Over the course of 8 weeks students will learn how to paint using Acrylics. Suzanne will demonstrate clear techniques of colour theory, mixing paints, tonal values and composition. She will cover Still Life, Landscape and Portraiture with a focus on building confidence and having fun. Slide shows and Tutor led demonstrations will help students expand their observational skills and understanding of how to create great paintings.
Week 1. Basic colour theory: learn the colour wheel and paint colour charts
Week 2. Exploring Shapes: Tonal values to create 3D images
Week 3. Still life: Creating a still life on a dark background
Week 4. Still life: Creating a still life with a limited palette
Week 5. Landscape: Creating a mix media landscape using collage and acrylic paint
Week 6. Landscape: Focus on skies
Week 7. Painting a portrait head: Tonally
Week 8. Painting a portrait head: Adding Colour
Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
All materials and refreshments.
2½ hours (10:00am to 12:30pm)