Local artist Graham Watson will be teaching this 15 week course, it will include up to 8 weeks spent on tutor led workshops, these will be more advanced and challenging than the Introduction course to develop a higher level of skill and technical understanding.
"I have really enjoyed learning about different ways to create art. Graham's tutorials were especially helpful as he demonstrated clearly ways to use each medium."
The course will allow for the opportunity to develop printmaking, drawing, collage, and painting skills. The course will enable you to specialise in any medium or move between and/or combine media of your choice.
"It has been really great to experiment with different art mediums, that I have not used before. I also found the presentations of each workshop very beneficial. They meant that we could discuss an art work, artist or a specific artistic technique as a group."
You will be given the opportunity towards the end of the course to develop an outcome using a project theme provided. This will involve research, experimentation with media, revisiting techniques you have enjoyed to produce and evaluate a final piece of artwork.
The course will allow for the opportunity to develop skills in:
The course will enable you to specialise in any medium or move between and/or combine media of your choice.
You will be given the opportunity towards the end of the course to develop an outcome using a project theme provided. This will involve research, experimentation with media, revisiting techniques they have enjoyed to produce and evaluate a final piece of artwork.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course. We would expect you to have some experience within Art and Design and be confident producing visual artwork.
All students are asked to pay a 30 pounds workshop fee, which will cover all the resources and equipment required during the course.
After Your Course
This course could help you build a broad portfolio of work for access to higher level creative study or related career.
After completing this course, you may wish to progress onto:
- Graphic Design, Level 2
- Printmaking, Level 2
- Fashion & Clothing, Level 1
- Photography, Level 1 or 2
Full-Time Courses (3 days a week):
- Art & Design, Level 2
- Art & Design, Level 3
- Art & Design, Foundation Diploma
Course fees are per year. The current fee information is related to the 2018/19 academic year and is subject to change before the start of the course. Fees for 2019/20 will be updated in the Spring Term. There may also be additional costs associated with the course.
This course is funded by the government and may be free if you are:
- Aged 16-18 on 31/08/18
- Aged 19-23 on an Entry Level or Level 1 course with intent to progress to a Level 2 course
- Aged 19-23 on your first full Level 2 or Level 3 course
- Aged 19-23 on your first Level 4 course (if you haven’t already got a Level 3 qualification)
- Aged 19+ on Functions Skills or GCSE English or Maths
- Unemployed and in receipt of JSA/ESA(WRAG)/Universal Credit or another eligible state benefit
- Member of a low income household & in financial hardship on an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 course