Short Courses

Art & Design Term 2 Courses

Courses available between January - March 2020.

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: Developing a Personal Expression (Credit)

Drawing and Painting

Contemporary Watercolours: Exploring Possibilities (Credit)

Drawing and Painting

Tapestry: Drawing in Weave (Credit)

Textiles

Textiles: Exploring Fabrics (Credit)

Textiles
Evening  

Wire Jewellery (Credit)

Jewellery

Portfolio Preparation: Art (Developing a Portfolio)

Portfolio Preparation

Portfolio Preparation: Design (Developing a Portfolio)

Portfolio Preparation
   

Tuesday Courses

Category

Daytime  

Developing a Sketchbook (Credit)

Drawing and Painting

Foundation Drawing (Credit)

Drawing and Painting

Printmaking Introductions: Drypoint

Printmaking and Paper

Introduction to Illustration (Credit)

Visual Communication

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

Visual Communication
Evening  

Portraiture: Developing a Personal Approach (Credit)

Drawing and Painting

Introduction to Enamelling within Jewellery Design

Jewellery

Introduction to Etching within Jewellery Design

Jewellery

Developing an Illustration Project (Credit)

Visual Communication

Introduction to Filmmaking

Visual Communication
Developing Graphic Design Visual Communication
   

Wednesday Courses

Category

Daytime  

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

Digital Media

Introduction to Adobe InDesign

Digital Media

Creating Images (Credit)

Drawing and Painting

Introduction to Drawing with Ink and Wash

Drawing and Painting
Evening  

Introduction to Digital Animation (Credit) *NEW*

Digital Media

Introduction to Digital Illustration

Digital Media

Painting: Studio Practices

Drawing and Painting

Jewellery Techniques: Precious Metals and Sand Casting (Credit)

Jewellery

Advanced Darkroom Photography (Credit)

Photography

Developing Artists' Books (Credit)

Printmaking and Paper

Printed Textiles Design: Exploring Dye (Credit)

Textiles
   

Thursday Courses

Category

Daytime  

Drawing Practices: Experimenting with Materials (Credit)

Drawing and Painting

Introduction to Digital Photography (Credit)

Photography
Evening  

Introduction to the Moving Image (Credit) *NEW*

Digital Media

Beginners Painting

Drawing and Painting

Digital Photography Projects (Credit)

Photography

Intaglio Printmaking: Contemporary Approaches (Credit)

Printmaking and Paper

Introduction to Sculpture: Appropriation and Assemblage

Sculpture
   

Friday Courses

Category

Daytime  

The Dynamics of the Natural World: Patterns of Animal Locomotion (Credit)

Drawing and Painting

 

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