When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Late starts accepted
  • Course Code W23PDGA05C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Beginners and intermediate students learn a variety of technical and experimental approaches to working from the model, still life and landscape.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Work confidently from the model or from a still life
  • Experiment with techniques and ideas creatively and imaginatively
  • Outline an awareness of line, form, colour and composition in your work
  • Use a variety of painting and drawing materials


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    Demonstration, studio practice and group discussion. Questions and answers, tutor feedback, observation and "show and tell".

    Entry requirements

    This course is suitable for complete beginners and intermediate learners who want to practice and build on their skills.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    You will need to supply all your own art materials - please see below.

    What you need

    A smart phone for photographing your work will be useful. You will need to provide the following materials: Basic acrylic colours Brushes A palette A3 sketchbook Pencils/charcoal

    What you can do next

    Mixed level courses in painting and drawing or other beginner courses offering a different approach. Pre-foundation art and design.