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Introduction to Art & Design

Subject Area

Art & Design, Fashion & Creative Crafts

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Part Time

Course Type

Community Learning

What is the course about?

This is an introductory art and design course which encourages you to experiment with different materials and techniques across a range of art and design discipline areas. Techniques will include drawing, painting, mixed media, and printing.

Why should I choose the course?

If you have an interest in art and design and wish to brush up your skills with the support of our highly qualified teaching team, this course is perfect for you. We have an extremely well-established art department with highly experienced tutors. All students who are interested in the subject and would like to learn more in a friendly and welcoming environment are welcome to join the course.

What will I learn?

You will be introduced to a wide range of materials, processes, and techniques including drawing, painting, mixed media, and printing. You will produce a series of artworks to take away with you each session.

What will the course lead on to?

On completion of this course, you may be interested in progressing onto our Level 1 Creative Craft Art and Design course, which is the perfect follow on from this short course.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support

Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/financial-support

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

We always put learning at the centre of all we do. We have dedicated and passionate teaching staff who are practicing artists in their own right. All teaching staff bring a wealth of both industry and educational experience to the department, ensuring that you will have an excellent learning experience with us. We have fully equipped and spacious studios and a dedicated art technician to further support you during your time with us.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no entry requirements besides a genuine interest in art and design.

What are my funding options?

For further information on funding please contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email learner.services@wvr.ac.uk

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

The college will provide the basic art materials required for this course. If you wish to work on surfaces other than paper, such as canvas or canvas board etc., then you will be required to purchase and bring these with you. However, this is not essential.

Careers Information

Course options

Starts Sep 2024

Duration
4 Weeks
Class Times
18:30 - 20:30
Location
Warrington Campus
Day(s)
Thu
Adult Fee
24
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable

Starts Jan 2025

Duration
4 Weeks
Class Times
18:30 - 20:30
Location
Warrington Campus
Day(s)
Thu
Adult Fee
24
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable

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