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Drawing Evening Classes

Fridays

Drawing in Museums

Course Code: EC1602040
Course Tutor: Rosemary Cronin
Course Dates: Fridays, 3rd February – 3rd March 2017
Weeks: 5
Times: 6.00pm – 8.30pm
Experience Level: All Levels
Fee: £130

This 5 week course is a wonderfully relaxing way to end the week and develop drawing and creative skills both for beginners and advanced drawers. The course is suitable for all skill levels and is designed to enable students to express a creative response to museum artworks, as well as develop an understanding of how artworks are put together to create particular impressions upon the viewer. The class will visit a different museum or gallery each week and students will draw from sculpture and painting across all genres. The tutor is highly knowledgeable on all aspects of drawing and museum art and delivers a very informative course.

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Mondays

Drawing for Beginners

Course Code: EC1603014
Course Tutor: Rebecca Glover
Course Dates: Mondays, 3rd April – 26th June 2017
Weeks: 10
Times: 5.45pm – 7.30pm
Experience Level: Beginner
Fee: £210

This course is an accessible, creative and relaxing introduction to the basic skills of drawing. Each session will focus on a different theme, providing a wide range of techniques to raise confidence and enhance visual awareness. Through various drawing approaches including still life, life drawing and portraiture, you will learn to explore and understand line, tone, measurement, texture and composition. There will be a life model in some sessions and students are encouraged to express themselves freely with guidance from the tutor.

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Drawing for Beginners

Course Code: EC1603114
Course Tutor: Rebecca Glover
Course Dates: Mondays, 3rd April – 26th June 2017
Weeks: 10
Times: 7.45pm – 9.30pm
Experience Level: Beginner
Fee: £210

This course is an accessible, creative and relaxing introduction to the basic skills of drawing. Each session will focus on a different theme, providing a wide range of techniques to raise confidence and enhance visual awareness. Through various drawing approaches including still life, life drawing and portraiture, you will learn to explore and understand line, tone, measurement, texture and composition. There will be a life model in some sessions and students are encouraged to express themselves freely with guidance from the tutor.

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Monday Mix

Course Code: EC1603015
Tutors: Various
Dates: Mondays, 3rd April – 26th June 2017
Weeks: 10
Times: 6.30 – 9.00pm
Experience Level: All Levels
Fee: £260

This course is an ideal way to explore a wide variety of artistic methods and media, learning new artistic skills, discovering what you enjoy most, and developing creative ideas. Over the ten weeks, students work across the different disciplines of painting, sculpture, drawing and printmaking. Throughout the course, students will have a chance to improve observational drawing skills, along with more expressive sculpture and painting. Students will also learn to approach the human figure through drawing, painting and sculpture, before rounding off the course with an introduction to printmaking. This is a great ‘taster’ course and an excellent opportunity to develop new skills, explore materials, and have fun.

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Monday Mix

Course Code: EC1603215
Tutors: Various
Dates: Mondays, 3rd April – 26th June 2017
Weeks: 10
Times: 6.30 – 9.00pm
Experience Level: All Levels
Fee: £260

This course is an ideal way to explore a wide variety of artistic methods and media, learning new artistic skills, discovering what you enjoy most, and developing creative ideas. Over the ten weeks, students work across the different disciplines of painting, sculpture, drawing and printmaking. Throughout the course, students will have a chance to improve observational drawing skills, along with more expressive sculpture and painting. Students will also learn to approach the human figure through drawing, painting and sculpture, before rounding off the course with an introduction to printmaking. This is a great ‘taster’ course and an excellent opportunity to develop new skills, explore materials, and have fun.

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Introduction to Contemporary Art: 1990-2016

Course Code: EC1603AH03
Tutor: David Hodge
Dates: Mondays, 24th April – 26th June 2017
Weeks: 10
Times: 6.15 – 7.45pm
Experience Level: All Levels
Fee: £160

This course introduces key topics in international contemporary art from 1990 to the present day. It begins with the question of ‘what is contemporary art’ and then looks at a range of new developments in the way that artists are working today. The course takes a global approach, looking at artists from all over the world, and includes big names of the contemporary art scene alongside figures who are less well known. Students will be provided with the historical background to the emergence of new mediums and methods, so that some of the more unusual developments in the field of contemporary art will begin to make more sense. The tutor will use a variety of engaging exercises to help students begin to develop visual and critical skills. There is no expectation that students should have any background knowledge and it is designed for general interest rather than academic study.

