Painting

Short Course - Foundation

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

You 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.

This course has multiple study options
Mode of Attendance
Mode of Study
Start Date
Course Length
Mode of Attendance
  • On Campus
Mode of Study
  • Part Time
Start Date
Semester One:
3/6 Oct - 21/24 Nov 2018
Semester Two:
9/12 Jan - 27 Feb/2 Mar 2019
Course Length
40 hours (16 weeks)
Wednesdays: 7.00pm - 9.30pm
or
Saturdays: 1.30pm - 4.00pm

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

You will also be encouraged to keep a visual diary, reflecting your personal practice and individual interests including the work of other artists. This is intended to become a personal journal of your development during the course.

 

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.

Assessment

This course is not formally assessed. 

Support

Students are encouraged to inform us at the time of enrolment of information relating to a disability, medical condition or specific learning difficulty. 

The Disability & Dyslexia Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants with profound physical or sensory disabilities are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.

Disability & Dyslexia Centre 

The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in academic writing, study skills, maths and statistics, English language and information technology.

Study Skills Support

 

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

Required Age

All students are required to be at least 16 years of age on the commencement of course excluding the Young Artist programmes.

 

Course fee: £305

Refunds

A refund is only applicable where there has been illness with a medical certificate to support it.

STUDENT ID CARDS

Students enrolled on a 40/60 hour Short Course are eligible for student discounted rates around the city and at our Gray’s School of Art Materials Shop. Find out more:  

USING ID AND SMART CARDS

OTHER FEES AND CHARGES 

Gray's School of Art Materials Shop

Located within the Gray’s building, the Art Materials Shop stocks a wide range of specialist materials, papers and equipment for all kinds of creative ventures. Open to all, both student and non-student, with very competitive prices, the staff are on hand and happy to help. Open between 9am-3.30pm Monday to Friday and a selection of dates over each semester to accommodate the Short Course students.

Staff appreciate many Short Course students are busy through the day, so they are happy to take phone orders that can be collected from reception at a later/more convenient time for students.

Gray's School of Art Materials Shop

DISCLAIMER

For new intakes course fees are reviewed and published annually for each mode of delivery. Tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in the offer letter.  For further information see:

STUDENT FINANCE

 

Have a question about the course? Get in touch with the Gray's Short Course Team and we'll do our best to help.

Taking this course, you will have access to some of the world's best facilities. 

We've invested more than £100 million in the development of our campus, new facilities and new resources.

University Wide Facilities

Apply

Apply direct to the university using our online application form. 

Successful enrolment will be confirmed by email.


Have a question about the course? Get in touch with the Gray's Short Course Team and we'll do our best to help.