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Introduction to Acrylic Painting

Subject Area

Art & Design, Fashion & Creative Crafts

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Part Time

Course Type

Community Learning

What is the course about?

Throughout this introductory course you will learn how to use brushes and pallet knives to give you skills and techniques which you can apply during the class and at home.

Each week you will use your creativity and newfound skills to complete a painting.

Why should I choose the course?

If you enjoy being creative and experimenting with art, this fun short course is a perfect way to help you gain a range of new skills and bring your ideas to life.

What will I learn?

During the course you will learn:

  • What equipment there is and how to use it
  • How to apply a wash
  • How to apply mix colours
  • How to apply various mediums to the paint (i.e., structure gel)
  • How to create a variety of different land/sea scape images
  • How to prepare a canvas.

If you would like more information on the learning outcomes, please email ACLenquiries@wvr.ac.uk

What will the course lead on to?

There are various non-accredited courses you could take part in after completing this course, including Introduction to Watercolours and Introduction to Drawing & Sketching and Next Steps. Alternatively, you could enrol on to the Introduction to Art & Design, which covers various mediums and provides an insight into accredited art courses.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/

Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Here at Warrington & Vale Royal College we have a team of dedicated, experienced staff who can share their extensive knowledge and skills with you. Learning in a friendly and inclusive environment, you will be fully supported to achieve your goals.

What are the entry requirements?

You must be over 19 and have an interest in the subject area. You need to be willing to partake in classroom activities and discussions and to self-assess your weekly progress using an individual learning plan at the end of each session.

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

Basic materials including paper are provided. If you need to purchase any further equipment, your tutor will advise during the course.

Careers Information

Course options

Starts Sep 2024

Duration
5 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Warrington Campus
Day(s)
TBC
Adult Fee
TBC
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Starts Apr 2025

Duration
5 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Winsford Campus
Day(s)
TBC
Adult Fee
TBC
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Starts Apr 2025

Duration
5 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Winsford Campus
Day(s)
TBC
Adult Fee
TBC
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Course Enquiry

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