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Nottingham Trent University – Art Portfolio for 16 – 17 Year Olds – July 2024

Monday to Friday 10 am – 4 pm, one week

Art encourages you to be a spontaneous, original thinker and have a great imagination.

Spark your creativity and express yourself on this exciting, experimental course.

You will have the opportunity to explore both 2D and 3D contemporary art techniques and use unconventional materials whilst developing your own unique style.

During this course you will:

draw from observation, concentrating on proportion, line and tone

practise mark making with different tools and materials

understand colour theory through painting

learn how to demonstrate your approach to idea generation and research skills

explore mixed media techniques

take part in both group discussions and one-to-one tutorials
develop your practical skills in 3D techniques (such as simple casting)

be encouraged to practise new ways of working

record and reflect on your work throughout the course
receive guidance on portfolio development.

You will also gain an understanding of contemporary artists and their working methods by visiting a local art gallery.

You’ll discuss the artists’ approach and consider how this can inform you own ways of working

Find out more on the NTU Website.

Course date:
Course location:
Nottingham Trent University
Course fee:
£525.00 + £230.00 for accommodation booked separately (£200 Deposit Option Available)

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