A Beginner’s Guide to Art

An introduction into art for beginners or those wishing to revisit their artistic skills. You will look at all aspects of art with a variety of mediums to inspire your creativity. This course includes visits to the park and outdoor spaces to sketch and paint plein air. A list of resources you will need for the course will be provided at enrolment.

Full Fee: £120.00
60+ Fee: £90.00
Concessionary Fee: £60.00

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Course has an IAG symbol

What is IAG? Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) is required to enrol on any course with an IAG symbol. This is usually a pre-course interview.


Telephone – Contact us on 01708 434955, selecting option 1, then option 1 again to book an appointment and to find out what you need to bring with you.


Course has no IAG symbol

Telephone – Call our Centre Support Team on 01708 434955 selecting option 1, then option 1 again to complete your enrolment form before you come in to complete the process.


In Person – No appointment is necessary but please check our opening hours before coming along. You will be able to enrol at our Bower Park or Brittons Centres. You will need to bring along your payment, ID, proof of address and proof of eligibility (if applicable) at the time of your enrolment. If you are unsure what to bring, please ring ahead for confirmation.


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What you can do after this course?

Answer: Range of art courses, history, art appreciation, multimedia and photography courses

Possible career?

Answer: Artist