Painting in Black and White - Online Course - Community Learning - 9.30-12:00

Online Courses, Nottingham

Key details

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

About this course

Painting in black and white is great, because it makes you concentrate on elements such as composition, value, lighting and form. Using acrylic paint and ink you can access an amazing variety of styles and techniques creating freedom in your painting. Build your skills and confidence by focusing on subjects like composition and mark-making using rhythm, repetition and intuition. The course will encourage participation, experimentation and reflection, whilst exploring the expression of self. 

Learners will know how to work in a spontaneous manner often using large brushes to make sweeping gestural marks and different painting techniques like dripping, scumbling or pouring. Topics to be covered include:

  • Artist research: Nina Archer & Anna F Macdonald 
  • Working out innovative, dynamic compositions in ink washes 
  • Using dynamic and bold mark making 
  • Drawing & pen painting techniques 

You will need:

  • A3 acrylic paper pads,  white acrylic  gesso, palette, spray bottle, a range of synthetic paint brushes, sponge brushes, metallic palette knife,  silicone spatula, Titanium  and Zinc white acrylic paint ; Ivory and Mars black 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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