This course will introduce you to a variety of experiences that explore a range of fine art media, processes and techniques.
You will explore the use of drawing for different purposes, using a variety of methods and media on a variety of scales.
You will use sketchbooks to underpin your work where appropriate. You will explore relevant images, artefacts and resources relating to a range of art, craft and design, from the past and from recent times, including European and nonEuropean examples.
You will work in one or more area(s) of Fine art, such as drawing and painting, mixedmedia, including collage and assemblage, sculpture, ceramics, installation, printmaking (relief, intaglio, screen processes and lithography) and moving image and photography.
The course consists of two units both of which are assessed internally and moderated externally.
Unit Unit 1 (M)
Title Portfolio that shows development of
understanding and skills.
Unit Unit 2 (M)
Title Externally set assignment, with preparatory period from February 1st
Assessment Non-exam assessment over 15 hours,
GCSE at Grade 5+ or BTEC/NCFE at Merit+ in an artistic discipline, as well as Grade 5 in GCSE English. Candidates without a Level 2 qualification in an artistic discipline will be considered through interview.
This course supports progression to further and higher education in Art and Design and related subjects, as well as providing all students with a platform to inspire a lifelong interest in, and enjoyment of, Art and Design.