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What opportunities will this course give me?

Do you want to develop your drawing and painting skills but can't commit to a full time course? Our Drawing and Painting Workshop could be the option for you!

Whether you love pencil, charcoal, painting or print, art is a fantastic release in a busy world. However, for many of us, this valuable hobby can become lost in the 9-5 and family life.

During this workshop, you will learn how to create a piece of art work that takes colour, tone, pattern, texture, form, shape and composition into account. You will learn how to create something that looks both skilful and feels true to your personal love of art.

Many of our workshop participants have even gone on to exhibit their art: something your tutor will always be happy to advise you on.

What will I be learning?

This course offers a series of sessions which progress step by step through theory, practical work, discussion and demonstrations. You will look at a variety of styles and the methods these styles employ.

You will look at the work of well known artists and discuss their ideas, paintings and drawings.

By the end of the course you will be able to create a piece of artwork that takes colour, tone, pattern, texture, form, shape and composition into account, that you will enjoy making and looking at/exhibiting.

A College Certificate is awarded on request.

Why is this course for me?

This workshop will teach you how to refine your skills in drawing and painting, while building confidence to create artwork that you would be proud to share and exhibit.

You will be learning from a tutor boasting many years of experience: they are passionate about showing learners how to express themselves through art, and will be on hand to help you develop your own unique style.

Our Drawing and Painting Workshop will be made up of fellow learners from all different walks of life: the common thread will be your shared love of drawing and painting. You will learn from one another and gain inspiration from your varied talents and interests.

How will my learning be enhanced?

You will learn from an art classroom, a bright comfortable space perfect for exploring your craft.

Why is Eastleigh College my best choice?

You will be taught by a tutor who has spent over 20 years teaching adults different aspects of artwork. They are a practicing artist with experience in the full spectrum of art media, bringing both a personal love for drawing and painting along with the skills to create enriching, engaging lessons.

What do I need to sign up?

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Is there anything else I need to know?

This course is suitable for those with little or no experience in drawing and painting.

All learners will need basic art equipment but this can be purchased individually if wished as the course progresses. Learners will require drawing pencils including a 2B pencil, drawing paper, eraser and sharpener.

Application Information

Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.

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19/4/2021 - Apply Now


Eastleigh College

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19:00 – 21:00





24+: £151.00

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
G517C Eastleigh College 19/4/2021 Mon 19:00 – 21:00 9 £151.00 £151.00 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need some further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Adult and Community Learning team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1270.

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.