Drawing and Painting Spring Plants

Ref: C2340932

This day is devoted to learning how to draw and paint spring plants using traditional botanical techniques. We will concentrate on using natural subjects to compose a seasonal plant themed picture. Some students may choose to create a piece of work suitable for an Easter card. All levels of experience are welcome and plenty of guidance will be available on the day.

Course aim

To provide students with the skills to observe, draw and paint spring plants. The work produced during the day could be used for Easter cards.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • Begin to observe and understand how to draw spring plants.
  • Begin to show form and perspective in drawings and paintings.
  • Compose an attractive arrangement of seasonal plants.
  • Consider ideas for an Easter card design.
  • Work on a project in a class situation and share ideas with other students.

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

What else do I need to know?

  • Some materials will be available but bringing basic drawing and water colour painting equipment is encouraged.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

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Drawing and Painting Spring Plants

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • 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 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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