Exploring abstracts through acrylics

Kennaway Centre, Exmouth

Who is this course for?

Suitable for all.

Course content

You will have the chance to explore a range of painting techniques in acrylic which will encourage working with a more abstract approach. You will be experimenting with working on different scales and with a variety of starting points.

Support and feedback

Tutor led exercises/demonstrations will support your developing skills. Feedback is given through one to one discussion throughout the day with a focus on your individual needs as well as group discussion.

If you feel you require any support for your learning, please talk to a tutor or centre staff who will arrange for you to receive support or talk to a learning support tutor. Any information given will be treated confidentially.

Additional costs and requirements

Basic materials are provided but you may wish to bring your own sketchbook and materials if you prefer. If you have an apron please bring this with you.

You may be eligible for a learner bursary if you can demonstrate that attending a course will improve your wellbeing. Eligibility is determined after a short interview with a member of our learning support team. You must be aged 19 or over on 31st August 2019 and your household income below £16.009.50 to access this fund. Contact your local centre for more details

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

This is not necessary.

About the tutor

Chloe was born in North West London and has lived and worked in and around London for the past twenty years. She gained a BA (Hons) in Illustration from Brighton University and went on to complete a PGCE in Secondary Art and Design at Roehampton University, Surrey.

Chloe has worked in the Education Department at Tate Britain where she supported learning programmes for school students, teachers and adult learners. She enjoys drawing on location, visiting museums, the cinema and art galleries. Chloe left her teaching job at Camden School for Girls, after eleven years to relocate to Exeter. Here, she is combining teaching workshops and continuing with her own art practice. She has exhibited her artwork in an annual exhibition as part of a group show alongside an array of contemporary leading artists.

“I really enjoy teaching adults and watching their skills and confidence grow week by week. It is hugely rewarding when people discover their creative side and make art part of their lives”.

Start date20 Nov 2019
End date20 Nov 2019
Start time10:00
End time15:30
Concessions not available