Painting Landscapes in Acrylics

Wiltshire College & University Centre
Course summary
1 day
44 GBP excl. VAT
Part time

Course description

Painting Landscapes in Acrylics

Do you enjoy being outdoors and wish you could capture what you see in a beautiful piece of art? Are you fascinated by colour and paint but are unsure how to use them to capture the landscape? If so, this one-day workshop will give you lots of practical tips and an opportunity to learn and to share your work with like-minded people.

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There are no entry requirements associated with this course.

Training Course Content

The aim of the course is to provide you with the confidence and skills to successfully paint the landscape. On completion, you should be able to recognise the properties of acrylic paint, use a window (viewfinder) to create a successful composition, make a value sketch, use washes and experiment with a variety of brushes and techniques.

The following topics will be covered during the course: Acrylic Paints, Oils and Watercolours - the differences and properties of a range of painting mediums; The Importance of Composition - the key compositional elements in acrylic paintings; Observing, Recording, Sketching and Tracing - getting to know your subject matter and how to plan your painting; Priming, Washes, Colour Mixing, Painting Techniques - painting on the correct ground, how to use washes and mix colour, which brushes and techniques and why.

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Wiltshire College & University Centre

Wiltshire College & University Centre is the main provider of further and higher education in Wiltshire and is fast on its way to becoming outstanding having achieved a good Ofsted grade in June 2018. Based across four main campuses, Wiltshire...

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Wiltshire College & University Centre

Cocklebury Rd
SN15 3QD Chippenham

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