Drawing and Painting - mixed ability C

Course code: QCWS102P

Subject area: Art & Design

Study level: Part Time

Course level: U

Course details

1:30pm - 4:30pm


19th Apr 2021 - 5th Jul 2021

Witney Campus

Contact details


01235 555 585

This course is a progressional pathway from last term. However as it is mixed ability it is suitable for all levels. Covering an extensive range of skills and techniques in both dry and wet media, we will explore a variety of projects using both classical and contemporary methods. You will receive constructive support from your Tutor while developing your unique skills, techniques and creativity in a supportive and friendly environment

Learn further skills in the application of wet and dry mediums.
Explore in greater depth the use of tonal values, composition, colour mixing, texture and various paper surfaces.
Working on personal projects to express your ideas through individual work and group discussions.
Explore and continue to develop your personal style in both drawing and painting.

What to Bring:
A3 Sketchpad
A4 watercolour pad
Paints such as watercolour
Paint brushes
A range of lead pencils plus an eraser
Craft knife
Black biro or black fine liner pen.

Your tutor will advise you of any other materials you may need as the course progresses.

Please note there will be no teaching sessions on 03/05/2021 and 31/05/2021.

There are vending machines available where hot/cold drinks and snacks can be purchased. In order to reduce the use of single-use plastic water bottles/cups, there are watercoolers on site making it easy to refill your water bottle.

There is no parking on site during the day. Please use Marriotts Walk or Woodford Way Car Parks, which are a few minutes’ walk away.

Please report to Reception on arrival.

Abingdon and Witney College is subject to Ofsted regulation and is required to work with all its students to make sure they understand Government initiatives around Safeguarding, Prevent and Fundamental British Values. Information on these matters will be shared with you during your course.

You will also be asked to complete monitoring paperwork, which helps us to deliver course content to the highest quality.

This course may lead to an improvers course or another course in drawing and painting with Oxfordshire Adult Learning.
None required for this course as it accommodates complete beginners or those with prior experience.

Courses can fill fast, so please enrol early to avoid disappointment. Decisions on whether a course is to run are made two weeks prior to the start date - an email will be sent to you should there be changes to your course or if it is cancelled. Please check your inbox leading up to your course, including the junk folders. For anyone without an email account, our Admissions team will phone you instead.

For the first week of the course you will need to bring a valid form of identification; this includes passport, driving licence, debit/credit card, Birth Certificate or National Insurance card.

Please note - you should be 19 years old or over at 31st August 2020 prior to starting the course.
Courses offered by the college are fully or partly funded by the Government and the published fee takes account of this funding.

Before starting a course, the College is required to check you meet conditions relating to that funding, e.g. age, residency status within the UK/EEA, prior qualification level and employment status. In some circumstances (such as with online enrolments), these checks can only be completed after you have enrolled and paid.

If you are unable to pay in full for this course at the time of enrolment, and the course tuition fee is £300 or more, an instalment plan is available. If this is your preference, please do not enrol online but rather call the Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to enrol.

Once enrolled, Admissions will take the first instalment payment from you and pass on your details to the Finance team who will email you to set-up your payment plan. Please return a fully completed instalment plan to Finance as failure to do so could result in being withdrawn from your course.

The 19+ full fee button displays the full fee that may apply. As the rules on fee reduction are complicated, we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to discuss these options. You can also visit the Course Fees & Finance page by searching 'Fees and bursaries' at the top of the page.

16 - 18 Fee

19+ Fee

Tution Fee: £165.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £165.00

19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £99.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £99.00

As this is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification. However, you will be asked to complete activities that demonstrate how you are progressing on your course.
The focus of the course is practical and will include, lecture, demonstrations, individual practice, pair work, group discussions, quizzes and presentations. Evaluation of your own skills and working on a 1:1 basis with your tutor which will include developmental feedback.