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Drawing and Painting: Mixed Ability

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Key information

Course code


Subject Area

Art and design


Bracknell & Wokingham College,
Church Rd,
Bracknell, RG12 1DJ

This course is suitable for anyone beyond beginner level that wants to enhance their skills and knowledge.

This course is intended for students who have some previous experience.

We'll help you focus on developing your skills further in a student-led environment. In other words, you tell us what skill or technique you want to strengthen and we'll help you do it!

You will be supported through demonstration and instruction by an experienced tutor in a relaxed and friendly environment.

What I'll learn

All areas of art could be explored subject to theme and ability.

Develop drawing and painting skills using a variety of media and gain confidence in your abilities.

We can help you with some of the following:

  • improving colour mixing skills and the use of colour
  • developing understanding and use of linear and aerial perspective
  • studying composition, line, tone and texture

Topics covered may include still life, figures, animals, plants and landscape


How I'll learn

Study is student led, so tell us how you like to learn and we'll work to accommodate your needs. 

Methods of study will include:

  • working from direct observation and photographic starting points
  • working from a personal-sketchbook
  • discuss and evaluate your own work and that of others to improve skills and gain inspiration


Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course, but always check with your tutor if you need any particular equipment to work on your skills.

Art can be messy, so be sure to wear suitable clothing!


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.