Drawing, Painting And Simple Printmaking For Beginners

Who is this course for

Adult learners who are complete beginners or with very little previous drawing/painting/printmaking experience.

What does this course cover

Simple processes will be demonstrated and students will be able to explore techniques and develop their own work and projects.

What will it be like

Help and ideas will be given regularly to enable development and further creative production.
For each method taught, the tutor will demonstrate and then you will be able to apply the methods to your work. Suggestions will be given for improvements and alternatives. Demonstrations with handouts will be given on a regular basis for additional and complementary methods.
You will be able to apply all the methods demonstrated to your work or alternatively use one preferred methods to make work, through negotiation with the tutor.

What else do you need to buy or do

A variety of different papers and media will be available. Some materials are provided free of charge and others are sold at cost price. More specialist paper from about 20p per A3 sheet, which is charged weekly at cost. You are asked to please bring change. Paper costs will be dependent on personal choice, size and number of works attempted. Paper prices are variable, and can range up to £3.50 per sheet

What this course could lead to

- Exploring and developing techniques further by re-enrolling on the same course.
- Furthering your professional development options including exhibiting and selling.
- Setting up a studio space at home.
- This course can be repeated to develop different techniques or extend existing ones

There is detailed information in Reception about all our courses at the Mary Ward Centre and a library of prospectuses for other London colleges to help you continue your studies.
Information about other learning opportunities can be obtained from Learn Direct: www.learndirect.co.uk tel: 0800 101 901, and from the following websites: floodlight.co.uk; hotcourses.com

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Got a Question about this Course?

Contact The Departmental Administrator.

Why choose Mary Ward?

Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening and weekends to suit your timetable. You can learn face to face at one of our centres (Bloomsbury or Waterloo) or take an online course

Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’