What is special about this course?
This one year course allows students to experience a variety of art disciplines, and gives an understanding of the skills and techniques used for drawing, painting, sculpture, design, surface decorating, digital imaging and consists of a mixture of practical and theoretical elements which will include lectures, visiting guest artists and visits to exhibitions
3 Standard Grades at level 4 or above to include Art and Design and English; or 3 Intermediate 1 subjects at C; or National 4 passes in Art and Design and English/Communication
All candidates will be interviewed and are expected to provide at least 4 drawings / pieces of artwork as part of a portfolio.
Industry experience and/or other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.
You will study from a range of subjects which will be confirmed at induction.
Subjects may include:-
- Colour: An Introduction
- Drawing Skills – Line and tone
- Life Drawing
- Intro to Ceramic Sculpture
- Art and Design: Surface Decoration
- Sketchbook Development – thematic studies
- Art and Design: Intro - Contemporary art practice
- Art and Design: Intro to 3D design skills
- Art and Design: Drawing Skills – Developmental drawing
- Web Content
- Working with Photographs
How will I study my course?
- Full Time
face to face delivery, with hands-on practical work. You will receive taught sessions, completing tasks as instructed by your tutor.
How long will my course last?
Where can I study my course?
- Lochgilphead Learning Centre
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
What can I do on completion of my course?
Progression in to NC Art and Design Level 6 , and then to various other higher education studies at UHI or other higher education establishments including HNC Contemporary Art Practice.
This course also allows pathways into many creative industries posts including: new media, advertising; graphic design; photography; and fashion.
Is there more information available online?
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