When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor TBC MCA HPL - Grade H
  • Course Code K23MCAF03C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Suitable for students of all levels: A dynamic drawing course designed to help you develop your own visual language in response to a life model. You will be introduced to varying approaches in drawing and how to capture the human form. Develop observational skills in looking, describing, judging feeling and balance; using contour, gestural and schematic drawing, and be provided with the tools for proportional drawing also. Explore varying materials including pencils, charcoal and pastels: we encourage you to develop your own style and expression in drawing the human form.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Work with greater awareness of painting and drawing the form using light and shade
  • Work with confidence and create with individual vision exploring applied techniques
  • Increase a visual vocabulary using a variety of tools and materials


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    This is a practical class, whereby you will spend the majority of class time drawing. The course will focus on observational studies drawing from a live model. For all students, techniques will include contour with pencil, weight and modelling with charcoal, gesture drawing with charcoal and pencil etc. Beginners will concentrate on drawing and returning students will pursue personal projects working in chosen medium exploring new techniques in drawing or painting.

    Entry requirements

    No previous experience is needed.

    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 if so 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, BA & MA.