Art, Design and Fashion

Drawing and Painting Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course starts again 9 January for 10 weeks on a Wednesday evening from 6.00pm - 8.00pm. We offer this course three times a year, September, January and April.

Entry requirements

A general interest in Drawing and Painting, this course is suitable for beginners.

You will achieve

You will be issued with a Barnsley College certificate on completion of the course.

Last updated: 30th November 2018

Course overview

Sharpen your pencils and learn how to draw and paint properly with this 10-week course. Whether you are a complete beginner or wanting to refine your current artistic skills, the course allows you to express your creativity with a variety of techniques.

Course content

The course is aimed at those who are new to painting and drawing wanting to explore the subject by starting with the basics and those who are wishing to gain confidence and extend their knowledge further.

You will be shown over a 10 week period (two hours a week) a variety of techniques and a basic introduction to the formal elements of painting and drawing including, line, colour, texture, form, perspective and many others. You will also experiment with a number of media materials ranging from pencil, charcoal, acrylics, and oil and water based mediums to produce original artwork which can then be showcased in our annual Excellence Show at the end of the year.

What equipment will I need?

All equipment will be provided.

Where will I study?

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £150 full fee payable.

Extra information

Full Fee Payable

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

Contact the Information Unit

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Additional Learning Support

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.


Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Drawing and Painting Part-time