Introduction to Abstract Art

Ref: C3532849

We will explore different methods for creating abstract art, learning from 20th century modern artists to create exciting, experimental work.

Course aim

Learn to create abstract art inspired by the world around you.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for beginners and improvers

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

  • Use abstraction methods to create abstract compositions
  • Use serendipity and chance to create abstract compositions
  • Use colour media to create an abstract composition

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Please bring a piece of watercolour paper or heavy cartridge paper, a set of watercolours, a palette, soft brushes and masking tape. Please also bring along a leaf that has more than one colour.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Introduction to Abstract Art

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This course is only available as part of this programme.

Conditions

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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