Drawing & Painting - Acrylics for Beginners & Improvers

Surrey Adult Learning
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123 GBP
Professional Training

Course description

Drawing & Painting - Acrylics for Beginners & Improvers


Establish a range of basic methods of drawing and painting through the use of sketchbooks, photographs, found images and direct observation.

What will we cover?

You will learn about colour, composition, line, tone and texture.
Gain confidence in using both drawing and Acrylic painting materials and be encouraged to take part in group discussions. With access to one to one support, the overall aim of the course is to help you to develop personal expression through a mixture of practice, discussion and demonstration techniques.

Who is this course for? Is there anything I need to know before joining?

For both beginners and those with a little experience of painting (1 term or more) wishing to develop their skills further

As our courses are taught in English, please contact us if you have any concerns about your level of English.

What do I need to bring to the first class? Will there be any extra costs?

Please bring a set of pencils of various grades (HB, 2B, 4B), a waterproof artists ink pen, a soft rubber and sharpener for the first session and beyond. A set of Acrylic paints, paint brushes suitable for acrylics, a sketch book of A4 cartridge paper and a book of acrylic paper such as Daler Rowney System 3 or Windsor and Newton Galeria. Additional materials and resources you will need through the course will be discussed at induction. Learners are expected to bring their own materials
Some less common or unusual materials may be brought in by the tutor.

What can I do when I finish the course?

To progress on to other longer courses in Acrylics or other media, to join other art groups, societies or to develop further within the same class, meet likeminded people and make friends

Additional information

We welcome learners with additional needs and disabilities. When you enrol please let us know if you would like to discuss your extra support needs with a member of the Supported Learning Team who will then contact you as soon as possible. If you are enrolling within 10 days of the course start date, we may not be able to contact you before your first class. Surrey Adult Learning values and supports equality and diversity by promoting fairness and respect at all times.

Suitability - Who should attend?

No qualification awarded

Outcome / Qualification etc.

No qualification awarded.


Over 64's Fee: £105.00; Benefit Claimaint Fee: £62.00

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