Drawing and Painting

We have a huge variety of drawing and painting courses to offer.

PSAD Courses 2018 - 2019

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Illustration
  • Digital Design
  • Printmaking
  • Ceramics
  • Sculpture
  • Photography
  • Pastels and Watercolour
  • Diploma
  • Art and Design for Young People
  • Specialist Courses


Book Illustration

This course covers all aspects of illustration and aims to enable students to respond to a variety of briefs, working to deadlines. The areas covered include editorial, picture book illustration, storyboards, cards etc.

Fridays   |   10am to 1pm

Enrol 2018-2019


Botanic Drawing and Painting (beginners)

This is a course in Botanical Illustration is for the beginner to intermediate Botanical illustrator and continuing students of botanical art and illustration.

Beginners Mondays   |   10am to 1pm

Intermediate Mondays | 2 to 5pm

Enrol 2018-2019


Botanical Drawing and Painting with Watercolour (all levels)

Mondays   |   6.45 to 9.45pm

Enrol 2018-2019


Draw and Paint with mixed media (all levels)

Tuesdays   |   2 to 4.30pm


Drawing and Painting 

The course is suitable for all students who wish to improve painting techniques and drawing skills. The course will concentrate on landscape, figure and still life compositions.

All levels Mondays   |   10am to 1pm   |   6.45 to 9.45pm

All levels Wednesdays   |   10am to 1pm   |   2 to 5pm   |   6.45 to 9.45pm

All levels Saturdays   |   10am to 1pm

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Drawing (students with some experience)

Using a variety of materials you will explore different forms of description and expression.

Mondays   |   10am to 1pm

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Drawing into Watercolour and Gouache

This course aims to develop your drawing abilities further, which in turn will underpin both your painting in watercolour and gouache.

Wednesdays   |   2 to 5pm


Experimental Art and Media (all levels)

All levels Tuesdays   |   6.45 to 9.45pm

Intermediate and advance Thursdays   |   10am to 1pm 

Enrol 2018-2019


Garden Design

Module 1: Measurement (autumn term)    |     Module 2: Planting (spring term)     |     Module 3: Studio Tutorials (summer term)

Tuesdays   |   2 to 5pm

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Introduction to Drawing

This course is for students with little or no drawing experience and would like to learn to draw from observation.

Tuesdays   |   6.45 to 9.45pm

Wednesdays   |   10am to 1pm

Enrol 2018-2019


Introduction to Drawing and Painting

Thursdays   |   6.45 to 9.45pm

Enrol 2018-2019


Life and Figure Drawing (all levels)

This is a wide-ranging, structured life drawing course suitable for all levels and especially for those who have general drawing skills but have not drawn the figure very much.

Mondays  |   2 to 5pmWednesday   |   2 to 5pm

Fridays   |   10am to 1pm

Enrol 2018-2019


Life Drawing

All levels Wednesdays   |   6.45 to 9.45pm     Beginners Thursdays   |   10am to 1pm     Experience students Wednesdays   |   10am to 1pm


Life Drawing Pay As You Go (PAYG)

Saturdays   |   10am to 1pm


Painting and Drawing Projects

Fridays   |   2 to 5pm


Painting and Drawing (all levels)

All levels Saturdays 1.30 to 4.30pm

Intermediate Tuesdays   |   6.45 to 9.45pm


Portrait Drawing (all levels)

Thursdays   |   6.45 to 9.15pm


Portrait : Drawing the Head (students with some experience)

Thursdays   |   2 to 5pm