Part Time, Short Course, Short Course

Subject Area

Art, Design and Media

Start Date

Call 0191 511 6000

Course Length

20 Weeks







Course Level


Home / Course / Painting and Drawing Beginners

Who is this course for?

This course is for people who would like to be able to produce a body of work showing the basic skills and knowledge in painting and drawing.


What do you need to apply for the course?

You do not need any official qualifications to apply for this course but you should be interested in developing your creative skills in Painting and Drawing.

What are the key things you'll learn?

The course will cover the basic techniques used in painting and drawing.

You will develop basic skills in the use of line, tone, shape, colour and composition.

You will learn how to develop an idea from initial sketches to a final piece or outcome.

How you will learn

You will learn primarily by experience through practical studio sessions that combine elements of art history and theory.

Where could this course take you?

You will acquire a basic grounding in Painting and Drawing and upon completion of  this level 1 course you could progress onto level 2.