Painting

Fundamentals of painting.

For children from 8 years old.

Teacher : Kateryna Slobodyanyuk

This class is suitable for all levels. Every Sunday term time from 10:30 am until 13:30 pm. One on one tutoring is available from 10:00 am until 10:30 am.

Curriculum for 2016/2017 academic year

Drawing

Perspective, composition, construction of geometric shapes, shading, light and shadow.

Materials: pencil, coal.

Working on still life, landscape and portrait.

Water-colours
Acquiring and developing skills in water-colour painting.
Learning to mix colours. Working on transparency, lightness, light and shadow.

Still life and landscape.

Oil painting
Acquiring and developing skills in oil painting.
Mastering paint brush skills. Mixing colours. Perspective and composition. Light and shadow.
Working on still life and landscape. Learning to paint a portrait.

Learning new techniques – palette knife painting.

Theory
Available optionally during the one on one tutoring.

History of painting. Biography of famous painters. Individual 30 minute tutorial (if required).

Plein air painting is part of the curriculum. It will help children to learn about light, shadow and colours.
An exhibition of student’s works will be at the end of academic year.
Each student will be given a weekly homework.

By the end of the academic year children will learn fundamentals of painting and will be able to paint on their own.

The following materials are provided by the school: easel, handouts.

You can buy all the essential materials at Clarkes, 11 Bond Street. Brighton. BN1 1RD. www.clarkesofsussex.co.uk