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Painting 2: Finding Your Way Course - Distance

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  • Objectives
    The course aims to further develop skills in drawing and painting; explore new painting subjects and approaches; study the human figure in greater depth; strengthen self-reliance and the ability to express attitudes to the visual world through a personal visual language.
  • Academic Title
    Painting 2: Finding Your Way
  • Course description
    This course also builds on Painting 1: Starting to Paint. It progressively requires you to make your own choices of subject and approach. It introduces new concepts and new painting subjects and you will explore some previous subjects, such as the human form, in greater depth. You can work in acrylics, oils or watercolours and you will be introduced to collage. There is a wide choice of projects and you can work on those that best suit your interests. Theoretical studies will help you ‘place’ your work in the context of twentieth and twenty-first century art and you will be offered guidelines to help you evaluate your work.

    - Painting animals
    - Movement
    - Painting and collage
    - Still-life
    - Painting people – a portrait; a nude; a group
    - Abstraction and the abstract
    - Themes and ideas.

    Postal Tuition

    You are allocated a tutor and receive their details in your course pack. You work from the course materials and send regular assignments to your tutor. These are returned to you with comment and advice. The course fee includes tutor feedback on your set assignments, but you can purchase feedback and comment on additional pieces of work if you wish.

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