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Art from the start - introduction to sketching and watercolours

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Start date: 20th Sep 2021

Time: 09:15 - 11:15

Cost: £63

Day: Monday

Duration: 5 weeks

Tutor: Fiona Odle

Course code: AU21001

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

1. Sketching The basics – Observation, how to create texture and contrast
2. Sketching Easy ways to draw perspective, composition, and proportion
3. Sketching Still life, putting your new skills into practise.
4. Watercolour The basics – Learn how to use this versatile medium
5. Watercolour Create beautiful birds with easy techniques

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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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