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Life Drawing Workshop

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Life Drawing Workshop

This course will provide you with an introduction to the principles of life drawing, exploring measuring and proportion working from the figure.

Course information

Course content

During the course you will study a range of topics, including:

  • How to approach drawing from the figure
  • Using fundamental techniques
  • Line and tonal work
  • How to consider proportion
  • Develop skills in depicting forms.

You can also use this qualification to extend your learning by studying the subject at a more advanced level.

Assessment methods

There is no formal assessment for this course. You will submit your practical work at the end of the course for tutor-led internal assessment.

Further study and career options

On successful completion you can apply to study at advanced level, or degree-level on individual units. Alternatively you can use the course to develop a practical portfolio in order to apply for a HND course.

Additional information

This course is based in the College’s specialist art studios. You will need to purchase a basic set of pencils. These should include 2H, H, HB, B, 2B, 4B, and 6B at least, but may include a wider range. You may also find a personal sketchbook useful for making notes or practising drawing techniques. Paper will be provided.

Available Courses
Bedford College
Starts: 26/09/2023
Type: Part Time
Length: 6 weeks
Day(s): Tuesday
Time(s): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Fees: £90.00

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Any questions?

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We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.