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Art and Design A Level at The Studio School Liverpool

Course description

Students will develop skills in and learn to appreciate different approaches to recording images, such as observation, analysis, expression and imagination. This may be through direct observational drawing, photography or annotation for example. Students will develop an understanding of the conventions of figurative/ representational and abstract/ non - representational imagery or genres through studying contemporary and historical artists or designers and movements or culture. Students will appreciate different ways of working, for example mono printing, lino printing, under-painting, impasto, water colour and acrylic painting, dry brush, white paint and graphitone. Through a variety of techniques and processes carried out in the studio, students will gain an understanding of composisition, rhythm, scale and structure and an appreciation of colour, tone, texture, shape and form.

Future opportunities

At university level, this could prepare you for courses in Architecture, digital media, fine art, fashion design, film studies, games development, animation, costume design, illustration, children's and adult book illustration, graphic design,photography etc.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Studio School Liverpool directly.

Last updated date: 15 July 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years