How will I be taught?
Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques. You will look at the work of contemporary and historical artists and you will keep a sketchbook/notebook and individual learning plan (ILP) to record goals, ideas, processes and progress.Students will need to understand the potential benefit from the programme of study, read and interpret ideas, communicate responses that are clear, logical and understandable and manage your own time. You will undertake critical reflection and evaluation and be motivated to develop creative skills and enhance/develop personal skills.
Through one to one guidance, group critiques and self-assessment against individualised learning outcomes stated on the ILP.
What do I need to bring with me?
you are a new student and have no materials please wait for your tutor's advice on what to buy. However, all students should bring an A4 sketchbook of good quality cartridge paper, preferably with a hard cover and ring bound and a variety of pencils.You will need to provide your own materials and these will vary in cost according to the course requirements. Some of our centres have their own ‘shops' where you are able to buy things at competitive prices.If you have any materials/equipment that might be appropriate please bring them with you.
What can I do next?
Drawing and Painting - Beginners and Improvers
What do I need to join the course
An interest and enthusiasm in learning to draw and paint - everyone is welcome to join this course , no experience is needed
For absolute beginners or those who just want to have a go.
“I believe everyone can draw and paint – they just don’t realise it”
If you need to bring a carer with you, or be accompanied by another person, please ask to speak with the Programme Manager before you enrol.