Life Drawing: The Human Form

Autumn Term

Time:7pm -9pmDuration:10 weeks

Spring Term

Start Date:12/01/2023Day:Thursday
Time:7pm-9pmDuration:10 weeks

Summer Term

Start Date:27/04/2023Day:Thursday
Time:7pm-9pmDuration:8 weeks

About the course

This course is suitable for students of all levels who wish to develop their life drawing skills. Over this structured course you’ll discover a wide range of drawing skills, working with a number of different life models.

Topics covered include:

  • Tone – shades, relationships, and textures
  • Line – contours, weight, mark-making
  • Shape – positive and negative shapes and spaces
  • Measurement – sight size, ratios, and scale
  • Sketching techniques
  • Critical assessment, Q & A
  • Samples and demonstrations
  • Constructive feedback and personal development



Learners will attend weekly lessons in college. The required materials are included in the course fees.

Learners also benefit from access to the college library during our evening opening times, including computers, study stations, print-based and electronic learning materials, printers and scanners.

Course suitability

This course is suitable for anyone who wishes to develop their life drawing skills.


How to apply

If you wish to apply, please completion this Application Form, or call or email us if you have any questions on 01403 216597 or  Please note the office is closed for the Easter Holidays (31st March to 17th April)



Course fees are the same for all students – there are no concessions available. The course fee is due at the point of booking to secure a place on the course.

For further details, pleases see our Fees and Funding page.