Painting - Short Course


The Thursday painting workshop provides a day workshop facility offering an opportunity to enhance and expand your skills and knowledge.

Where can I study?

What will I learn?

This course aims to foster self-confidence and enjoyment of painting in a stimulating environment. Whilst also exploring a creative approach to painting, the course aims to help you establish your own style and identity. This course is a fun and relaxing experience, offering a range of guidance from the tutor.

Students will have an excellent opportunity to explore materials and improve observational skills, along with new approaches to painting. Instruction is given specific to your needs, along with supportive and helpful group critiques.

There is a great sense of community at the Thursday Painting workshop and many students return year on year to continue progressing in their own skill level.

Tables and easels are provided. Students supply their own materials, tutors will advise further at the start of the course, however a hard-backed A3 sketchbook is essential.

Example modules
Personal ideas
Practical painting skills

How will I be assessed?

You are given an informal assessment at the end of the course.

Entry requirements

An interest in painting.

Additional information

About the Tutor- Pam Dowson is experienced in teaching Fine Art and Life Drawing Classes courses at the Buckinghamshire College Group. Alongside a thorough understanding of the traditional techniques, Pam facilitates one to one guidance to encourage students to create their own style, develop individually and gain confidence.

Pam Dowson has a Masters in Printmaking and a Fine Art/Illustration degree

Starts available from 20th September 2018, 17th January 2019 and 18th April 2019

Costs & funding


Course Specification

Qualification type: Level 1
Mode of study: Classroom Based
Start date: Multiple Start Dates
Course code: PPAINXXXX
Duration (weeks): 10

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Help with fees may be available depending on your personal circumstances. More information

Fees for 2018/19 are yet to be confirmed. Please contact Admissions for further information 

01296 588 595

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