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Portrait Painting

Course Title:

Portrait Painting

Course Number:

CSKR I20827

Venue:

Rycote Centre

Learning Area:

Arts

Level:

Level 1

Tutor(s):

Alexandra Koufali

Start Date:

22 May 2018

End Date:

03 July 2018

Session Time(s):

Tuesday between 10:00 and 12:30

Total Sessions:

6

Total Hours:

15

Class Size:

Between 8 and 12 learners.

Course Information

On this course you will paint the portrait of the sitter from life using any materials you wish. You will have one to one advice from the tutor and a group discussion to help you improve and complete the work.

What will I be learning

  • You will learn about facial and head structure.
  • You will learn about the proportions of the face and how to measure them from observation.
  • You will learn the principles of achieving a likeness.
  • You will be shown different techniques in painting and drawing portraits.
  • You will learn how to use colour in portraits.

Does the course lead to a qualification?

No, it doesn’t lead to a qualification but you will have informal assessments to monitor your progress.

Who is the course for?

Beginners to advanced

What do I need to bring

Drawing paper is provided.

You can bring any materials you wish to use. i.e. pastels, acrylics, watercolour etc.

Are there any additional costs?

No

How will I know how I am progressing during the course?

Feedback will be given, both verbally and by the evaluation of completed tasks & projects. You will receive verbal feedback on the results of your practical exercises.

Can I have help in the class?

If you would like to enrol on this course but think you will need some help in the class you could have support through the Learning Partners Scheme. The scheme matches learners who need additional help with a volunteer to attend the class together. Volunteers can help with confidence, practical tasks such as cutting or measuring, reading and taking notes or communicating with the tutor and other learners.

If you would like more information about the scheme please contact Pat Ward 642308

How is this course supported by DerbyLearn?

DerbyLearn is a learning platform that supports and complements most classes. To find out more, please go to www.derbylearn.net and sign up, it's free and well worth a look!

Progression within DALS

We have lots of courses planned to ensure you have a variety of progression routes. If you are interested in another course, please ask for more information or telephone our helpline on Derby (01332) 717900 or enquiries@derbyals.org

On completion of this course, you could progress to:

DALS:

  • Other DALS Art Courses

Health and Wellbeing

The slogan you see on our brochures and leaflets is:

meet enjoy learn achieve

This is because we believe that taking part in adult and community learning can open the door to new friendships, give you something enjoyable and worthwhile to do with your time, enable you to learn something new and give you a sense of achievement. That's got to make you feel good!

Volunteering opportunities

We have a number of rewarding volunteering opportunities both within DALS and with other organisations.  These can offer you a number of benefits, including the ability to enhance your employment prospects, and the ability to learn whilst supporting others.  If you are interested in finding out more about volunteering opportunities, please contact Pat Ward on 01332 642308 or email pat.ward@derbyals.org  You can also find information on volunteering opportunities on our noticeboards and website.

Venue Information

Rycote Centre

Address:

Parker Street, Derby, DE1 3HF

Parking:

Limited Car Parking

Disability Support:

Disabled Access to all floors/building
Disabled Toilets
Disabled Parking available
Loop System

Refreshments:

Limited Facilities
Cafe
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday - Ryecafe

Crèche:

Crèche Unavailable

Directions:

From the city centre head towards Kedleston Road along King Street and Garden Street. At the 'Five Lamps' traffic lights on Garden Street you will see a sign for the Rycote Centre, turn left down Parker Street then turn right and the Centre is on the right hand side, parking is on the street and the main entrance is through the Social Service's car park. The Centre can also be accessed from Kedleston Road - opposite the Polish Club - but there is no parking at this entrance other than on Kedleston Road 01332 717930 or 717924

Bus Routes:

Allestree Bus, Trent Barton, and No. 6, Notts and Derby University bus during University term time.

Enrolment Information

Enrol Now

You can enrol onto this course now using our online secure website. Enrol Now

In Person

If you would like more information about this course or wish to enrol, please contact via:

Enrolment Centre:

Rycote Centre

Opening Times:

Address:

Parker Street, Derby, DE1 3HF   Find Us

Telephone No:

01332 717930

Email:

enquiries@derbyals.org

By Email

Send your enrolment enquiry to enquiries@derbyals.org.

By Phone

To pay by credit/debit card or for more information about this course, please contact us on 01332 717900.

Fees

Category A Fee:

£90.00

Category B Fee:

£45.00

Category C Fee:

£81.00

You can also see more information on Fees & Reductions.

Note: Please bring evidence of eligibility for fee reduction to the first class.


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