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Painting Skills & Techniques Summer Course


The School of Art & Design at LIT are delighted to offer an intensive one week summer course in Painting Skills & Techniques. The aim of this course is to introduce participants to a wide variety of painting skills, materials and processes.  Previous experience in drawing or painting would be an advantage, but is not necessary.
Participants would develop skills and confidence in the areas of Painting, Observation and Visual Research.


Areas covered on the programme will include:

• Painting tools/techniques
• Colour use/application
• Painting methods
• Mixed media
Participants on this course will develop their ideas through research and experimentation while also working on a personal project. Participants will be encouraged to experiment, develop ideas, and establish a creative approach.
The use of sketchbooks is also to be highly encouraged. Through practical exercises they will explore painting as a means of recording, observing and analysis for visual development. They will explore painting techniques and processes, experimenting with a range of diverse materials. Through painting exercises participants will develop hand-eye co-ordination and select/consider the appropriate use of methods and materials.

Dates & Duration

This course will run for a duration of one week, from Monday 9th July to Friday 13th July 2018.
The course will take place from 10.00am to 3.00pm daily.
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