Drawing and Painting NQ


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Do you enjoy art and would you like to increase your drawing and painting skills? This course will build on your drawing skills exploring a range of materials and experimenting with a variety of painting techniques. Topics covered include chalk and charcoal drawing, ink and graphite and learning skills in acrylic, gouache and watercolour paint to explore colour.  You will also learn how to select, mount and present work for assessment and exhibition.


Level SCQF 5

Delivery Face to Face


Location College Art Studio, Portree

Duration 1 Year


Course content...

  • Introduction to Painting
  • Introduction to Colour
  • Introduction to Sketchbook
  • Analytical Drawing
  • Exhibition Presentation

What next...

This course is great for those who have a keen interest in art and wish to work towards or supplement Higher or Advanced Higher Art. Also attractive to those who are building an Art Portfolio for further study to our NC. Art and Design.


Entry requirements...

Ideally you should be working towards or at level 5 in school.