Portraiture**

Vocational qualification

In Cambridge

£ 90 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    Vocational qualification

  • Location

    Cambridge

  • Duration

    10 Days

Description

A class for students of all abilities with a keen interest in portraiture. Working from life, students are encouraged to work at their own pace with help and advice from the tutor. The first weeks of the course are tutor led, looking at proportion and measuring and experimentation with different media. The course includes reference to work by professional artists. The last half of the course is.

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Location

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Cambridge (Cambridgeshire )
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Cambridgeshire, CB2 8PE

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On request

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Course programme


Portraiture**

Your Course
A class for students of all abilities with a keen interest in portraiture. Working from life, students are encouraged to work at their own pace with help and advice from the tutor.The first weeks of the course are tutor led, looking at proportion and measuring and experimentation with different media. The course includes reference to work by professional artists. The last half of the course is designed so that students can work with a model in their chosen media to produce a finished piece.
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course you will have been given the opportunity to:
· Gain proficiency and understanding of how to create a successful portrait
· Broaden awareness of the effects of different media
· Gain knowledge of the history of portraiture as an art form
Materials needed for the first session: Charcoal pencil, a sharpener, eraser and A3 or A2 paper and a drawing board or support. Details of further materials for the rest of the course will be provided by the tutor.
Your Tutor
Jenny Kirner completed an MA in Fine Art at Norwich School of Art and Design in 2003. Since then she has been working as an artist using a range of media including painting, drawing and sculpture. Having also participated in masterclasses in life painting at the Slade, Jenny enjoys teaching both traditional methods and contemporary ideas in art. Recent commissions included: 3 sculptures for Sawston Village College; design and development of a playground in Hackney, East London. As well as working with the community, Jenny teaches art for Norwich City College.
Day and time: Tuesday 7-9pm
Start date: 19 Jan
Number of sessions: 10
Tuition fees: £90
Model fee: 20
Total fees: 110
Method of payment: Fees for short courses (10 weeks or less) to be paid in full at enrolment and for long courses (12 weeks or more) fees of 50% can be paid at enrolment plus 50% as a cheque. Course places cannot be reserved without receipt of both payments.
Half term:
Please note that there are no classes during half term Monday 15th - Friday 19th February 2010 unless otherwise stated.

Portraiture**

£ 90 + VAT