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Art from the start - introduction to acrylic and pastel

Fiona Odle 13

Start date: 1st Nov 2021

Time: 09:15 - 11:15

Cost: £63

Day: Monday

Duration: 5 weeks

Tutor: Fiona Odle

Course code: AU21002

This is a course for beginners who want to start learning about art. The first 5 weeks of the course will cover painting, using acrylics and pastels.  Don't be afraid, you will all be learning in an inclusive and fun environment.

6. Painting The basics - A lesson on how to mix colours
7. Acrylic Abstract flowers – Learn to be bold with colour and style
8. Acrylic Still life fruit – Focusing on colour combinations, composition and style
9. Soft Pastels The basics – Simple ways to create a Yorkshire scene with layering
10. Soft Pastels Eagle - Using white pastels on black paper

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Fiona Odle

Fiona Odle

Fiona Odle was born in St Andrews, Scotland, but grew up beside the River Nidd in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, where she is now based. She graduated with a BA (Hons) in Art & Design at Leeds Metropolitan University in 2000, quickly followed by an Adult Teaching Certificate. Over the years, Fiona has developed a diverse set of skills and techniques. Working predominantly in painting and drawing, she has moved from miniature to large-scale, landscape to portraiture; figurative to abstract.

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