Duration: 10 weeks
This course offers you the opportunity to explore different drawing and painting techniques in a relaxed, small group learning environment. You will be introduced to a range of painting and drawing techniques and explore different processes and approaches, taking the form of themed projects. Different themes introduced each term, will enable you to either kick start or improve on your level of skills. You will also be shown a range diverse artists’ work, including many with learning difficulties or disabilities, to inspire and support your learning.
Working at your own pace, you will spend time experimenting with different artist techniques and strategies in painting, drawing and mixed media to develop the skills to bring your ideas and your artwork to life via the themed projects. By the end of this course, you will be able to explore and use different approaches to drawing, painting and mixed media; develop and share your own ideas through, mood boards, discussions and the sharing of ideas with other learners to complete your individual projects. You will also use a sketchbook keep and organize examples found from various sources, for example images from the internet or fabrics samples, and of course your own interesting ideas.
This course is aimed at all levels, but in particular, beginners and learners with mild to moderate learning difficulties. An open mind and interest in learning about drawing and painting is all you will need.
Assessment takes place in many ways and using a variety of fun and entertaining methods including having your work and creations put on display. You will be assessed throughout the stages of your projects, and you will share your thoughts about your growing skills and knowledge with your teacher. There is no exam or formal assessment for this course, but you will complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) which will outline the learning objectives for the course. You will also be invited to set your own goals and you will receive feedback against the achievement of these goals during the course from your tutor. You will receive a personalised WMC Certificate on successful completion of the course.
Before you enrol you need to come and meet our team, so we can assess your needs and ensure we have the right support in place for you. To book a meeting, please call 020 7258 4752 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
WM College is able to provide financial support for course fees, you may be eligible based on prior qualifications, if you are on a low income or benefits. For more information and to find out if you are eligible, view our Fees & Finance page or contact the Learner Services team via Live Chat or on 020 7255 4700.
Teachers are supported to ensure their materials are inclusive to meet all learners needs. Provision of assistive equipment is available and access support can be provided through reasonable adjustments, subject to an assessment by the ALS team and/or the Disability Officer. Digital Learning support is available in the Learning Centre at our Camden site. Careers advice and guidance is also available to all learners.