Monochrome Painting - Online Course - Community Learning - 09:30-12:00

Online Courses, Nottingham

Key details

Date -
Sessions Fridays: 9:30am - 12pm
No. sessions 4
Venue Online Courses, Nottingham
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 10
Cost FREE - £45

About this course

Learn to paint using a single colour, examining values changing across a surface, texture, and nuance, expressing a wide variety of emotions, intentions, and meanings in many different forms.   Experiment with monochrome acrylic painting to express yourself creatively. By choosing one colour, you could explore the tranquility of total abstraction. 

What will be covered on the course?  What will be taught to learners? 

  • Artist research: Jason Martin 
  • How to create a tonal ladder 
  • Surface preparation and rules of composition 
  • Painting techniques: grisaille, chiaroscuro

What will learners achieve by the end of the course? 

  • Learners will know how to prepare the surface, sketch and draw the composition. They will also learn how to make a stay- wet- palette, to mix the paint and to apply it using using different techniques like palette knife, scumbling or mottled background. 

What skills or knowledge do learners already need to have to attend the course? 

  • None 

You will need:

  • 40 x 50cm stretched canvas or canvas board, acrylic paper pads,  white acrylic  gesso, palette, spray bottle, a range of synthetic paint brushes, sponge brushes, metallic palette knife,  silicone spatula, Titanium  white, acrylic paint 

As this course is online, a suitable device such as laptop, smart phone, tablet or computer will be required to access the course.  Zoom will be used for the live sessions and the link will be sent to you once your enrolment has been completed.

Booking your place and fee information

To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been living in England and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in England with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

  • Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield 
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater London
  • Greater Manchester
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
  • West Yorkshire

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