Learning to Paint Better - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is for thosewho are keen to get back into sketching and painting or are already painting and looking for an opportunity to draw and paint weekly. Sessions help painters develop confidence and conviction in their own style and provide opportunities to practise very specific skills.

This course has proved really popular. It provides a space where learners are able to stretch and challenge themselves and explore their own style in a supportive, creative and hugely enjoyable environment.Learners help shape the weekly sessions so that the skills learnt and painting subjects are in large part determined by the interests and aspirations of the group.

This course will help you to improve your drawing and painting techniques and encourage experimentation using charcoals, acrylic and oil paints.The course will include at least one life model session per term.

Assessment Methods

You will be given support and feedback for each task and there is time at the end of each session to collectively contemplate the work of the group.  

Progression Options

We offer a range of evening, afternoon and day-long drawing and painting courses across both Bridgwater and Taunton campuses as well as accredited full-time options (Access and Degree).

Course Summary

Course Title Learning to Paint Better
Entry Requirements

are no entry requirements excepting an enthusiasm and eagerness to sketch and
paint better.

Attendance Requirements This course runs for one evening a week for the term Autumn term (11 weeks) Spring term (10 weeks) and Summer term (9 weeks).
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An apprenticeship has been the best option for me since I benefit from working in the industry as well as gaining a qualification. College days give me time to work on my assignments and explore features in the software I haven’t covered at work. During the rest of the week, I develop client relationships which help build my confidence and improve my ability to express ideas.

Heidi Prole - Level 3 Apprenticeship in Graphic Design

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