Drawing and painting 1 ADED11230

  • Academic Session: 2023-24
  • School: Short Courses
  • Credits: 0
  • Level: Level 1 (SCQF level 7)
  • Typically Offered: Repeated in Semesters 1 and 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No

Short Description

This course seeks to introduce students to drawing and painting skills and techniques, using a variety of media. Students will learn to see how an artist sees, draw and paint in various styles, and learn how artists plan paintings. Possible themes will include still life, landscape, portrait, figure, mixed media and abstract. Basic drawing and painting skills would be an advantage. Materials are not provided.


Block 1

3 hours per week for 10 weeks

For timetable details, please visit our webpages at University of Glasgow - Study - Short courses

Requirements of Entry


Excluded Courses






Are reassessment opportunities available for all summative assessments? No

Reassessments are normally available for all courses, except those which contribute to the Honours classification. For non-Honours courses, students are offered reassessment in all or any of the components of assessment if the satisfactory (threshold) grade for the overall course is not achieved at the first attempt. This is normally grade D3 for undergraduate students and grade C3 for postgraduate students. Exceptionally it may not be possible to offer reassessment of some coursework items, in which case the mark achieved at the first attempt will be counted towards the final course grade. Any such exceptions for this course are described below. 

Course Aims

This course aims:

■ To develop students' techniques and skills in drawing and painting. 

■ To teach students how to plan a painting through drawing, developments, experiments and research. 

■ To enable students to use the technical skills they have learned to produce finished drawings and paintings.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of this course students will be able to:

■ Practically demonstrate their facility in various drawing and painting techniques.

■ Identify the artist's working process and use it in their art work.

■ Practically demonstrate the techniques learned to produce a variety of media to produce finished drawings and paintings.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits