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Art Appreciation 

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  • TutorAngela Maloney
  • Price-
  • Age18+
  • LevelBeginners/Improvers

Thu 14 Sep, 7pm – 9.30pm | 12 wk Term £118 (£107) | Beginners/Improvers Level | Age 18+

An introduction to key periods in western art history for those who wish to gain an insight into important developments and discoveries in the world of art. You will then have the opportunity to produce practical work that relates to relevant topics to gain a better understanding of techniques and concepts.

Who is this course for?
This course is for adults aged 18+ years. It is open to beginners and improvers. It is suitable for people who have little or no knowledge or art history that wish to learn through research and practical exercises.

The course may be accessible for people with disabilities who can participate in practical craft activities. A support worker or a carer may assist. Carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending a course to provide support. The room is wheelchair accessible. Please contact us to discuss your specific situation and needs.

What will you learn on this course?

This course offers an introduction to key periods in western art history for those who wish to gain an insight into important developments and discoveries in the world of art. You will develop your understanding and theoretical knowledge of key art movements that may include Early and High Renaissance, Baroque, Impressionism, Expressionism, Cubism etc.

You will have the opportunity to produce practical work that relates to relevant topics to gain a better understanding of techniques and concepts. This may include drawing, painting and collage. You will also keep a learning journal containing notes, images and information that provides context to the art works you are studying.

Using a mix of tutor led talks, group discussion and practical demonstrations the tutor will support you in your learning and creation of practical studies, providing one-to-one support as required.

On completion of this course you will have produced a detailed learning/visual journal and a selection of practical work.

Do you need to bring anything?
Please bring a hardback, ringbound A4 sketchbook.

Basic art materials will be provided but students will be expected to provide some of their own additional materials as the course progresses.

There will also be access to free wifi so students are welcome to bring their own tablet or laptop devices for research.

Are there any additional costs?
Your sketchbook and any additional art materials are to be provided at your own expense.

Who teaches this course?
Angela Maloney