Drawing and Painting for Beginners

Thursday, 24th January 2019

Thursday, 28th March 2019

Langwathby Village Hall, Low Mill, Langwathby, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 1NQ

1.00 – 3.00pm



Sarah Colgate

This course is aimed at beginners who want to learn and develop their skills in drawing and painting. Topics to be covered include techniques to draw accurately, 3-dimensional (form & shape) drawing and painting, depth and distance in landscape, as well as looking at various drawing media and painting techniques.


If you wish to book a place on one or more course(s), please email, telephone or write to us to check there is a space available. Payment details will be given after which we shall hold your place for 3 days to allow you time to pay either by BACS or by cheque. For further details please see Booking.

These will include demonstrations by tutor; individual practice by student (set work and students’ own projects); instruction on a group and individual basis; question and answers, etc.

First session: Please bring a range of pencils from HB to 8B, sketchbook (A3), rubber, sharpener & ruler. Further equipment requirements will be discussed on the course. Future sessions: Drawing: Charcoal, putty rubber, ink nibs/holder, and black ink. Painting: Set of gouache paints – the versatility of water based gouache paints will allow us to look at watercolour and basic oil painting techniques.


Car parking is alongside the front and one side of hall. Tea and coffee provided at a small charge. It is on the ground floor and accessible for wheelchairs, with disabled accessible toilet.