Drawing & Painting – TRY A NEW CRAFT: Tue 3 Oct, 19:00-21:00 [Sorry FULL]


Students will gain an understanding of drawing techniques with a focus on the formal elements being line, tone, form, combinations of media all working from observations. You will then move into colour working with paint acrylic/watercolour. There will be time to develop a self-directed outcome in the last two weeks.

What to bring: A3 pad of cartridge paper, 2B pencil, rubber, you will add to this during the duration of the course.

Course Content - What will I learn?

Exploring – drawing materials then moving into colour and painting media – all applied to direct observation and developing visual response to these. Using variety of exercises and approaches.


Am I right for the course?

This course is for all learners 19 years old or over and is a beginner.

There are no entry requirements.

Group discussion, one-to-one feedback. observation of individuals and group, Work will build up sketchbook / portfolio.

Materials to be provided by the learners: A3 pad of cartridge paper, 2B pencil, Rubber, Learners will add to this during the duration of the course.

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What Next?

Continue to develop your skills by joining Next Step in Drawing and Painting or Drawing and Painting for Improvers.

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

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Contact our Admissions team to find out more about student fees and how they might apply to you.

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