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Art History - The Romantic Tradition in British Painting (Online Course) (Ref:S23043E09AV)

Dates: 10-Nov-2020 - 08-Dec-2020

Days: Tuesday 19:00 - 21:00,

Centre: Online

This course will be delivered online. Details of how to access the first session will be sent to you via email within 24 hours of the course start date. An induction on your course will be provided for all learners and you will be supported every step of the way.

The Romantic Tradition, as an alternative to the ordered world of Enlightenment thought, embraced subjectivity, individual creativity, and the power of nature.  British artists were particularly drawn to the expressive potential of landscape painting and depicted the British countryside as it had never been seen before in art.  How has Romanticism influenced the development British art?

Purpose of Course

This course will present and explore the work of a range of 18th and 19th British artists who developed, and worked in, the Romantic Tradition.  We will trace the trajectory of this movement starting with artists including William Blake, Alexander Cozens, Joseph Wright of Derby, J.M.W Turner, Henry Wallis, Thomas Girtin, and John Constable, through to later figures including John Ruskin, John Everett Millais, and Aubrey Beardsley.

On this course, you will develop the following life skills:

Mental Wellbeing        Social Wellbeing         English Skills  Confidence building

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

This is an all abilities class and beginners are more than welcome; however, a good understanding of basic English is required to take full advantage of the course content. 

Additional information

Please bring a notebook and pen.

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Art History courses that run throughout the year at Sutton College.

 

 

 

 

 

 


The following course fees apply...

Standard : £70.00

Concessionary : £70.00

 

 

Drawing & Painting (All Media) - Intermediate (Ref:S33010E09AV)

Dates: 07-Oct-2020 - 03-Mar-2021

Days: Wednesday 19:00 - 21:00,

Centre: Sutton

Learning Aim: Z0001855

On this course, students will engage in various approaches to making pieces of work. Drawing from observation & photo sources is part of the course, to inform development of visual language and to use this as an integral component of experimenting into other areas such as painting and mixed media. Reference to both traditional and contemporary art is essential part of the course.

‘Ever marvelled at a seamless panoramic image or online virtual tour? Learn how to do it yourself on this practical introduction to photographing professional-level 360° by 180° panoramic images.’

Purpose of Course 

This course will help the student to develop ways of working which will allow them to bring their ideas to fruition. Relating to set projects within the course structure, we will look at different ways of drawing such as Tonal, Composition, Linear & Mark-Making. You will also explore ways of developing different media, or your own media of choosing, these include Acrylic, Oil, Watercolour & mixed media such as collage, sometimes printmaking. These can be explored together within a piece or separately. A development of independent thought and progression is encouraged.

On this course, you will develop the following life skills

Mental Wellbeing Social Wellbeing Some Digital Skills Confidence building

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

This course is open to anyone wanting to develop their studies in the Fine Art sphere. From beginners to the more experienced, are encouraged to join. The most important thing is to come to class with an open attitude to learning, and that learning is an accumulative process over time with consistent attendance.

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?

No

Additional information

For your first lesson please bring HB, 2B pencils, 2 sheets of A3/A2 cartridge paper, Putty rubber, Masking tape.

Additional Information

As you progress with the course, student and tutor can discuss other materials such as types of paint, surfaces and mediums, which can be obtained for your personal development.

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Further Art Courses at Sutton College.

only 5 places remaining


The following course fees apply...

Standard : £238.00

Concessionary : £238.00


 

Fashion - Upcycling - make a Christmas t-shirt: Ages 8+ (Family Learning) (Ref:F60006E16NG)

Dates: 21-Nov-2020 - 21-Nov-2020

Days: SAT 09:30 - 11:00,

Centre: Sutton

This course will be delivered onsite subject to the government guidelines in place at the time.

 Delivery will be moved online if necessary

Learning Aim: Z0002105

The environmental benefits of upcycling are huge, minimising the volume of discarded materials and waste being sent to landfill each year. This workshop gives you and your child/ren the skills to upcycle a t-shirt incorporating your own festive design. Learn new techniques and create something fabulous from an old wardrobe item.

