Drawing Course
For Beginners
Course Overview

Drawing Course for Beginners

Get learning how to draw for beginners with our drawing course for beginners at the School of Stitched Textiles. This is a unique step-by-step online drawing course. 

Learn how to draw your own designs by following along with guest tutor and artist, Ruth Clayton (Kidd), from the comfort of your own home. Follow and track progress online and begin drawing with confidence today. 

Develop your drawing and design skills with our brand-new online drawing course for beginners. Aimed at complete beginners, this course will introduce you to key techniques and disciplines to really build your skills and confidence with design and drawing. Our Drawing for Design course has so many wonderful tips and skills to explore.  

So, join renowned artist Ruth Clayton now and start learning how to draw for beginners and design today.

Online Teaching Platform

This beginner drawing course is taught online  via high quality tutorial videos and downloadable course content. The course is accessed through our dedicated online teaching platform, the Creative Classroom.  With access to your own private learning dashboard you’ll be able to work your way through the course content, check off tasks as you complete them and track your progress throughout the course. 

You’ll get full access to your course for 12 months. 

What You'll Learn

Learn a new skill from home with new beginner craft courses
Ruth Clayton filming Drawing for Design course at the School of Stitched Textiles

Artist, Ruth Clayton

Ruth qualified as a Graphic Designer, specialising in illustration, at Leeds Metropolitan University in 1986. She then gained a teaching qualification at Manchester University.

Ruth ran the successful Art studio, ‘Wickerfish’ for 12 years where she taught adults to paint and draw as well as displaying her own paintings to sell. She now shares a studio with her partner Stuart Gray at Farfield Mill where they work and sell their paintings and clocks.

Beginner Craft Courses

Not only do we provide an online drawing course, but we also teach new starters all kinds of crafting techniques and disciplines. We have beginner craft courses, such as Learn to Crochet, Learn Machine Embroidery, and much more.


Needle Felting

Machine Embroidery

Hand Embroidery


Jacobean Crewelwork



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