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Painting and Drawing for Beginners

Aimed at those with little or no drawing and painting experience, this course is a complete guide for beginners wishing to learn the fundamental techniques of painting and drawing. Therefore it is ideal for those who would like to have a go but are not sure where to start. Come and learn about basic techniques using pencil, charcoal, pastels and water based paints in a friendly and informal environment. Learn all the techniques that take the ‘mystery’ out of painting.

For further details about this course please contact Paignton Adult & Community Learning on 01803 540770 email [email protected]

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Course fees
Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19-23 Fee 19+ Fee  
AL9C941PDN VP University 14/JAN/19 - 25/MAR/19 MON 12:30 - 14:30 10 £79.50
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FC Courses marked are full cost with no reductions available.
T2 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 2 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
T3 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 3 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

“I began at the College studying functional skills in English and Maths, before progressing to Painting and Decorating courses. It’s been great to progress through the levels as I learn new skills every day, and I can’t wait to begin my career.”Gemma Harvey

Adult and Community Learning – Paignton

This course is available at our Paignton Campus. We provide a vast range of Adult and Community Learning courses that enable you to try something new and recreational. 

Opening Times
Term time
Monday – Thursday
09:30 – 16:30 and 18:15 – 20:30

Friday
09:30 – 16:30

Vantage Point,
Long Road,
Paignton,
TQ4 7EJ

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If you want to enhance your future career prospects, we can also offer employability courses that will improve your CV. Some of our learners choose to begin with a recreational course before finding a new passion and progressing to a new qualification.

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