Welcome to the Art department. On this page you will find an introduction to the department and the individual subjects we offer.

Art and Design Courses

3D Design

3D Design is an innovative course that uses new technology and encourages you to work creatively. The course allows you to experience what it is like to work on real life design projects developing and manufacturing a product in the workshop for a client which you will then evaluate.

For more information please see the 3D Design page on the college website.

Art, Craft & Design

The aim of this course is to promote a broad based learning experience across a range of media exploring ideas and themes in two and three dimensional processes and techniques.

This is a broad based 2 year course which aims to encourage creative thinking and artistic understanding. You will have the opportunity to work across two or more areas of Art and Design including: Fine Art, Design, Textiles, 3D and Photography.

For more information please see the Art, Craft and Design page on the college website.

Graphic Design

Graphic Design is a fast paced, successful linear Art & Design course where students will be introduced to a variety of design approaches whilst exploring a range of media, processes and techniques. Students will experience both traditional and new media and may work in areas such as advertising, packaging design, illustration and design for print.

For more information please see the Graphic Design page on the college website.

Photography

Photography at Aquinas is an exciting and challenging subject that encourages students to be creative and show a more personal understanding of Photography. The aim of this course is to promote a broad based learning experience across a range of themes in digital lens based processes and practical techniques. The course aims to encourage creative thinking and artistic understanding, as well as developing students own use of the camera.

For more information please see the Photography page on the college website.

Textile Design

Textile Design is an innovative course that uses new technology and encourages you to work creatively with a range of materials and techniques. The course allows you to experience what it is like to work on real life fashion design projects developing and manufacturing products using a range of techniques including pattern cutting and garment construction techniques.

For more information please see the Textile Design page on the college website.

If you have any questions relating to any of these subjects please email openevent@aquinas.ac.uk
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