History of Art
Location Coleridge Community College
Start Date 27 September 2017
Time 9.30am - 11.00am
Weeks 10 weeks
Price £79 (£52 concession)
The Renaissance: A Period of Innovation
This course is aimed at anyone who would like to know more about Renaissance art between the period of 1400 - 1600. It will be a basic introduction this period starting with the influences upon it. The course will focus essentially upon painting and sculpture. We will look at how the work evolved during this period in terms of perspective, trompe d’oeil and idealism. Artists and their work will be studied each week so that students can gain an insight into how and why they were seen to be so important during this fast developing era.
Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?
No experience necessary. Just an interest in finding out more.
The 10-week course will be organised in the following way:
PowerPoint presentations * Visits to exhibitions
Worksheets * Information about upcoming exhibitions, websites and books Quiz * Group discussions
About Your Tutor:
Lisa Fretwell has worked as an artist and teacher for 20 years. I studied an MA in European Art History in 2009 and I have been teaching this progressive course from the Renaissance through to Modern art since 2012.
Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment:
A notepad and pen
For the first session you will need to bring:
You will need to bring a pen writing paper with you.
On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?
A follow on course in, The Renaissance in Europe, in the Summer term.
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