Course overview

Would you like to explore new art forms? Digital art offers a range of exciting possibilities for modern artists. Whether you prefer to appreciate or make art, this digital art course has something to offer you. This short course lets you dip your toe into digital art exploration. Discover basic techniques and develop essential digital skills to start creating your own digital creations. This course can help you decide if you want to delve deeper into the world of digital art.

Course description

This digital art course will introduce you to Krita, the free digital painting software, to create your pieces. We’ll cover basic digital art skills such as tracing, comparative measuring, and colour theory. Learn to use textures and filters to create different finishes. Research other artists’ work to draw inspiration.

Digital art courses aim to make this art form more accessible to a wider audience. You’ll learn the necessary digital skills to be able to produce your own creations by the end of this short course.

Depending on your needs, there are various study options after this course. You may consider other practical art courses or courses in art history.

At the WEA, we believe in the power of a supportive learning environment. Your tutor will guide you through your learning and help you choose the right next steps for you.

To study this course you’ll need a digital device and an internet connection. This is so you can access our digital learning resources.

The WEA is committed to accessible adult education. If you have any issues or needs, please let us know and we will do our best to help you.

Most of our courses are free for most of our learners. Please note that you need to get to the end of the enrolment process to see the discounts.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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