Day School: Renoir - Impressionist Masterpieces and Hidden Talents

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This day school will explore aspects of the life and work of French Impressionist artist Renoir, from the popular and familiar paintings of social gatherings such as ‘the Luncheon of the Boating Party’ & ‘Le Moulin de la Galette’ to the less well known selection of portraits, still lives, landscapes. Fully illustrated with discussion.

Course aim

This day school will explore aspects of the life and work of French Impressionist artist Renoir from the popular and familiar paintings of social gatherings to the less well known portraits, still lives, landscapes Fully illustrated with discussion

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Contribute to constructive discussion about the material studied
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the context of Renoir’s work within the French Impressionist movement
  • Discuss and analyse a wide range of examples of paintings by Renoir
  • Explain how prolific Renoir was and the wide range of work he produced
  • Describe Renoir’s range of subject matter, from the popular to less familiar examples

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

What else do I need to know?

  • A notebook and pen may be useful for making notes

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

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Day School: Renoir - Impressionist Masterpieces and Hidden Talents

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Due to face to face teaching being suspended unfortunately this course is not currently available for enrolment.

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Enrolment Conditions

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  • 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 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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