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Life Drawing Workshop

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This course will provide you with an introduction to the principles of life drawing, exploring measuring and proportion working from the figure.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. However, a genuine interest in life drawing would be beneficial.

Course content

During the course you will study a range of topics, including:

  • How to approach drawing from the figure
  • Using fundamental techniques
  • Line and tonal work
  • How to consider proportion
  • Develop skills in depicting forms.

You can also use this qualification to extend your learning by studying the subject at a more advanced level.

Assessment methods

There is no formal assessment for this course. You will submit your practical work at the end of the course for tutor-led internal assessment.

Further study and career options

On successful completion you can apply to study at advanced level, or degree-level on individual units. Alternatively you can use the course to develop a practical portfolio in order to apply for a HND course.

Additional information

This course is based in the College's specialist art studios. You will need to purchase a basic set of pencils. These should include 2H, H, HB, B, 2B, 4B, and 6B at least, but may include a wider range. You may also find a personal sketchbook useful for making notes or practising drawing techniques. Paper will be provided.

Course information & how to book

This course runs on multiple occasions. Choose the date most appropriate for you.

Select the 'Enrol' button to book on to this course online. Please note: after registering you will be taken to the payment page where you will need to pay for your course.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
6 weeks 07/11/2017 Tue 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm £78 Cauldwell Street L775S3 Course in progress
6 weeks 23/01/2018 Tue 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm £78 Cauldwell Street L775S4 Pay & Enrol
6 weeks 13/03/2018 Tue 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm £78 Cauldwell Street L775S5 Pay & Enrol
6 weeks 08/05/2018 Tue 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm £78 Cauldwell Street L775S6 Pay & Enrol

Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

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Accessibility
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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