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Qualification name Non regulated Community Learning provision, Crafts, Creative Arts and Design
Qualification level X
Awarding organisation Generic award - no awarding body
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 3rd July 2021
Cost £39.00
Cost description Cost includes tuition fee and (where applicable) materials.
Attendance pattern Weekend

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All abilities. Those with some experience of drawing would be helpful but not essential. Useful for those who need a refresher as well as those with little experience. For adults aged 18 years or older. You will need to complete some course documentation for assessment and evaluation. As our courses are taught in English, please contact us if you have any concerns about your level of English.

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This course will establish a few basic methods of drawing and painting through the observation and depiction of a Harbour scene with boats. We will examine some introductory methods of painting and drawing from a photograph, or similar found image, using pen, ink and watercolour wash. In addition to this you will learn some basic colour mixing and colour theory and an exploration of composition, form, tone and texture. This course will discuss, and put into context, some harbour scene paintings

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Bring a basic set of watercolour paints (as many colours as possible) a waterproof pen with a fine point (or a set of waterproof pens with various nibs if you have them) a small jar of waterproof black ink, (Windsor and Newton is good but any waterproof black ink will be fine) a wood dip pen and nib. Watercolour paper with a smooth rather than textured surface, brushes, pencils, palette, tissues and water jar. Also please bring in your own 2D images – photographs or similar of Cornish Harbour

To progress onto other longer courses in watercolour or other media, to join other art groups, societies and to meet like-minded people and make friends. The course levels are: Introduction courses will give you a taste of what a subject or course is like before you progress to a longer course. Workshops are usually short one-off or extension courses focusing on a particular area and are normally one day or less. Beginners courses are suitable for those with no previous experience or as a “

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Address Farnham Adult Learning Centre
25 West Street
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Phone 0300 200 1044

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