This course will introduce you to a variety of experiences that explore a range of digital Art skills, processes and techniques.
You will explore the use of Digital methods to compliment traditional art techniques to create responses to a brief. You will use both an E sketchbook and physical Sketchbook to Experiment and develop ideas towards professional standard final outcomes. You will explore relevant Artists, techniques and resources relating to all areas of Digital art finally focussing on one or more area(s) of A level Graphic communication, such as illustration, advertising, packaging design, communication graphics, branding and concept design for film and television.
This course comprises two units, both of which are mandatory and both of which are assessed internally and moderated externally.
Unit 1 Portfolio that shows development of understanding and skills. (60%). Internally assessed and externally
Unit 2 Externally set assignment, with preparatory period from February 1st. (40%). Intrenally assessed and moderated externally.
Internally assessed and externally moderated (60%)
Nonexam assessment over 15 hours, internally assessed and externally moderated (40%)
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.