If youre passionate about art then this is the perfect platform to start your career. This is the first step in your future as an artist, comic book maker, photographer or even a skateboard designer!
What will I learn?
There are a variety of materials you will be able to experiment with. Easy 'how to' demonstrations will help you perfect techniques in Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Photography and many more mediums.
- Creative Craft
- Digital Printing
- Stop Motion
- Portfolio Building
- Preparing for Progression
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through practical assessments, self evaluation and end products. We use a variety of assessment methods to meet the need of the student which may include video presentation, observation, Q & A or sketchbook work.
There are no formal requirements although students will be assessed on their suitability for the programme and advice will be given to ensure all students are on the correct pathway to suit their needs. A small bookletshowing students interests is always welcome. A set project may be given before a decision is made on offering a place to ensurestudents have the best possible opportunity to meet their aims and goals.
Progression & Career Opportunities
Students who complete the course may wish to continue their progression journey onto the next level in Art & Design or may wish to complete a Level 2 in another subject area. Many students go on to find careers in Fine Art, Photography, Graphic Design, Fashion, Illustration, Marketing, Photo Journalism, Interior Design, Textiles, Product and Packaging Design, Medical Imaging, Charities or even MI5!
Students will be required to purchase a range of art materials throughout the course ie. Sketchbook, pencils, paints and artwork case. A list of recommended materials will be made available during enrolment or induction