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Class Code
CA206
Module Title
Natural History Illustration: Birds & Mammals
Venue
1.01 Edward Llwyd, Aberystwyth University
Town
Aberystwyth
Day
Wednesday
Start Time
12.30PM
End Time
4.30PM
Start Date
31-01-2018
End Date
21-03-2018
Other Date(s)
07-02-2018
21-02-2018
07-03-2018
Tutor(s)
Shepherd, Tereska(Ms)
Fees
£110.00 (concessions: £90.00)
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Content

This 10 credit, practical painting course, will cover a wide variety of techniques required to accurately depict different bird and mammal forms and their specific features, textures and colours as well as representing the `General Impression of Size and Shape? (GISS) of specimens seen in the field. The work of historical and contemporary Natural History Illustrators and Naturalists will be discussed. This course is ideal for anyone undertaking field studies and fine art courses and wishing to develop their observational and recording skills. Throughout the course demonstrations and individual advice and assistance will be given. Specimens from IBERS museum will be available to work from.

Note

This module is at CQFW Level 4

Brochure Text

In response to student feedback we have introduced this new, 10 credit Natural History Illustration module to follow on from 'Fur, Feather and Scales'. This new module will enable you to extend and develop your learning with time for more in depth teaching. A variety of specialist skills, approaches and media will be explored for working from specimens, photographs and also in the field. You will have the opportunity to complete some work on location capturing species in their habitat. You will also gain a knowledge of historical and contemporary Natural History Illustrators and the role of illustration within science and conservation.

Note

This module is at CQFW Level 4

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