January 16 (Wednesday) 7:00 pm - March 27 (Wednesday) 9:00 pm
Coleridge Community College
Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ
length of course
Brief Description: This course aims to enable you to acquire the painting and drawing skills and knowledge to express your own ideas and emotions and to analyse and enjoy the work
This course aims to enable you to acquire the painting and drawing skills and knowledge to express your own ideas and emotions and to analyse and enjoy the work of other artists. Topics covered will be: drawing, colour, tone, perspective and composition.
The course is priced per 10 weeks (one term); you may find, as many learners do, that you will want to continue for more than 10 weeks; if this is the case you will be offered the opportunity to re-enrol and pay for another term.
Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?
By the end of this 10 week course participants will be able to:
• Reach a reasonable standard of drawing skill and use a sketch book properly
• Have acquired basic painting skills and knowledge of colour
• Have an understanding of texture and simple composition
• Understand and use perspective to create 3D form
• Use all knowledge to analyse and understand the work of other artists
About Your Tutor:
David Ashpole has been teaching drawing, painting, graphic design, pottery, paper sculpture and calligraphy for over 50 years to secondary and adult learners.
Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment:
Materials will be discussed at the first session.
For the first session you will need to bring:
Sketch book and a selection of HB graphite graded pencils.
On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?
Re-enrol onto another art course, the tutor will discuss possibilities.
The Learn and Train office is able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.
David AshpoleI have 20 years of experience creating digital graphics for print, web applications, and have run courses teaching Illustrator since 2003.