This course is ideal for learners who have a specific interest in the visual arts and wish to have a more applied element to their art. Students will be able to enjoy the challenge of visualising their ideas and feelings using a wide range of media, including computers. They will also be able to analyse and evaluate design and graphics in the commercial world. Students will be introduced to a wide range of traditional art materials through painting and drawing, and to specialist design software Illustrator and Photoshop.
There will be opportunities to visit art galleries and other cultural events.
GCSE Art or Graphics and English at grade 4 with an average points score of 3.2 or above.