Illustration Mixed Abilities

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Learn to communicate ideas through image making.

This six-week course is a fantastic creative course that introduces you to artistic illustration. 

It will cover a range of techniques and methods to enable you to undertake an illustration project of your own.

It will also will help you to understand illustration styles and how to develop your own personal approach to a project.

This mixed ability class is suitable for all levels.

The group will be taught in an informative and supportive atmosphere, and you will be encouraged to share your work with others and discuss your results. 

The course will not run during half term.

You can progress to the next Illustration course or Book Illustration to begin to develop an illustration technique of your own, or investigate the other Art or Printmaking courses at Reading College.

What I'll learn

You will gain an understanding of how to make illustrations, and an overview of some techniques.

You will gain confidence to make your own illustrations.


How I'll learn

You will learn how to use the materials and techniques and encouraged to experiment with ways of working.

You will use black and white, coloured media and be taught how to explore these techniques.


Entry Requirements

Basic materials will be provided to get you started, but more experienced students should bring their own watercolour paper, pencils, brushes and paints to benefit more from the class.


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.