When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor TBC MCA HPL - Grade H
  • Course Code K23MCAF06C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Still life drawing can be a powerful learning experience for artists of all levels: A practical introduction to observational drawing skills, using a range of materials. You will be taught various aspects of drawing from observation including proportion, perspective, line and tone. Examples of historical and contemporary drawing will be discussed in class and Learners are encouraged to develop a personal response to subjects including inanimate objects including everyday items, landscape, portraits, and photographic images.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Draw using a range of materials
  • Look and draw more accurately
  • Draw using a full range of tones
  • Draw with more confidence


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    This is a practical course, and you will spend most of class time drawing. The course focusses 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 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.