Draw your pet: FULL

Online North

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at complete beginners and those that may have some experience of drawing and using a variety of media and colour.

Course content

During the 5 sessions, you will develop your drawing techniques of your chosen animal, using colour and mark making to create texture. Working from a photo, you will complete a painted image in either watercolour, acrylics or mixed media of your pet.

Support and feedback

The tutor will provide full support and advice throughout the course along with practical demonstrations.

Additional costs and requirements

This course is delivered online and provided free of charge. You will, however, need a computer or a tablet with a stable internet connection, as well as a built in or external microphone and camera to attend the course.

In addition, please have any images or photos that you would like to recreate. You will also need either watercolour paints/pastels/pencil/acrylics or mixed media; paint brushes; something to mix paint on (a plate would be fine) and either a sketchbook, paper or canvas on which to draw your pe

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

You may wish to practice techniques in between sessions.

About the tutor

Your tutor will be Colette Olah. Colette started working as a tutor for Learn Devon in September 2018 and delivers a variety of art and craft, employability and computer skills courses. She is a qualified art and design teacher who has worked in both mainstream and special education. Colette has also delivered Independent Life Skills to adults with learning disabilities and taught basic cooking, art and drawing skills in adult education classes in Worcestershire. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the many beautiful beaches in North Devon and also searching for bargains at flea markets and car boot sales. Colette enjoys teaching at Learn Devon because she is keen to help her learners progress and achieve their goals. She believes that lifelong learning and gaining new skills can create a sense of wellbeing and improved self-esteem and aims to create a relaxed and enjoyable environment for all participants.

Start date04 March 2021
End date01 April 2021
Start time10:00
End time12:00
Concessions not available