Art for Beginners - Arnold Library - Adult Learning

Arnold Library, Nottingham

Key details

Date -
Sessions Fridays: 10am - 12pm
No. sessions 5
Venue Arnold Library, Nottingham
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 12
Cost FREE - £28

About this course

Do you think you are not good at art? If you’ve answered yes to this question, then this course is for you.  Come along and try some easy steps that can help you build confidence in drawing techniques and have fun too!  

 Over the course, you will learn a variety of basic drawing techniques such as cross hatching, shading techniques, smudging and stippling.  

By the end of the course, you will: 

  • Build confidence in basic drawing skills.  
  • Create a variety of finished 2D outcomes.  
  • Understand and be able to use a variety of media such as pen, pencil and colours. 
You will need:
  • A basic sketchbook/notepad or paper to draw onto, 
  • a pen, 
  • pencil, 
  • ruler, 
  • rubber, 
  • sharpener 

Suggested Reading for the course: 

  • Art Handbooks: Basic Drawing Techniques by Richard Box 

Please note the course will not be running 22nd November

Booking your place and fee information

If you are in receipt of certain benefits you will be offered the course for free, however if you have a financial barrier which may prevent you from enrolling on the course  please visit our webpage for further information

To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been living in England and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in England with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

  • Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield 
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater London
  • Greater Manchester
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
  • West Yorkshire

Any questions?

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