Lifelong Learning

Drawing & Painting

Drawing & Painting Short Courses.

Courses marked as (Credit) are open to everyone. As a credit student, you will matriculate as a student at the University of Edinburgh as part of the registration process for these courses. For more information, please visit the Studying for Credit pages.


Term 1 (September to December 2024)

In-person courses


Drawing Practices: Contemporary Approaches


Portfolio Preparation: Art (Preparing an Application)


Introduction to Drawing with Ink and Wash


Life Drawing: Exploring Line and Tone 


Studio Painting


Beginners Drawing


Abstract Painting: Representation to Abstraction


Important Information

For enquiries about the content of the courses in this subject area, please contact Course Organiser, Jenny Deans

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