This course runs over 2 days per week for adults – Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:00 to 4:00; and 3 - 4 days for students who are under 19 working with interior design and architecture topics. The course is project-based and students are given encouragement and support to develop their ideas.
There is also a strong commitment to the development of 2D and 3D on glassmaking skills as a tool for the communication of ideas. This program covers a variety of techniques from architectural stained glass, surface decoration on glass, mould making as well as kiln-formed glass. It offers an invaluable opportunity for students to understand glassmaking in Art and Design; from concept to final product developing a wide range of glass techniques. Under 19 students will join the study program in Interior Design. It contains a series of exercises that will cover the essential elements of Interior Design; Freehand & Technical drawings and 3D model making.
Alongside studio practice, this course covers general art and design principles, history of design, drawing skills and colour theory. Course activities include museum and gallery visits, liaison with trade and industry and exploration into the context of contemporary art and design practice in the 21st century. Using these experiences students will access a relevant network and produce a portfolio of design work to prepare them for the next level of study or work. We aim to provide a sound base of skills and knowledge while enhancing self-confidence and revealing the potential career opportunities.
On completing the course you can choose to progress onto the Level 3 Glass Certificate or the UAL Interior design Diploma, present your completed portfolio for university, or apply for one of the many jobs in the design industry within the sector. Do not miss this opportunity; enroll now as the courses fill up fast! For further information contact Maria.Zulueta@morleycollege.ac.uk
Refunds are not available on this booking. Start dates may be amended on request.
Mode of delivery: in-center with social distancing and online plus. Practical activities and workshops will take place in-center with social distancing, whilst tutorials, research and contextual studies will take place online. The normal mode of delivery would be in – a center studio-based practice where you will learn new glass technical skills, exploring materials and producing experimental and finished work working in the studios. The expected mode of delivery would be a combination of in-center with social distancing and online plus learning for tutorials, virtual presentations from artists and museums and debates.
The course is a studio-based with projects and an encouragement to develop personal ideas and a commitment to explore practical glass skills in the studios. Practical demonstrations with techniques that will cover applique/mosaic, creating ceramic and plaster moulds, glass surface decoration like painting and sandblasting, fusing, slumping with the opportunity to explore materials, and produce experimental and finished work. The Course Director is established to give the broadest and most creative dynamic to teaching and learning. The lecturer is here to teach, offer personal tutorials and support you in your studies within a friendly environment.
Alongside studio practice, this course covers general art and design principles, history of design, drawing skills and colour theory. Course activities include museum and gallery visits, liaison with trade and industry and exploration into the context of contemporary art and design practice in the 21st century. Using these experiences students will access a relevant network and produce a portfolio of design work to prepare them for the next level of study or work.
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35 weeks (flexible times to suit)
Next available date
6th September 2021