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Tuesdays

Drawing for Beginners

Course Code: EC1603214
Course Tutor: Zoe Toolan
Course Dates: Tuesdays, 18th April – 20th June 2017
Weeks: 10
Times: 6.30pm – 9.00pm
Experience Level: Beginner
Fee: £250

This course is an accessible, creative and relaxing introduction to the basic skills of drawing. Each session will focus on a different theme, providing a wide range of techniques to raise confidence and enhance visual awareness. Through various drawing approaches including still life, life drawing and portraiture, you will learn to explore and understand line, tone, measurement, texture and composition. There will be a life model in some sessions and students are encouraged to express themselves freely with guidance from the tutor.

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Life Drawing

Course Code: EC1603009
Course Tutor: Francesca Corra
Course Dates: Tuesdays, 18th April – 20th June 2017
Weeks: 10
Times: 6:30pm – 9.00pm
Experience Level: All Levels
Fee: £260

Understanding the structure of the human figure and the way it is situated within a space is an essential skill for anyone keen to develop their drawing and observational skills. Each week you will have a different theme to explore, working from the life model with guidance from our highly experienced tutor. With an encouraging focus exploring your own approach to drawing, you will work through a series of exercises, using a wide range of materials including charcoal and graphite. This course teaches skills and expressive drawing in a unique way to develop your drawing most effectively, and is suitable for more advanced drawers as well as beginners.

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Wednesdays

Drawing for Beginners

DRAWING_FOR_BEGINNERS_1Course Code: EC1603314
Course Tutor: Francesca Corra
Course Dates: Wednesdays, 19th April – 21st June 2017
Weeks: 10
Times: 5.45pm – 7.30pm
Experience Level: All Levels
Fee: £210

This course is an accessible, creative and relaxing introduction to the basic skills of drawing. Each session will focus on a different theme, providing a wide range of techniques to raise confidence and enhance visual awareness. Through various drawing approaches including still life, life drawing and portraiture, you will learn to explore and understand line, tone, measurement, texture and composition. There will be a life model in some sessions and students are encouraged to express themselves freely with guidance from the tutor.

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Developing Drawing

DEVELOPING_DRAWING_2Course Code: EC1603016
Course Tutor: Francesca Corra
Course Dates: Wednesdays, 19th April – 21st June 2017
Weeks: 10
Times: 7.45pm – 9.30pm
Experience Level: All Levels
Fee: £210

This is a wonderful next step for those with basic drawing skills to explore drawing further through an exciting thematic approach. Each week we introduce a different theme such as rhythm, mystery, energy and harmony and investigate these using a range of inventive drawing methods. This is a fun and creative approach to ideas and issues in drawing, and over the course we develop new skills of mark making and self-expression, using a range of starting points such as the life model, still life, and natural forms.

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Thursdays

Drawing for Beginners

MATERIALS_AND_MARK_MAKINGCourse Code: EC1603414
Course Tutor: Natasha Lien
Course Dates: Thursdays, 20th April – 22nd June 2017
Weeks: 10
Times: 5:45pm – 7.30pm
Experience Level: Beginner
Fee: £210

This course is an accessible, creative and relaxing introduction to the basic skills of drawing. Each session will focus on a different theme, providing a wide range of techniques to raise confidence and enhance visual awareness. Through various drawing approaches including still life, life drawing and portraiture, you will learn to explore and understand line, tone, measurement, texture and composition. There will be a life model in some sessions and students are encouraged to express themselves freely with guidance from the tutor.

