Painting for Beginners

Morley College
Course summary
10 weeks
270 - 300 GBP excl. VAT
Professional Training
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Course description

Painting for Beginners

An introduction to painting and observational skills. You will be guided through techniques of watercolour, acrylics and oil paint, responding to objects, images and portraiture. Complete beginners welcome.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Non regulated Community Learning provision, Crafts, Creative Arts and Design

Outcome / Qualification etc.

What you will learn

You will be taught by practical activities and exercises, including working from observation of still-life objects, drawing for painting, creating colour mixes and exploring tonal description through drawing and painting with a limited palette. We will look at the work of artists for inspiration, and you will be guided by 1:1 tuition and group demonstration and discussion. Techniques covered are: tonal description, mixing and using colour, composition. You will work in a variety of materials including pencil and charcoal, and both acrylic and oil paint.

Constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor will help you succeed during the class.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress ou your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Why choose Morley College

Founded in 1889

13,000 students annually

7 minutes from Waterloo station


The full tuition fee is £300, the concession fee is £240, and Senior fee is £270

About provider

Morley College

Morley College

Morley College London is one of the UK’s leading centres for adult education. The College is located 7 minutes’ walk from Waterloo station. Founded in 1889, Morley has a distinguished history in music and the visual arts. Today we offer...

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Morley College

61 Westminster Bridge Road
SE1 7HT London

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