Still Life Drawing – C7930

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Course Overview

This seven-week course is suitable for beginners and those with some drawing experience.
Each week we will work with different themes/materials including charcoal, ink, pencil, paint and pastel.
Using a range of different mark making techniques creating form, texture and depth both abstract and realistic in response to still life. This will help you develop an understanding of a range of methods which will equip you with the knowledge and experience you need to develop your drawings further.

What You'll Learn

Year 1

During this seven week course, you will learn:
– how to work with a range of drawing materials including charcoal, ink, pencil and pastels.
– mark making techniques and will gain the ability to implement shading and texture to your work.
– observational drawing skills employing still life.
– develop a broader understanding of ‘drawing’ to perceive that this is not merely pencil work.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements, just an interest in the subject.

How you will be assessed

There are no formal assessments but the tutor will provide ongiuong feedback.

Course Fees

Tuition fees

Tuition Fees (19+): £25.00

Additional Costs

There is a materials cost of £10 attached to the course.

Material Fees



If the course is longer than one year the total fees are for the first year only and further fees may apply in future years. All fees are based on a ‘home’ learner status. Please contact us for information on overseas fees.

For more information, please see our course fee disclaimers page.

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Course and Career progression

The course can lead to more art-based courses including ceramics, textiles, painting and leathercraft.
The course might also lead to our Access to Creative Arts programme,
This is an attendance-only course with no qualifications attached.
On completion of this course, you may also wish to seek careers advice from one of the College’s independent career advisors.

What Happens Next

Apply online via the College website. You will be contacted to attend an interview if required, or you will be sent a conditional offer according to the entry requirements for the course. You will then be invited in to enrol for your chosen course of study.

For enrol and pay courses: Once you have decided to take the course, you need to fill in a short learner details form online and pay the course fee. Once you have done this, you will receive an electronic confirmation of enrolment and payment.

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