Painting and Drawing - Mixed

Course Title:

Painting and Drawing - Mixed

Course Number:

CCMO I30919


Distance Learning Course

Learning Area:



Level 1 (Mixed)


Alexandra Koufali

Start Date:

06 May 2020

End Date:

08 July 2020

Session Time(s):

Wednesday between 13:00 and 15:00

Total Sessions:


Total Hours:


Class Size:

Between 8 and 16 learners.


NOTE: This course has already finished.

Course Information

Painting and Drawing Mixed

What will I be learning

  • Drawing still lives and landscapes.
  • Painting techniques and mediums used
  • Colour theory
  • Composition

What does the course involve?

You will be guided in developing your skills in drawing  

You will draw different subjects from life or photographs.

You will learn about painting different subjects

You will work in a group with one to one support from your tutor.

Does the course lead to a qualification?

No, it doesn’t lead to a qualification but you will have informal assessments to monitor your progress.

Who is the course for?

Complete beginners and learners some experience

What do I need to bring?

  • An  A3 drawing pad.
  • A  range of pencils.
  • Some soft and oil pastels.pastels.
  • Acrylics and paper or canvas  for acrylic painting

Are there any additional costs?

You might want to buy some extra materials i.e. watercolours but some are available in class.

How will I know how I am progressing during the course?

Feedback will be given, both verbally and by the evaluation of completed tasks & projects. You will receive verbal feedback on the results of your practical exercises.

There is no formal exam, although there is continual evaluation throughout the course.

Towards the end of each session you will use a DerbyLearn forum to record what you have done in class and comment on how you think you got on. Before the next session your tutor will reply with their feedback. This is a very good method of recording your own progress, reflecting on the session and a great way to receive motivation from your tutor.

Can I have help in the class?

If you would like to enrol on this course but think you will need some help in the class you could have support through the Learning Partners Scheme. The scheme matches learners who need additional help with a volunteer to attend the class together. Volunteers can help with confidence, practical tasks such as cutting or measuring, reading and taking notes or communicating with the tutor and other learners.

If you would like more information about the scheme please contact the Helpline on 01332 717900 or email

How is this course supported by DerbyLearn?

DerbyLearn is a learning platform that supports and complements most classes. To find out more, please go and sign up, it's free and well worth a look!

Progression within DALS

We have lots of courses planned to ensure you have a variety of progression routes. If you are interested in another course, please ask for more information or telephone our Helpline on 01332 717900 or

On completion of this course, you could progress to:

Life drawing course, printmaking course, portrait painting.

Venue Information

Distance Learning Course


Derby Adult Learning Service, Online Learning Course, DE0 0NA


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Enrolment Information

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