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Art Class - Painting & Drawing (Taster)

Learn the basics with this general Art and Design taster course using traditional methods.

Course details


This course will provide you with an opportunity to explore traditional methods of painting and drawing, the overall aim of this course is to build a foundation for you to develop your art and design skills.

The course covers the basic skills of a variety of art methods, students will learn by watching demonstrations and having the opportunity to practise each technique.

What's covered?

This course is delivered over four evenings and the course content has been outlined below.

  • Still life drawing
  • Using and stretching water colour paper
  • Colour theory
  • Water colour painting
  • Acrylic painting and techniques
  • Pastel painting

How will my work be assessed?

There is no formal assessment for this course, however, there may be some informal tutor and peer assessment.

What can I do after this?

On completion of this course you may wish to attend another Adult Short Course or undertake a qualification such as Access to Higher Education (Art and Design) Level 3 Diploma, please see the College website for further details.

Enthusiasm and a desire to learn a new skill or hobby.


Open Event - Southend Campus

Wednesday, 09 October 2019

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Our Southend Campus is located next to Southend Central train station and offers A-level courses and an impressive range of vocational subjects in realistic work environments using cutting-edge technology.


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Additional dates will be scheduled later in 2019.

  • Venue Southend Campus
  • Attendance Part time evening
  • Duration 4 wks evenings (2.5 hrs)
  • Provision Adults
  • Cost £90.00
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