Acrylic & Watercolour: Space For Creativity

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Course code: B23E

This course is suitable for experienced artists/students who would like opportunities to receive feedback and discuss their work with an experienced and supportive mentor

When and where

Dates

From 19 Mar 2022 to 20 Mar 2022
Weekends Sat Sun 10:00-16:00

one week

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19 Mar 2022

10:00 to 16:00

20 Mar 2022

10:00 to 16:00


with Laurel Smart

Cost

Fees and concessions

The total charge is £88.00. The tuition fee for this course is £88.00

Description

<span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Helvetica, sans-serif; background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial;">Weekend workshops providing creative space and
individual tutor support. Ideal for anyone wanting to concentrate on their own
work or needing support to overcome a creative hurdle, develop a looser style,
etc. Suitable for experienced artists who can work independently. Ffi contact
tutor: <a href="mailto:laurel.smart@blueyonder.co.uk">laurel.smart@blueyonder.co.uk</a>.&nbsp;</span><p><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Helvetica, sans-serif; background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial;"><b>This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge.</b></span></p>

What can students expect?

<span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;
mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB;mso-fareast-language:
EN-US;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">You can work from your own ideas or with
guidance from the tutor. You will work with watercolour, acrylic paints or
mixed media. (NO OILS please).&nbsp;</span><p><span style="font-weight: 700; font-family: Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px;">This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge.</span><br></p>

Previous experience required?

<span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;
mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB;mso-fareast-language:
EN-US;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">You need to be experienced and confident working
independently in your chosen medium. If you want to try a new medium you need
to be able to do this independently with advice and guidance from the tutor.</span>

What is the progression route?

<span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;
mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB;mso-fareast-language:
EN-US;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">There is no formal progression route, however,
anyone wanting to produce a portfolio for college, an interview or an
exhibition will find the workshops useful.</span>

Are there any extra costs?

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">You
have to provide all your own materials and it is assumed these will be those
with which you usually work (NO OILS please). Check with the tutor if you are uncertain.
<u><span style="color:#0070C0">laurel.smart@blueyonder.co.uk</span></u><o:p></o:p></span></p>

<span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-font-family:
&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB;mso-fareast-language:EN-US;
mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">If you have occasion to use the tutor's materials
there will be a small studio charge.</span>

Work set between sessions?

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">All students
will have the chance to talk to the tutor before the workshop to discuss how
they want to work and what support they need.</span><o:p></o:p></p>

<span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-font-family:
&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB;mso-fareast-language:EN-US;
mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">It will be assumed that you are working independently
at home between workshops. If you would find it useful the tutor can recommend
development work or set challenges for those students who would like some
guidance on how to progress, she will discuss this with each learner
individually to make it relevant.</span>

What should students bring?

<span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:
&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-ansi-language:
EN-US;mso-fareast-language:EN-US;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">Bring the materials
and equipment that are appropriate to the work you have discussed with&nbsp;</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:
&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-ansi-language:
EN-US;mso-fareast-language:EN-US;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">the tutor. If you are
uncertain contact Laurel.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>

Teaching method/style?

<span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;
mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB;mso-fareast-language:
EN-US;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">You will work independently, this is an
opportunity for self-directed learning. You will produce paintings and drawing
based to your own ideas or in response to tutor stimuli. You will be supported,
encouraged and challenged, whilst receiving constructive feedback. The aim of
the sessions is to help you identify what you want to do, how you are going to
do it and to help you to progress with your painting. You will be encouraged to
explore alternative possibilities and to be as creative as you possibly can.
You will be asked to email the tutor in advance of the workshop to discuss your
planned work.&nbsp; The tutor will be able to
give advice, make recommendations about how to be ready to make best use of the
time available in the workshop. It is also very helpful for her to be well
prepared.</span>

Equipment Required

See list above.