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Art: Beginners and Improvers

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This course is a broad art course which focuses initially on drawing before transitioning into painting.

This is a mixed-ability course that caters for students whose experiences range from very little to none.

Using a range of approaches you will learn new techniques that develop your skills each week.

By covering a range of different subject matters and exploring a range of different drawing- and painting-based mediums, you will master the basics of artistic practice.

Scroll towards the bottom of the page for details on the entry requirements and how you'll learn

What I'll learn

On this course you will learn:

  • plotting
  • shading and shading types
  • how to render 2D drawings into 3D objects
  • how to draw from life
  • how to draw from images
  • how to stage and draw/paint varied compositions
  • highlight and shadows
  • form and surface
     

 

How I'll learn

Techniques and the course syllabus with be taught via the following methods:

  • formal instruction
  • group discussion
  • visual demonstration
  • individual tuition

 

Entry Requirements

For the start of this course you will need the following:

  •  an A5, A4 or A3 sketch pad (individuals choice)
  • a set of graphite pencils
  • a rubber
  • a sharpener

Additional materials will be discussed as the course develops

 

How to Apply

You can register for this course online. Click on ENROL NOW and follow the steps below:

  • Register your contact details online and verify your account
  • Go to your desired course page and click again on ENROL NOW. Follow the link to pay for your course

Course places are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. We would encourage you to enrol on your chosen course as soon as possible. If you prefer to enrol in person please visit us at one of our college Advice Centres or enrol over the phone via 0800 612 6008.

This course will be run subject to demand. If you wish to enrol within one week of the start date, please call us on 0800 612 6008 first to check the course is running.