Art workshop (for people with learning difficulties)

Course Dates: 25/09/19 - 01/07/20
Time: 10:30 - 15:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street

Learn new drawing and painting skills. Build a portfolio of work. Work on a group project. Show your work in an exhibition. Visit galleries for ideas and inspiration.


What is the course about?

Work with a variety of art materials and techniques to improve your drawing and painting skills. Produce a portfolio of work and participate in our annual art exhibition. There will be an opportunity to explore apps for ipad and smartphone and visits to art galleries and museums.

What will we cover?

Art materials and techniques, including acrylic, pencil, pen, pastel and mixed media.
Drawing and painting apps for ipad and smartphone
Sketching visits to museums and galleries.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Produce a portfolio of drawing and paintings
Use the Internet in class to source images for painting and drawing
Make drawings and paintings based on personal research and interests.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

The course is for students with learning disabilities who have an ability or interest in art.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Group discussion
1-1 tuition
Tutor demonstration of materials and techniques.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?


When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Advice on courses for people with learning disabilities and additional support for other Build courses is available on Tuesday 12.30-1.30 by appointment only. Please call 020 7492 2586 or email [email protected] to book an appointment.

General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details

Tutor Biographies
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Check your level

Course Code: SD125

Wed, day, 25 Sep - 01 Jul '20

Duration: 30 sessions (over 41 weeks)

Full fee: £259.00
Senior fee: £259.00
Concession: £259.00

Before booking on this course, we'll need you to log in or register with us if you're new. Please then contact us for a chat with our team to check that this course is the right level for you.
Why do I need an advice session?

Any questions? [email protected]
or call 020 7492 2586

Please note: we offer a wide variety of financial support to make courses affordable. For more information visit our online . You can also visit the Information, Advice and Guidance drop-in service, open from 12 – 6.45, Monday to Friday.