Painting for All - Beginners & Improvers

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People's College

from People's College

This 12 week painting course is for beginners and improvers to build confidence and skill
Tutor: Elizabeth Archbold

  • Date: Oct 11, 2021 - Jan 23, 2022
  • Time : 6.30pm - 8.00pm
  • Duration : This is a 12 week course
  • Venue : To be confirmed in office on start date
  • Location: Dublin
  • Subject: The Arts
  • Cost: €130 for twelve classes

Contact Details for This Course

Please mention Union Learning when booking this course.

Organisation : People's College

Name : Ms Joanne Pearson
Job title : Director
Postal address :
People's College Office
31 Parnell Square
Dublin 1
Dublin Co. Dublin

Telephone number : 01 873 58 79
Fax number : 01 8735164
Email address : [email protected]

Website :

About this course

Course details
This 12 week painting course is for beginners and improvers.
Focus and Gathering - Painting for All, will explore gathering and focus. From watercolour application technique to working in more impasto passages. Acrylic paints offer a choice of approaches. We will look at building individual source material through notebook work and gathering visual aids. We will explore a range of application techniques that build confidence and skill with rendering line and plane, colour interactions, brush stroke, and compositional considerations. We will look at the different aspects of a range of painting making materials. The classes will be delivered with step by step demonstrations of how to start and what to look out for.
Materials required:
A4 hardback notebook of 100gsm or 120gsm cartridge paper.
Drawing tool.
Paints, brushes, and painting surfaces will be discussed in class.
Small canvas panels; 10x7 Acrylic pad.
Brushes: no.4/6 synthetic Filbert; small, fine Round; 1 inch, Flat.
Acrylics set.
Paper palette pad.

A group gallery visit will be organised for a Saturday during the 12 week term.

Registration details
This is 12 week course

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Course added on: 16/07/2012
Details last updated on: 22/07/2021