Acrylics-Absolute Beginners

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Course code: D69F

A short introduction to acrylics. You will learn new skills to help develop your confidence with acrylics. For absolute beginners. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will transfer online if necessary using ZOOM and WhatsApp

when

From 11 Jun 2024 to 09 Jul 2024
Tue 13:00-16:00

5 weeks

Date
11 Jun 2024
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
18 Jun 2024
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
25 Jun 2024
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
02 Jul 2024
Time
13:00 to 16:00
Date
09 Jul 2024
Time
13:00 to 16:00

with Mary Kelly

where

Stoke Lodge 

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


fees

full fee for this course: £118.00, concession fee: £72.00.

who

Bristol Adult Learning

stokelodge@bristol.gov.uk

0117 903 8844

Description

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">A short introduction to acrylics. You will learn new skills to help develop your confidence with acrylics. The course will include painting from still life and landscapes/seascape. </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">You will be inspired to develop your own individual style of painting. For absolute beginners. </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">The fee includes some materials; tutor will advise you on what to buy during 1<sup>st</sup> session. </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><strong><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will transfer online if necessary using ZOOM and WhatsApp.</span></strong></span></p>

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What can students expect?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">You will explore colour mixing, how to apply paint, what equipment, paints, brushes and canvases you need. </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">You will learn how to paint landscapes, seascapes and still life, with tutor-led demonstrations, advice and guidance. </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">This is a friendly, supported and structured course, which will help you be inspired to develop your own individual style of painting.</span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">The fee includes some materials; tutor will advise you on what to buy during 1<sup>st</sup> session. </span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><strong><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will transfer online if necessary using ZOOM and WhatsApp.</span></strong></span></p>

<p> </p>

<p> </p>

Late starters allowed?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Yes, but this is a short course, so it is best to join by week 2.</span></span></p>

Previous experience required?

<p><span style="font-size:16px">No</span></p>

What is the progression route?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">To join another acrylics course.</span></span></p>

Are there any extra costs?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">The fee includes some materials; tutor will advise you on what to buy during 1<sup>st</sup> session.</span></span></p>

Work set between sessions?

<p><span style="font-size:16px">No</span></p>

What should students bring?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><strong><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">To the first session, please bring:</span></strong></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;">     </span></span><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">As much of the equipment listed in the <strong><span style="background-color:yellow">Equipment Required box </span></strong>as you already have. Mary will advise you during 1<sup>st</sup> session. Please make sure you have some paints, brushes and paper/board/canvas to work with</span><br />
<span style="font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;">    </span></span><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">An apron or old shirt to protect your clothes</span><br />
<span style="font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;">    </span></span><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Two water containers (jam jar or large yogurt </span><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"> pot)</span><br />
<span style="font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;">    </span></span><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Masking-tape or drawing clips or bull-dog clips</span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><strong><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Stable internet connection, a tablet or PC and ability to use ZOOM if course has to transfer online.</span></strong></span></p>

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Teaching method/style?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Demonstrations and handouts.</span></span></p>

Equipment Required

<ul>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Acrylic paint, you can buy a set of mixed acyclic paint in a box to start with</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">If you wish to buy individual paints the following are what you need. titanium white, lemon yellow, yellow ochre, cadmium red, alizarin crimson, cerlean blue, ultramarine blue, burnt umber, raw umber, payne&#039;s grey, veridian green, hookers green and cadmium yellow</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Set of brushes, small round various sizes, 4,6 and 8, Filbert, large flat, fan brush, and a rigger brush. </span><strong>Mary will advise you on what brushes to buy during 1<sup>st</sup> session</strong></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">A palette knife</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Jcloth or kitchen roll</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Mixing palette or white plate</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Canvas board, acrylic paper or some canvases</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">An apron or old shirt to protect your clothes</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Two water containers (jam jar or large yogurt pot)</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Masking-tape or drawing clips or bull-dog clips</span></span></li>
</ul>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><strong><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Stable internet connection, a tablet or PC and ability to use ZOOM if course has to transfer online.</span></strong></span></p>

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">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></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">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></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">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></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">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></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">We are not able to offer refunds due to sickness or ill health.</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">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></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">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></p>