When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor TBC MCA HPL - Grade H
  • Course Code K23MCAF09C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

A practical introduction and exploration of drawing and mark-making techniques using a range of materials. You will be taught various aspects of observational drawing including proportion, perspective, line and tone, as well as continued exploration of mark-making techniques. Examples of historical and contemporary drawing will be discussed in class and Learners are encouraged to develop a personal response to observed subjects including inanimate objects or everyday items, landscape, portraits, and photographic images. We encourage you to develop your own style and expression of drawing.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explore drawing and mark-making using a range of materials
  • Explore drawing more accurately
  • Explore drawing and mark-making using a range of line and tones
  • Explore mark-making techniques and processes
  • Draw and mark-make with more confidence


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    This is a practical course, and you will spend most of your class time drawing. The course focuses on drawing from direct observation and from photographs, using a variety of materials and techniques. To ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular and detailed feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

    Entry requirements

    This structured course is for beginners and for those who want to refresh skills.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    The fee includes tuition and some materials. You may need to purchase your own additional materials as advised by your tutor.

    What you need

    We provide materials for onsite students at a cost-effective price, but also recommend bringing your own materials as desired.

    What you can do next

    Further and part time drawing & painting courses at Morley College, part-time and full-time fine art courses, BTEC etc