Graphic Design for 15 - 17 Year Olds

Join one of our experienced tutors to explore the wonderful world of visual communication as you unravel the possibilities of graphic design. Through a series of fun and engaging workshops, you will experiment with a range of hands on materials and processes...

Taught by: Jon Martin.

Description

Join one of our experienced tutors to explore the wonderful world of visual communication as you unravel the possibilities of graphic design. Through a series of fun and engaging workshops, you will experiment with a range of hands on materials and processes. You will develop your drawing, push your printmaking, tinker with your typography and focus on your photography. With this array of materials you will let your imagination run free and find new ways of expressing and communicating your ideas. We'll encourage you to develop your ideas through brainstorming and visual research, with an off-site visit to feed your inspiration. 

Course Outcomes
You'll leave with a small body of work and a broader understanding of the possibilities offered by working in the area of graphic design. You will have gained skills that can be used in building a future portfolio.

Who Should Attend 
This course is aimed at anyone aged 15 - 17 years with an interest in art and design, keen to explore the possibilities of working in graphics. Whether you considering pursuing further education in art or are just looking for a fun holiday experience!

Level
Beginner


Tutor information

Jon Martin has a BA(hons) in Fine Art, specializing in Printmaking, and is presently studying for an MA in Academic Practice. During the past 14 years Jon has taught at Middlesex University, Chelsea College of Arts, Camberwell College of Arts, Wimbledon College of Arts and the Centre for Learning and Teaching in Art and Design at UAL. 

Jon is also an independent art and design practitioner, working in the areas of drawing, graphic design, photography and typography along with various research interests. Jon has extensive experience of various art and design disciplines and is enthusiastic about helping students identify their particular creative strengths and nurturing an open approach to the generation and development of ideas.


Materials

Please bring the following materials with you on the first day:

  • A4 Sketch book

  • A selection of B Grade pencils  

  • A pencil sharpener

  • Erasers soft and hard

  • Fine black felt tip

  • Coloured pencils

  • Charcoal

  • Apron/old shirt

  • If you have one, a camera (phone with camera is sufficient)

  • Some money for entrance to the Design Museum on Wednesday 5th August. This will be no more than £10.

Please remember to bring a packed lunch.

Please note that most materials needed for the short courses are available at the Chelsea College of Arts' Art Shop. Please contact the Art Shop directly for opening hours and availability.





Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
31/07/2017 - 04/08/2017Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:005 Days£599Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket