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Art & Design: Portfolio building 16+

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Key information

Course code

BYLLL88DA

Subject Area

Art and design

Location

Banbury,
Broughton Road,
Banbury, OX16 9QA

Our portfolio preparation course for over 16’s will help you take your creative skills to the next level while you develop a portfolio for application to further Art and Design studies, including foundation.

Drawing is fundamental to Art & Design practice; this course will cover a wide range of  different drawing skills including Printmaking, Graphics, Textiles, Drawing on location, 3D Sculpture or Ceramics in order to ensure that you will have a broad range of work at the end of the course, enabling you to apply for further education courses with confidence. Classes are run with a low ratio of staff to students, which allows for in-depth learning and personalized development.

Madalyn has spent her career as an Art tutor at various schools and colleges for over 18 years. She specialises in mixed media work. She has always valued the use of drawing in design activity. She trained at Birmingham University, Cardiff Institute of Art and Design and Exeter University.
 
Liz Lake is an artist who works across printmaking, sculpture and installation. She completed her MA from the Royal College of Art in 2013 and has recently had artwork commissioned by Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Coventry Biennial 2019 and Cardiff University. 

 

What I'll learn

Our portfolio preparation course for over 16’s will help you take your creative skills to the next level while you develop a portfolio for application to further Art and Design studies, including foundation. 

The course will be run by artists Madalyn Taylor and Liz Lake, both of whom teach at Banbury College. 
 

 

How I'll learn

Your tutor will give you advice on how to present your portfolio as well as on interview techniques, your personal statement and references required. These are all important components of your further Art and Design studies and beyond.
 

 

Entry Requirements

A passion for Art and Design and a willingness to have a go! Basic materials will be covered. At some point you will need to bring in a sketchbook.
 

 

How to Apply

You can register for this course online. Click on ENROL NOW and follow the steps below:

  • Register your contact details online and verify your account
  • Go to your desired course page and click again on ENROL NOW. Follow the link to pay for your course