities at an introductory or intermediate level

Progression/Career Path

.Friday morning Life Drawing course starting after Easter and Painting or Drawing Portraits or Life Drawing courses starting in September 2017. If you have built a portfolio of artwork you could apply for the part-time or full-time BA Fine Arts course at Northbrook College.

Other Costs

For Session 1 - Please bring drawing or painting materials of your choice, (the paint colour ‘Naples Yellow’ is useful for mixing skin tones), something to paint on (paper, canvas, canvas board etc.) and brushes, palette etc. as appropriate to the media. Digital camera as you may be permitted to take a photo to continue work at home. Zest-it diluant if using oils. Advice on materials in week 1

How to Enrol

For information on enrolling in person, by phone or by post, click here.

The Tutor

Maggie has a Masters degree in Fine Art, a BA Honours degree and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education. She has won local and national art awards and works as an artist and designer in a variety of media.

Course Content

How to lay out a palette for portrait painting, how to mix colours, how to measure for accurate drawing, scale and composition, how to recognise and correct mistakes and, if appropriate, building a portfolio for interview etc.

What you will achieve

By the end of the course you will be able to produce a tonal underpainting or drawing, show that you have considered scale and composition, show that you can work from observation of portrait models to produce finished drawings or paintings, assess your progress with the activities at an introductory or intermediate level

Progression/Career Path

.Friday morning Life Drawing course starting after Easter and Painting or Drawing Portraits or Life Drawing courses starting in September 2017. If you have built a portfolio of artwork you could apply for the part-time or full-time BA Fine Arts course at Northbrook College.

Other Costs

For Session 1 - Please bring drawing or painting materials of your choice, (the paint colour ‘Naples Yellow’ is useful for mixing skin tones), something to paint on (paper, canvas, canvas board etc.) and brushes, palette etc. as appropriate to the media. Digital camera as you may be permitted to take a photo to continue work at home. Zest-it diluant if using oils. Advice on materials in week 1

How to Enrol

For information on enrolling in person, by phone or by post, click here.

The Tutor

Maggie has a Masters degree in Fine Art, a BA Honours degree and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education. She has won local and national art awards and works as an artist and designer in a variety of media.