Family Learning courses are designed to provide parents, grandparents, carers and their children an opportunity to learn together.

Purpose of Course

Repairing an item and giving it a new life is a great skill and a wonderful feeling.

You and your child/ren will create a unique Christmas t-shirt out of an old, favourite Summer one.

On this workshop you and your child/ren will:

? Learn how to cut out fabric from a simple Christmas pattern of your choice.
? How to do a running stitch and a back stitch.
? Be able to choose accessories to embellish your t-shirt.

The course will also cover health and safety issues.

On this course, you will also develop the following life skills

Mental Wellbeing Social Wellbeing
English Skills Maths Skills
Confidence building Physical Wellbeing
Team working Design skills
Sewing Skills

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

Entry
No more than two children per adult

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?

No

Additional information

Please bring a plain t-shirt with you for both you and your child/ren.

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Sutton College offer a Family Fashion five week course which will develop you and your child/ren’s skills further.

We also offer a variety of helpful and supportive Family Learning courses at Sutton College and in partner venues, for parents, carers, and their children. Please see the Family Learning section of the website for further details.

 

 

only 5 places remaining


The following course fees apply...

Standard : £8.00

Concessionary : £5.60


 

Festive Pottery: Ages 7+ (Family Learning) (Ref:F60007E16NG)

Dates: 12-Dec-2020 - 12-Dec-2020

Days: SAT 10:00 - 12:30,

Centre: Sutton

Learning Aim: Z0002105

Get creative as a family group in our well-appointed, specialist pottery studio and make festive designs to take home! You will make Christmas ornaments and a festive candle holder.

Family Learning courses are designed to provide parents, grandparents, carers and their children an opportunity to learn together.

Purpose of Course

You and your child/ren will learn basic pottery techniques to make your festive designs and be able to create finished pieces of work in a supportive family network.

You can become more active in support of your child/ren’s learning and development.

The course will also cover health and safety issues

Please note that you will not be able to take finished items away on the day as they will need to be fired. You will be informed during the class when you will be able to collect your finished work.

On this course, you will also develop the following life skills:

Mental Wellbeing Social Wellbeing
English Skills Maths Skills
Confidence building Physical Wellbeing

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

This course is suitable for parents/ grandparents and carers with a child or children aged 7+ years.
No more than two children per adult.

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?

No

Additional information

Clay and glazes can be messy so please wear old clothes or bring an apron.

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Sutton College offer a variety of helpful and supportive Family Learning courses at Sutton College and in partner venues, for parents, carers, and their children. Please see the Family Learning section of the website for further details.

We also offer a variety of Art, Craft and Pottery courses for adults in our studios. Please see the website for further details.

 

This course is full. Please register your interest.


The following course fees apply...

Standard : £15.00

Concessionary : £15.00


 

Jewellery Making & Silverwork - Beginners / Intermediate (Ref:S23007E09AV)

Dates: 06-Oct-2020 - 02-Mar-2021

Days: Tuesday 19:00 - 21:00,

Centre: Sutton

Learning Aim: Z0001805

If you’d like to have a go at making your own jewellery, have an interest in working in silver or want to expand your existing skills then this is the course for you. Jewellery-making sessions are friendly, supportive, professional and fun, enabling you to gain knowledge, skill and confidence in a relaxed atmosphere.

Purpose of Course

Beginners will learn basic jewellery making and silver-smith techniques through a series of practical projects, including soldering, filing, forming, finishing and polishing. These projects involve the design and making of finished items of jewellery from day one. Intermediate and advanced students will have the opportunity to explore more advanced techniques and have the option to follow set projects or to work on their own designs.

This course will cover many topics including stone setting, etching, press forming, roller printing, forging, anticlastic raising and design.

This course involves the use of hand and mechanical equipment. You will be instructed how to use each piece of equipment safely by your tutor.

You will also develop the following life skills

Mental Wellbeing Social Wellbeing Confidence building Digital Skills Some Maths Skills

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

Suitable for beginners and intermediate jewellers and other craft makers with competent making skills.

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?

