Craven College

Art & Design

Craven College
In Skipton

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Typology A Level
Location Skipton
Start Different dates available
  • A Level
  • Skipton
  • Start:
    Different dates available

Examination and project based coursework Suggested Course Combinations Film Studies, Media Studies, Textiles & Fashion, Photography, Graphic Design

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Starts Location
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Gargrave Road, BD23 1UX, North Yorkshire, England
Starts Different dates available
Gargrave Road, BD23 1UX, North Yorkshire, England

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What you'll learn on the course

Art design

Course programme

What stands out about this course?

This course will help you develop your art and design skills as you explore techniques of drawing, painting, printmaking and mixed media including collage and assemblage. As well as exciting practical studio work, you’ll develop a theoretical and historical understanding of art and design practice, demonstrating through your work how artists’ concepts and techniques have influenced your own ideas. You will also be required to learn and apply the formal elements and principles of art and design within your work. With purpose-built studios and specialist facilities for textiles, sculpture, print-making, photography and painting, our School of Creative Industries offers the ideal environment in which to unleash your creative skills. There are inspirational and experienced teachers from a range of specialist and professional backgrounds.

What will I study?

AS Level

  • Portfolio of Work
  • Externally Set Assignment

A Level

  • Personal Investigation
  • Externally Set Assignment
Reading list
  • Sketchbook, stationery, paints, brushes, chalks and pastels
  • Entrance costs for museums and galleries
  • A Foundation Course in Drawing by Peter Stanger Published by Capella
  • The Story of Painting by Sister Wendy Beckett published Ted Smart
Where will it take me?
  • AS to A Level
  • A Level progression onto the Diploma in Foundation Studies in Art & Design or Degree level study including HNC/D or BA (Hons)
  • ​​Careers could include: Architecture, Art Technician, Art Therapist, Art Valuer, Artist in Residence, Arts Administrator, Illustrator, Multimedia Artist, Mural Artist, Museum/Gallery Curator, Painter, Printmaker, Sculptor, Teacher

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