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Home education Fine Art Course - Exploring nature through art (11-16yrs)

Dive into a world where art meets nature! In this exhilarating 6-week adventure, teens will unleash their creativity through vibrant acrylic landscapes, mesmerising reduction lino prints, and tactile wet felted masterpieces.

Home education Fine Art Course - Exploring nature through art (11-16yrs)
Home education Fine Art Course - Exploring nature through art (11-16yrs)

Time & Location

14 Jun 2024, 13:00 – 14:30

Chester, 5 Eastgate St, Chester CH1 1LQ, UK

About the event

Dive into a world where art meets nature! In this exhilarating 6-week adventure, teens will unleash their creativity through vibrant acrylic landscapes, mesmerising reduction lino prints, and tactile wet felted masterpieces.

Course Duration:

6 weeks

Course Outline: Week 1-3: Dive into Landscapes and Seascapes; Mastering Acrylics
  • Objective: Introduce teens to the significance of landscapes and seascapes in art and guide them through the basics of acrylic painting.
  • Activities:Interactive discussions on the importance of these genres throughout art history. Exploring various styles and approaches with a focus on what appeals to the teen audience. Hands-on sessions on selecting art materials and tools, tailored to young artists. Learning and applying acrylic painting techniques to create vibrant landscapes and seascapes, with an emphasis on fun and creativity. Projects include individual landscape and seascape paintings on paper or canvas, encouraging personal expression.
Week 4-5: Adventures in Reduction Lino Printing
  • Objective: Introduce the exciting process of reduction lino printing to create layered landscape prints.
  • Activities:Engaging explanations of reduction printmaking concepts, tailored for teens. Step-by-step guidance through the printmaking process, focusing on creating multi-color landscape artworks from a single block. Emphasis on experimentation and creativity in design and color choice. Completion of a personal printmaking project, fostering a sense of achievement and artistic growth.
Week 6: Textured Tales with Wet Felting
  • Objective: Explore the tactile art of wet felting to create unique, textured landscape artworks.
  • Activities:Introduction to wet felting techniques with a focus on fun and tactile experiences. Creating textured landscapes using wool fibers and incorporating natural elements for added creativity. Encouraging artistic freedom and personal interpretation in projects. Collaborative session to share techniques, ideas, and creations, enhancing social interaction and learning.
Course Fee:
  • The course fee includes instruction, art supplies, and all materials, ensuring teens have everything they need to fully engage in the creative process.
Target Audience:
  • This course is specially designed for teens interested in exploring the beauty of landscapes and seascapes through art. It's perfect for beginners eager to discover their artistic talents and for those with some experience looking to expand their creative horizons in a fun, supportive environment.
Course Highlights:
  • Engaging Learning Experience: Tailored content that's both educational and fun, designed to resonate with teens.
  • Creative Expression: Encourages personal creativity and expression through diverse art mediums.
  • Skill Development: Offers a comprehensive introduction to various artistic techniques, fostering both artistic growth and confidence.
  • Community and Collaboration: Builds a community of young artists who can inspire and learn from each other.
Conclusion:

Join us for an unforgettable journey into the world of art, where you'll learn to capture the essence of nature in your unique creations. Whether you're drawing your first landscape or adding a new technique to your artistic repertoire, this course is your gateway to expressing the beauty of the natural world through your art. Sign up now and start your adventure in landscapes and seascapes!

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