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When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability No
  • Tutor Gillian Melling
  • Course Code W23PDGA06D
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Develop your drawing and painting skills, studying inks, oils, acrylics and mixed media. Identify harmonious composition, form, colour, tone and proportion working from observation, (including the model). Returning students will be encouraged to develop individual projects. Students new to the group will follow an introductory drawing and painting programme for the first 6-8 weeks.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Develop your own Painting and Drawing Project using chosen media and subject area
  • Keep a journal (optional) to embed ideas and progression through the term
  • Know how to use a range different drawing and painting media and the best practice needed
  • Know how to identify and mix warm and cool colours in a range of media
  • Learn how to incorporate form, perspective, light and tone through mark making
  • Intermediate Program 1st term : Work from Observation Still Life using specific techniques set by your tutor


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    Intermediate students will complete a 6-8 week introductory course in drawing and painting. Advanced learners will continue to pursue personal projects working in chosen mediums. You will have regular technique demonstrations and detailed advice/feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment. Whole group discussion and 1:1 assessment with your tutor. .

    Entry requirements

    This is an intermediate / advanced level class and is recommended for those with some drawing and /or painting experience who want to start developing their own interests and ideas. Advanced learners will be encouraged to build on previous project work and develop their skills and a personal style.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    D11 is currently accessible only by stairs and has no lift access.

    What you need

    Charcoal, soft pencils, erasers, Sketchbook A5 or A4, Paper will be provided.

    What you can do next

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