Introduction to Mixed Media
Art & Design, Fashion & Creative Crafts
What is the course about?
This short introductory course will show you how to use a variety of equipment and techniques to create art pieces using a wide variety of mediums.
Why should I choose the course?
If you love art and enjoy being creative, this course is perfect for you! You must be aged at least 19 to enrol on to this course
What will I learn?
Each week the course will look at different forms of medium, showing you how to use a variety of techniques to enable you to start drawing and painting. Mediums include:
- Oil paint
- Acrylic paint
- Oil pastel
- Soft pastel
Watercolour painting is not usually covered in the course, as we offer separate watercolour courses.
If you would like more information on the learning outcomes, please email ACLenquiries@wvr.ac.uk.
What will the course lead on to?
After completing this course, you could progress on to a wide range of accredited and non-accredited courses. Please speak to our Learner Services Team for more information. Perhaps you would like to take a related course such as watercolours or ceramics to expand your skills further!
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.
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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 aged 19 or over and have an interest in the subject area. You must also 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.
What are my funding options?
If you are in receipt of benefits or a low income you may be entitled to fee remission. For information on funding contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email email@example.com.
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There will be no additional costs. Basic materials are provided, including paper, mediums, and basic brushes and pencils. Please discuss with your tutor prior to purchasing your own equipment for the course
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