Painting and Drawing

Improve your Painting and Drawing skills with this friendly class provided in partnership with Trafford College.

Starting Tuesday 15th September 2020


Cost £100 for 10 weeks or no charge if on benefits or on a low income (less than £18,135 a year).  Additional £5 is required for resources when enrolling.

To book a place, please contact Sandra McLennon on 0161 886 7443 or 07944933959.

What you will learn

 You’ll get individual guidance and instruction on the crucial elements needed in creating artwork, such as…

  • Figures and proportions
  • Face structures
  • Water soluble pencils to create shading effects
  • Landscapes using acrylics
  • Watercolour Techniques and mixing colours
  • Seascapes 
  • Using perspective and composition within your artwork 

By the end of the course you will be able to

Identify particular styles and techniques that can be used to develop your own artistic work.

What happens in the class?

There will be a mix of presentations and practical exercises with the classes. Learners will be expected to make notes and independently practise activities.

Entry requirements

Some prior knowledge of art is required and you should just want to learn more about this wonderful subject.

What you will need for your class

Nothing fancy, just the basics are needed pencils and paper

What can you do after this course?

Lots! If you found this introductory course enjoyable, you can progress onto our other art appreciation & history courses, some examining different centuries and others focussing on particular art movements and well known work.  New courses are being scheduled all the time so make sure you come back and visit the college website regularly for updates.