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Art and design


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

New and returning learners:

Please note that due to special measures we have put in place to make our sites COVID safe, we are asking all learners to enrol with us online. If you are unable to do so we can support you over the phone, simply call 0800 612 6008. Please do not enter our college sites without a prior appointment as we are managing the number of people on site at any time to comply with social distancing measures.

See information about the measures we are taking to keep learners safe while on campus.

This course is designed for students with no prior drawing experience, as well as those with some previous drawing experience.

Join us for this exciting course and develop your drawing skills using different media, such as charcoal, graphite, pen and ink, felt tip and pastels, experimenting with paper of different colour and texture).  

This course is designed for students with no prior drawing experience as well as those with some previous drawing experience.  Projects will be set to accommodate a range of abilities.  Throughout the course you will be supported through demonstration and instruction by an experienced tutor, helping you further explore your creativity.

What I'll learn

  • The graphite scale.
  • How to observe from Life and Photographs.
  • How to transform 2.D shapes into 3.D shapes.
  • How to observe types of tones.
  • How to translate colour with graphite pencils.
  • How to draw multiple compositions.
  • How to use watercolour pencils.
  • How to build tone with watercolour pencils.


How I'll learn

You will learn through a variety of methods, including:

  • Formal instruction
  • Individual tuition
  • Practical demonstration
  • Practical experience.


Entry Requirements

Some previous experience with drawing would be beneficial but it is not a requirement.  

This course is suitable for students who have attended Art - Drawing for Beginners course.


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.