Art and Design (Fine Art) A Level
Course delivery:Classroom based
Course duration?2 Year(s)
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The main purpose of the Art & Design course is to develop your ability to appreciate the visual world around you and to enable you to respond in a personal and creative way. The Art Department staff will devise and implement projects which encourage you to:
Question all preconceived notions of art and personal ability.
Trust your creative instincts.
Express your ideas and feelings through the controlled use of a broad range of materials and techniques.
Investigate and relate to all the evolutionary processes that are inherent in the development of good artwork.
Articulate issues relating to the work of other artists from a variety of cultures, past and present.
You will learn:
How to record observations, experiences and ideas in visual and other forms.
How to analyse and evaluate sources and objects, showing understanding of purposes, meanings and contexts.
How to develop your ideas through sustained investigations and explorations, selecting and using materials and processes, interpreting relationships and analysing methods and outcomes.
How to present a personal, coherent and informed response realising your intentions and articulating and explaining connections with the work of others.
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