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Drawing and Painting in a Variety of Media

Key course information

Art and Design

13/01/2021

10 weeks

Part time

183.00

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Course Overview


If you love drawing and painting and enjoy using different media, this popular course will appeal to you. You will explore the properties and potential of using a variety of media in your artwork and will consider the work of other artists to evaluate your own creations.Do you know how to use a putty rubber or mix a tint of brown? Come along and find out and learn lots of other exciting drawing and painting techniques. The course is designed to run over three terms and is progressive but can be joined at any point in the year.


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art student drawing
four art students stood talking around a sculpture
four art students and lecturer stood around a table talking
female art student
art student drawing
four art students stood talking around a sculpture
four art students and lecturer stood around a table talking

What will I learn?


The aim of the course is to equip you with the confidence and knowledge to experiment with a variety of media in your drawing and painting.
On completion, you should be able to: Recognise a range of drawing and painting media and their properties, use different media to create various effects understand the relevance of evaluating other artists work and review your own work with confidence.

Entry Requirements


There are no entry requirements associated with this course.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications


There are no final qualifications associated with this course. Assessment is informal, based on your personal targets and the learning outcomes and will be undertaken regularly with you by the course lecturer.

Additional Costs and Information


In view of COVID-19 please could learners bring their own brushes, pencils etc to avoid sharing wherever possible.

You should bring pencils, a rubber and a sketchbook with you to the first session.

You may also wish to bring some small change for tea/coffee refreshments.

Please note that there is no parking at the Methuen Centre. The closest car park is in the High Street, adjacent to The Methuen Arms. There is a charge for parking.

This course runs on one day per week at the Methuen Centre, Corsham and the dates are:
16.09.20-25.11.20 Wednesday 09:30-12:30
13.09.21-24.03.21 Wednesday 09:30-12:30
28.04.21-07.07.21 Wednesday 09:30-12:30

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

Art and Design


Career Opportunities

  • Photography
  • Animator
  • Graphic Designer

  • Artist
  • Fashion Designer
  • Art Teacher

  • Curator
  • Illustrator
  • Art Therapist

  • Conservator

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