Art: Taster

Ref: C3529501

A taster workshop in painting in acrylics, exploring different creative approaches to make paintings. We will be experimenting with techniques and materials, painting in a relaxed atmosphere. Learn how to mix colours and develop a palette.

Course aim

This taster will help you to develop a drawing, painting a seascape in acrylic.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers

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

  • Develop an idea for a painting
  • Mix a palette of colours
  • Start a painting

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

Download full course outline

Art: Taster Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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