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*All Levels courses are a mix of learners of all levels including beginners and advanced learners. Advanced learners may be working on individual projects, developing more advanced skills and techniques.
Whatever your level you will be taught by highly skilled fashion practitioners and supported by a range of excellent resources.
For a more in-depth look at our courses see our Visual Arts courses page.
Intermediate level drawing and painting class
The class is taught by Lead Tutor Hanelle Levine and the theme for the terms work was the Arctic and Antarctic and drew inspiration from the BBC series “Frozen Planet”.
In the first three sessions the students drew and coloured creatures who are resident at the North and South Poles, working with black and white and coloured chalk pastels.
Two sessions focussed on drawing portraits of the explorers from “ Heroic age of Exploration” including Scott and Shackleton from the UK and also Amundsen and Nansen from Norway. The students practised the “trois crayons “ technique.
Other sessions included research about indigenous peoples of the Polar regions ; the Inuit and the Sami ; exploring the artworks of several renown Norwegian artists such as Kittelson, Salhberg and Astrup .The term ended with the students practising work with palette knives and impasto techniques and creating paintings of Mountains.
Inspired by De Morgan
Visual arts learners working in collaboration with the De Morgan Foundation have produced some wonderful art works. View the work of the painting and drawing learners in response to a creative brief given by Hanelle Levine, Lead Tutor Visual Arts and displayed at the invitation of Sarah Hardy, curator of the De Morgan Foundation.