Painting and Drawing Level 1 Award

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Painting and Drawing Level 1 Award:

This enjoyable and intensive course will introduce learners to the basic skills, materials and techniques of painting and drawing in an exciting and accessible way. It is ideal for beginners, or those who would like a refresher experience. This course also serves as an excellent introduction to the programme of accredited courses in the Visual Arts area, and a great starting point for personal creative development.

The course consists of short units in drawing and painting. In the drawing unit you will be introduced to key concepts such as composition, tone, simple perspective, and mark making. You will be instructed in the use of a range of media, such as pencil, charcoal, ink, chalk and coloured pastels. You will engage in simple exercises that develop your skills and techniques in observation and expressive drawing. This will include cross hatching, shading, wash drawing, measuring proportions etc. You will work from a range of subject matter including still life, landscape and portraits. You will use primary sources, photographs and the work of other artists for inspiration. In the painting unit you be instructed in the use of use oil and acrylic paint, including techniques for application and under painting. You will be instructed in the safe use of solvents and mediums. You will study the painting styles of other artists, simple colour theory, and develop individual projects.

Additional entry requirements

No interview is required for this course. As this is a beginners' course you do not require any particular experience or qualifications. However once you are on the course you will be expected to start a sketchbook and complete some work independently.

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Course reference: AD0022LG (use this when contacting provider)

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London, NW8 8LW


10:00am - 4:30pm


55 hours


Part time day


Nationally recognised qualification



From: £509.50


Concessions may be available for those on an income-related benefit

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Preparation for Academic IELTS (Tuesday evenings)
October 2017

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