january, 2024

2024wed17jan(jan 17)7:00 pmwed27mar(mar 27)9:00 pmPainting and Drawing - FULL£145 (£87 concession) - mixed ability course, relaxing and fun learning environment Coleridge Community CollegeDay:Wednesday length of course: 10 weeks


January 17 (Wednesday) 7:00 pm - March 27 (Wednesday) 9:00 pm


Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

10 weeks


Course details

Brief Description:

This Painting and Drawing course aims to enable you to acquire the painting and drawing skills and knowledge to express your own ideas and emotions and to analyse and enjoy the work of other artists. Topics covered will be: drawing, colour, tone, perspective and composition.

Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?

None – all levels are welcome.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course you will be able to:
• Reach a reasonable standard of drawing skill and use a sketch book properly
• Have acquired basic painting skills and knowledge of colour
• Have an understanding of texture and simple composition
• Understand and use perspective to create 3D form
• Use all knowledge to analyse and understand the work of other artists

Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment:

Materials will be discussed at the first session. There are materials available to use so please do not buy equipment until you have spoken with the tutor.

For the first session you will need to bring:

Sketch book and a selection of HB graphite graded pencils.

On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?

Re-enrol onto another art course, the tutor will discuss possibilities.
The Learn and Train office is able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.

Adult Learn and Train offer courses through-out the year.
Try similar courses or maybe look at learning something completely new.
You will find provision on some Saturdays and Sundays, you will also find courses available in the day and evening at different venues in Cambridge. Courses vary in length from one-off sessions to 10 weeks or more.


This course operates a waiting list, please contact the office on 01223 712340 or office@adultlearning.education to be added to the waiting list.


David Ashpolehas been teaching drawing, painting, graphic design, pottery, paper sculpture and calligraphy for over 50 years to secondary and adult learners.

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