Short Courses

Art & Design Term 1 Courses

Courses available between September - December 2019.

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.

Studying for Credit

Booking Deadline

Courses will close for booking 8 days before the course start date. Book early to secure your place and avoid disappointment!

 

Monday Courses

Category

Daytime  
Abstract Painting: Representation to Abstraction (Credit) Drawing & Painting
Contemporary Watercolours: An Introduction (Credit) Drawing & Painting
Textiles: Introduction to Stitch

Textiles

Tapestry: Basic Techniques

Textiles

Evening  
Introduction to Adobe Premiere Pro Digital Media
Jewellery and Silversmithing: Foundation (Credit)

Jewellery

Portfolio Preparation: Art (Preparing an Application)

Portfolio Preparation

Portfolio Preparation: Design (Preparing an Application)

Portfolio Preparation

   

Tuesday Courses

Category

Daytime  

Printmaking Introductions: Basic Skills and Techniques

Printmaking and Paper

Beginners Life Drawing

Drawing & Painting

Life Drawing: Exploring Line and Tone (Credit)

Drawing & Painting
Childrens' Picture Books: The Art of Visual Narrative (Credit) Visual Communication

Introduction to Digital Illustration

Digital Media
Evening  

Introduction to Digital Animation (Credit)

Digital Media

Beginners Portraiture

Drawing & Painting

Jewellery Techniques: An Introduction

Jewellery

Printmaking Essentials

Printmaking and Paper

Introduction to Graphic Design (Credit)

Visual Communication

Introduction to Illustration (Credit)

Visual Communication

   

Wednesday Courses

Category

Daytime  

Introduction to the Moving Image (Credit) *NEW*

Digital Media

How to Make a Sketchbook

Printmaking and Paper

Graphic Design: Studio Practices (Credit - 20 weeks)

Visual Communication
Evening  

Mixed Media: Exploring Materials and Processes (Credit)

Drawing and Painting

Introduction to Artists' Books (Credit)

Printmaking and Paper

Printed Textiles Design: Basic Techniques (Credit)

Textiles

Introduction to the Graphic Novel and Comic Book Art *NEW*

Visual Communication
Beginners Darkroom Photography Photography
   

Thursday Courses

Category

Daytime  

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

Digital Media

Art Practice: Applying Research Methods (Credit - 20 weeks) *NEW*

Drawing and Painting

Drawing Practices: Contemporary Approaches (Credit)

Drawing and Painting

Introduction to Photojournalism (Credit) *NEW*

Photography
Evening  

Beginners Drawing

Drawing and Painting

Introduction to Digital Photography (Credit)

Photography

Printmaking Practices: Developing Techniques (Credit)

Printmaking and Paper

Miniature Sculpture

Sculpture

Introduction to Filmmaking

Visual Communication
   

Friday Courses

Category

Daytime  

The Dynamics of Landscape: Movement and Change (Credit)

Drawing and Painting
   

Sunday Courses

Category

Daytime  
The Sunday Draw Drawing and Painting

 

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