Creative Disciplines - Art and Design (1)


This module allows learners to apply and develop the skills and processes introduced in Art Elements & Design Principles (Drawing - 2D & 3D) through an introduction to the creative disciplines. Emphasis is placed on the acquisition of practical skills, experimentation and making in visual art, craft and design. Students engage in the studio practices of painting, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture and textiles. Learners will experience all practice areas with a view to developing knowledge and skills which are applicable to the art classroom. 


Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of a range of skills, techniques and material(s) relevant to the creative disciplines of Painting, Printmaking, Ceramics, Sculpture and Textiles.

  2. Collect and interpret appropriate research and apply this data for visual enquiry and studio experimentation.

  3. Recognise the techniques and processes of each creative discipline as they apply both to traditional and contemporary art and classroom practice.

  4. Demonstrate a personal awareness of good workshop practice and Health and Safety requirements.

  5. Record their engagement with each specific discipline in terms of process, materials and creative application in a Creative Workbook.

  6. Consider the potential of each creative discipline with regards to their individual artistic development and teaching practice.

  7. Present task work for assessment and analyse the method(s) employed in the realisation of the work.

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