Improving your Drawing & Painting

Course Details

Where:
OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

Dates: 5 Aug - 26 Aug
Wednesday 2:00 pm
Fees: full course: £70 - adults (£50 - concessions)

Wednesdays

5 – 26 August

2 – 4.30pm

Have you taken a few tentative steps towards drawing and painting? Or, have you thought about starting, but not quite got there?

In this four week course artist and tutor Joel Sydenham will show you how to master mark making and handle a paint brush using in class exercises and demonstration. Each week Joel will introduce a new concept or technique, as well as guiding you to understand how to best implement these new concepts and techniques into your work. You can work in acrylic or oil and draw or paint a subject of your choosing every week, provided you incorporate newly learned techniques and concepts in your work wherever possible.

Materials Needed – you will have to provide your own materials for this course.

  • Set of pencils for sketching
  • Pencil sharpener; an eraser; ruler
  • Paint brushes
  • Paint
  • 1 x pad of paper suitable for acrylic or oil paints

Cass Art have very good starter kits – see the links below to Cass Art and other supplier bargains we’ve found to help you.

Suppliers: Cass Art: www.cassart.co.uk starter acrylic set or starter oil set (These kits include paint, brushes and paper)

About the Tutor

Joel Sydenham (chidi3s) is a visual artist based in Acton, London, with a degree in chemical engineering, which he gave up to fulfil his dream of being an artist, and follow his passion for connecting with people on an emotional level. He is a qualified tutor running workshops for charities, educational organisations, and youth centres across London.

His personal philosophy is “self-expression, leads to self-knowledge, which leads to self-actualisation”. He believes every individual is born a creative genius, and his personal goal for his workshops is to help people gain the necessary skills to express that genius.