Painting Courses - The Open College of the Arts | Distance Learning Degrees and Courses


Degree and foundation-level painting distance learning with OCA

The thrill of painting for our students is the personal relationship that each artist builds with material and technique.

Paint can create new spaces making it ripe for invention and critical and visual entanglements. There are as many types of paintings as there are painters, and through OCA courses you’ll learn from other artists as you develop as a practicing creative.

Join us on a journey to discover the practice of painting and what kind of painter you are.

A focused study into the discipline of painting can be found within our BA (Hons) Painting degree programme.

BA (Hons) Painting

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Or you can study painting alongside other complementary practices in several other degree programmes.

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BA (Hons) Fine Art

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BA (Hons) Drawing

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BA (Hons) Creative Arts

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If you’re taking up the brush for the first time, or it’s been a while, why not take a look at our Foundations in Painting. Or maybe you’d like to bolster your drawing ability and confidence before starting on the degree programme, in which case, take a look at our Foundations in Drawing.

Painting - Open Foundation

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