HNC Creative Printmaking

Overview

About This Course: 

This course offers an opportunity to develop your creative talents allowing you to develop traditional and contemporary printmaking, drawing and digital skills. Various printmaking techniques and media are explored and supplemented with technical and creative skills in digital media, drawing, bookbinding and mixed media. 

This course combines practical skills with theoretical knowledge and is project based. It is delivered through a series of lectures, practical workshops and activities. You will produce a portfolio of work that will support entry to HND and Degree level courses.

What You Need: 
  • Art & Design Higher and English at minimum Intermediate level 2, OR
  • Art & Design Higher and English at minimum National 5 OR
  • An NC/NQ qualification in print, design or equivalent SVQ, OR
  • Relevant experience
  • You will be invited to attend a pre-entry guidance session where you’ll submit examples of your art/photography/design work
Location: 

City Campus North Hanover Street.

More Information

What You Study: 

The subjects you may study include:

  • Observational Drawing
  • Developmental Drawing
  • Life Drawing
  • Printmaking and Producing Print
  • Lithography
  • Digital Design
  • Art & Design Context
  • Printmaking Development
  • Printmaking in Multiple Layers
  • Communication
  • Portfolio Preparation
  • Bookbinding and hand finishing
  • Graded Unit
After The Course: 

Career

Practicing Artist/Printmaker/Designer, Print Technician, Printmaking Educator

Continuing study

Completion of this course can allow progression to HND Digital Media, HND Contemporary Art Practice, HND Graphic Design – at the college. Or apply for art school or university degree courses, for example:

  • BA (Hons) Contemporary Art Practice, Gray’s School of Art (enter at year 2)
  • BA/BDes Art & Design General Foundation, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design
  • BA (Hons) Fine Art, Edinburgh College of Art
  • BA (Hons) Fine Art, Glasgow School of Art

 

How Long: 

One year, starting in August.

Contact

Contact Name: 

David McKenna

Contact Number: 

0141 566 4180

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