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Sunday 3rd, Jan 2021 (Published on Thursday 10th, Oct 2019)

Arts collection of courses

This article is about the collection of courses intituled Introduction to Plastic arts courses. It includes some information about how to go through the courses and the badges you can earn.
The courses are free, of beginner level which makes it easy to learn more about arts.
Theory and practice are included in the collection. Feel free to enrol on the courses and you will see they are interesting and they might be useful for you if you are interested in becoming an artist.

The collection Introduction to plastic arts is an assemblage of courses and, this article will help you through them more organized.

First I recommend the art essentials course, which is a general course that includes some non-specific practice and a sample of my own work, with an assignment that if you pass, you can earn a badge by doing a draw. The course is about the materials and techniques you may use if you want to practice. However, it evaluates the drawing and colouring essentials course.
The course has examples of specific practice like colouring draws with pencil and oil pastels, using oils or watercolours. First I recommend you to go to the  Arts Essentials course, which is an introduction to my art world. 

Acrylics essentials course is like a final practice course, where you will learn how to do an assemblage. There is a graded assignment in which you have to submit a picture of your work. This is the course that gives you an artist badge, which is the final reward for all the courses in the collection.

Basics of Oil Painting is my first course and is focused on oil painting. It has five exercises and precise specific information about colour, shapes and more. You can earn a badge is you pass the quiz and submit a picture of your painting. This is a special course and fundamental for its theoric content. There is a course called Basics of Water Colour, which is a course that has practice exercises and two exercises with watercolour pastels. All the exercises are described as step to the step of the paintings I do in the course.

You can pass and complete the course if you browse all pages, your progress will be marked automatically.

If you achieve 50% or more, which is very easy, you pass. Some courses offer a badge like arts essentials and art concepts and art appreciation courses. 
There is also an art history course about the ancient world and one course about the modern world art history, which you can earn a badge too. 
There are courses with theoric content about how to make a portrait, the colour theory and the basics of perspective and descriptive geometry, that it might be useful for your practice. 

I hope you have fun doing the courses!

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