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Course code: D79C

This course is ideal for the experienced watercolourist looking to further their skills. It provides ample painting time and plenty of technical advice from the tutor, all in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

when

From 06 Jun 2024 to 11 Jul 2024
Thu 09:30-12:30

6 weeks

Date
06 Jun 2024
Time
09:30 to 12:30
Date
13 Jun 2024
Time
09:30 to 12:30
Date
20 Jun 2024
Time
09:30 to 12:30
Date
27 Jun 2024
Time
09:30 to 12:30
Date
04 Jul 2024
Time
09:30 to 12:30
Date
11 Jul 2024
Time
09:30 to 12:30

with Ellie Minaei

where

Stoke Lodge 

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


fees

full fee for this course: £136.00, concession fee: £82.00.

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">This course is ideal for the experienced watercolourist looking to further their skills. It provides ample painting time and plenty of technical advice from the tutor, all in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. </span></span></span></p>

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What can students expect?

<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">Learners will select their own subject matter and the tutor will provide one-to-one tuition, tailored to each learner’s painting topic and reference picture. Where appropriate, the tutor will bring the group together for demonstrations, explanations, etc. </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">By the end of the course, most participants will have acquired a range of new skills and will leave with a sense of pride and great accomplishment. </span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move to online delivery through ZOOM if necessary.</span></span></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">Yes, but this is a short course, so it is best to join by week 2.</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">Yes, as it is an advanced course, learners should have at least a basic knowledge of watercolour.</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">Learners can enrol on further courses to develop skills and confidence. Additionally, learners can enrol on Ellie’s Saturday workshops.</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">Yes, learners supply own materials.</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">There is no homework set specifically, but the tutor may provide feedback on anything learners choose to do between sessions.</span></span></span></p>

What should students bring?

<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">Watercolour paint set</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">Palette</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">Watercolour brushes </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">Watercolour paper (</span></span></span><strong><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Cold Press (NOT) 300g/m² - 140lb</span></span></strong><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"> recommended</span><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">) stretched on wooden board and reference picture already </span><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">transferred/sketched</span><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"> on it </span><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">and ready to paint</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">Gummed tape (water activated)</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">Sponge</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">Drawing pencil (2H)</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">Eraser </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">A4 colour copy of reference picture</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 jar</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">Spray bottle</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">Formal teaching and demonstrations in a supportive environment. One-to-one tutor support, learning checks, guidance and feedback are given throughout the sessions. Learners will also have the opportunity to learn from the work of their fellow learners.</span></span></span></p>

Equipment Required

<p style="margin-left:48px"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">See list above. In addition:</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">1 jar masking fluid</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">1 ruling pen (Artcoe recommended)</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">1 roll of masking tape</span></span></span></li>
</ul>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Stable internet connection, a PC or tablet and ability to use ZOOM if the course moves online.</span></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:12.0pt"><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></p>