Art and Design for 16 to 18 Year Olds Short Course
You should expect to find the focused studio atmosphere an inspiration. Some use this experience in order to help them decide on future study choices. Advice on how to produce a portfolio of artwork and its presentation will be available.
The course encourages experimentation and the development of a critical approach to the work produced. As you gain more confidence in your abilities, you will be encouraged to take greater control and responsibility for the direction of your work.
Who should take this course?
- Students with an interest in art and design, including complete beginners
- Those who have recently completed a GCSE in art and design, or those studying art at 'A' of 'AS' level
- Students aiming to apply for study art and design at foundation level
- International baccalaureate students aged between 16 and 18 who need to be better equipped to apply to a foundation course
- Students already on a foundation course who want to improve their portfolio for degree application.
Entry requirements: A good command of basic spoken English.
Level: The course is suitable for beginners as well as those already studying art and design..
Please note: This course is for students aged 16 to 18 years old only
Clear, easy to understand lessons:
- Our tutors will explain things in easy to understand, accessible English. If they need to use any special terminology they will make sure they explain what they mean.
- New methods will be shown to students through live demonstrations, in a way thats crystal clear and easy to understand.
- Experience life on campus
- Network and share ideas with students from across the globe
- Access the technology and materials relevant to your discipline
- Shop in our college shops for any materials you might need
- Ask questions of your tutor in real time
- Receive feedback and critique on your assignments
- Experience the many sights of London on your down time
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.
- Observational drawing and research
- A session where students will draw by looking at a life model (male or female)
- Opportunities to work across a range of art materials and techniques
- Advice on use of materials and methods
- Research trip outside college in a museum, gallery or other location.
Please bring with you to the first session:
- A4 size sketchbook
- a selection of paint brushes in different sized (small, medium, large)
- selection of HB - 6B pencils
- plastic eraser
- roll of one masking tape (1 inch size)
- a camera would be useful to record the work produced
Please note that depending on your chosen project, for more ambitious work it may be necessary to buy a few extra specialist materials.
Material supplied by the course
We will provide a range of paper in different colours and card for you to work with, as well as charcoal, acrylic paint, markers, metal wire, clay, PVA glue, glue guns, cutting knives and scalpels.
Meet the Tutor:
This course will help young art students strengthen their portfolios, gain confidence in their abilities and engage with experimentation and generation of ideas. Several areas of fine art will be covered.You will be free to approach your projects in the way you choose and focus on your areas of interest, such as painting, drawing, photography or illustration.
- Central Saint Martins
- Telephone +44 (0)20 7514 7015
- Address 1 Granary Square King's Cross London N1C 4AA
college: Central Saint MartinsMake an enquiry
- Sign up to our mailing list
- Central Saint Martins
- Short Courses
- +44 (0)20 7514 7015
- 1 Granary Square
- King's Cross
- N1C 4AA