St Mary's Church, Littlehampton
10:00 - 12:00
2 hours x 10 sessions
Concessions available if you are: 65 or over or on a means tested benefit (evidence required)
What is the course about?
You will be able to progress with your own ideas to produce sketchbook and portfolio works to a high standard by working on group projects set by the tutor, whilst gaining a wider art vocabulary.
New and beginner students will work in graphite and charcoal to develop your observational drawing skills. Returning and advanced students will progress further with your preferred medium and develop your own skills, goals and initiatives. With outcomes focusing on observational drawing to create preparation sketches or working notes for larger completed works. Some students may also work on paintings that are mounted in a professional manner and will be supported to exhibit locally. This course will include some basic Art History and student research. Students will be encouraged to visit online Museums and Galleries to broaden your chosen interests
In the instance of a Government imposed lockdown if this course cannot be moved to online it will be paused until it is able to begin again. No refunds will be made due to a Government imposed lockdown.
What previous experience, knowledge or qualifications do I need for this course?
This is a pre-established class that welcomes new learners. This course is suitable for all students who have a basic understanding of drawing techniques;
New students will develop their observational drawing skills focusing on graphite and charcoal (line, tone and form).
Returning students will focus on developing their own personal outcomes with their chosen medium.
What do I need to bring with me?
Beginners may like to start with a pencil, rubber and sketchbook (A4-A3 size). Those students, who have more experience with various media, should start with their favourite materials to work with on the first session. There may be additional costs depending on the type of project and end result.
• For the first session you will need a small object wrapped in paper.
Are there any additional costs?
Depending on students own goals there may be further materials to purchase.
What can I do next?
The course rolls on, so if you want to continue you can sign up for another ten weeks. You can do projects that are more challenging and of your own choice. There are also a number of other interesting art classes available throughout the year, exploring different media, techniques and styles. If you would like more information about progression opportunities, please speak to your tutor or other member of staff. Further information about career opportunities can be found by visiting https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk Aspire Sussex welcomes students from all sections of our diverse community. If you feel you have additional learning needs, please ask about the support which is available
Course LocationSt Mary's Church