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A Level Fine Art and Textiles at New College Stamford

Course description

Experience working with a wide range of media whilst investigating themay aspects of Fine Art and Textiles. You will enhance your drawing skills and develop them whilst communicating the intentions, ideas and emotions behind Fine Art or Textile Design. You will gain investigative, analytical, experimental, practical, technical and expressive skills and an aesthetic understanding of critical judgement.You will learn how to:Independently develop your ideas in response to a given starting pointProduce material informed by contextual and other sourcesExplore ideas, techniques or processes appropriate to your chosen specialismRecord your observations from sources relevant to intentionsCritically review and refine your work as it progressesCreate a stunning portoflio of designs to convey ideas and meaning.This course is approximately 60% exam and 40% coursework.

Course content

You will explore visual language, line, tone, form, pattern and texture and experiement with a range of differrent media in a variety of drawing, painting, print, and surace decoration techniques.

Entry requirements

APS 40 5 GCSE grade C and above including English and maths at grades and a grade B or above in and Arts based subject.

Future opportunities

Example job roles:IllustratorFashion/Textile DesignerFine ArtistFreelance DesignerStudying further:The Foundation Diploma in Art and DesignFoundation Degree in Graphics Design at New College StamfordDegrees in Textiles, Art or Design

Further information

APS Calculator:The APS (Average Point Score) of 40 = an average of grade C in all GCSE’s taken. BTEC equivalents are not acceptable.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Stamford directly.

Last updated date: 03 November 2016
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