Beginners' Drawing Online Art Course (B1)
The Beginners' Drawing Course is a Certificate Course.
This introductory art course teaches students how to draw, covering: perspective, shapes and shadows, pencil, pen and ink drawing, use of charcoal, coloured pencils, pastels and chalk, how to draw people and how to sketch. This is an excellent starting point for people who simply want to draw well. If it is likely you will want to learn to paint as well you could consider the B2 Beginner’s Painting course, although students who are likely to take both the Beginners' Drawing course and the Beginners' Painting course should consider taking D1 our Drawing & Painting Diploma course. The Drawing and Painting Diploma covers the same areas, as well as much more besides, and offers very good value.
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Critiques online or via Regular Mail
Students are able to upload their artwork to the 'The Art Room' on our website. Each student is given a unique username and password on enrolment for their own private section in The Art Room. Students can upload their artwork for the tutor to collect and critique. The tutor will then upload feedback for the student to download. If you do not have facilities to upload your artwork, you can mail your artwork to the tutors centre and receive your artwork back with your critique. It is essential you label all packages/artwork with your student number.
Student Artwork by Jacqueline Miley
All our courses are written to be complete in themselves. However we realise that students may appreciate being able to get clarification about various things as they work through their programme as well wanting reassurance that they are putting techniques into practice effectively. The tutors provide the technical support to deal with relevant queries.
Most courses have their own dedicated Tutor. The tutor keeps the course up to date and relevant to today's students. They are available to the individual student for advice and encouragement. Each course has regular exercises and assignments that are constructed in such a way as to give the student the opportunity to practice the techniques learnt on the course and to test themselves as they go along. The student is encouraged to submit the assignment work to the college for the tutor to critique. The student's work will be returned together with the tutor's personal critique. On many courses the assignment work may be suitable for inclusion in a student's Portfolio of Work that could be very useful later. The college will use the assignments submitted as the basis for any award of a letter, certificate or diploma.
Student Artwork by Lorraine O'Beirne
Duration and Experience
The expected duration of this course is approximately 3 months although the college allows students up to one year to complete their studies.This course is suitable for all students.
The following is an overview of some of the areas that are covered in the course.
Media: Equipment used
Subject: Areas covered
Techniques: Skills developed
Using the mediums
Samples pages from this course
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Samples images from this course
Below are a few images from the course itself illustrated by tutor and artist Julie Douglas.
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