This course is ideal for beginners with little or no
Art and Design experience or Adults and School pupils who would like to develop
their skills further to produce a portfolio and support with UCAS for
successful application to Art College.
You`ll explore a variety of art and design disciplines,
media and techniques and is suitable for new students and those progressing on
from Portfolio Preparation 1. The emphasis will be on drawing and the creative
process. You`ll look at the use of the sketchbook as a tool to help explore and
present your own work, both in research and development of ideas and
interests. This is a very important element of any successful portfolio.
You`ll also create resolved work which will link to the sketchbook work whilst
being able to stand on its own. As an important part of the process, you`ll
investigate various ways that artists have explored and expressed the visual
This course will ensure you are well prepared to progress
onto study at a higher level at Art College or on one of our Full-Time courses
in the School of Art and Design at Edinburgh College.
- Art and design knowledge and skills
- Produce a suitable art portfolio for applications
- A keen interest in Art and Design
English Proficiency Requirements
How the course is assessed
- submission of practical coursework
Progression And Articulation Routes
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- Your creative portfolio of artwork will support college and university applications for a range of art and design courses
Number Of Days Per Week/Day Of The Week/Time Of The Day
Course Cost And Funding Options
Fee: £142 Granton evening (year 1)
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