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Degree and foundation-level drawing distance learning with OCA

Drawing has long been valued for its readiness to impart knowledge, express an idea, represent something observed, or conjure something directly from invention. This broader context, from figure drawing to map making, is at the heart of one of the few specialist drawing degrees in the country.

You’ll be taken on a personal journey, developing a distinctive voice through drawing as a language.

What is an online drawing course?

If you are searching for drawing courses near you and can’t quite find the right thing– an online drawing course might be the one for you!

Distance learning enables you to take art drawing courses and study from anywhere in the world. This gives you the flexibility to complete your course at your own pace, enabling you to balance your creative pursuits with your career and personal life.

Interested in online drawing courses?

OCA are one of the UK’s few specialist online arts colleges and we’re proud to offer our BA (Hons) distance learning degree in drawing.

If you’re looking for online drawing courses with certificates where you can gain deeper knowledge in your field, develop your practical skills, and earn a qualification – consider a distance learning degree in drawing from OCA.

Take a look at the drawing courses we offer to learn more and begin your journey with OCA.

BA (Hons) Drawing

In depth study into the practice of drawing can be found within our BA (Hons) Drawing degree.

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You can also study the art of drawing alongside other complementary practices in many of our other degree programmes.

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Introduction to drawing

If drawing is new to you, or haven’t tried for some time, our different foundations courses provide an introduction. These courses range from observational drawing, to drawing for other practices such as textiles.

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Drawing - Open Foundation

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