Art Portfolio Preparation Including Life Drawing
This course is for school pupils only
Ayr Campus Tuesday/Thursday 2pm – 4pm
From 12 Jun 2017
This course will interest you if you are applying to art school and would like to supplement your portfolio with Life Drawing and Printmaking Skills. You will also get the opportunity to work on a personal project. You should be comfortable discussing your ideas with other students and lecturers and working with unclothed life models.
The course is about broadening your artistic skills by providing you with an opportunity to develop key life drawing skills, and also to experiment with printing in a range of media including textiles.
The Printmaking Unit will introduce you to printmaking skills by allowing you to experiment with different methods. You will produce a portfolio of experimental prints, and plan, produce and present finished prints. This unit will be delivered along with an Applied Techniques unit, where you will research, develop, produce and present a design for print to a given brief.
The Personal Project unit will focus on drawing the human form and take you from the fundamentals of drawing through a variety of linear and tonal exercises through to producing a plan for a personal project, which you will then develop, produce and evaluate.
You should already have achieved a Higher in Art and should be intending to apply to art school or to study art in college.
For the Personal Project unit you will produce a folio of work which includes a finalised personal project brief and detailed plan for its completion, research and development of ideas, a final artwork and the evaluation of the whole project.
The Design and Printmaking units require you to produce a folio of work which includes annotated research and development of ideas, a series of experimental prints using a variety of techniques and a minimum of two finished prints.
Successful completion of this course may allow you to progress onto our level 6 or HNC Art & Design full time course, as well as supporting any application you make to Art School.