Painting (Foundation)

1. Overview

This course is sympathetic to the needs of those just beginning to discover and develop their interest in painting.

Students will be given instruction on technique and the use of a variety of drawing and painting media, including an opportunity to have a taste of life drawing and painting.

2. What you will study

Students will be given instruction on technique and the use of a variety of drawing and painting media, including an opportunity to have a taste of life drawing and painting.

The student will be introduced to the process and practice of painting through lectures/discussions, individual/group tuition and studio-based practice.

Students are encouraged to keep a visual diary, which reflects their personal practice, and individual interests including the work of other artists. This is intended to become a personal journal of their development during the course.


3. Entry Requirements

This course provides an excellent introduction to painting and a solid grounding for beginners. There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

All students are required to be at least 16 years of age on the first day of the course.

4. How to apply

Course fee: £305

Gray's Short Course Online Registration

Successful enrolment will be confirmed by email.

RGU Registration

All students should be aware that when registering as a student at RGU they are accepting a contract of enrolment. (In order to attend short courses all students must register and accept RGU's conditions).

Withdrawals

Please inform Gray’s School of Art if you are withdrawing your course. Any student absent for more than 4 weeks consecutively will be contacted by the school. Should no explanation of absence be given, RGU will withdraw you from the course.

Refunds

A refund is only applicable where there has been at least 4 weeks illness and a medical certificate to support it.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about registration, contact:

Gray's Short Course Team

5. Additional Information

Studio equipment: easels, trestles, and drawing-boards will be provided.

Paper for exhibiting purposes will be provided in week 16. A life model is provided during the course.

A complete health and safety induction will take place on commencement of the course.

View the Foundation Painting Materials List (PDF 103KB)

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Start Date

Semester One: 4/7 Oct - 22/25 Nov 2017
Semester Two:10/13 Jan - 28 Feb/3 Mar 2018

Course Length

40 hours (16 weeks)
Wednesday 7.00pm - 9.30pm or
Saturday 1.30pm - 4.00pm

Mode of Attendance

Short Course/Part-time

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Gray's School of Art
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