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Discover the traditional approach to art education at Bristol School of Art, where you will learn the fundamental principles of drawing based on the teachings of 18th and 19th-century art schools. This course focuses on mastering proportion, shapes, edges, and values to create drawings that possess depth and realism. Whether you are a beginner seeking a solid foundation or an experienced artist looking to enhance your skills, this course provides a logical and comprehensible process for creating art. Join us at our historic Queens Road campus, housed in a building with a rich artistic heritage dating back to 1858, and embark on a journey of learning and creativity.
How will I learn?
Through a structured curriculum, you will be guided in understanding and applying the essential elements of drawing. Proportion, shapes, edges, and values will be explored systematically, enabling you to create drawings with a strong sense of depth and realism. This logical and easy-to-understand process will empower you to develop your drawing skills and expand your artistic capabilities.
This course welcomes individuals of all levels, whether you are a beginner seeking a solid grounding in drawing or an experienced artist aiming to refine your skills. Join us at the historic Bristol School of Art building on Queens Road and immerse yourself in a supportive and inspiring environment where you can learn and create. Unleash your artistic potential and unlock the secrets of traditional drawing techniques.
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How to enrol for this course
All Part-Time courses are available to enrol online via a quick and easy online enrolment form. Simply click the 'Enrol' button above to add your enrolment to the course basket, then click the 'Start application' button within the basket commence your enrolment.
If you have any issues applying online we also accept paper enrolments. You can download and print our 2023/2024 Enrolment Request Form. Alternatively, you can visit your local campus to collect a form. An enrolment form can also be sent to you by post, simply contact our Customer Experience team to arrange this.
If you have any questions, please contact our Customer Experience team on 08000567253, email [email protected] or write to Part-Time Enrolments, SGS College, Filton Avenue, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7AT.