Introduction to the Art of the Italian Renaissance

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Introduction to the Art of the Italian Renaissance course touches on the works of Titian, Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Botticelli and many more to explain how this time literally changed the art world forever.

Course aim

The Introduction to the Art of the Italian Renaissance aims to provide the knowledge and understanding of the universal and timeless qualities that identify all great art focusing on the Italian Renaissance.

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:

  • Introduction to The Art of the Italian Renaissance
  • Understand and recognise the universal and timeless qualities that identify the Italian Renaissance as one of the most well known times in the art world.
  • Exploring art works of Titian, Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Botticelli and many more.

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
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • 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
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

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Introduction to the Art of the Italian Renaissance

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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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