Online Course, Aspire Cloud
19:00 - 21:00
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?
This is a Learning for Personal Interest course.
This is a course for those students who would like to sample and explore a wide range of drawing and painting techniques. You will be able to develop your representational skills or create abstracts, using both wet and dry materials in a variety of techniques, including pencil, pastel, charcoal, inks and/or water based paints , working with your own choices.
What previous experience, knowledge or qualifications do I need for this course?
This is a beginner’s course, so you do not need to have any previous experience in painting. Those with painting experience are also welcome!
What do I need to bring with me?
Essential basic equipment and materials needed are:
• A4/A3 Sketchbook, or sheets of thick cartridge or water colour paper
• A range of paints including - water colours and acrylics.
• You will need basic painting equipment; pallet (this could be an empty container), paintbrushes in pointed, flat and round sizes in as many sizes as you like.
• An apron and gloves if appropriate.
Are there any additional costs?
Only the cost of the materials and course, there are no other costs.
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 Money Management, Computers for Beginners, Personal Development, Microsoft packages and Volunteering Skills.
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, Back to Work 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, creative stimulation, and personal fulfilment. Courses available include Textiles, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Drawing and Painting, Pottery, Photography, History, Archaeology.
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
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