Subject Intent: Why Art and Design?
The creative industries are one of the fastest growing in the UK and in particular within the Leeds region the number of jobs within this sector are 40% higher than the England average. The curriculum intent of the extended Diploma Art and Design course is to immerse students within Art and Design at a higher level in order to supply them with a well rounded skill set to access the best opportunities within the creative industries upon completion. Understanding, conceptual thinking and creativity are some of the main skills developed within the curriculum. With this being a full time programme students develop a wide range of professionally led skills within Fine Art, Graphics, Design, Photography, Textiles and craft.
What will I study?
- Drawing techniques
- Colour theory
- 3D design
- Print techniques
- Digital media
Art and Design
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What are lessons like in this subject?
Despite going into this course nervous, I’ve ended up having a really enjoyable time. It’s been interesting to learn so far, and I can’t wait to continue.