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These courses are designed to help you get the most out of your experience, whether you're just dipping your toes into the creative world or want to challenge your existing skills by working with new media and techniques

Careers in the creative industries are a huge part of our economy. Did you know...

  • 77,000 people in Scotland are employed in this sector – that’s 3% of all Scottish workers
  • The industry is dominated by small businesses with 88% of companies having fewer than 5 employees
  • Having business and enterprise skills will put you at an advantage in the job market
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Art and Design 1 - An Introduction (College Certificate)

Using transparent media in the creation of analogous and harmonious colour blends for use in painting. Colour washes, brush techniques, using colour as a means of expression, develop the colour wheel, mixing stages, using line and tone to produce a finished artwork and gathering material for a portfolio.

  • Where? Lochgilphead
  • Full-time or Part-time? Part-time evening
  • Want to find out more? Visit the course page
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Art and Design NC level 5

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.

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Art and Design NC level 6

Enjoy experimentation and explore new techniques and new media in this exciting one year course. Whether progressing from our level 5 Portfolio course or entering directly to level 6, this course will give student experience of working in a variety of disciplines within Art and Design, gives an understanding of the skills and techniques used, and students will experience working in a range of environments.

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HNC Contemporary Art Practice

If you would like to express your artistic side and even make a career from it, this HNC Contemporary Art Practice will allow you to explore the practice and context of contemporary art through drawing, painting and sculpture with up-to-date topics such as conceptual processes and digital art form.

  • Where? Lochgilphead
  • Full-time or Part-time? Full-time or Part-time (structured)
  • Want to find out more? Visit the course page
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HND Contemporary Art Practice

An advanced course that builds upon the theoretical, conceptual and practical creative competencies within the area of contemporary art practice. The HND framework also offers students the opportunity to develop freelance, self-employed and professional working skills through the professional practice modules.

  • Where? Lochgilphead
  • Full-time or Part-time? Full-time or Part-time (structured)
  • Want to find out more? Visit the course page
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