Introduction to Life Drawing

person drawing on paper - life drawing

Overview

This course is ideal for those with little or no experience. It is also suitable for those wishing to brush up on their skills. This is an adult only course for ages 19+.

Course Content - What will I learn?

You will have the opportunity to draw from life with a model each week.
For the first hour of the call you will undetake some timed drawing in different media to warm up and to get you drawing quickly and intuitively.
Following a 15 minute break there will be a two hour session for more considered painting and drawing outcomes.

You will be required to bring paints and specialist brushes. We have a small selection of basic brushes and acrylic paints, charcoal, chalk and paper for students to use. Anything further you need to supply on an individual basis.

Am I right for the course?

This course is ideal for those with little or no experience. It is also suitable for those wishing to brush up on their skills.

Suitable for beginners – no previous experience required.

No qualification is gained from this course. Work will be assessed through practical.

Students to bring paints and specialist brushes. We have a small selection of basic brushes and acrylic paints, charcoal, chalk and paper for students to use.

You will be taught across the range of specialist subjects by experienced lecturers who are highly qualified within their individual areas. All of the teachers have worked or are currently working professionally in the world of art and design.

What Next?

You could attend one of our other short art courses to develop your skills further.

All of our Art, Fashion & Design courses prepare you for an exciting career within the creative industries, with many students going on to study degrees at prestigious universities.

Potential careers:

  • Animator
  • Costume Designer
  • Ceramicist
  • Fashion/ Clothing Designer
  • Fashion Illustrator
  • Fine Artist
  • Games Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Interactive Web Designer
  • Jewellery Designer
  • Model Maker/ Special Effects
  • Photographer
  • Product Designer
  • Stage/Set Designer
  • Technical Illustrator
  • Textile Designer

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Fees

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.

In need of more advice?

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

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