Illustration - image based on a piece of text

Online North

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who has an interest in learning new creative techniques and methods of drawing and painting. This course is aimed at any level, from beginner onwards.

Course content

You will be exploring ways of looking and seeing. You will be trying different methods of making images that relate to your chosen piece of text. Each week there will be a different focus, technique or activity. This will include composition, drawing and painting skills, scale, layout, typography. You will be able to explore your own ideas and follow set practical tasks.

Support and feedback

Your tutor will support you throughout the course via the online sessions. You will work with your tutor on your personal goals within the structure of the course. You will receive feedback on your progress and suggestions as to how to improve.

Additional costs and requirements


Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

You will need a laptop / PC / phone / tablet with a camera and microphone / headphones and a good internet connection. You will need to provide your own materials.

Additional information and resources

“How will I learn?

You will be working with your tutor and other learners using an online video platform called Zoom. Your course will include practical tasks and discussions and your tutor will support you throughout. You may wish to continue work between the sessions. This will help you to get the best from the course and to progress at a pace you are comfortable with.

Resources and additional information

· Paper, cartridge and watercolour paper, A3 minimum. · Pencils and ruler

· Paint, Watercolour or acrylic · Brushes, palette, water pot.

What can I do next?

You may like to choose from a range of other Art courses: Abstract Painting, Still Life, Drawing and Painting, watercolours or another art course with Learn Devon. You may like to join an online art group or one that meets locally to you. Your tutor will suggest ideas on what you can practice and how to build on what you have learnt. They will signpost you to other opportunities to support your learning.”

Start date21 Sep 2021
End date19 Oct 2021
Start time18:00
End time20:00
Concessions not available