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Intermediate Drawing

Course Code: EC1603036
Course Tutor: Natasha Lien
Course Dates: Thursdays, 20th April – 22nd June 2017
Weeks: 10
Times: 7.45pm – 9.30pm
Experience Level: Intermediate
Fee: £210

This course is designed for students who have either completed our ‘Drawing for Beginners’ course or already have some experience of drawing, and want to take their skills to the next level. Over the course, students will explore drawing from observation, memory and imagination, thereby developing a deeper understanding of drawing and greatly enhancing drawing skills. Each week we focus on a particular aspect of drawing. Starting with measurement and explore this in different contexts, so that students will gain confidence in drawing a wide variety of subjects including still life, life models, and urban landscape. Through trying different approaches and materials, students will begin to develop a ‘visual vocabulary’ of drawing. There will be opportunities to work both, inside and outside the studio, and in museums and galleries.

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Graphic Novels

Course Code: EC1603021
Tutor: Steve Marchant
Dates: Thursdays, 20th April – 22nd June 2017
Weeks: 10
Times: 6.30 – 9.00pm
Experience Level: Beginners
Fee: £250

On this course, students will utilise traditional and digital techniques to create pages for comics and graphic novels, including character design and development, visual storytelling, colouring and lettering. By the end of the course, they will have produced at least two full-colour pages of comic-strip art that will be published in an end of term booklet.

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Fridays

Drawing for Beginners

Course Code: EC1603514
Course Tutor: Natasha Lien
Course Dates: Fridays, 21st April – 23rd June 2017
Weeks: 10
Times: 6.00pm – 8.30pm
Experience Level: Beginner
Fee: £250

This course is an accessible, creative and relaxing introduction to the basic skills of drawing. Each session will focus on a different theme, providing a wide range of techniques to raise confidence and enhance visual awareness. Through various drawing approaches including still life, life drawing and portraiture, you will learn to explore and understand line, tone, measurement, texture and composition. There will be a life model in some sessions and students are encouraged to express themselves freely with guidance from the tutor.

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Friday Mix

Course Code: EC1603115
Tutors: Various
Dates: Fridays, 21st April – 23rd June 2017
Weeks: 10
Times: 6.00 – 8.30pm
Experience Level: All Levels
Fee: £260

This course is an ideal way to explore a wide variety of artistic methods and media, learning new artistic skills, discovering what you enjoy most, and developing creative ideas. Over the ten weeks, students work across the different disciplines of painting, sculpture, drawing and printmaking. Throughout the course, students will have a chance to improve observational drawing skills, along with more expressive sculpture and painting. Students will also learn to approach the human figure through drawing, painting and sculpture, before rounding off the course with an introduction to printmaking. This is a great ‘taster’ course and an excellent opportunity to develop new skills, explore materials, and have fun.

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Drawing in Museums

Course Code: EC1603040
Course Tutor: Rosemary Cronin
Course Dates: Fridays, 5th May – 2nd June 2017
Weeks: 5
Times: 6.00pm – 8.30pm
Experience Level: All Levels
Fee: £130

This 5 week course is a wonderfully relaxing way to end the week and develop drawing and creative skills both for beginners and advanced drawers. The course is suitable for all skill levels and is designed to enable students to express a creative response to museum artworks, as well as develop an understanding of how artworks are put together to create particular impressions upon the viewer. The class will visit a different museum or gallery each week and students will draw from sculpture and painting across all genres. The tutor is highly knowledgeable on all aspects of drawing and museum art and delivers a very informative course.

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Saturdays

Drawing for Beginners

DRAWING_FOR_BEGINNERS_2Course Code: SAT1603014
Course Tutor: Kinga Markus
Course Dates: Saturdays, 22nd April – 24th June 2017
Times: 2.00pm – 4.30pm
Course Level: Beginners
Course Fee: £250

This course is an accessible, creative and relaxing introduction to the basic skills of drawing. Each session will focus on a different theme, providing a wide range of techniques to raise confidence and enhance visual awareness.
Through various drawing approaches including still life, life drawing and portraiture, you will learn to explore and understand line, tone, measurement, texture and composition. There will be a life model in some sessions and students are encouraged to express themselves freely with guidance from the tutor.

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