Drawing & Illustration Certificate

Do you have an interest in Drawing & Illustration? Have you always wanted to learn to draw and illustrate creative ideas and concepts? Do you have a keen interest you wish to explore in materials, techniques and processes? If yes, this is the course for you. Drawing in art is a technique of producing images on a surface, usually paper, by means of marks, usually of ink, graphite, chalk, charcoal, or crayon. This exciting one-year Level 2 certificate in Drawing & illustration at our Longbridge (Bournville) Campus will introduce you to developing experimental skills & confidence. This course will help you to progress onto our Level 2 Art & Design Extended certificate. During your time on the course, you will explore a range of fun and exciting materials, techniques and processes related to drawing and illustration in context to themes. You will document your work and review your practice on an ongoing basis. The first part of the course will involve exploring skills and then you will specialise in a pathway that you wish to progress on to with us at SCCB next year during the Extended Certificate. Your specialist pathway work has the exciting opportunity to be showcased at our end of year exhibition and shows throughout the year. This course is designed to enable you to explore a range of fun skills and then specialise in an area that will then be supportive to secure your progression.
Learner:School Leaver (16-19 Full-time)
Subject:Art & Design
Duration:1 Year(s)
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About the course

This course not only teaches you skills, how to visualise but also how to focus on an area and realise progression goals related to your future interests and aspirations. This course is supportive to you from the outset, content as well as setting you up to progress onto one of our Level 2 courses. On this course you will be shown how to be experimental and developmental with your creativity in context to pathway related work. You will be supported by a team of industry professionals with lots of experience in the fields of drawing & illustration.

Throughout the duration of the course, you will go on trips to local and regional exhibitions to support the development of your work. You will take part in live competitions and work experiences with local employers to gain experience into how your chosen subject looks in context to the world of work. You will experience inspirational talks from guest speakers working within the industry currently. You will have the opportunity to be selected to showcase your work at our end of year exhibition and live events within the year. You will be able to collaborate with other learners from your course as well as other departments. You will be able to use our state of the art facilities and studio spaces adopting a multi-disciplinary approach to your creative practice. You will also benefit from progression talks with previous students and one to ones focusing on you and your aspirations.

What do I need?

To join this exciting course you will need: A portfolio of past or current work you can bring to an interview. Commitment and enthusiasm for Drawing & Illustration. You will also need to fulfil one of the criteria below: GCSEs grade 1 or above. We look forward to working with you and helping you to kick-start your creative journey here with us at SCCB.

Where can I progress next?

Successful completion of the course with a Merit or above can progress onto our Level 2 Extended Certificate in Art & Design to top up your qualification.

Drawing & Illustration Certificate
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Drawing & Illustration Certificate
Bournville Campus (Longbridge)
Start date:
2 September 2024
Study mode:
Full Time
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