Large Scale Drawing and Painting

Activate Learning
Course summary
Professional Training
1-4 weeks
155 GBP excl. VAT
Part time

Course description

Large Scale Drawing and Painting

This course is an opportunity to explore and investigate a variety of techniques and approaches unique to what might be termed ‘experimental’ in drawing and painting.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Basic drawing materials will be provided. Please bring your own artist’s paints (either oil or acrylic can be used; interchangeable throughout the course) and canvases. Participants may prefer to use their own brushes.

A one-hour lunch break is included. Please bring a packed lunch and/ or other refreshments.

Training Course Content

Topics covered:

  • Tutor demonstrations explaining materials and methods
  • Experimenting with dry media (charcoal, graphite, crayons, etc.)
  • Eploring wet media (ink, brushes, pens, etc.)
  • Mixed media, abstraction, collage and mono-printing
  • Using line, tone, texture, scale and composition
  • Working with different subjects, processes, tools and media

Course delivery details

The course is an opportunity for you to develop an innovative body of work in several media and gain a good understanding of the drawing process.

This is a chance to improve your drawing skills with confidence, build a record of exercises and ideas in your sketchbook and discuss current exhibitions and the work of relevant artists.

There will be mini ‘crits’, which give you invaluable feedback and the opportunity to share your work and ideas with others.

About provider

Activate Learning

Activate Learning is a forward-thinking education group that aims for far-reaching, progressive change and impact through learning. We work with learners as individuals, helping them make the choice of course and career pathway that’s right for them. Our mission is to provide work-ready talent for business, and...

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Activate Learning

Oxford City Centre Campus
Oxpens Road
OX1 1SA Oxford Oxfordshire

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