Painting & Drawing

This is a 10 or 12 week course where you can learn to draw and paint still life objects with light and shadow. You will learn how to draw in perspective and correct scale. Learners are encouraged to bring in objects to add to a still life composition and to use a range of pencils: hb-4b and 6b, rubbers, watercolour and acrylic paints and soft pastels.

Entry Requirements:

This course is suitable for complete beginners, intermediate or advanced learners.


This course is available in the following location(s):




Start Date

End Date


Tanhouse Community Centre Monday 11:15am - 1:15pm 27/04/2020 06/07/2020 20/04/2020
Langley Lodge Community Centre Thursday 10am - 12pm 30/04/2020 09/07/2020 23/04/2020
Langley Lodge Community Centre Friday 10am - 12pm 01/05/2020 17/07/2020 24/04/2020

What are the benefits of this course?

This course provides an opportunity to develop skills in drawing and painting techniques to create finished pieces of art work. You will improve your skills in relation to observation and how to make objects appear 3 dimensional.  You will work as part of a group in a friendly relaxed atmosphere making this a unique learning experience.

How will I learn?

Full support will be provided by your tutor with demonstrations, practical activities, discussion, one to one support and informative handouts.

How will my progress be monitored and assessed?

Learning outcomes will be agreed at the beginning of the course between you and your tutor. Your tutor will assess your learning during the sessions and will provide you with individual feedback while reviewing your achievements. Finished work will be assessed by your tutor at the end of your course.  You will also be asked to provide feedback via a questionnaire and group assessment.

What qualification will I get?

An in house SAFL certificate will be provided when you have achieved your agreed learning outcomes.

After completing this course, could I progress onto another course?

At the end of this course you will be able to enrol on further SAFL or college Art courses.

Are there any additional costs?

You may wish to purchase materials following advice from and discussion with, your tutor.

Tutition Fee £70.00
Concession £35.00

Equipment Required

Learners will need: Sketch pad, range of pencils, rubbers, watercolour pad/sheets, watercolour paints and brushes, soft pastels, pastel pads/sheets, acrylic paper/canvas.

Further information

For further information about this or any of our other courses please contact our staff who would be happy to help on:       0121 556 7426.