Course overview

This course will be delivered through a combination of studio sessions, demonstrations, discussions, outdoor sketching excursions (weather permitting), and critiques. Participants will have access to painting and drawing materials, tools, and studio space for creating artworks. Assignments will include both structured exercises to build technical skills and independent projects to encourage creative exploration. This course celebrates the beauty and diversity of the seasons through painting and drawing. Participants will explore the unique characteristics of each season—spring, summer, autumn, and winter—and learn how to capture their essence on canvas and paper.

Course description

This course celebrates the beauty and diversity of the seasons through painting and drawing. Participants will explore the unique characteristics of each season—spring, summer, autumn, and winter—and learn how to capture their essence on canvas and paper. Through guided instruction, studio sessions, demonstrations, and outdoor sketching excursions (weather permitting), students will develop skills in observation, composition, colour theory, and brushwork. Emphasis will be placed on expressing the mood, atmosphere, and changing landscapes of each season through artistic interpretation. Whether depicting blooming flowers in spring, sun-drenched landscapes in summer, colourful foliage in autumn, or snowy scenes in winter, participants will gain a deeper appreciation for the natural world and its ever-changing beauty. Learners will gain an understanding of the characteristics and visual elements associated with each season and Develop observational skills to capture the unique features of each season in art. Through exploration learners will be introduced to painting and drawing techniques suitable for depicting landscapes, flora, and fauna of different seasons and learn about colour theory and how to use colour effectively to convey the mood and atmosphere of each season.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

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