september, 2024

2024wed25sep(sep 25)7:00 pmwed04dec(dec 4)9:00 pmPainting and Drawing£152 (£92 concession) - mixed ability course, relaxing and fun learning environmentColeridge Community CollegeDay:Wednesday length of course: 10 weeks


September 25 (Wednesday) 7:00 pm - December 4 (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: painting, drawing, tone, composition, colour and perspective.

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 sketchbook 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:

A3 Sketchbook and a selection of different graphite graded pencils, pencil sharpener and eraser.

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

Re-enrol in 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 offers courses throughout 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.


To book, please call the Adult Learn and Train office on 01223 712340


David BennisonDavid Bennison is an experienced art tutor and practising artist based in Cambridge. With more than 15 years of teaching experience, he has taught a diverse range of students, from GCSE to adult learners. David graduated from the Cambridge School of Art, where he earned a BA in Illustration in 2007. As an artist, David's speciality is oil paint, he also has a great passion for drawing, digital image, and printmaking.

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