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Art and Design

Art, Design & Media - Level 1

ABOUT THIS COURSE

You will study traditional drawing, painting, modelling, and also make digital art using Photoshop, Illustrator, and interactive media software. Additionally, you will produce video projects and photographic work.

Units covered may include:

  • Introduction to materials, processes and skills in art, design and media
  • Introduction to contextual research in art, design and media
  • Introduction to communication skills in art and design
  • Solving 2D creative problems
  • Solving 3D creative problems
  • Solving time-based creative problems
  • Art, Design & Media Project

All Art & Design students are required to maintain a basic Art Kit of essential materials, and to bring these materials to each class. Items include: a range of pencils, ruler, rubber, scissors, glue/Pritt stick, A3 sketchbook and an A3 wallet.

NB - It is recommended that students purchase a 1TB (or larger) portable hard drive prior to starting on the course. This will be used to store and transport footage shot for assignments throughout the duration of the course.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You do not need to have any previous qualifications.

You will have a College interview to make sure the course is right for you.

You will be asked to take a test at enrolment to assess your English and Maths skills.

ASSESSMENT METHOD

You will produce both practical and written work for assessment.

PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES

This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, such as Art and Design Level 2.

STUDY METHODS

You will attend classes 3-4 days per week, and will also be expected to work on practical projects outside of scheduled classtimes.

You will study in traditional art and mixed media rooms as well as our specialist facilities which include an Apple Mac studio and a fully functional TV Studio.

Students will also be required to attend Functional Skills classes in English and Maths.

FEES

If you will be aged 16 to 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your studies and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course will be free.

You may be eligible for financial help to support with books, travel, course materials and childcare costs – please click here for more information.

HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM
COLLEGE
HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM COLLEGE
HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM COLLEGE
Gliddon Road
Barons Court
London W14 9BL

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020 7565 1200
EALING GREEN COLLEGE
EALING GREEN COLLEGE
EALING GREEN COLLEGE
The Green
Ealing
London W5 5EW

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020 7565 1200
SOUTHALL COMMUNITY
COLLEGE
SOUTHALL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
SOUTHALL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Beaconsfield Road
Southall
London UB1 1DP

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020 7565 1200
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