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Painting – Holiday Workshop

This four-day Painting Holiday Workshop will enable you to complete a short painting project, combining a variety of approaches to paint application and design. You will complete preliminary compositional studies in drawing and paint in oil or acrylic. Take this opportunity to experiment with processes and investigate stylistic approaches by famous artists. Prepared paper surfaces/canvas boards will be provided. Students of all levels of ability are welcome.


We are currently confirming times and dates for this course. Please register your interest below or contact us for more information.

What topics are covered?

Understanding proportion; Drawing & painting techniques and approaches; Development of observational awareness; Developing and understanding of shape and form; Materials and their uses – paint, charcoal, ink, graphite, pastels.

Who is the course aimed at?

Students of all levels of ability are welcome.

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?


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 do I need to bring?

All materials will be supplied

What else do I need to know?

When you have been enrolled on your course you will receive a confirmation email containing information about where to go, campus information, parking and the Student Code of Conduct. This email will be sent to the email address provided in the online booking.You will be required to wear a photographic ID badge at all times when in College. Please email a passport style photograph stating your full name and course title in the subject line to StudentID@bathcollege.ac.uk

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 info@bathcollege.ac.uk.

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.

1 review for Painting – Holiday Workshop

  1. rmlowe54@hotmail.com

    4 out of 5

    Very useful for me as a recap on the processes from sketch to painting. Not sure if I could have followed so well if I hadn’t had some prior knowledge. Good value with all materials provided. Pleasant tutor. Mainly good step by step instruction.

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