Studio Art for 14 - 17 Year Olds

Join Studio Art for 14 – 17 year olds and waste no time in getting hands on as you experiment with a range of art materials and creative approaches. Working with an experienced tutor you’ll introduced to contemporary artists and their working methods...

Taught by: Tutor to be confirmed, Nicola Ida.

Description

Join Studio Art for 14 – 17 year olds and waste no time in getting hands on as you experiment with a range of art materials and creative approaches. Working with an experienced tutor you’ll introduced to contemporary artists and their working methods.

Through a series of focused, interlinked exercises you will learn how to think creatively and develop your ideas from 2D into 3D.
There will also be opportunities to reflect and discuss your ideas and work with your tutor and classmates. 

If you have a passion for making and creating, don’t miss out on your chance to join our 3 day Studio Art course.

Topics Covered

  • Character and Mood
  • Portrait drawing 
  • ‘Exquisite Corpses’ (Jake and Dinos Chapman drawing consequences) 
  • Consequences drawings into sculptures.
  • Movement and Performance
  • Gesture drawings using ‘Action’ word bank
  • Kinetic art (Rebecca Horn, Alexander Calder, Fischli & Weiss…) 
  • Kinetic sculpture
  • Planning and sketching
Course Outcomes
You will leave the course with new ideas and ways of making art work. You’ll have a better understanding of what going to art college might be like. You’ll also have made new work for your school portfolio.

Who Should Attend

Suitable for students aged 14 – 17 years. An ideal taster experience for those considering further studies in art and design. No prior experience is required.

Course Level 
Beginners


Courses are typically taught by one or more of the tutors listed below.



Tutor information

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Nikki Ida studied a BA in Metalwork followed by an MA at the RCA in Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork & Jewellery. The result of this experience sent her on a whirlwind tour of exhibiting her work in an applied art context, setting up her own design company and then pursuing a career in advertising. Nikki’s work rests very firmly in a conceptual context, not held to any discipline. Currently Nikki is teaching Foundation students at UAL which has been an infinitely rewarding experience.

Materials

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

  • A sketchbook (size A4 or bigger)

  • A digital camera  to document your work (optional)

  • A Biro, pencil, rubber and glue-stick

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
25/07/2018 - 27/07/2018Wednesday - Friday10:00 - 16:003 Days£295Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket