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Family Cartoon Drawing course timetables

Brief description

Family fun learning to draw Cartoons! Step by step guide to learn basic techniques to bring your cartoons to life!

Course Outline

Who is the course aimed at?

For adults and children, who want to learn together. Parents or guardians with their school aged children. Adults must be accompanied by up to 2 children.

Course description in brief

You will learn how easy it is to create amazing cartoons. This course lays the foundation of what it is to be a cartoonist and how to enjoy drawing cartoons for play.
You’ll be introduced to developing your drawing techniques and how to draw a funny note for friend or family.

By the end of the course I will have learned:

    Basic drawing techniques
    Drawing techniques to draw cartoons.
    Tips to bring your cartoon to life.

Do I need any skills, experience or qualifications before I join the course?

No previous experience or qualifications are needed to join. All you need is the desire to learn, the love of drawing and willingness to help create a supportive learning environment for all participants

What equipment will I need for the course?


What materials will I need for the course?

Materials will be provided.

What activities will I take part in and how will my course be structured?

A fun and supportive environment. The tutor will demonstrate techniques before students then have a go at producing their own art work.

What will be expected of me in terms of personal or time commitment?

Enjoy yourself
Practice at home if you have time.

How will my learning be assessed and reviewed?

We will keep a record of your starting point and ending point and compare the results. You and your tutor will assess your progress and achievement during the course and at the end of the course with consideration for other possible progression opportunities

What could I go on to do after I have finished the course?

You can re-enrol on the next terms class, alternatively there are other family courses being offered at Swarthmore. You could make an appointment with our student adviser to get more information.

How will I say what I think about the course?

Throughout the course there are set times to evaluate and review your learning and discuss issues that may be of concern to you.
If you have any problems with the course talk to your tutor, or if you feel you can’t, make an appointment with the curriculum manager
At the end of the course you will be asked to fill in a simple feedback form.

Available timetables for this course

Please make a note of the course Ref for the course you are interested in.

Course Ref Hours per week Days(s) Time Course Dates Costs
657b 1.5 Tuesday 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM 14 Jan 2020 to 24 Mar 2020 (10 Sessions) £6

Course Funding

Swarthmore provides a variety of courses some of which are subsidised by public funding.

Courses with course codes marked by ‘LCC’ and ‘CityC’ are subsidised and have age restrictions.

  • ‘LCC’ and ‘CityC’ courses for those aged 19 and over.
  • ‘LCC’ courses are supported by Leeds City Council for Leeds Metropolitan area residents, priority given to those living in disadvantaged areas, people not in employment and/or in receipt of benefits, those with low skills, no qualifications, disadvantaged groups or individuals with specific needs e.g. lone parents, BAME groups, adults with LDD.

For information funding and eligibility see the ‘costs’ page.

Unless stated otherwise - all courses take place at Swarthmore Education Centre Leeds

What next?

To enrol in a course complete the enrolment form on the download page using the correct course reference (Course Ref) from above.