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Next Steps in Pastels

Subject Area

Art & Design, Fashion & Creative Crafts

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Part Time

Course Type

Community Learning

What is the course about?

This next steps course will build on the fundamental skills developed on the introductory pastels course. You will develop an increasingly autonomous approach, supported with bespoke demonstrations and 1-1 tutorial. You will produce ambitious and personally expressive soft pastel outcomes on the programme.

Why should I choose the course?

This course is aimed at adults aged 19 and over who have completed the introduction to pastels course. Those who have a wealth of previous experience in soft pastels may join the next steps course directly,

What will I learn?

During the course you will learn through demonstrations and practical work. Key skills will include:

· Development of composition, focal points and leading the viewer’s eye around an image

· Form and balance within pastel studies

· Dealing with complex subjects and backgrounds

· Creating atmosphere and mood through pastels

. Developing a personally expressive response through the use of soft pastels

What will the course lead on to?

Why not take a look at our NCFE Level 1 Art and Design programme? This course is one day per week where you will be able to gain a formal qualification in art, allowing you to continue your journey to a new and exciting career perhaps!

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

This course will be delivered by highly talented, experienced and passionate staff, who are here to help you maximize your potential in pastel drawing.

You will develop accomplished drawing skills to better prepare you for future employment. Soft pastels are also widely recognised as an incredibly popular and commercially viable form or artwork. You could really develop your approach and look at selling your pastel studies in the future!

What are the entry requirements?

Completion of the introduction to pastels course OR considerable previous experience in use of soft pastels.

What are my funding options?

If you are in receipt of a benefit or have a low income you may be eligible for a reduction in fees. For further information on funding please contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email learner.services@wvr.ac.uk

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

Basic materials for the course are provided, however if any extra materials are required, the tutor will advise you of this at the first class.

Careers Information

Course options

05/11/2024

Duration
5 Weeks
Class Times
13:30 - 15:30
Location
Winsford Campus
Day(s)
Tue
Adult Fee
TBC
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

05/11/2024

Duration
5 Weeks
Class Times
18:30 - 20:30
Location
Winsford Campus
Day(s)
Tue
Adult Fee
TBC
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

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