january, 2023

2023wed11jan(jan 11)7:00 pmwed22mar(mar 22)9:00 pmPainting and Drawing - Full£140 (£84 concession) - mixed ability course, relaxing and fun learning environment Coleridge Community CollegeDay:Wednesday length of course: 10 weeks


January 11 (Wednesday) 7:00 pm - March 22 (Wednesday) 9:00 pm


Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

10 weeks


Course details

Brief Description:

This 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 Saturday and Sunday’s , 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.


£140 (£84 concession) Please call 01223 712340 to get your name on 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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