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Creative drawing and painting - Morley College, London

Creative drawing and painting - Morley College, London

About the Course

Unlock your imagination and explore experimental approaches to painting. Be inspired by music, poetry, stories and other artworks in practical exercises and projects. Use a range of different methods and materials including paint, collage and mixed media to visualise your creative ideas. All levels and abilities welcome. This course is also offered over a 6 week or 11 week duration, see the website for more details.

By the end of the course you will be able to
Express your own individual vision
Work both by observation and from the imagination
Explore and combine a range of painting principles: tone, colour, composition, layering, luminosity etc
Feel confident about using paint, collage and/or mixed media
Class format and activities
Mini tutorials given by the tutor for example paint handling
Practical projects
Visual aids, demonstrations
Individual tuition
Group review/ discussion

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Entry requirements
The course is open to all levels and experience, and is also suitable for those wishing to build a portfolio for progression onto an Art & Design Foundation or Access programme. More experienced students will be able to further develop their skills, and explore new techniques and materials

What you need to know before you enrol
This course takes place on the first floor of the art block which does not have disabled access.

What you will need for your class
You will be using a variety of drawing and painting materials and tools: charcoal, pencils, inks, pastels, wax crayons, acrylic paint, brushes, sponges. It is advisable to bring a mixing palette and water containers. Additional materials will be needed for specific projects e.g. collage papers and objects, textural materials. (A list of materials needed will be provided at the start of the course.) Paper and canvas will be available for purchase.
Note: Materials will be provided for the first session.

What you can do next:
Please enquire for recommendations on continuation courses where applicable.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.


Pedro Diego at Morley College London
61 Westminster Bridge Road
Lambeth, London
Greater London
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