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3D Design for 11 to 15 Year Olds Online Short Course

Course description

Join 3D Design for Teenagers aged between 11 to 15 years old and gain an exciting introduction to 3D design, a broad area, which can relate to sculpture, architecture, interior and spatial, product and jewellery design.

You will investigate and familiarise yourself with a range of 3D works as you explore new ideas and take part in the processes of design. You will explore drawing techniques, 3D making skills, communication and presentation techniques. Through these activities, you will be encouraged to explore design process through concept development, problem solving and developmental approaches.

This course will give you a real feel for the creative approaches used in an art school environment to feed your ideas and spark your inspiration.

Course outcomes

You will receive guidance on creating and documenting your work and gain skills that can be used in building a future portfolio. You will take away new knowledge as well as the work produced, including: drawings, photographic documentation of 3d work and sample portfolio sheets.

Who should attend

This course is aimed at teenagers aged 11 to 15 years with an interest in art and design, particularly 3D design. An ideal experience for students with an interest in art and design, or for those considering further studies in this subject. No prior experience is required.

All our online short courses include:

  • Live online lessons, all of our classes are live, you won't find any recordings here
  • Clear, explanations and easy to understand lessons.
  • Live demonstrations, so you can see exactly how things should be done
  • Live interaction with your classmates from around the world, our students come from far and wide
  • Ask questions of your tutor, using your microphone and camera, or if you're not feeling brave, in the chat box

Digital Credentials (badges and certificates)

Students will receive a UAL Short Courses digital badge and certificate on completion of the course. Digital credentials are a great way to celebrate your accomplishments and stand out from the crowd. Find out more about our digital badges and credentials.

How to book:

  • Click add to basket
  • If you are an adult booking a place for a child or teenager, you will need two email addresses one for your booking confirmation email and one for the student. *
  • Select the option to book for someone else
  • Add the bookers details under Your details
  • And the students details under Delegate 1

* In the case that your child does not have an email address, please create their account with an alternative email address. If you need help with booking please use our online chat or call 0207 514 7015

Please note that all courses are taught in UK time.

Online courses are closed to all new bookings 48 hours prior to the course starting.

Available dates

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Topics covered
  • Drawing / painting / collage – visual research
  • 3D work and construction working with sheet materials fabric, 2D to 3D
  • 3D weaving and installation work
  • Model making
  • Mixed media construction
  • Large 3D work


Online short course materials:

Please gather as many of the following items before the course:

  • string - 1 large ball
  • gardening twine (jute or sisal)
  • 1 large ball wool - 2 x 50 gm balls
  • needle and thread
  • old t-shirts / other items of clothing that can be cut up
  • plastic sheeting / tarpaulin / yoga mat / foam sheeting
  • stapler / staples elastic bands – 50+
  • paper clips - 100+
  • masking tape - 1 roll
  • sellotape - 1 roll
  • aluminium paper - 1 roll
  • scissors
  • flour - 1/5 kgs
  • table salt - 200 gm
  • bicarbonate of soda
  • food colouring
  • spaghetti - 500 gm
  • cutlery
  • roll of kitchen paper
  • sealable plastic containers
  • A4 paper - 50 sheets
  • assortment of newspapers, magazines
  • lining paper / white paper - rolls to share (approx 10m)
  • cardboard boxes
  • drawing materials
  • water based paints – assorted colours
  • assorted paint brushes
  • household brush
  • collected plant materials - pruning, twigs, small branches, grasses, flower stems.

Technical Requirements:

Prior to the start of your course, please ensure you have:

  • An up-to-date web browser (we recommend Chrome)
  • Microphone and headphones (a headset with a microphone function is recommended)
  • Webcam
  • Strong Internet connection, we recommend a minimum of 2 Mbps download, and 1 Mbps upload, faster if possible. You can test your network speed here -

Meet the Tutor:

Join 3D Design for Teenagers aged between 11 to 15 years old and gain an exciting introduction to 3D design, a broad area, which can relate to sculpture, architecture, interior and spatial, product and jewellery design.

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