Botanical Painting

This course is full. Please contact us on 01202 123444 to be added to the queue.

Course code: PL1278F

This course will help you to recreate beautiful pictures of plants and flowers in a supportive and friendly setting.

when

Dates

From 16 Apr 2024
Tue 10:00-13:00

One day

16 Apr 2024

10:00 to 13:00

where

Upton Country Park Education Centre 

Education Centre, Upton Country Park

Poole
BH17 7BJ


fees

Fees and concessions

total  fee  for  this  course: £20.00.

the full tuition fee for this course: £20.00 ,the concession fee  £10.00.

who

Skills & Learning Adult Community Education

enquiries@salbcp.com

01202 123444

What the course is about

<p>Workshops will explore:</p>

<ul>
<li>How to draw plants correctly showing shape and form</li>
<li>How to view light and shade and translate that to your own work</li>
<li>How to use pencils and charcoal to make line, shape and tone</li>
<li>How to use paint to bring your pictures to life.</li>
</ul>

<p>The work is detailed and exacting and should produce very realistic results. You will experiment with a variety of media. These sessions offer an avenue for creative pursuits, improving your health and well-being. The friendly classroom environment is a great place for social interaction and helping you meet new people. Practice at home is advisable to enhance your learning experience. This course is subsidised by Government funding so you should aim to attend the whole course.</p>

Pre-course information session or interview

<p>There are no entry requirements for this course; you may enrol online, in person at a centre, or call 01202 123444.</p>

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

<p>Your tutor will work with you to develop an Individual Learning Plan and review your progress against this throughout the length of the course. There is no qualification or examination attached to this course.</p>

Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

<p>This course is for beginners and those who would like to refresh their skills.</p>

Materials and costs

<p>You will need a notebook and pen. You should also bring any relevant art materials that you have available to the first session, but before buying expensive materials and equipment please discuss their purchase with your tutor. You will be expected to purchase your own materials as the course progresses. You are advised to wear old clothes or an overall to protect your clothes.</p>

Next Step

<p>Other courses at the next level may be offered by Skills & Learning or other local providers.</p>

Additional information

<p><strong>English, maths and computing skills:</strong> all of our courses support the development of relevant English, maths and computing skills.<br />
<strong>Refunds:</strong> please see details of our cancellation policy in our Terms and Conditions on our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/terms-and-conditions/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/terms-and-conditions</a> or in our brochure.<br />
<strong>Attendance:</strong> before enrolling you should ensure that you can attend all classes offered as far as possible.<br />
<strong>Places on courses:</strong> many of our courses are in high demand. If you have been offered a place but no longer require it, please advise us immediately as you may be preventing another learner from taking the place. Where learners do not attend the first session, without having given prior notice, Skills & Learning reserve the right to offer the place on the course to another learner; you will not be eligible for a refund it it is outside of the terms outlined in our cancellation policy.<br />
<strong>Fully funded learners:</strong> if you have been offered a fully funded place on a course and no longer require it, you must advise us before the course starts so that your place can be offered to someone else. We reserve the right to withdraw future offers of fully funded places if you regularly do not start or complete funded courses.<br />
<strong>Home study:</strong> you will be required to do significant study at home between sessions to assist with your learning and progress.<br />
<strong>Proof of identity:</strong> please bring photographic ID and your National Insurance number with you to your first session. You will also need to provide it for any external examinations you take.<br />
<strong>Off-site activities:</strong> with some courses, there may be the opportunity for off-site enrichment activities at additional cost, for example: gallery, museum or exhibition visits. Where this is an integral part of the course, your tutor will discuss the arrangements with you during your induction.<br />
<strong>Parking at centres:</strong> parking at centres may be limited; please be prepared to use on street parking or pay and display car parks. For information regarding each centre, please visit the venue section of our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/</a>.<br />
<strong>Refreshments:</strong> tea/coffee or vending machine(s) are available at some venues. Further information can be found in the venue section of our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/</a>.<br />
<strong>Unspent Criminal Convictions</strong> we require learners to disclose any unspent criminal convictions. Please refer to <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/disclosure-of-unspent-convictions/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/disclosure-of-unspent-convictions</a>.<br />
If you have any <strong>accessibility or disability issues</strong> that we need to accommodate or if you think you may need any other support to complete your chosen course, please contact: 01202 123444 or e-mail <a href="mailto:enquiries@salbcp.com">enquiries@salbcp.com</a>. All enquiries are treated in confidence.</p>