Art - Exploring Acrylics and Oils Term 3

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Suitable for those with some drawing and painting experience.

Suitable for those with some drawing and painting experience, this course provides an opportunity to compare and contrast the huge possibilities that these media present and exploit them appropriately.  You will be supported through demonstration and instruction by an experienced tutor.

What I'll learn

  • Tonal drawing as a starting point.
  • Working form a restricted palette.
  • Glazing techniques in oils and acrylics.
  • Exploring different mark making.
  • Exploring past and contemporary painting techniques.
  • Improving colour mixing skills and expanding the knowledge of colour pigments.
  • Understanding the uses of different mediums in acrylics.
  • Exploring different brush techniques.
  • Working towards developing own style in painting and expanding creative thinking.
  • Improve understanding of picture composition.


How I'll learn

Discussion, Formal instruction, Individual tuition, Practical demonstration, Practical experience.


Entry Requirements

An enthusiasm to investigate and explore painting with oil and acrylic. You should have some previous drawing and painting experience.


How to Apply

To apply for this course, simply click on the ‘enrol’ button. You will then be taken to an enrolment form, where you will be asked to add your contact details and payment information.

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.