Beginners Painting & Drawing, 10-12:30

Starts Monday 6 January


This Course is now full

Refine your technique and express your creative vision with this 10 week drawing and painting course. 

Through practical exercises and constructive support, this inspiring course is designed to build your artistic skills and take your creativity further. From the fundamentals of sketching and colour, to composition, painting and experimenting with style, you will study and explore an engaging variety of creative media and subject matter.

Suitable for complete beginners or experienced artists looking to broaden their horizons, the carefully structured syllabus allows you to progress and consolidate your learning at your own pace.

The course is geared around the needs of the group but will cover topics such as:

  • Perspective
  • Drawing in pencil, pen and ink
  • Drawing plants and flowers
  • Distinction between pen and pencil
  • Materials and colours
  • Watercolour techniques and preparation
  • Size and proportion of pictures
  • Composition
  • Experiments with style

Our tutors are practising artists themselves, sharing their experience and expertise through one to one guidance and feedback. Combined with the opportunity to discuss your art with other students in our friendly studio, the course offers a perfect environment to achieve your full artistic potential.

The Monday daytime classes are aimed at beginners as a stepping stone for other courses at CFA.


Monday mornings. Term starts on Monday 6th January, with a two week half term w/c 10th and 17th Feb.


The course fee excludes materials. A suggested materials list can be found here


10 weekly classes £160