UAL Diploma in Art & Design

Next Start Date: 09-09-2019
Times: Various 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

The KCC Art & Design L3 Extended Diploma is the progression pathway that offers motivated learners the opportunity to develop their art and design portfolios for successful entry to the Level 4 Foundation Course and other art courses at KCC or University. The course is structured with units which cover: Characteristics and contexts in art and design; preparation for progression; engaging with an audience; and project proposal and realisation The course is project based and students are given encouragement and support to develop their personal ideas. There is also a strong commitment to the development of drawing skills as a... About this course >

UAL Foundation Diploma in Art & Design Level 4

Next Start Date: 11-09-2019
Times: Wed/Thu/Fri 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

This challenging one year foundation course will build on the skills you bring to College. It will give you the knowledge, breadth, intensive preparation and quality of work necessary to compete for a place on a wide variety of specialised BA/FdA university courses in Art & Design. The diagnostic nature of the foundation course will help you to discover and develop your strengths, and choose your preferred area of specialisation. These are Fine Art, Visual Communication, Fashion / Textiles and 3D Design.The course, which is unit based, has three stages; Exploratory, Pathway and Confirmatory. The course culminates with a Final... About this course >

Extended Diploma in Art and Design 2 YEAR

Next Start Date: 11-09-2019
Times: -

About the course - an overview

Probably one of the most creative and inspirational courses of its kind, we aim to develop students' ability as fashion designers through exploration of the design process, underpinned by good technical skills. Working through an exciting series of fashion project briefs, students learn how diverse and individual concepts can be developed to inspire fashion and textile design ideas. This course requires basic skills in fashion and good drawing skills. Applicants must have at least 5 GCSE's (including English and Maths Grade C, or equivalent, or ESOL Level 5). Applicants must also demonstrate a genuine enthusiasm for fashion design and a... About this course >

About the course - an overview

The Higher National Diploma Fine Art, Level 5, part time course runs one day per week over two years and is the 2nd year continuation of the Higher National Certificate, Level 4. This course is equivalent to the 2nd year of an art school degree. • The HND specialises in Fine Art and works to develop each student’s individual practice. Students can pursue their ideas in drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media, video and printmaking. Students often access to enrichment classes and other courses within the college e.g. photography, ceramics and life drawing. • Tutors are practising artists and include: Greg... About this course >

How To Draw From the Model: Technique & Process

Next Start Date: 16-09-2019
Times: Mon 10:00 - 12:30

About the course - an overview

In a critical and supportive environment this course will encourage the development of individual expressive interpretation when working from the life model. Through a series of drawing activities and exercises this course will focus upon developing the necessary skills and techniques for observational drawing. Examining factors such as expression allied to the use of medium and establishing a contemporary and historical context for life drawing. About this course >

Explore Watercolour

Next Start Date: 21-09-2019
Times: Sat 10:00 - 12:30

About the course - an overview

This course will provide the student with a wide range of techniques, old and new, to produce the excitement and satisfaction of creating a successful watercolour painting.Explore Watercolour will demonstrate ways to achieve a balance between spontaneity and control that encourages the student to find freedom in their own personal style whatever the subject matter may be.This course caters for all abilities from absolute beginners to professional artists in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. About this course >

Higher National Certificate in Fine Art

Next Start Date: 30-09-2019
Times: Mon/Tue/Wed 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

The Btec HNC specialises in Fine Art and enables students to pursue their ideas in drawing, painting, sculpture, video and printmaking. The principal course tutors are practising and exhibiting artists. Other specialist tutors within the college also contribute to the course. Underpinning the course are units in Contextual Studies (contemporary art context) and Professional Practice. Emphasis throughout is on acquiring and developing creative and technical skills through research and studio projects. There is an opportunity to show work in two exhibitions during the course. The programme is contemporary in feeling, fostering high achievement and strong individuality amongst students, the highest... About this course >

Higher National Diploma in Fine Art

Next Start Date: 30-09-2019
Times: Mon/Tue/Wed 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

The HND in Fine Art provides the opportunity for those students who have completed a HNC to progress to a higher level course and continue their studies at the college. The ethos of the course is to focus upon an individual's conceptual and creativity identity and to develop them within the context of the course units relative to their particular artistic concerns and interests. Focus for the course comes through negotiating a creative and developmental response through regular tutorials and studio practice. I held it imperative to evolve an instrument of thought which would aid in cutting through all cultural... About this course >

BA Hons Fine Art Top-up

Next Start Date: 01-10-2019
Times: Tues/Wed 10:00 - 17:00

About the course - an overview

The top-up degree programme has been designed for students who have successfully completed an HND or Foundation degree in a relevant subject and now wish to convert their existing qualification into a full BA honours qualification. This one year programme allows you to develop and refine your chosen specialist discipline. Teaching takes place in a studio setting where there is an emphasis on making and exploring fine art. Students will also be given the opportunity to study the critical and contextual dimensions of fine art practice in the form of weekly art lectures, seminars and workshops. They will be encouraged... About this course >

How to Draw: Measured Drawing & Drawing Systems

Next Start Date: 28-02-2020
Times: Fri 10:00 - 12:00

About the course - an overview

Measured Drawing classes will teach students measuring systems and will concentrate on the process of drawing rather than the subject. It is a drawing from observation class that examines; sight, size, comparative measurement, tonal, actual size and total view. Many different systems of drawing clearly and simply laid out will be explored over the weeks. This is a good class for beginners or practising artists. Tough but good. About this course >

How to Draw from the Model: In Context

Next Start Date: 20-04-2020
Times: Mon 10:00 - 12:30

About the course - an overview

In a critical and supportive environment this course will encourage the development of individual expressive interpretation when working from the life model. Through a series of drawing activities and exercises this course will focus upon developing the necessary skills and techniques for observational drawing. Examining factors such as expression allied to the use of medium and establishing a contemporary and historical context for life drawing. About this course >