Art & Design | Introduction to Art & Design
Why this course?
This is a highly practical and enjoyable course intended to further your skills in art and design with the aim of producing a portfolio of work.
You will explore a wide range of basic skills, experimental techniques, processes and use of different media through the completion of project work.
There will be both group and individual tutorials to support your learning and you will be required to produce a body of developmental art and design work, including sketchbook work, which may be used for the development of your own creative practice or to assist with applications for future progression onto art and design courses (for example, our intermediate level course).
Please note that this course runs from 10:00am - 2.30pm and includes a lunch break
An informal interview with one of the Art department tutors may be required to study this course.
The course is part-time, one day per week from 10am - 2.30pm.
This course is open to adult learners 19+.
More information about fees and funding can be found on our financial support page.
- Develop your skills using different media and techniques
- Experiment with materials
- Produce a portfolio of developmental art and design work, including sketchbook work
- Future progression onto art and design courses
This course takes place between 10am-2.30pm, once a week for 10 weeks.
Ideally you would be able to dedicate 1 extra hour per week to independent study and homework.
Highly qualified and experienced tutors will introduce you to the formal elements of art and design, including line, tone, texture, colour, form and composition. You’ll explore a wide range of basic skills, experimental techniques, processes and different media through the completion of project work. Both two and three dimensional approaches will also be explored.
There will be both group and individual tutorials to support your learning.
The course fees are shown in the table on the overview tab.
Please note that there are no applicable discounts for this course.
If you are an international student (you don't hold UK Settlement Status), different fees apply. Please click here to read more and find out how to apply.
Why the MET?
- Online access to course documents, resources and study support through the MET’s virtual learning environment
- High-quality learning resource centres providing library and computing facilities
- Access to the MET’s student services, including career advice and additional learning support
- Cafés and coffee bars with a wide range of reasonably priced meals, snacks and drinks