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Get Started with Water Soluble Oils and Acrylics

Newcastle City Learning
Course summary
3 weeks
19.20 GBP
Leisure / Fun Classes

Course description

Get Started with Water Soluble Oils and Acrylics: Anyone wanting to learn the basics of handling oil paint and/or acrylics. The three week Get Started course will cover the practical differences between water soluble oils and acrylics and the materials required for the course. You will produce tonal studies to expand your understanding of brush handling and composition before moving on to colour work with some basic explanation of colour theory so you have a better understanding of how to mix the colours you need.
The follow-on course will allow you to develop these skills. You will work from sketches or photographs. Painting will be undertaken on some of the following surfaces; paper, card, board and canvas. You will undertake research to aid the production of your art creating a portfolio charting the progress of your artwork with accompanying reflective written work. Your final piece of work will be reflective of the methods explored on the course
Through informative demonstrations, practical work and group discussion, plus one-to-one tuition, you will be guided through exercises and projects to develop your skills.
You will need to provide all painting equipment used in class. If you are undecided as to which medium you would like to work with, then your tutor will advise you at the first class Should you need advise on water soluble oils or acrylic painting materials your tutor will be pleased to send you a materials list on request or discuss your painting kit with you at the first session.
Estimated costs of materials needed are between £30 and £50. You will also require some photographs for use as reference materials.
Please bring your painting kit to the first class.
Please see our brochure, visit our website at learning, ask your local centre or contact the number below for full details of where and when this course is available together with a full breakdown of fees.

Suitability - Who should attend?

No previous arts knowledge is needed

Outcome / Qualification etc.

No Qualification

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Newcastle City Learning

Newcastle City Learning

Newcastle City Learning is a part of the People Directorate of Newcastle City Council and it's our job to give you the opportunity to get involved in lifelong learning. Whether it's to improve your job prospects, develop a skill or...

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