Drawing and Painting - improvers B

Course code: QPAR106P

Subject area: Art & Design

Study level: Part Time

Course level: U

Course details

6:45pm - 9:15pm


13th Jan 2020 - 30th Mar 2020

Abingdon Campus

Contact details


01235 555 585

Create your own unique self-portrait. You are encouraged to experiment with a variety of materials and techniques and find your strength. A course designed to help you to improve your skills, while presenting new challenges, ideas and approaches.

Enthusiasm and commitment are essential and more important than formal qualifications.

Main topics covered:

• The proportions of the human head.
• Drawing of a self-portrait in basic shape and proportions.
• Techniques of modern artists related to a self-portrait.
• Visual language in relation to art project: line, pattern, shape and form, tonal value, colour, texture.
• Colour theory.
• The basic rules of using guidelines to help position a portrait correctly.
• Self-portrait painting in gouache with a modern abstract perspective.

Please note there will be no teaching sessions on 17/02/2020

Drawing and Painting - improvers C
No formal qualification necessary, but you should have had some prior experience of working in art & design e.g. GCSE/O level or evening class work. Enthusiasm and commitment are essential and more important than formal qualifications.
The specialist consumable fee set at £0.50 per hour covers materials provided for you to try or experiment with, as part of the planned study. This sum includes paper, pastels, ink and some brushes.
You are expected to provide their own paint, which might cost you up to £20. Tutor will advise at the first session on paints etc.

Trips and visits may be offered as part of your programme of study but these will be optional and fees will be collected throughout the duration of the course. Details of cost will be provided during the enrolment process if not already above.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course cost, call 01235 216 298 for more information.

The 19+ full fee button displays the full fee that may apply, the rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. Also see the Course Fees & Finance page under the Info Centre link at the top of the screen.

16 - 18 Fee

19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £130.25
Exam Fee: £21.00

Total Cost: £151.25

19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

You will achieve the NCFE Entry Level 3 Award in Creative Craft