Art, Design & Creative Media

Life Drawing - A076

12 Quays Part Time Level 1

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This course is suitable for both beginners and advanced students who have experience of drawing from the figure. The sessions will have formal content and instruction. However, if you already have expertise in life drawing you can use the session to develop your drawings in relation to your own ideas.

Course Details

The sessions will explore the general formal concepts of drawing. The short course is aimed to introduce students to a variety of approaches to drawing. After undertaking the course students should have a portfolio of Life Drawings that demonstrate that they have achieved the following:

  1. an understanding of structure and scale in drawing
  2. an understanding of space and form in drawing
  3. an increased critical understanding of drawing
Entry Guidelines

There are no formal entry criteria. You should have some experience in drawing and a general interest in life drawing. Good eye/hand co-ordination, communication and numeracy skills would be useful.

Satisfactory interview, assessment and reference.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Office use only. Non Standard 12.

Equipment Required

The materials you will require for this course need not be expensive. It is always a sound investment to acquire some good paper. A1 Drawing Boards will be provided for you in the Life Room. In addition you will need a range of pencils, erasers (including putty rubbers), charcoal, chalks, ink, paint, brushes, masking tape etc. Any additional materials will be suggested prior to the commencement of the next class by the tutor. Whilst most drawing materials and processes are perfectly safe to use, relevant Health & Safety procedures must be observed, such as in the application of fixative, or the use of potentially toxic materials such as graphite powder. If you have any doubts about any particular material or process, please consult the class tutor.

Assessment Method

Portfolio of work.

Where can I progress to?

Potential progression to any of the art and design courses offered by Wirral Met.

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Starting 13th January 2020 - Ending - 23rd March 2020REF A076L001

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £210.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 09:30 — 12:30 12 Quays
Starting 11th January 2021 - Ending - 22nd March 2021REF A076M001

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £210.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11 to 4pm and Wednesdays 4 to 6.30pm (term time only).


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