Discover how to use abstraction in your artwork through guided projects. Experiment with a variety of drawing and painting materials, learn about historical and contemporary approaches to abstraction, and develop your own personal vision. Suitable for all levels, including beginners.
Through material demonstrations, group discussion, and individual studio work, you will develop direct and practical ways of working with abstraction. During the course you will explore different material techniques, colour, and compositional devices in relation to abstraction. Personal experimentation and the use of sketchbooks will be encouraged for testing ideas and gathering inspiration. Returning students will have the opportunity to develop self-directed projects in conversation with the tutor.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
- Experiment with a range of materials and techniques in relation to abstraction
- Use historical and contemporary approaches as inspiration for abstract compositions
- Explore and develop an awareness of colour in relation abstraction
- Build confidence taking a personal approach to abstraction through individual research or projects.
What you can do next
This course will complement any painting or drawing course at Morley. Type the search term "painting" or “drawing” into the Morley website to bring up the full range of courses from beginner to advanced offered by the department. If you are wanting to prepare a portfolio for application to University, the level 3 VFA004A UAL Art Foundation Diploma offers a year of intensive study covering drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, digital, and mixed media.
Suitability - Who should attend?
This is a Beginners Course. All are welcome. •Suitable for people with limited or no previous experience •Students must be able to speak, read and write in English •Basic numeracy is essential.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
Morley College London is one of the UK’s leading centres for adult education. The College is located 7 minutes’ walk from Waterloo station. Founded in 1889, Morley has a distinguished history in music and the visual arts. Today we offer...
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