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We study later Victorian artists who wanted to show domestic scenes and ‘real life’; and were not afraid of painting controversial subjects which might shock the public. Paintings, such as the large William Powell Frith’;s Derby Day were so popular when they were shown that a rail was needed to stop the public from getting too close to the pictures and damaging them.
Domestic scenes showed interiors of everyday life which appealed to the public. Dickens and Elizabeth Gaskell chose to use fiction to expose social conditions in a way that fired the reader’;s interest and enabled them to become aware and to discuss, maybe act. Artists attempted to expose conditions by painting them realistically rather than making the subjects beautiful or fanciful. Some took a moral stance, and the fallen woman was a popular subject.
Course is illustrated with masses of Victorian paintings on powerpoint slidehows.
Tutor Sarah Tobias. This course runs on a Saturday 1100-1500
Any adult is eligible to join this course
After completion of this course you may wish to study another adult leisure or short course or gain a professional qualification.
There is no formal assessment for our adult leisure courses, your work will be reviewed during each class by the tutor.
*FREE* Online short courses
The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.
How to apply
Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.
HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS
Set Up Your Account
You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.
Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.
Application Review Meeting
Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.
Accept Your Place
Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.
Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.