This course is primarily aimed for prospective candidates who are motivated to learn basic fundamental skills in drawing and painting. This short programme is specifically designed for beginners who wish to be able to draw/ paint in a successful manner through guided structured practical lessons. Detailed explanations, demonstrations and practical advice will help the learners to develop a range of skills and techniques that will offer self-confidence whilst drawing and painting. Learners who successfully complete this programme may opt to progress to the next level by following the course – Drawing and Painting – Beginners 2
This is a 26 hour guided learning course. Students need to invest further hours which will include private study and home assignments.
Lessons are held as indicated on the prospectus and website.
This unit aims at developing very basic skills that are essential in order to be able to draw and paint. It focuses on different techniques, drawing skills, colour theories and different media which will become important assets in producing still life and simple landscapes.
Learning Outcome 1; Simplify objects into basic shapes
Learning Outcome 2; Draw a basic still life
Learning Outcome 3; Apply different concepts in drawing and painting
Learning Outcome 4; Use four different media in drawing and painting
The following are the suggested pre-requisites and/or entry requirements needed;
Course participants may be awarded either an MCAST Certificate of Attendance or an MCAST Certificate of Achievement.
MCAST Certificate of Attendance
MCAST Certificate of Achievement
If the student intends to obtain a Certificate of Achievement, she/he is required to sit for an assessment/s. Assessment/s may take various forms such as a home assignment, class assignment, practical test and time constrained test. However, the assessment/s is not compulsory and an applicant may choose not to sit for it.
Any additional material needed including pencils, drawing books etc., will be indicated by the lecturer during the course.