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Abstract Art for All

This course is suitable for both complete beginners and those wishing to develop skills by learning to use colour, texture and shape to create abstract art. During the course learners…

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Art and Design A Level

Art & Design at AS and A level has been designed for a wide range of candidates. It is particularly suitable for those who enjoy painting, drawing, print-making, constructing, modelling,…

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Art and Design Level 2 Diploma (UAL)

The UAL Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design is an exciting introductory qualification. It covers a broad range of explorations using many different materials and processes. Students are able…

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Art and Design Foundation Diploma (UAL)

This is a unique qualification that will prepare you for the rigours of university level study in art-related degrees such as: photography, architecture, fine art, graphics and fashion. This course…

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Art and Design Foundation Diploma (University of the Arts London)

This is a unique qualification that will prepare you for the rigours of university level study in art-related degrees such as: photography, architecture, fine art, graphics and fashion. This course…

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Art and Design Level 3 Applied Extended Diploma (UAL)

Having identified your strengths at Applied General Diploma level 3 year 1, you will now get the opportunity to really develop your personal creative journey. You will take ownership of…

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Art and Design Portfolio Course Level 3 Certificate

This course introduces adult learners (19+) to a range of 2D art processes, including drawing, painting, collage, printmaking, and mixed media. The course aims to prepare students for progression to…

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Art Continuation

Do you enjoy drawing and painting but are not sure where to go next? This Art Continuation course will enable you to develop your artwork and you will benefit from…

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Art for All

Do you enjoy drawing and painting but are not sure where to go next? This course will enable you to develop your artwork with the benefit of having an experienced…

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Calligraphy for Beginners

This course is designed for people who would like to learn how to use calligraphy in their day to day lives. You will learn how to form letters in a…

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Creative Textiles

This course is designed for anyone who would like to experiment with some creative textile processes, including fabric dying, silk painting, bleaching, rusting, transfer printing, shibori, free-hand machine embroidery and…

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Drawing & Painting for Beginners

This drawing & painting for beginners course is ideal if you would like to have a learn to draw and painting but are not sure where to start. Come and…

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Fashion and Textiles Level 3 Extended Applied General Diploma

This pathway is an excellent opportunity to explore your creative aptitude and ambition within the fashion and textile area. You will learn the unique characteristics and skills, which are fundamental…

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FdA Fashion with Textiles

For 2018 entry only This Foundation Degree is a practical exploration of fashion and textiles design, where you will develop skills relating to fashion, design, visualisation, pattern construction, texture, surface…

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FdA Film and Photography

This Foundation Degree has been designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills that will enable you to play a significant role in the rapidly expanding digital media…

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Fine Art Level 3 Applied General Extended Diploma

This pathway is an excellent opportunity to explore your creative aptitude and ambition, as you consider a broad range of artistic practices, including many approaches to fine art in both…

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Flower Arranging for Christmas

This is a fun, relaxed course where learners will make five different styles of flower arrangement suitable to decorate a function or event using the best of the season’s flowers…

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Fused Glass

This course is suitable for beginners and improvers who want to learn how to make fused glass items or improve their skills. You will find out how to cut, layer…

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FdA Illustration Arts

This Foundation Degree will provide you with a broad range of skills that will enable you to become an independent and capable illustrator. It will address the practical and professional…

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Indian Block Printing on Fabric at Newton Abbot

This course explores the art of printing using various methods. We will be using hand-carved Wooden blocks from India to create beautiful printed items such as tea towels, canvas bags,…

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Landscape Painting for All

Would you like to improve your landscape painting? You will learn to compose and paint landscapes in any medium that you choose, watercolours; oils, acrylic or mixed media. Advice and…

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Mosaics for Christmas Gifts

This course explores the craft of mosaics using various tesserae, glass tiles, china, stone and other small objects. You will create different usable or decorative pieces of work with the…

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Oil Painting for All

This Oil Painting course has been designed for improvers and beginners who would like to have some basic understanding of painting with oils. The overall aim is to provide you…

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Painting with Mixed Media

Have you got stuck in one form of painting? Try Mixed Media for developing your artwork using many different and exciting materials such as combining pencil, charcoal, pastels, hessian, newspaper,…

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Photography and Graphic Design Level 3 Extended Applied General Diploma

This pathway is an excellent opportunity to explore your creative aptitude and ambition within the photographic and graphic design industries. You will learn the unique characteristics of different creative processes…

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Portrait Painting

This recreational course has been designed for adult learners who would like to be able to paint portraits using a variety of mediums. The aim is to find ways of…

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Pottery for All

This course is designed for students with little or no prior experienced of pottery. Students will be introduced to some basic clay formation techniques (including an opportunity to use the…

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Silver Jewellery Continuation – Different Ways to Set Stones

This course is designed for learners who have already done a jewellery course and who want to learn about different setting techniques. It is also suitable for improvers who want…

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Silver Jewellery for Beginners – Earrings & Pendants

This course is designed for beginners who want to make silver or copper pendants and earrings. Students will learn how to solder and how to use a piercing saw to…

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Silver Jewellery for Beginners – Stone Set Ring

This course is aimed at beginner level and will introduce you to the basics of silver jewellery making from the design stage through to the finished product. You will design…

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Stained glass.
Stained Glass

Make decorative and useful items for your home. Beginners master basic copper foil techniques by making a mirror then progress to curved cutting with panels, lamps and more. Students will…

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Sugarcraft – Flowers & Foliage

This course is designed both for beginners, who would like to learn how to create a selection of flowers and foliage for cake decorating, or for improvers as a progression…

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Textured Rings and Bangles

This course is designed for beginners and improvers and will cover the steps needed to make rings and bangles in silver or copper. Beginners will be introduced to shaping, soldering…

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Wooden texture.
Upholstery and Furniture Restoration

If you have an item of furniture that you would like to renovate and you have a practical nature then this course will be suitable for you. Items may include…

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Watercolour Continuation

This course has been designed for adult learners who have some basic knowledge of the subject and gives the opportunity to introduce other materials to watercolour and to develop those…

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Watercolour for Beginners

This course has been designed for Adult learners with no experience and knowledge in the subject and will give you the opportunity to explore and experiment with the techniques associated…

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Woodcarving

Designed for anyone with an interest in carving in wood, whether they are completely new to it or experienced practitioners. Come and learn and enjoy the skill of carving in…

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