Our app

Download our app

Click on the App Store or Google Play logos below to download the College app.

app store

google play

news icon 1.1       Policies1

Check out our latest events!

Apply now!

More courses

Not sure? No problem

Choosing what to study can be challenging. Speak to one of our advisors to find out what your options are.

Advice & Help Centre

Overview of course

The aim of this course is to practise different approaches and techniques of painting and drawing and to experiment with and improve on existing skills.

What will I learn?

We will go through various techniques in basic drawing and painting in watercolours, oils, acrylic or pastel. The course will include still life, landscapes, flowers and scope for development of your own ideas. The objectives of the course will be dependent on ability but in general the following will be covered: Producing a sketchbook of work, understanding watercolour techniques e.g. washes, glazing and wet on wet. Use of different media e.g. charcoal, pen, pastel, acrylic and oil. Understanding the colour wheel and the mixing of colours in any medium.

Who is the course for?

All abilities

Will I have to provide anything?

Please bring whatever medium you are used to working in. Beginners will need an A3 pad of cartridge paper, 2B pencil and rubber. Advice about buying additional or new painting resources will be given at the first session.

I'm interested. What should I do now?

Please enrol online using the link or call West Suffolk College in Bury on either 01284 716342 or 01284 716297

Days & times

Starting 24/09/2019
Tuesday 13:15 - 15:15

Course price

£120.00

Ask us a Question

If there is anything more you would like to know about this course, please message us here.

Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Invalid Input
Please enter a message

Ask us a Question

If there is anything more you would like to know about this course, please message us here.

Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Invalid Input
Please enter a message