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This five-day course will help you develop your own practical and aesthetic interests in painting through individual studio-based enquiry.
You'll work from your own ideas and preparatory material, supported by the course tutors.
You'll have the option to attend workshops to learn how other painters develop their work.
The course runs from 10am to 4pm over five days.
This course is run by the Slade School of Fine Art at UCL.
Course structure and teaching
The course aims to provide you with space to develop your ideas and personal practice.
There's no structured teaching, but you'll receive close tutorial support.
You can also attend optional morning workshops which will explore strategies used by painters to develop work.
There will also be slide shows of tutors' work (which represents a wide spectrum of professional practice in terms of style and subject matter) and group critiques.
Who this course is for
This course is suitable for those with a broad range of experience.
You’ll need to be interested in working from your own ideas, and bring these along with you.
You should have some experience of painting and/or have studied the first principles, e.g. by attending the Slade's Painting evening course, or similar.
You should bring sketches, photographs and other types of visual resources to help you discuss your ideas for new work.
You can request an attendance certificate after completing the course. These can only be supplied during the year you take the course and can't be produced retrospectively.
The course fee is £390.
This fee covers tuition, provision of an easel, drawing board and paper.
Once you've been accepted onto the course, you'll be sent details of which materials will be provided and which you'll need to supply yourself.
Read more about this course and others on the Slade website, which provides information about booking and cancellations.
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All tutors are practising artists.
Course tutors for this short course are:
- Daniel Preece
- Ian Rowlands
- Sandra Smith
Course information last modified: 07 Mar 2019, 16:45