Abstract painting: for all (FULL)

The Mansion, Totnes

Who is this course for?

Suitable for all levels, you will work at your own pace

and level of ability.

For those who are new or wish to: there will be a

weekly guided stating point leading to a painting on

canvas or paper.

For those who have attended previously you

may bring your own work to continue with.

Please note there may be some bursary places

available – for details contact the Mansion office on

01803 862 020 or pop in to discuss.

Course content

Week 1: warm up exercises. Drawing ideas

Week 2: colour mixing (beginners)

colour studies (intermediates)

Week 3: collage cut outs

Weeks 4: Begin a painting based on a study from a

previous week: draw out on canvas/paper

Week 5: develop the painting

Weeks 6-10: Independent work with tutor support

Support and feedback

Lots of 1 to 1 support and feedback and

encouragement from the tutor and group


Additional costs and requirements

Entry requirements: willingness to have a go!

Please bring with you to the first session: drawing

materials such as: pencils/pens, biros, markers, felt

tip, charcoal, a roll of lining paper, masking tape.

For the rest of the course you will need some paint in

blues, reds, yellows and a white. Brushes, palette

and a sketchbook. If you don’t know what to buy you

can wait until the first session where you can discuss

this with the tutor. If you have painted previously,

please bring the paint you like to use.

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

No – but the tutor may suggest you look at certain

painters in between sessions to enrich your learning.

About the tutor

Suzy Fasht has been teaching drawing and painting for Learn Devon for the last eight years and is fully qualified to teach in the Lifelong Learning sector. She trained in Fine Art to post-graduate level and continues her own painting practise from her studio at Seale Hayne.

Further information about Suzy at

Start date23 April 2018
End date09 July 2018
Start time13:00
End time15:00
Concessions not available