Drawing Outdoors With Mixed Media-Intermediates

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Course code: D64G

Draw en plein air in the beautiful grounds of Stoke Lodge!

when

Dates

From 17 Jul 2024 to 19 Jul 2024
Wed Thu Fri 09:45-13:15

one week

Date
17 Jul 2024
Time
09:45 to 13:15
Date
18 Jul 2024
Time
09:45 to 13:15
Date
19 Jul 2024
Time
09:45 to 13:15

with Bill Guilding

where

Stoke Lodge 

Stoke Lodge Centre, Shirehampton Road
Stoke Bishop
Bristol
BS9 1BN


fees

Fees and concessions

total  fee  for  this  course: £80.00.

the full tuition fee for this course: £80.00 ,the concession fee  £49.00.

who

Bristol Adult Learning

stokelodge@bristol.gov.uk

0117 903 8844

Description

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Three enjoyable mornings drawing outdoors around Stoke Lodge. A chance to experiment with mixed-media: crayon, pastel, charcoal, ink, and maybe even paint. If it rains, we will work indoors using photographs. </span></span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black"><strong>This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge.</strong></span></span></span></span></p>

What can students expect?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">The first session will begin with illustrations </span></span><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">of different ways of using and combining various drawing materials. The tutor will also demonstrate alternatives to line drawing to create area, texture and atmosphere. You also will learn or practise how to:</span></span></span></span></p>

<ul>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">deal with light, shade and proportion</span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">simplify the complexity of foliage</span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">select </span></span></span><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">interesting and workable view outdoors</span></span></span></li>
</ul>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Drawing-boards and small portable tables are available but please bring your own outdoor chair. If the weather forces us indoors, we will work with photographs provided by the tutor.</span></span></span></span></p>

<p> </p>

Late starters allowed?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">This is a short course, so it is best to attend in full.</span></span></span></span></p>

Previous experience required?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">A little experience of drawing from observation or painting landscape is recommended.</span></span></span></span></p>

What is the progression route?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Other drawing and painting courses, especially those with scope for mixed media.</span></span></span></span></p>

Are there any extra costs?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">No. Learners supply own materials.</span></span></span></span></p>

Work set between sessions?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">No.</span></span></span></span></p>

What should students bring?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">To the 1<sup>st</sup> session, please bring:</span></span></span></p>

<ul>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">A light outdoor chair (i.e. camping, garden)</span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">A2 or A3 white cartridge paper</span></span></span></span></li>
</ul>

<ul>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Pencil</span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Charcoal </span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Eraser</span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Some pastels and/or coloured pencils</span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Pencil-sharpener or craft-knife</span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Sticky-tape, blu-tack or drawing-board clips</span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Any other drawing materials you may have. See 10. Below for optional materials.</span></span></span></span></li>
</ul>

Teaching method/style?

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Practical with a small amount of demonstration and feedback. Learners will have a choice of view and techniques. </span></span></span></p>

Equipment Required

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><strong><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Optional:</span></strong>  </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">additional art materials if you have them:</span></span></span></p>

<ul>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Oil pastels and/or chalky pastels</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Coloured paper (brown, beige, grey) is nice to use with pastels</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Water-soluble coloured pencils</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Cont<span style="color:black">é crayons or wax crayons</span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">A fine black felt-/gel-/fibre-tip pen  </span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Some watercolour or acrylic paint, especially black, white, raw umber and green</span></span></span></li>
</ul>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Depending on weather:</span></span></span></p>

<ul>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="color:black"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Sunglasses and/or a sun-hat</span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Insect repellent</span></span></span></span></li>
</ul>

Refunds and cancellations

<ul>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">If we have to cancel your course your fees will be refunded in full. We are unable to reimburse the cost of materials you may have bought for the course.</span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">If you cancel your course booking a week (7 days) or more before the start date we will refund your fees minus an admin charge of 20%.</span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">If you cancel with less than a week (7 days) before the start date or after the course has started, we will not be able to refund your fees.</span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Transfers will incur a fee of 10% and must be requested 7 days or more before the start of a course unless you are transferring to another course because your original course was cancelled.</span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">We are not able to offer refunds due to sickness or ill health.</span></span></span></span></li>
</ul>

<p style="margin-left:48px"> </p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">If you are due a refund you must contact the office within 3 months of the course to arrange payment as we do not keep card details.</span></span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">When attending an online course, it is a learner’s responsibility to ensure they have adequate internet access before the start of a course. Refunds will not be given for technical failure of a learner’s home computer or their internet access.</span></span></span></span></p>