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Botanical Art Studio (online via Zoom)

University of Strathclyde

Short course

Other

A follow-on class from 'Taking Your Botanical Drawing and Painting Further’, building on previous classes held in Glasgow Botanic Gardens. Develop your observational skills further by consolidating techniques, and learning to use additional water-based mediums and methods of professional presentation. Tutor explanations and demonstrations including transparent and opaque watercolours, fine-liners and acrylics. Take your time to practise and add to your repertoire of media.

Stage 1 Drawing and Painting (online via Zoom)

University of Strathclyde

Short course

Other

This is a structured class for absolute beginners. Learn to draw pleasurably through practical exercises in a friendly and encouraging atmosphere. Learn to draw and build on your observational skills using different media and techniques.

Illustration (online via Zoom)

University of Strathclyde

Short course

Other

Explore a range of possibilities and techniques in illustration and its applications led by a professional illustrator. Develop your skills through a series of projects with different media, creating illustrations for various texts to meet your visual influences and interests. Suitable for both beginners and advanced students.

Introduction to Pastels (online via Zoom)

University of Strathclyde

Short course

Other

Over the six weeks develop your creativity with pastels and study aspects of its use: its strengths and range of marks and textures, picture making, composition, tonal values and uses of colour. The tutor produces a range of subjects, working from life and photographs, together with demonstrations and artists’ examples. This class is suitable for all levels. Previously known as 'Getting to Grips with pastels'.

Keep Drawing (online via Zoom)

University of Strathclyde

Short course

Other

Build on the skills developed in ‘Learn to Draw’. You will be taught how to focus on various techniques. Through the exploration of how artistic and drawing problems are solved, you will gain an increased confidence in your ability to confront the problems of drawing and have an enhanced ability in creating the illusion of three-dimensions in drawing. Open to those who have some degree of drawing skills.

Learn to Draw (online via Zoom)

University of Strathclyde

Short course

Other

Learn step-by-step through practical exercises to create accurate and expressive freehand drawings and produce a sketchbook of your work. Start with two-dimensional line, pattern and shape to three-dimensional form, tone, texture and perspective. Practise with still life, landscape, and life drawing using a variety of techniques and media. Student-centred learning begins with a short talk, a possible demonstration, followed by a supervised exercise. Lose your fears! An excellent foundation for further drawing or painting with your chosen medium.

Starting a Sampler Quilt (online via Zoom)

University of Strathclyde

Short course

Other

Enjoy making lovely patchwork blocks without having to spend too much money on fabrics or equipment. Every step will be shown clearly with easy to follow notes and patterns for each block. Over the next 8 weeks you will make Flying Geese, Friendship Star, Jewel Box and Log Cabin blocks, perfect as the basis for a Sampler Quilt. Each block will finish approximately 12½ inches square. Got a sewing machine? If so, I will show you how to make blocks by machine as well as by hand. These blocks can be turned into cushions, hangings or bags as well as...

Taking Your Portraiture Further (online via Zoom)

University of Strathclyde

Short course

Other

A class for those students who enjoyed portraiture through the ‘Introducing Portraiture’ class. Your skills progress through the development of your observational powers, use of the media, and advice on how to tackle different features, poses, etc. Individual tuition in an encouraging and informal atmosphere makes this an absorbing and highly rewarding class. Suggested level of entry: after ‘Introducing Portraiture’.

Taking Your Watercolour Painting Further 4 (online via Zoom)

University of Strathclyde

Short course

Other

This class is for those wishing to further develop their watercolour skills. Expanding upon traditional and contemporary watercolour techniques already covered, the focus of this class will be to encourage you to explore and use a combination of different textures, materials and techniques. ‘Loosening up, being creative and having fun’ is perhaps the most appropriate description! You will be encouraged to work to your own themes and with your own subject matter to allow a greater degree of personal expression and an individual approach. Suggested level of entry: after ‘Taking Your Watercolour Painting Further 3’. Students should bring along their...

Moving From Chaos to Calm: creating the life that works for you (online via Zoom)

University of Strathclyde

Short course

Other

An interactive class led by three inspiring and creative experts in the field of Professional Organising, De-cluttering and Lifestyle Organisation. Examine your habits, behaviours and attitudes towards clutter and organisation, confront these and look at how they are affecting your life. Learn strategies and tips for moving towards the life you want and discuss techniques to help you develop new lifestyle habits. Gain a unique skill set to manage and maintain a better organised way of living. Learn through presentations, informal group discussions and practical demonstrations.

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