Art for Beginners
This Art for Beginners course is designed for people who have always yearned to explore their creativity, but have not known where to begin. During this course you will be introduced to the basics of drawing, composition and tonal painting in a traditional studio environment. Tuition will be given in the exploration of colour and you will be able to explore a number of processes and techniques in painting. As part of this introductory course you will also explore the work of a number of significant artists and art movements to expand your understanding.
What topics are covered?
Drawing from observation; Mark making & materials – graphite, charcoal & inks; Proportion, perspective and techniques of looking; Colour theory; Tonal painting techniques in acrylic; Painting applications – watercolour, impasto and mark making; Looking at key artists relating to your projects; Mixed media and texture; Developing preparatory studies for final works
Who is the course aimed at?
For those new to Art & Design wishing to learn basic skills and techniques in a structured but relaxed studio environment.
How will I learn?
Each session will focus on a key aspect in painting and drawing techniques. You will be guided and supported working from studio set ups and other resources to explore and develop your work.
What can I do after this course?
Drawing and Painting
Which department is this course in?Department of Creative Arts and Enterprise
Where will I need to go on my first day?On your first day, please report to the Reception in the Roper Building at City Centre Campus.
What do I need to bring?
Please bring an apron or wear clothes that don’t matter if they get messy.
What else do I need to know?When you have been enrolled on your course you will receive a confirmation email containing information about where to go, campus information, parking and the Student Code of Conduct. This email will be sent to the email address provided in the online booking.You will be required to wear a photographic ID badge at all times when in College. Please email a passport style photograph stating your full name and course title in the subject line to StudentID@bathcollege.ac.uk
To avoid disappointment, please make sure you enrol on your chosen course early. Decisions regarding running or cancelling a course are made one week prior to the start of the course. If a course is cancelled, you will be informed and your course fees refunded in full. Please see Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.The course will not run on bank holidays or during half term. Please check the term dates.
Cancelling your enrolment
If you have to cancel your enrolment please notify us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
Refunds will not be issued if a learner is unable to attend due to a change of mind including concerns about Covid-19, accommodation, domestic circumstances, work commitments or if the College requires a learner to leave for reasons of conduct.
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Where can I find out more information?If you need help or answers to specific questions, please contact the Student Advice Centre on 01225 312191 ext 720 or email email@example.com.
How do I enrol?You can enrol on this course:
Online: Click the "Add to Cart" button to enrol online.
Phone: Call 01225 328720 during our opening hours
Post: Download the Love2learn Learning Agreement and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.
In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses
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