Pencil to Paint Art Course

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Description

Our world is replete with colour, light, texture and form. From apples on a table to sunlight on a mountain, the artist unravels all of these elements and convincingly daubs them onto paper or canvas. But just how is it done? For many of us, though colour is a part of our daily lives, it nevertheless remains a mystery and the work that the artist does seems little short of magic.

This practical two and half day course will provide you with all you need to experience the visual world with greater understanding and work some of that magic yourself! Topics covered: colour perception, colour-mixing (subtractive and additive); hue, shade, tint and chroma.

Tutor Information
David Chandler's weekly art classes have been running for fifteen years and are attended by more than eighty students. He has lectured and demonstrated to art societies and groups throughout the UK and has been leading painting courses in France, Italy and Switzerland since 1999. He has painted on Channel 4, TSW and HTV and is the author and presenter of two DVD tutorials for watercolourists. In 2011, he co-founded Frome Community Education, a Community Interest Company that delivers over forty different leisure courses and workshops to adult learners in the Frome area, attracting nearly seven hundred enrolments during its first year. In 2012, he was a finalist in the Holburne Portrait Prize for artists in the Southwest. David is also the writer and presenter of Seeing Things, a monthly community radio programme about the visual arts for FromeFM. He co-wrote the Sony album Promised Land in 1992 and previously wrote documentary for Channel 4 and biographical drama and comedy for BBC Radio. Violet Peck, his first venture into juvenile fiction, is available from the Kindle Store.

Refunds are not available on this booking. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Includes tuition, three course hot/cold buffet lunch, refreshments.

Maker

Bookings team at Dillington House. Somerset County Council

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Venue

Dillington House
Ilminster
Somerset
TA19 9DT

Suitable for

  • Accommodation offered
  • Adults
  • Hearing impaired
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • UK Holiday
  • Vision impaired
  • Wheelchair users

Duration

2½ days (9:00am to 4:30pm)

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