No

Additional information

Please bring a note book and pen/ pencil, and an apron (optional). Wear adequate footwear, please do not wear open toed shoes or sandals. Copper will supplied for your first projects, but then you will need to buy your own precious metals such as silver and semi-precious stones etc. Your tutor will instruct you how to do this.

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Further Jewellery & Silver-making courses at Sutton College.

 

only 1 places remaining


The following course fees apply...

Standard : £265.00

Concessionary : £265.00


 

Watercolour for Wellbeing (Ref:E40001E09AG)

Dates: 14-Jan-2021 - 25-Mar-2021

Days: Thursday 09:30 - 11:30,

Centre: Wallington

Learning Aim: Z0002105

This course will be delivered at Phoenix Library subject to the government guidelines in place at the time. Delivery will be moved online if necessary

Art can increase your confidence and make you feel more engaged and resilient. Art engagement can also alleviate anxiety, depression and stress.

Purpose of Course

You will be introduced to a range of basic watercolour techniques and can explore and experiment with watercolour techniques and materials including mixed media. You will also be introduced to painting of relevant historical/traditional and contemporary artists. If you have previous experience you are welcome to discuss with the tutor to develop your own projects.

VENUE: Phoenix Centre Library, Phoenix Leisure Centre, 6 Mollison Square, Wallington SM6 9DW

Course content

Experiment with watercolour.
Have a good knowledge of basic watercolour techniques.
Be more adventurous with picture planning and subject matter.
Understand more about the painting process.
Stimulate and generate new ideas for painting.

Your tutor will give you more information about the course at your first session.

On this course, you will also develop the following life skills.

Mental Wellbeing Social Wellbeing
Confidence building

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

No prior experience necessary, but please note that this class is part of our outreach programme. All abilities are welcome and classes will take this into account. You should be able to follow verbal and written instructions in English both for health and safety reasons and to enable you to follow the tutors’ instruction.

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?

No

Additional information

Please bring the following equipment with you:

? A4 Sketchbook and pencil.
? Any watercolour materials already owned.

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Remain in the same class and work to a higher level. Attempt a class in a different medium.
You may wish to try further study courses run by Sutton College.

Your tutor will discuss the various options for progression with you.


The following course fees apply...

Standard : £80.00

Concessionary : £56.00


 

Watercolour for Wellbeing (Ref:E40002E09AG)

Dates: 22-Apr-2021 - 01-Jul-2021

Days: Thursday 09:30 - 11:30,

Centre: Wallington

Learning Aim: Z0002105

This course will be delivered at Phoenix Library subject to the government guidelines in place at the time. Delivery will be moved online if necessary

Art can increase your confidence and make you feel more engaged and resilient. Art engagement can also alleviate anxiety, depression and stress.

Purpose of Course

You will be introduced to a range of basic watercolour techniques and can explore and experiment with watercolour techniques and materials including mixed media. You will also be introduced to painting of relevant historical/traditional and contemporary artists. If you have previous experience you are welcome to discuss with the tutor to develop your own projects.

VENUE: Phoenix Centre Library, Phoenix Leisure Centre, 6 Mollison Square, Wallington SM6 9DW

Course content

Experiment with watercolour.
Have a good knowledge of basic watercolour techniques.
Be more adventurous with picture planning and subject matter.
Understand more about the painting process.
Stimulate and generate new ideas for painting.

Your tutor will give you more information about the course at your first session.

On this course, you will also develop the following life skills.

Mental Wellbeing Social Wellbeing
Confidence building

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

No prior experience necessary, but please note that this class is part of our outreach programme. All abilities are welcome and classes will take this into account. You should be able to follow verbal and written instructions in English both for health and safety reasons and to enable you to follow the tutors’ instruction.

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?

No

Additional information

Please bring the following equipment with you:

? A4 Sketchbook and pencil.
? Any watercolour materials already owned.

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Remain in the same class and work to a higher level. Attempt a class in a different medium.
You may wish to try further study courses run by Sutton College.

Your tutor will discuss the various options for progression with you.


The following course fees apply...

Standard : £80.00

Concessionary : £56.00


 
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