NEW Portfolio Preparation 3D Campus
If you wish to develop a good grounding in a variety aspects of painting, drawing and mixed media together with an awareness of contemporary and historical art . In particular those who may wish to put together a portfolio for application to a higher level* course or employment in a related field.
What The Course is About:
This intensive course will give you a thorough and wide ranging introduction to the elements of 2D visual art through a variety practical exercises enabling you to develop your understanding of different materials and approaches.
You will also have opportunities to learn about artworks, ideas and historical connections through gallery visits and slides shows.
The terms can be taken sequentially and used as way to develop an art portfolio. Or alternatively on a one off basis depending on your own needs and interests.
Each term will focus on particular aspects of 2D art.
1 Autumn term: Drawing, the first half of the term will be spent on observational drawing using various media, followed by more experimental and expressive approaches in the second half.
2 Spring Term: painting, this term will offer a wide ranging introduction to oil painting (we may look at other types of paint as well) including colour mixing. We will explore this versatile medium in both its traditional and more experimental forms.
3. Summer term: mixed media and printmaking, Working in a more process based way we will explore combing various media and also developing ideas through project based approaches.
What to bring to the first session: Bring to the first class any drawing or painting materials you have; paper and further items can be purchased from the school shop.
No previous experience required. Anyone who wishes develop a good grounding in a variety aspects of painting, drawing and mixed media together with an awareness of contemporary and historical art .
What will I achieve? You will have a comprehensive portfolio for further progression. *Completeion of all three terms guarantees entrance to the Diploma in visual art (one year) at PSAD