Develop Skills in Illustration

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The Visual Arts course is a specialist programme of study that allows students to focus on a chosen area of illustration and mixed media. Students will be given the opportunity to build a body of course work, from specialised workshops that introduce you to contemporary illustration techniques using collage, drawing, paint, pattern and printmaking. There will be an opportunity to develop basic digital skills in Illustrator and photoshop to enhance your practical work and prepare artwork for print and web. Your coursework will include sketchbook development and final pieces.

You will acheive a BTEC Level 1 Award in Visual Arts.

Projects will include…

- Illustrated Portraits
- Landscapes Urban and Natural
- Objects in Pattern
- Fashion Illustration

You will be assessed at a Pass, Merit and Distinction level.

There is no formal examination element to this course. You will be assessed via a portfolio of work produced throughout the course. This will include loose drawings, sketchbook work and a written evaluation.

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What will I learn?


Career Opportunities

After completing this course, you may wish to progress onto:

Part-Time Courses:
- Graphic Design, Level 2

Full-Time Courses (3 days a week):
- Art & Design, Level 2
- Art & Design, Level 3
- Art & Design, Foundation Diploma

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

All students are asked to pay a 30 pounds workshop fee, which will cover all the resources and equipment required during the course.

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Adult fees


Please note: If you are an adult student you may be entitled to financial support to cover the cost of your course, dependent on your circumstances. Please contact Student Services on for details. More about Student Finance.

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