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Art and Design

Painting for Beginners

Part Time

Course Overview

This complete starter course is designed as an introduction to basic painting techniques. 

The course is aimed not only at introducing you to the great variety of techniques that painting has to offer but also to develop your confidence when creating exciting paintings.

Course Content

Over eight weeks learners will be given the opportunity to explore everything from traditional materials such as water colour, water-based pencils and acrylics, to the more unconventional material techniques such as ink and bleach, latex resist, marbling, creating impasto effects and turning a fineliner into a paintbrush.

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.


No formal assessment.

Where does this course lead to

Students are welcome to try other part time courses we offer. Should demand for other courses be sufficient we will look to provide the next level of course for this subject area.

How to Enrol

You can enrol directly onto this course if you have the entry requirements noted above.

If you would like to enrol but do not have the entry requirements please email information@bcot.ac.uk with your contact details or telephone 01256 306484.

Course is now full

Course Outline

Course Code: FEBC013
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 8 Weeks
Start Date: TBC.
Day & Time: Thu 6pm to 8pm
Tuition Fees: TBC (previously £155.00)
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