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PAINTING & DRAWING (1 WEEK)
Using wide range of mark making techniques in different materials you will explore contemporary painting and drawing using cambridge as your inspiration and being guided by your expert tutor.

Painting & Drawing (1 week)

Using wide range of mark making techniques in different materials you will explore contemporary painting and drawing using cambridge as your inspiration and being guided by your expert tutor. You will visit a local gallery and build your skills to include a wide range of contextual perspective and create a strong body of visually interesting works.

DATES & FEES

Course Location
xoso66 Cambridge

Course Length
1 week

Course Dates
Sunday 23th June 2024 (one week)
Sunday 07 July 2024 (one week)
Sunday 21th July 2024 (one week)

Price
£1,815 (one week)

ABOUT THIS COURSE

COURSE BENEFITS

LEARN FROM ART AND DESIGN PROFESSIONALS
This programme will give you the chance to study in central Cambridge in a fun and creative environment led by experienced tutors at xoso66.

BROADEN YOUR SKILLS IN THE INDUSTRY
Drawing is the basis for any creative art. This course is ideal for those that want to pursue careers in fine art and illustration. It also provides a foundation for different creative disciplines including graphics, fashion, 3D and animation. The activities on this course help you to think creatively and challenge your mind set and approach to artistic problems. You will also have the opportunity to visit galleries and museums and gather research to inform your own responses.

DEVELOP YOUR SKILLS IN:
Observation and self-expression | Print making | Collage | Mixed media Drawing | Still life

PROGRESSION AT xoso66
Completion of the course can enable progression on to our University of the Arts London Awarding Body Extended Diploma or Foundation Diploma if you meet the UAL entry criteria for the course.

COURSE OUTCOMES

You will gain inspiration from visiting worlld-class Cambridge Museums and galleries

You will develop your understanding through experimentation with a multitude of painting and drawing techniques

You will have the opportunity to discuss your work and share your ideas with tutors that are industry professionals

ENTRY

Age
14-18 years old

Who is it for
The course is aimed at any student aged 14 to 18 years who is interested in Art & Design completion of the course can enable progression on to our University of the Arts London Awarding Body Extended Diploma or Foundation Diploma

English Level
Minimum English standard: International students should have at least an Upper Intermediate level of English

SAMPLE TIMETABLE

Week 1 1st Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 2nd Sunday
Breakfast (time) Arrival, induction and campus tour Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
Morning 08:00 - 12:00 Arrival, induction and campus tour Introduction and outline activities for the week. Introductory drawing activities. Introduction to drawing. Contour line drawing activities. Introduction to tone. Tonal papers. Different pencils and how they affect tone. In studio focus on drawings made so far. Introduction to make making, printmaking, and texture. Painting workshops. Introduction and demonstration of acrylic mediums, glazes, brushes, palette knives. Students explore these ideas. Still life painting using everything learned so far. Workshop focused on final compositions. Demonstrate methods. Included Full Day Excursion: London (including gallery or museum visit and shopping time) Departure
Lunch 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Departure
Afternoon 13:00 - 16:00 Arrival, induction and campus tour Drawing on location. Group critique. Walking excursion. Observational drawing on location. Group critique. Introduction to colour, colour theory, colour bias. Colour mixing demonstration and exercises. Style workshop. Student project focusing on colour, light, space, form, shape/line, texture, depth. Decide on final compositions that can be turned into mixed-media drawings or paintings. Complete final work. Presentations of work to other students. Certificate presentation Included Full Day Excursion: London (including gallery or museum visit and shopping time) Departure
Dinner 16:30 - 18:00 Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Departure
Evening 19:30 - 22:00 Evening Activities Park Social Time - City View Ferris Wheel Bowling /Ice Skating / Rock Climbing Talent Show / Trashion Show/ Tie Dye Arts & Crafts Cinema / Punting xoso66 Disco / Dance Party Selfie Orienteering Challenge Departure