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Fine Art at Maiden Erlegh School

Course description

This deals with art for its own sake and involves studying artists’ work and the ideas and concepts behind it. The messages, which may be implied or conveyed in the work, might deal with issues about society today. Traditional examples of Fine Art include painting from the figure, the portrait, still life, abstraction, architecture and landscape. Understanding of pictorial space and the elements of composition form an important part of the study. Media and techniques to be explored will include: drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, film, and installation. Written analysis of the work of other artists, both contemporary and of the past, is essential as are visits to major galleries and museums.

Entry requirements

A GCSE pass in Art and Design at a C grade or above is needed to take an AS course. Students who have not studied Art at GCSE will be asked to present a portfolio of work which will be used to assess their ability to pursue an AS course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Maiden Erlegh School directly.

Last updated date: 30 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years