What Qualification/level is this course?
This online course is for personal development and does not lead to a qualification
Who is the course for?
This course is suitable for those who have little or no experience in silk painting and would like to learn about its origins and be able to produce their own original piece of silk painting.
What can I expect to learn?
By the end of this online course, you will:
- Know about the materials and equipment you need to be able to produce a silk painting;
- Be able to produce an original piece of silk painting;
- Have an awareness about other artists who have produced hand painted silk;
- Have a range of ideas for future projects where you could incorporate hand painted silk;
- Have some knowledge of possible ideas for stitching and embellishing onto your hand painted silk.
How will I learn?
You will be working independently at a time and place that suits your needs. You will be accessing a range of learning materials and resources from our online learning site. The session will be interactive and available to engage with multiple times to equip participants with a range of tools for immediate application in their practical projects.
How will I know how well I am doing?
There is a self-assessment quiz included within the course for you to gauge your achievement.
Will I have to do any work at home?
As a single session online course there is no requirement for additional homework, however, the skills and knowledge gained through the course aim to inspire you to get out into nature and create and record your own environmental art, whether it be in your garden or your local environment.
What will I need to provide?
You will need to have access to a computer, laptop or other device that can utilise video and sound files to be able to access the course.
To gain the full benefit of the course, you will need a phone (with camera) and a sketchbook or notebook.
Are there any other costs?
No. Reference will be made to a range of supporting texts which learners may wish to access for independent study however these are not essential to the programme.
What can I do next?
For information on ACL courses please see http://www.aclessex.com/
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