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East Surrey College offers Full-time, Part-time and Higher Education qualifications for the Art, Design & Media sectors. Train in our spacious industry-standard workshops, studios and Mac suites, developing creative practical skills using modern equipment. 

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Botanical & Natural History - Drawing & Watercolour Painting (Part Time)

The course will provide you with an understanding of precise observational drawing skills using a wide variety of subject material including flowers, plants, various objects such as shells, animal skeletons and minerals etc.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AADP3X51XA East Surrey College 12 January 2023 (Thu) 11:00 - 16:00 10 Weeks £405

Botanical & Natural History - Drawing & Watercolour Painting (Part Time)

The course will provide you with an understanding of precise observational drawing skills using a wide variety of subject material including flowers, plants, various objects such as shells, animal skeletons and minerals etc.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AADP2X13EA East Surrey College 20 April 2023 (Thu) 11:00 - 16:00 8 Weeks £325

Calligraphy For Beginners (Part Time)

In this relaxed and friendly modern workshop you will learn how to use a calligraphy pen and dippy ink pot. This course will teach you all about the study of various historical scripts, ranging from round hand, uncial, italic and gothic lettering.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AADP2X65XA East Surrey College 07 January 2023 (Sat) 10:00 - 14:00 8 Weeks £261

Calligraphy For Beginners (Part Time)

In this relaxed and friendly modern workshop you will learn how to use a calligraphy pen and dippy ink pot. This course will teach you all about the study of various historical scripts, ranging from round hand, uncial, italic and gothic lettering.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AADP3X90XA East Surrey College 22 April 2023 (Sat) 10:00 - 14:00 6 Weeks £197

Calligraphy Taster Day (Part Time)

The course is designed to introduce people to calligraphy and the various techniques.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AADP2X84XA East Surrey College 18 March 2023 (Sat) 10:00 - 16:00 1 Day £45

Collograph Printing Taster Class (Part Time)

During the taster day, students will be able to experiment with materials including parcel tape, carborundum grit, aluminium tape and explore the use of oil based coloured inks whilst using intaglio techniques to produce prints.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AAD0000075 East Surrey College 21 March 2023 (Tue) 13:00 - 16:00 1 Day £25

Drawing & Painting (Part Time)

Over the course, students will explore a variety of painting techniques using different types of paints. Students can either work on different pieces of art or develop one during the course.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AADP2X11BA East Surrey College 10 January 2023 (Tue) 19:00 - 21:00 10 Weeks £165

Drawing & Painting (Part Time)

Over the course, students will explore a variety of painting techniques using different types of paints. Students can either work on different pieces of art or develop one during the course.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AADE3X6AXA East Surrey College 18 April 2023 (Tue) 19:00 - 21:00 8 Weeks £133

Figure Drawing (Part Time)

An active approach to drawing, students will be working from the human form. This experimental approach to Life Drawing will place emphasis on experimentation. Time will be spent exploring drawing in various mediums (Charcoal, chalks paints on various surfaces) and approaches in short poses from one to twenty minutes.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AADP1X13AXA East Surrey College 22 February 2023 (Wed) 13:00 - 15:00 5 Weeks £85

Figure Drawing (Part Time)

An active approach to drawing, students will be working from the human form. This experimental approach to Life Drawing will place emphasis on experimentation. Time will be spent exploring drawing in various mediums (Charcoal, chalks paints on various surfaces) and approaches in short poses from one to twenty minutes.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AADE2X23XA East Surrey College 19 April 2023 (Wed) 13:00 - 15:00 5 Weeks £85

General Painting Project (Part Time)

Learners will develop an individual painting as part of a themed group project. Past themes have included birds, trees, and landscape. Styles may include abstract, figurative and experimental. Careful support and tuition will enable learners to develop an idea from sketch to canvas in oil or acrylic. One to one tuition and group tutorial will enable lively discussion.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AADP2X10EA East Surrey College 12 January 2023 (Thu) 10:00 - 12:00 10 Weeks £165

General Painting Project (Part Time)

Learners will develop an individual painting as part of a themed group project. Past themes have included birds, trees, and landscape. Styles may include abstract, figurative and experimental. Careful support and tuition will enable learners to develop an idea from sketch to canvas in oil or acrylic. One to one tuition and group tutorial will enable lively discussion.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AADP3X10EA East Surrey College 20 April 2023 (Thu) 10:00 - 12:00 8 Weeks £133

Heraldic Art Calligraphy & Illumination (Part Time)

Alongside the specialist options, this course pursues the study and practice of gilding techniques, contemporary calligraphy, vellum preparation and stretching, drawing and design skills, miniature painting suitable for the Illuminator and silk screen printing.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AADP2X45XA East Surrey College 13 January 2023 (Fri) 10:00 - 16:00 10 Weeks £485

Heraldic Art Calligraphy & Illumination (Part Time)

Alongside the specialist options, this course pursues the study and practice of gilding techniques, contemporary calligraphy, vellum preparation and stretching, drawing and design skills, miniature painting suitable for the Illuminator and silk screen printing.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AADP3X50XA East Surrey College 21 April 2023 (Fri) 10:00 - 16:00 8 Weeks £389

Lino Print Taster Day (Part Time)

