• Art, Design & Photography

Why take this course?

This course is intended to develop your artistic abilities and to foster your appreciation and understanding of visual arts. Throughout the course you will discover what it means to express yourself visually. On completion you will have a portfolio of completed works, and may also be given the opportunity to display your work.

What you will experience

You will develop your capacity to appropriately choose drawing and painting media, techniques and processes, and enhance your understanding of what it means to express a personal visual language in response to a selected theme. You will explore a theme, develop a selection of drawn and painted compositions and bring these to a considered conclusion in the production of a final masterpiece! In addition to plenty of hands-on practice, students will explore a range of topics related to painting and drawing, including:

  • Selecting appropriate paint and materials
  • Drawing techniques
  • Using of colour, composition, line and tone
  • Mixed-media techniques
  • Watercolour and opaque painting portraiture
  • Figure composition
  • Landscapes, still life and abstract