Art, Craft, Media & Photography


We have a variety of courses to suit everyone. Come along, learn a new skill, make new friends, or retrain for that dream job.


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The School of Art at Swindon College offers a wide range of courses from Level 1 right through to Level 7 Masters Degrees (working in partnership with Oxford Brookes University). The Swindon College School of Art has something for everyone, come along, learn a new skill, make new friends or retrain for that dream job.

Art, Craft, Media & Photography Courses

Life Drawing (Spring Term)


This course is aimed at 19+ year old students who wish to extend practice in drawing via a concentrated programme of graded exercises of drawing from the figure.
 

It is available for any skills level, from novices to practicing artists, who want a supportive and stimulating environment in which to learn about the perceptions and mark-making capabilities required for making successful drawn responses from the nude figure.
 

The programme is led by a Drawing Master with many years’ experience working with artists from introductory to Master’s Degree levels.
Students will experience different approaches to making ‘informed’ drawings within a critical framework.

 

Drawing is as much about the ‘thinking’ as the ‘doing’, and participants will learn to evaluate aspects of drawing by understanding what and how they ‘see’ as well as what and how they construct and edit marks on paper which represent the figure.

10 weeks

14/01/20

Thursday 6:30pm-8:30pm Days

Printmaking (Autumn Term)


Please contact the College for details.

10 weeks

24/09/20

Thursday 6:30pm-8:30pm Days

Printmaking (Spring Term)


Please contact the College for details.

10 weeks

14/01/20

Thursday 6:30pm-8:30pm Days

Printmaking (Summer Term)


Please contact the College for details.

10 weeks

24/09/20

Thursday 6:30pm-8:30pm Days

Life Drawing (Autumn Term)


This course is aimed at 19+ year old students who wish to extend practice in drawing via a concentrated programme of graded exercises of drawing from the figure.
 

It is available for any skills level, from novices to practicing artists, who want a supportive and stimulating environment in which to learn about the perceptions and mark-making capabilities required for making successful drawn responses from the nude figure.
 

The programme is led by a Drawing Master with many years’ experience working with artists from introductory to Master’s Degree levels.
Students will experience different approaches to making ‘informed’ drawings within a critical framework.

 

Drawing is as much about the ‘thinking’ as the ‘doing’, and participants will learn to evaluate aspects of drawing by understanding what and how they ‘see’ as well as what and how they construct and edit marks on paper which represent the figure.

10 weeks

17/09/20

Thursday 6:30pm-8:30pm Days

Life Drawing (Summer term)


This course is aimed at 19+ year old students who wish to extend practice in drawing via a concentrated programme of graded exercises of drawing from the figure.
 

It is available for any skills level, from novices to practicing artists, who want a supportive and stimulating environment in which to learn about the perceptions and mark-making capabilities required for making successful drawn responses from the nude figure.

 

The programme is led by a Drawing Master with many years’ experience working with artists from introductory to Master’s Degree levels.
Students will experience different approaches to making ‘informed’ drawings within a critical framework.

 

Drawing is as much about the ‘thinking’ as the ‘doing’, and participants will learn to evaluate aspects of drawing by understanding what and how they ‘see’ as well as what and how they construct and edit marks on paper which represent the figure.

10 weeks

24/09/20

Thursday 6:30pm-8:30pm Days

Pottery (Autumn Term)


Ideal for someone interested in learning the processes behind making ceramics, during this course you will cover hand building techniques, pinch pots, coiling, slab building, beginner throwing, 3D sculpture in clay, using press moulds, decorating techniques including the use of glaze. All levels and abilities welcome.

10 weeks

23/09/20

Wednesday 6:30pm-8:30pm Days

Pottery (Spring Term)


Ideal for someone interested in learning the processes behind making ceramics, during this course you will cover hand building techniques, pinch pots, coiling, slab building, beginner throwing, 3D sculpture in clay, using press moulds, decorating techniques including the use of glaze. All levels and abilities welcome.

10 weeks

13/01/20

Wednesday 6:30pm-8:30pm Days

Pottery (Summer Term)


Ideal for someone interested in learning the processes behind making ceramics, during this course you will cover hand building techniques, pinch pots, coiling, slab building, beginner throwing, 3D sculpture in clay, using press moulds, decorating techniques including the use of glaze. All levels and abilities welcome.

10 weeks

23/09/20

Wednesday 6:30pm-8:30pm Days

Creative Industries, Professional Diploma in Performance


36 weeks

2 days & 1 evening Days

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