This taster day allows students to design a small print and cut the lino using lino cutters and a bench hook. They will be able to print on to paper and collaged back grounds whilst using oil based ink.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AAD0000074 East Surrey College 14 March 2023 (Tue) 13:00 - 16:00 1 Day £25

Mono Printing Exploring Taster Class (Part Time)

This course will allow students to practice using oil-based inks to create different effects and explore different mark making techniques including the use of an etching press.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AAD0000071 East Surrey College 21 February 2023 (Tue) 13:00 - 16:00 1 Day £25

Photography Workshop (Part Time)

This is a beginner course on how to use a DSLR or digital camera and develop your photographic skills and techniques. You will also spend time learning some basic Adobe Photoshop to edit, manipulate and enhance photographs. Most of your pictures will need to be brought to lessons prepared to work on. If you have a particular learning need (e.g. hearing difficulty or a preferred learning style), please make your tutor aware as soon as possible

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AADE1X3FXA East Surrey College 12 January 2023 (Thu) 19:00 - 21:00 10 Weeks £165

Photography Workshop (Part Time)

This is a beginner course on how to use a DSLR or digital camera and develop your photographic skills and techniques. You will also spend time learning some basic Adobe Photoshop skills to edit, manipulate and enhance photographs. Most of your pictures will need to be brought to lessons prepared to work on.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AADE1X40XA East Surrey College 20 April 2023 (Thu) 19:00 - 21:00 8 Weeks £133

Portrait Drawing & Painting (Part Time)

On this focused and informative course we will learn drawing and painting a portrait from a studio model. We will learn new techniques for depicting proportion and construction of features as well as creating a finished portrait in oils on canvas. Acrylics may also be used, or the learner may learn to draw the model for the duration of the course. Learning will be supported by demonstration and factsheets and one to one tuition, enabling you to progress with confidence toward a finished portrait.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AADP2X11EA East Surrey College 11 January 2023 (Wed) 10:00 - 12:00 5 Weeks £85

Portrait Drawing & Painting (Part Time)

On this focused and informative course we will learn drawing and painting a portrait from a studio model. We will learn new techniques for depicting proportion and construction of features as well as creating a finished portrait in oils on canvas. Acrylics may also be used, or the learner may learn to draw the model for the duration of the course. Learning will be supported by demonstration and factsheets and one to one tuition, enabling you to progress with confidence toward a finished portrait.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AADP2X12EA East Surrey College 22 February 2023 (Wed) 10:00 - 12:00 5 Weeks £85

Portrait Drawing & Painting (Part Time)

On this focused and informative course we will learn drawing and painting a portrait from a studio model. We will learn new techniques for depicting proportion and construction of features as well as creating a finished portrait in oils on canvas. Acrylics may also be used, or the learner may learn to draw the model for the duration of the course. Learning will be supported by demonstration and factsheets and one to one tuition, enabling you to progress with confidence toward a finished portrait.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AADP3X11EA East Surrey College 19 April 2023 (Wed) 10:00 - 12:00 5 Weeks £85

Printmaking Workshop (Part Time)

This course acts as a workshop for people with some or no printmaking skills. It concentrates on simple but effective methods of printing so you can develop your own ideas and work towards a portfolio of printed images. Prints will be made in oil based inks using presses in most cases. The aim for students is to be experimental and explorative once techniques have been learnt or to develop ones own approach to making prints.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AADP2X12XA East Surrey College 21 February 2023 (Tue) 13:00 - 16:00 4 Weeks £125

Printmaking Workshop (Part Time)

This course acts as a workshop for people with some or no printmaking skills. It concentrates on simple but effective methods of printing so you can develop your own ideas and work towards a portfolio of printed images. Prints will be made in oil based inks using presses in most cases. The aim for students is to be experimental and explorative once techniques have been learnt or to develop ones own approach to making prints.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AADP1X100X East Surrey College 18 April 2023 (Tue) 13:00 - 16:00 4 Weeks £125

Silk Screen Taster Day (Part Time)

This course enables students to discover the method of silkscreen printing using paper stencils to create a print using 3 to 4 colours. During the session, students will be able to experiment with colour directly on a screen to print a one-off print.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AAD0000072 East Surrey College 28 February 2023 (Tue) 13:00 - 16:00 1 Day £25

Silk Screen Taster Day (Part Time)

During this taster day, students can experiment with one image on paper and fabric and explore ideas of printing onto coloured or collaged back grounds to produce exciting prints.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AAD0000073 East Surrey College 07 March 2023 (Tue) 13:00 - 16:00 1 Day £25

Watercolour Painting (Part Time)

Instant technique based effects for amazing landscapes. Push watercolour to the max for vibrant and textural effects and create a painting or two based on your new skills.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AADP2X16AA East Surrey College 10 January 2023 (Tue) 11:00 - 13:00 10 Weeks £165

Watercolour Painting (Part Time)

Instant technique based effects for amazing landscapes. Push watercolour to the max for vibrant and textural effects and create a painting or two based on your new skills.

CODE LOCATION START DATE TIME DURATION FEE
AADP2X17AA East Surrey College 18 April 2023 (Tue) 11:00 - 13:00 8 Weeks £133
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