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Art Appreciation View details

This course will focus on American art and artists from the second half on the nineteenth century. We will ascertain the extent to which American art was influenced by other countries. We will consider American artists who primarily stayed in the United States as well as those artists who were American born but worked abroad. We will examine how social, political, economic, technological and cultural factors shaped American art and artists. Artists will include Thomas Eakins, Mary Cassatt, Winslow Homer, James Whistler and John Singer Sargeant.

ART Appreciation: Art and Music ANNIVERSARIES & EXHIBITIONS 2019 View details

Each session we will explore a topical subject concerning the history of the arts. It may be related to an anniversary, such as Leonardo Da Vinci (died 1519) or to a current exhibition in the major London galleries tba

Art At The Movies View details

This course is a great opportunity to fuse our love of both film and art. As the course goes along we will not only look at the images from the films but we will be listening to the soundtracks and playing interactive quizzes as we go along, possibly even getting into character! We will get to know your favorite films and you may well be discovering some new ones. As we look at each film we will be examining and themes, graphics and characters to create original art using a range of materials. As an end result, students will look at producing their own film poster design, featuring characters they will be creating themselves. To the drawing board.... And Beyond!

Art by the Sea 1 Term 3 (Reaching Out) View details

This course gives students the opportunity to experiment with a range of materials and complete a number of exciting projects in art including landscape painting, portraiture and a personal project. In a highly supportive environment, students are given practical advice on colour mixing; the use of tone to create three dimensions and encouraged to explore a wide range of approaches in art so that they may find their own individual style.

Art by the Sea 2 Term 2 (Reaching Out) View details

This course gives students the opportunity to experiment with a range of materials and complete a number of exciting projects in art including landscape painting, portraiture and a personal project. In a highly supportive environment, students are given practical advice on colour mixing; the use of tone to create three dimensions and encouraged to explore a wide range of approaches in art so that they may find their own individual style.

Art Course View details

This course will provide learners with the opportunity to create a series of paintings and drawings based on nature using abstract art and the work of Hilma Af Klimt. We will work mainly in the classroom and make gallery visits.

Art Drawing and Painting View details

A friendly course which will enable its learners to experiment and develop their artistic skills and knowledge in both landscape and sea scape drawing and painting.

Art Drawing and Painting View details

A practical course which will enable the learners to develop their artistic skills and knowledge in both landscape and seascape drawing and painting.

Art for All View details

Art is a continuous, never-ending process of learning and discovery. Whatever art media you choose to work with, this course endeavours to help students to acquire certain basic skills and practices. On this course students will find an introduction to materials, equipment and techniques for drawing and painting. Working in different art media, students may learn about drawing materials, paper and canvases, brushes and painting knives and of course, how to paint. There will be simple exercises in painting techniques, which will lead students towards creating full compositions. Students will be encouraged and supported to develop their choices and to research and source their own subject matter, perhaps choosing to paint in a narrative style, reflecting personal experiences. Students can work from work sheets, printed images and photos. Students will be encouraged to study examples of paintings by both historical and current artists; to both inform and inspire.

Art for All View details

This friendly and relaxed class will provide the opportunity for you to develop your painting and drawing skills as well as your knowledge and appreciation of art. This course is designed for all levels and abilities with individual guidance from the tutor to develop your own interests and projects.