Kings Weald Community Centre, Burgess Hill
19:00 - 21:00
2 hours x 11 sessions
Concessions available if you are: 65 or over or on a means tested benefit (evidence required)
What is the course about?
This is a Learning for Personal Interest course. This course will support you to develop your skills and ability to draw and paint from direct observation. You will explore processes and techniques to enable you to record accurately and use a variety of materials to create graphic and expressive representations of the subject matter. Themes will vary from still-life objects and the human form to abstract approaches using completed studies as the starting point. Your tutor will help you set personal goals for you to aim for and provide regular feedback on how you are doing. All lessons will have learning aims which the tutor will share with you and they will track how you are progressing throughout the course and keep you informed.
What previous experience, knowledge or qualifications do I need for this course?
This course is for all levels and is designed for those looking to develop their creativity in a supportive group environment. Beginners are welcome.
What do I need to bring with me?
Bring along any art materials you already have or would like to learn to use. Your tutor will give you plenty of support and advice as to which materials you might like to explore on the course. A pencil and cartridge paper and eraser.
Are there any additional costs?
Your tutor will signpost you to places where you can purchase art materials that are affordable and/or specific. The basic art materials for both drawing and painting to get you started will cost in the region of £20 in total.
What can I do next?
You might also like to progress to other Aspire Sussex courses developed to improve your skills for everyday life, employment, health and wellbeing or to explore a personal interest, see below.
Learning for Life: Develop your skills to support greater independence, including digital skills and skills to support family learning. Courses available include: Computer Skills for Beginners and Improvers, Microsoft packages, Creative Writing and British Sign Language.
Learning for Work: Develop your skills for the workplace, including to improve the chance of getting a job or to progress at work. Courses available include; Level 1 and 2 Functional Skills English and Maths, Digital Skills qualifications, and GCSE English and Maths.
Learning for Health & Wellbeing: Develop your skills to support personal wellbeing including confidence and independence through healthy body and mind and improved nutrition. Courses available include: Yoga, Mindfulness, Cooking/Nutrition and Art for Wellbeing.
Learning for Personal Interest: Develop skills to support your quality of life, gain cultural enrichment and personal fulfilment, encourage social interaction. Courses available include: Textiles, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Drawing and Painting, Pottery, Photography and many more.
Detailed information on or all these courses and many more can be found online or in our brochure. If you have any questions, please ask your tutor or contact aspire on 0345 601 01 61 or visit our website at www.aspiresussex.org.uk
Course LocationKings Weald Community Centre