Teacher: Roy Forward

Ever puzzled over what a work of art is saying? Together we will analyse the best paintings from the past and present to arrive at a fresh understanding of visual language. Guaranteed to elevate your enjoyment of the art hanging on your walls, and to whet your appetite for cultural travel.

Course outline

  • Topic 1: The Language of Line
  • Topic 2: The Language of Tone 
  • Topic 3: The Language of Colour
  • Topic 4: The Language of Space
  • Topic 5: The Language of Texture
  • Topic 6: The Language of Intentions
  • Topic 7: The Language of Context
  • Topic 8: The Language of Illusions

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, you should have an understanding of the techniques that artists use to communicate their message.

Who should enrol

Anyone with a passion to learn more about art.

Course materials

All materials for the class will be provided.