CDETB Adult Education Finglas

EMAIL finglas@aes.cdetb.ie   |   PHONE 01 - 8348018
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CDETB Adult Education Service, Barry Rd. Finglas. Dublin 11 D11 CDR9

Art and Design QQI Level 3

(Claire Behan) Wednesday 9.30-11.30am. There is a 30 charge for materials per term.

Description

In this art course, students will learn how to use a range of art materials and explore their creativity. This course will help you develop your knowledge and abilities  in basic art and design techniques. It introduces a range of art and design elements in both 2D and 3D and aims to develop your personal creativity and visual awareness. Learners will create a minimum of 6 artworks including a painting, drawing, sculpture and print. This course is suitable for both beginners and people returning to art who wish to learn more in a welcoming and supportive classroom.

Who is this course for?

This course will suit you if you are a beginner or at intermediate level. It may help you to go on to further study in this area. It may also suit you if you are returning to education and looking for a fun and engaging class.

What do I need to do this course?

You do not need to have any qualifications to do the course. You do not need to have any previous art experience.

*We give priority to students from the Dublin 7 and 11 areas and to people getting a social welfare payment

What will I learn?

You will learn a range of art techniques and try new materials and tools including:

  1. Still Life / Observational Drawing
  2. Landscape Acrylic Painting
  3. How to mix colours
  4. Lino Printing
  5. Art History Movements / Styles
  6. Colour Mixing
  7. Framing / Mounting your artwork

What are the Main Topics?

You will learn about the following topics:

  • Colour Theory
  • Talk confidently about art and painting
  • Use a range of art and design elements in both 2D and 3D
  • Experiment in a range of elements and media
  • Solve design problems through visually documented planning and research
  • Present own work as part of a display
  • How to look after art materials safely- maintenance and storage

Who is this course for?

Suitable if you are:

  1. Beginner or Intermediate level.
  2. No previous experience required.
  3. Looking to get started with a visual art class
  4. Hoping to study further in this or a related area.

*We give priority to students from the Dublin 7 and 11 areas and to people getting a social welfare payment

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