Immerse yourself in the vivid colours and wondrous stories of Persian and Indian miniature paintings. On this short course you will explore Eastern and Western, ancient and modern influences and you will create your own miniature painting using traditional and contemporary techniques.
You will learn how miniature paintings are created, using techniques including burnishing, inking and various tracing and transferring techniques. You will explore miniature painting colours, with an option to make paint from pigments.
Each week will start with an online session introducing the techniques with individual assignments to complete during the week. The following week the tutor will provide personal feedback and introduce more techniques to build your knowledge. We delve deep into focusing on individual brush technique via minute hand movements and brush angles.
At the end of this course youll have your own miniature painting and knowledge of basic techniques which you can use in a wide range of contemporary painting, illustration and design applications. You could apply the knowledge and skills gained from this course to any professional career in the art and design worlds, including illustration, painting and fashion design.
Who is Introduction to Miniature Painting (Online Short Course) for?
It is perfect for artists, professionals, students, illustrators, designers and anyone who wants to learn new skills and be inspired by different art forms.
By the end of the course you will have;
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Please note that all courses are taught in UK time.
Online courses are closed to all new bookings 48 hours prior to the course starting.
Online short course materials
To take part in the Online sessions you will need:
Immerse yourself in the vivid colours and wondrous stories of Persian and Indian miniature paintings. On this short course you will explore Eastern and Western, ancient and modern influences and you will create your own miniature painting.