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In this course, you will be introduced to drawing methods and techniques for you to develop and explore in your own way. Experimental approaches are welcomed. We will explore different ways of mark making using tools and applying them to create unique marks. We will draw from objects to create textural, patterned and abstracted drawings as well as using sound, moving image, life and the space around you as inspiration for drawing.The aim of the course is to introduce you to a wide range of drawing methods, in the hope that you come closer to finding your personal drawing style.
How will I know how I am doing?
You will receive support and feedback from your Tutor and at the end of the course you will receive a certificate.
What do I need to join?
This course is set up to need a minimal amount of art materials. You will need access to a laptop or computer to join the webinars and tutorials. You will need basic drawing materials such as paper and pencil/pen. Other materials would be advantageous such as charcoal, ink, brushes, paint and masking tape.
Enrolment is quick and easy:
- Click on the enrolment button and fill in the short form
- Await an access link to our online learning platform in Microsoft Teams
Please be aware that if you have applied for more than one Creative Online Course, you will be enrolled on all the courses you have selected. We recommend spending a minimum of 3-4 hours per week on each course to fully complete your studies.
This qualification is only suitable for learners aged 19 or
How will I learn?
Weekly tasks will be set by your tutor Laura Edmunds as PDF documents. There is no wrong or right way to do this, and the tasks are designed as such. The tasks will feature a set of instructions and recommended resources as a starting point. Your tutor will also link to other artists to contextualise the task and expand your knowledge of artists drawing. It is key to maintain an open mind, and to see the potential in what you draw.
You will receive:
- A tailored 12-week package with exciting and creative tasks.
- Online tutorials with your tutor who will give you further support, advice and guidance.
- Access to group chats and four webinars lead by your tutor giving you the opportunity to discuss your work and ideas with other students.
This course is delivered within an online virtual classroom. Our virtual
learning courses brings the classroom to you. Course are online, allowing you to
study from anywhere however classes run live at scheduled times and dates.
Giving you the full live classroom experience with other learners and our expert
lecturers, all from the comfort of your own home.
What can I do next?
If you would like to continue your studies, you can progress onto many other courses that SGS College offers. Many students have progressed up through diploma levels or joined an Access to Higher Education course and then have either gone to university level courses, been employed in well-paid jobs or started up successful businesses. A career in art is diverse and can include work in graphic design, illustration, website design, teaching, museum studies and curating, set design, youth work, art therapy and photography, as well as work in the ceramics, textiles and fashion industries. The skills and confidence gained on this course will help you find the direction you want to go in and how to get there.
For advice and guidance on what to do next please email [email protected]
IMPORTANT INFORMATION DUE TO THE IMPACT OF COVID-19
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic we may need to take a number of measures that could affect our planned delivery method. For example; planned on site delivery may take a blended approach; a mixture of classroom based and online activities. We will endeavour to ensure course information, including delivery method and pricing, is updated when changes are having to be made. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us before completing an enrolment form.
This course is an online distance learning course and is not effected by any Covid-19 delivery changes.
For information on how this may impact art courses please email [email protected]
DISTANCE LEARNING PLATFORM
The choosen platform for this course is Microsoft Teams. Teams allows learners and teachers to seamlessly work together, create content and share resources from a single, easy-to-learn and simple platform. On successful enrolment onto this course you will be provided with all the details required to set up Teams.
Please be aware this course does not have a fee that is payable on enrolment.
If you require financial support including payment plans, bursaries and advanced learner loans please visit the Money Management Service section of the website.
For more information on fees please view our Fees, Charges and Refunds Policy and our Applications, Admissions and Enrolment Policy and Procedures.
This course offers simpler and safer online enrolment requests, which means in a matter of minutes you can submit an enrolment request to us. However please be aware that upon submitting your enrolment form you are not guaranteed to be accepted. A number of our courses require assessments, qualification checks or simply a conversation with you before we can confirm your enrolment.
Within 24 hours of enrolment submission you will receive an automated email notification with information on what happens next.
Course information last updated: Friday 22nd January 2021 @ 8.30am (4 days ago)