Summer school 2018 , 25th JULY – 18th AUGUST

 

 TIMETABLE: 

10AM – 1PM 2PM – 5PM 6PM – 9PM
MON
TUE
WED Drawing and Painting Summer School:

25th July
1st August
8th August
15th August

 Watercolour Club Drawing and Painting Summer School:

25th July
1st August
8th August
15th August

THU Studio Practice Studio Practice
FRI
SAT Drawing and Painting Summer School:

28th July
4th August
11th August
18th August

Lino Printing Summer School:

28th July
4th August
11th August
18th August

 

SUN

Drawing and Painting Summer School

 

WEDNESDAY CLASS:  10AM – 1PM   &   6PM – 9PM

Course Dates:

25th July /1st August /8th August/15th August

Days: 4 x 3 hours per week
Location: art CLASS London

Level: All Levels

Fee: £120

 

SATURDAY 10AM – 1PM

Course Dates:

28th July/4th August/11th August/18th August

Days: 4 x 3 hours per week
Location: art CLASS London

Level: All Levels

Fee: £120

 

What is the course about?

This course provides an exciting opportunity to develop and extend your drawing and painting practice with guidance from an experienced tutor. You will receive practical support to deepen your knowledge of Image Development Techniques and you will be introduced to a various painting methods with acrylic paint.

 

What will we cover?

The course begins with a tutor-led project starting with drawing. First, we will be focusing on Image-Development Techniques:

  • Selection
  • Viewpoint
  • Juxtaposition
  • Simplification
  • Positive/Negative Space
  • Elaboration
  • Distortion
  • Personification
  • Magnification
  • Fragmentation
  • Metamorphosis
  • Multiplication

 

Then you will be introduced to a various methods of painting. (Glazing, dry brush, impasto, etc.)

In the second half of the course (3rd and 4th week) you will develop your own project and apply techniques learned in class; and/or develop your existing practice.

You may opt to work independently throughout, in this case you should feel able to self-start; you will also receive regular tutor-guidance and feedback and participate in group reviews and discussion.
By the end of this course you should be able to…

Explore a variousImage-Development Techniques and be able to use two different painting methods.
Collect reference material to support a body of work
Identify a subject matter of interest to you
Have greater confidence and independence in your working methods

 

How will I be taught?

By Power Point Presentation, demonstration, practical projects, hand-outs, one-to-one tutoring, group discussion and reviews.

 

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Please bring sketchbooks and/or photos to support your research. Various image source materials are provided but you will also be encouraged to work with your own ideas.

All materials provided.


 

Lino Printing Summer School

 

SATURDAY 2PM – 5PM

 

Course Dates: 28th July/4th August/11th August/18th August

Days: 4 x 3 hours per week
Location: art CLASS London

Level: All Levels

Fee: £120

 

PLEASE NOTE:

If you decide to join Lino Printing Saturday 2-5pm for all 4 weeks you will be able to develop more complex designs then if you join us just for one session. However, heaving only one session is good as a taster for anyone who is new to the lino printing.

 

What is the course about?

This workshop is an introduction to basic and advanced lino printing principles and methods.
You will be given practical demonstrations of techniques and instruction on use of equipment.

 

What will we cover?

Starting with developing fine cutting techniques and exploring line, tone and texture to produce monochromatic prints.
Then you will learn how to design, carve and print linocuts in colour and how to register different layers.
Through a series of exercises you will learn how to mix and control colour and how to work with transparent layers to create more colours.

 

By the end of this workshop you should be able to…

  • use cutting tools confidently to create a rich variety of marks
  • make linocuts by the reduction method
  • print using a relief press and burnish by hand

How will I be taught?

Introduction and demonstration by tutor.

 

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

All basic materials are provided. It is recommended that you bring visual source material i.e. photos, postcards, sketchbooks, drawings as inspiration. Keep your design simple enough to achieve a finished print if you are not able to have more then one session.

 

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