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Art and Design Portfolio Building: Core Skills - at Nottingham Trent University

Art and Design Portfolio Building: Core Skills - at Nottingham Trent University

Course Provider: Nottingham Trent University

Contact Name: Linsey Richards

Telephone: 0115 848 2813

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Course Length: Ten week part time

Price: £450

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Course Start Dates
Saturday 7th October 2017


This practical course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to start a unique and diverse art and design portfolio. It can either be taken on its own or followed by the Applied Skills course for a more in-depth experience.

The aim of the course is to build your confidence and vocabulary when working in the art and design studio. The topics will include:

- body and adornment
- colour and light
- drawing and observation
- idea generation and project development
- life drawing and experimentation
- photography and image making
- texture, pattern and surface
- visual communication
- working with space and place

Throughout the course you will undertake projects that explore creative thinking and the different processes involved in making art and design. The course will also show you the importance of sketchbooks and how to approach independent research.

There will be sessions dedicated to assessing your development to ensure you are progressing, plus a final portfolio review day.

What will you gain?

The course can help you start a portfolio for entry on to an undergraduate programme, or it can simply be an opportunity to work in the art school environment on a variety of structured projects. Either way it will encourage you to develop your personal approach to making art and design.

To benefit from this course you will need to commit to a small amount of independent study time between sessions to ensure that you complete the projects.

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