Expressive Landscapes - Chandler’s Ford Library - Friday 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th June 2024

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Expressive Landscapes

Chandler’s Ford Library

Friday 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th June 2024

10.00am to 1.00pm

An introduction to combining media in an expressive style.

  • Apply at least three watercolor techniques to a landscape painting
  • Describe what mixed media means and create at least two small landscape sketches with mixed media
  • Using watercolours paint at least one monochromatic landscape painting
  • Describe how a creative activity like painting is mindful

Who is this course for: Beginners and improvers. Individuals looking to develop their creative skills using various media, over four informal fun sessions

Previous knowledge or experience: Some art knowledge either current or previous would be advantageous but not essential. What is required is lots of enthusiasm, willingness to learn and a desire to have fun. This is a very loose style of painting and so very suitable for beginners and for improvers wanting to let loose

How will I learn: This is a relaxing and friendly course with step-by-step demonstrations. You will be gently guided through different painting activities to develop painting techniques, starting at the basics. Each week will focus on specific elements used within art and the principles of design to help understand how to build an expressive landscape painting. There will be lots of playing with media and working on small sketches rather than focusing on a final outcome e.g. one large final painting

How will I be assessed: Through observation, questioning, discussion and peer/self-evaluation

What shall I bring:

  • Apron
  • Range of pencils like HB, 2B, 6B.
  • Rubber and pencil sharpener
  • Sketchbook or loose A4 paper, doesn’t have to be expensive.
  • Watercolour paper (Cold Pressed) 140lb in either a A4 or A5 pad or block or loose sheets.
  • Watercolour pan set or with tubes with at least Ultramarine blue, Crimson red, Cadmium red, Lemon yellow and a Brown like Burnt umber.
  • Palette
  • Flat and round brushes Small and medium sizes.
  • Water pot x 2.
  • Kitchen roll.
  • A variety of drawing media, these are some suggestions – Felt tips, waterproof fine liners (few sizes), paint pens, black biro, coloured pencils, soft or oil pastels. YOU DON’T NEED ALL THESE, PICK ONE OR TWO.

Contact tutor directly for further details

Next steps: Other art sessions available at your local library, community centre or college

Attendance is expected at each session to ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience and to minimise disruption for other learners. Please advise the venue/tutor of any absence you may have.

This course is aimed at Hampshire residents aged 19+ Attendance is expected at each session to ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience and to minimise disruption for other learners. Please advise the venue/tutor of any absence you may have.

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