iPad for Artists

22nd October – 26th November 2018
(No session on: Monday 12th November)

5 x Monday, 2-4 pm

The iPad offers artists a wide range of exciting tools and techniques which can enrich your art practice. Liz Gascoigne has been using the iPad for over 6 years, as a regular part of her art practice. In this five week course Liz will introduce artists in how to use the iPad as a versatile new media.

Participants will need to bring their own iPad (preferably an iPad 2 or more recent) and will become proficient in using the Brushes App (and be introduced to other Apps). The course will cover basic skills and techniques through a series of short art projects and participants will be encouraged to practice on the iPad at home between the classes.

Week 1 –  Introduction, demonstration – basic features of Brushes App.

Week 2  – Working with layers; colour properties and blending

Week 3 –  Gathering imagery and textures, collages and merging photos and texts.

Week 4 –  Paintbrush and erasing variations ; further Brushes techniques

Week 5 – Other Art Apps, combining digital media and incorporating iPad into your practice

The class size will be 6 – 10 people to ensure quality tutor time.

Cost for 5 sessions (over 6 weeks, there will be no class on 12th November):

Cost: £50 (£45 for OVADA Associates) payable in advance.

For further information and to book your place on the course contact: classes@ovada.org.uk

Please note: our classes are normally held in our first floor learning space, accessed via stairs only. If this would prevent you from attending, please contact us in advance so that we can discuss individual requirements. 

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