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Product (3D) Design A Level at Manshead CE Academy

Course description

A level Art 3D encourages students to think about using art as a platform for their ideas. They will generate their own responses in 2D and 3D based on the theme of apocalyptic dystopia. Students will be contextualising their work with other artists and thinkers from a wide variety of backgrounds. The realisation of their project will be executed through the exploration of 3D outcomes. Students will be encouraged to think in depth and critically about their response, which will also be the basis for a 3000 word essay.

Course content

Year 12 and 13:
 Mood boards
 Artist research
 Sculpting techniques
 Casting techniques
 Carving techniques
 Photoshop techniques
 Traditional and modern 3D
 Ceramic and sculpture projects

Students will also explore a range of 2D techniques including printmaking, painting and observational drawing.

 External set project

Entry requirements

Grade 4 or better in an Art or Technology subject

Future opportunities

This course will allow students to leave with an excellent understanding of Threedimensional design, and a huge variety of craft techniques that will form a varied portfolio to take into higher education. Students who study Three-dimensional design at A-level will be competent in designing, making, independent working, problem solving, working with clients and effectively working to deadlines.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Manshead CE Academy directly.

Last updated date: 01 December 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years