This course explores the representation of the human form, working from the life model. Study is based on observation using short and long poses. Sessions provide opportunities for experimentation and the development of various drawing skills. Students of all levels of ability are welcome and are fully supported in building a portfolio.
What topics are covered?
Understanding proportion; Drawing techniques and approaches; Development of observational awareness; Developing and understanding of shape and form; Materials and their uses – charcoal, ink, graphite, pastels.
Who is the course aimed at?
Students of all levels of ability are welcome.
Who will be my tutor?
Jackie Harding. “My lifetime passion for drawing and painting began when I was a child. I attended Junior Art School in Sheffield from the age of 11, going on to Sheffield College of Art. I finished my art education at the Slade School of Fine Art in the 1960s, where I was lucky enough to have Frank Auerbach as my personal tutor.”
Since then I have continuously taught Painting and Drawing part-time, whilst pursuing my career as an exhibiting painter.
Over these many years I still retain my enthusiasm in passing on all the knowledge I have accumulated to share with my students in this never ending journey of study.
How will I learn?
Individual guidance is given through the development of observational and practical skills; Peer reviews; Study of painters/artists past & present.
What can I do after this course?
Are there any additional costs?
All basic materials are provided. Your tutor will advise you if any extra materials need to be purchased.
Which department is this course in?Department of Creative Arts and Enterprise
Where will I need to go on my first day?On your first day, please report to the Reception in the Roper Building at City Centre Campus.
What else do I need to know?To avoid disappointment, please make sure you enrol on your chosen course early. Decisions regarding running or cancelling a course are made one week prior to the start of the course. If a course is cancelled, you will be informed and your course fees refunded in full. Please see Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.
The course will not run on bank holidays or during half term. Please check the term dates.
Where can I find out more information?If you need help or answers to specific questions, please contact the Student Advice Centre on 01225 312191 ext 720 or email email@example.com.
How do I enrol?You can enrol on this course:
Online: Click the "Add to Cart" button to enrol online.
Phone: Call 01225 328720 during our opening hours
Post: Download the Love2learn Learning Agreement and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.
In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses
Please see how to enrol for more detailed information.