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Art and Design

Life Drawing 1 (SCP)

Campus Granton Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 5

Study mode Evening

Duration 11 weeks

Start date Sep 2022

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Course overview

THIS COURSE IS AVAILABLE TO SCHOOL PUPILS AGED 16 OR OVER  

this course provides the perfect opportunity to develop life drawing elements towards a portfolio of artwork. This course will make sure you showcase your best work to support College and UCAS applications for Art and Design based courses. You will get to explore a variety of approaches media and techniques working from the life model focusing on drawing. You will learn both accurate rendering of the figure and a variety of expressive and mixed media approaches. You will also explore a whole range of different ideas about drawing by looking at artists works and learning to appreciate different ways of seeing or interpreting the figure - essential research for your ongoing development as an artist. This course offers SCQF Level 5 units which will really support your progression onto exciting further studies in art.

What you will learn

  • Life Drawing
  • How to Build an Art Portfolio
  • Mixed Media Approaches
  • Seeing and Interpreting the Figure
  • Research Skills

Placement information


How the course is assessed


Number of days per week

  • 1 day per week.  Wednesday 17.00-19.00

Entry requirements

Studying National 5, Higher or Advanced Higher in Art & Design, Photography, Craft and Technology or Graphic Communication.

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements


English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • UAL level 3 Diploma Art and Design
  • UAL Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design
  • In conjunction with Highers at school this course will allow students to make University applications for entry to year 1 at Scottish Art Colleges

Career options


Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Granton Campus Evening 07/09/22 11 Weeks

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