What Qualification/level is this course?
This course is for personal development and does not lead to a qualification.
Who is the course for?
This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in the beauty of this media and doesn't mind getting a little messy. No previous experience necessary, but you must be able to navigate a computer to acces this online workshop.
Please note that this workshop includes some independent work and that it also includes a 30 minute lunch break.
What can I expect to learn?
You will develop knowledge and skills of:
- application of media and how this can be utilised to give you the best outcome;
- colour theory, composition and perspective;
- correcting mistakes easily and expressing your own style through confident brushwork.
How will I learn?
This online workshop will include tutor demonstrations, group discussion and periods of independent work. You will have access to videos and other resources to support you and will, at agreed periods throughout the da,y meet with your tutor and other learners in your virtual classroom to discuss progress and for the tutor to provide you with feedback.
How will I know how well I am doing?
Your tutor will give developmental feedback to support and challenge you in achieving the most from the course.
Will I have to do any work at home?
Additional home study is optional but you will get more out of the course by practising at home and doing some research after the workshop.
What will I need to provide?
You will need:
Water soluble oils (starter set is minimum, with a few additions such as Ivory Black, Burnt Umber, Yellow Ochre, Burnt Sienna and Sap Green (37ml tubes).
Canvas boards A3 or Canvas paper (drawing to stick to)
Water soluble oil medium
Brushes - 1" flat, size 10, 4 filberts (looks like a cat's tongue), size 1 Rigger and a detail brush (synthetic brushes will do).
Something to write with.
Table easel or similar.
You will , also need a laptop/tablet/PC with a webcam and microphone, internet connection with Google Chrome browser, an email address and be able to access websites.
Are there any other costs?
Other costs may vary depending on the projects chosen. Costs will be kept to a minimum.
What can I do next?
What can I do next? Join one of the tutor’s classes that incorporate Oils and other media. Your tutor will be willing to re-run this session in the future. Please keep in touch with Tutor.
For information on ACL courses please see http://www.aclessex.com/
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