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This Portraiture course explores your personal responses to the represnetation of your sitter. Working from a life model your studies will be based on your observations from short and long poses. Experiment and develop your drawing and painting skills. Suitable for beginners and all levels of ability.

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Time 10:00 - 12:30
Days Running Monday
Duration 4 weeks
Location City Centre Campus
Price £99
Spaces 12
Course Code L93PTR1-BDL1A1920
Time 14:00 - 16:30
Days Running Monday
Duration 4 weeks
Location City Centre Campus
Price £99
Spaces 11
Course Code L93PTR1-BDL1B1920

What topics are covered?

Understanding proportion; Drawing & painting techniques and approaches; Development of observational awareness; Developing and understanding of shape and form; Materials and their uses – paint, charcoal, ink, graphite, pastels.

Who is the course aimed at?

All leverls of ability are welcome.

Who will be my tutor?

Jackie Harding. “My lifetime passion for drawing and painting began when I was a child. I attended Junior Art School in Sheffield from the age of 11, going on to Sheffield College of Art. I finished my art education at the Slade School of Fine Art in the

How will I learn?

Individual guidance is given through the development of observational and practical skills; Peer reviews; Study of painters/artists past & present.

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 else do I need to know?

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.

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 info@bathcollege.ac.uk.

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

Please see how to enrol for more detailed information.


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