dennis parker autumn 2022 art classes

 

Harrow Arts Centre, 171 Uxbridge Road, Hatch End, Middx HA5 4EA

9.30 – 11.30 am                  10 weekly classes                     £135

 

  • For all levels from beginners to advanced

  • For those painting for pleasure as well as those working towards GCSE, A-level or degree

  • A choice of working in any media including drawing, painting in watercolour, pastel, acrylic or oil, mixed media, print making etc

  • A chance to have fun exploring all styles of interpretation from realism to abstraction, with demonstrations in all techniques

  • Opportunity to develop and gain guidance on your portfolio for art college, degree and postgraduate courses. 

For all classes, themes are suggested – not obligatory – so if you have other concepts you would prefer to explore you can do so instead, with Dennis’s help and guidance in navigating the creative process. 

Having explored essential techniques and styles students are encouraged to create original work from their own references, such as observational drawings and photographs, rather than images from magazines or the internet.

 

 

MONDAY          Monday 19 September -- 5 December excluding 24, 31 October

Close-up:  Butterflies

Drawing / Watercolour / Acrylic / Oil     

An opportunity to explore drawing and painting these elusive colourful and iridescent visitors from your own photos

 

 

TUESDAY            Tuesday 20 September – 6 December excluding 25 October, 1 November

Autumn Woodland Studies

Acrylic                      

An ideal class for beginners with no previous painting experience. We start with controlled colour mixing via three primary colours, then progress to a variety of exciting colour applications and techniques to develop confidence and produce expressive and atmospheric studies

 

 

WEDNESDAY      Wednesday 21 September – 7 December excluding 26 October, 2 November

Harvest Fruit and Vegetables

Pencil / Pastel / Pen & Wash / Mixed Media

An opportunity to develop your observational drawing and painting skills while exploring pictorial composition

 

 

THURSDAY          Thursday 22 September – 8 December excluding 27 October, 3 November

Atmospheric Autumn Landscapes

Acrylic 

An ideal class for beginners with no previous painting experience. We start with controlled colour mixing via three primary colours, then progress to a variety of exciting colour applications and techniques to develop confidence and produce expressive and atmospheric studies          

 

 

FRIDAY                Friday 23 September – 9 December excluding 28 October, 4 November

Dilapidated Dwellings

Drawing / Watercolour / Acrylic / Mixed Media   

Old garden sheds - a great study. Rusting corrugated roofs and locks, peeling paintwork, decaying and crumbling wood, cobwebs.     

 

To book your place please email: dennis_parker@hotmail.co.uk

Current students have priority until 8 July 2022

dennisart.co.uk/equipment needed for materials                   

0208 381 2392 or dennis_parker@ hotmail.co.uk for further information 

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dennis parker shaping air - photoshoots with photographic model / ballerina

 

Within a small group, a unique opportunity to have a private photoshoot with an experienced photographic model/ballerina with the added dimension of professional photographic lighting. Artists wishing to explore the aesthetic of classical life poses, the fluidity of dance/movement and more unusual physically demanding short term photographic poses will be guided through the alchemy of photo composition using light, angle and shadow. Studio lighting, in tandem with filters and reflectors, enables us to explore ‘in-camera:’ framing a shot, perspective, subtleties and nuances of colour playing on the human form, plus the impact of angle and degree of light and shadow (chiaroscuro). Essential knowledge of your own camera, whether it is compact, bridge or DSLR, includes how to access: shutter priority, aperture priority, ISO and exposure compensation, to maximise the potential of the shoot. Price on application.

 

dennisart.co.uk

0208 381 2392 or dennis_parker@hotmail.co.uk for further information

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