A Level Art and Design provides engaging and innovative learning experiences where art, craft and design practice is meaningfully integrated with theoretical knowledge and understanding.
It is particularly suitable for those who enjoy a wide range of art processes as you will be introduced to practical sessions in drawing, painting, printmaking, 3D processes, textiles, photography and mixed media with many opportunities to experiment with new materials and processes to develop your learning of the subject.
This A Level course is great for those with a passion for exploring creative art methods. You will be required to develop projects through planning, experimentation, research, contextual references, written analysis and evaluation and evidence in appropriate formats.
This course will provide you with opportunities to develop a broad foundation of critical, practical and theoretical skills that offers a holistic understanding of a range of practices and contexts in the visual arts, crafts and design fields; culminating in greater specialism and achievement.
A variety of art and design processes and methods
How to plan, produce and develop an art and design project
How to critically analyse the works of artists, designers and practitioners
How to use visual language to convey a meaning or message
How to evaluate to show the personal development of your work
“I chose to study the Foundation in Art and Design course and specialised in Photography. College gives you a lot more freedom, the lessons are structured more professionally which gives you an idea of what it will be like at university. I would really recommend this course if you want to grow as a designer."Alfie Reddy
This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus.
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