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Draw and paint: inspired by landscape - Morley College, London

Draw and paint: inspired by landscape - Morley College, London

Duration: 10 weeks

Price: £250

Contact: Pedro Diego at Morley College London

61 Westminster Bridge Road
Lambeth, London
Greater London

Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.
Monday 20th April 2020

About the Course

Discover exciting urban landscapes of London including the river, parks, buildings and streets. We will work outside to study form and perspective, composition, space and atmospheric elements. In subsequent weeks we will develop your studies and ideas back in the studio.

By the end of the course you will be able to
Identify the main forms and perspectives within the urban landscape
Use a sketchbook as a visual resource to develop images and ideas
Create a range of compositional studies identifying scale from different viewpoints
Learn how to select composition and abstract specific elements
Describe atmospheric use of colour and light by painting/ sketching outdoors
Experiment with materials, mark making, and textures
Class format and activities
On alternate weeks you will be sketching/ painting outdoors and then in the studio to develop your ideas. You will be encourages to develop your sketchbook work into larger paintings/ series of painting, using own choice materials such as mixed media, oils, acrylics, collage. Your tutor will help you with techniques.

Over the course we will study techniques of contemporary landscape artists.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Entry requirements
No previous experience is required although students must be able to speak in English. This course is suitable for both beginners and the more experienced.

What you need to know before you enrol
Some of the sessions will take place outdoors (if weather permits). Reasonable fitness levels are recommended.

What you will need for your class
For the first session:

A5/4/3 size sketchbook
soft pencils (2B, 3B etc.)

An optional materials list will be provided for subsequent sessions outdoors.

What you can do next:
Please enquire for recommendations on continuation courses where applicable.

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