Drawing and Painting for the Terrified and Courageous with Karan Fixter

Ref: C2346094

Easy and fun for all. You will learn how to layout and create the pages of a personal memory journal. Each week we will cover different styles of content, drawing, text, collage, montage and printing. By adapting techniques learned you will be guided and encouraged to develop a personal style to make a unique book that is individual to you and yours. Suggested topics could be: 'My family', 'My place', 'My recipes', 'This year' and so on. The choice is yours and with the techniques explored you will select and adapt the content to suit your creative ideas. The final few weeks will be dedicated to binding individual pages into a book of memories. MY JOURNAL.

Course aim

Overcome your fears and join us on this relaxed course of like minded people. It is for those that always wanted to paint and draw but never quite got round to it. Build your confidence and learn about art for wellbeing and happiness.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Use a minimum of 3 different drawing techniques from, Spontaneous Doodling, Collage, Montage, to Painting and so on...
  • Learn and use appropriate terminology specific to drawing, calligraphy, painting.
  • Develop and demonstrate a personal style and content
  • Describe and show how to work safely.
  • Present at least 1 idea to the rest of the group.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Bring yourself, each week we will develop ideas to explore.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Drawing and Painting for the Terrified and Courageous with Karan Fixter

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As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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