Day School: Drawing Flowers and Gardens in Pastel

Ref: C3742755

Experiment with expressive techniques in pastel: the workshop will include working from photos and still life - bring your own if you wish. Suitable for complete beginners or those wanting to improve their skills. Basic materials and equipment will be provided.

Additional information about this course

This course is not supported by The Education and Skills Funding agency and does not have a fee waiver but concessions may be available. Contact the branch for further details.

Course aim

An opportunity to experiment with expressive pastel techniques to draw flowers and gardens.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Use mark making to show pattern and form in a drawing .
  • Choose a coloured paper to complement an image
  • Use a colour wheel as a reference for colour mixing and as a reference for contrasting colours
  • Identify negative shapes.
  • More advanced students may suggest personal learning outcomes

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
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

What else do I need to know?

  • All basic materials and equipment will be provided. Please wear an apron or old clothes and bring some lunch.

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

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Day School: Drawing Flowers and Gardens in Pastel

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This course is currently full.
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Waiting List 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

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