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Art and Design for 11 to 13 Year Olds Taster Online Short Course

Course description

Join us on this taster course to gain an insight into the content of Art and Design for 11 to 13 Year Olds Online Short Course.

During the taster session you will be introduced to some of the different practices within art and design, how to bring experimentation into your work and create a portfolio.

You will be introduced to the creative industries, shining light on their importance within society, as well as entry routes and further education in the visual arts.

The session will include a few short practical tasks to illustrate aspects of the delivered content. A portfolio of artworks will be shown, demonstrating what can be produced on the full course.

Who should attend this course?

This taster session is aimed at anyone with an interest in art and design and/or is considering taking the Art and Design for 11 to 13 Year Olds Online Short Course.

Outcomes

By the end of this taster course students should:

  • An insight into studying art and design and producing a portfolio.
  • Understand the importance of the creative industries.
  • Learnt about the skills that will be covered on the full course.

Delivered by one of our professional and experienced tutors Alice Havers this session, we will give you an insight into the purpose of studying art and Design. You will have plenty of opportunities to ask questions and leave with a greater awareness of the endless possibilities within the creative industries as well as the benefits of art for mental wellbeing.

Why should you attend a taster session?

  • Taking a taster course is a great way to figure out whether it is the right course for you.
  • It can be a great way to gain information and insight into the course you are considering taking.
  • You will meet our professional and experienced tutors, who will give you an insight into the subject and answer all the questions you have been meaning to ask.
  • You will meet like-minded people from different background and corners of the world.

Available dates

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Details

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Materials

Please bring with you:

  • Pencil, fine liner or handwriting pen, permanent marker or black felt tip, coloured felt tip or highlighter, colouring pencils, ruler.
  • Paper or sketchbook.

To take part in the Online sessions you will need:

  • An up-to-date web browser (we recommend Chrome)
  • Microphone and headphones (a headset with a microphone function is recommended. The built-in microphone in your device would also be fine)
  • 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 - https://www.speedtest.net
Meet the Tutor:

Join us on this taster course to gain an insight into the content of Art and Design for 11 to 13 Year Olds Online Short Course.

This taster session is ideal for anyone with an interest in this area. Whether you are considering taking a short course, further study, or just have a curiosity and would like to learn more about the subject of art and design.

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