Graphics & Illustration (1 week)
Using both traditional and digital techniques you will explore contemporary communication design and narrative illustration; by experimenting with a wide range of skills you will produce work that demonstrates aspects of both graphical and illustrative theory and studio based processes. You will leave the course with digitally printed example of your work.
DATES & FEES
Sunday 30 June 2024 (one week)
Sunday 14th July 2024 (one week)
Sunday 28th July 2024 (one week)
£1,815 (one week)
ABOUT THIS COURSE
LEARN FROM ART AND DESIGN PROFESSIONALS
This programme will give you the chance to study in central Cambridge in a fun and creative environment led by experienced tutors at xoso66.
BROADEN YOUR SKILLS IN THE INDUSTRY
Through a series of fun and engaging tasks you will learn how your work can be manipulated through hand rendered techniques and finalised digitally to add to your portfolio as you develop work, constructing a body of art work that will extend your thinking and help you in your future college applications.
DEVELOP YOUR SKILLS IN:
Composition | Illustrative techniques | Typography | Portfolio Creation
PROGRESSION AT xoso66
Completion of the course can enable progression on to our University of the Arts London Awarding Body Extended Diploma or Foundation Diploma if you meet the UAL entry criteria for the course.
You will be able to think more creatively regarding your use of materials, mediums, composition
You will develop a broad understanding of typeography and illustrative techniques
You will acquire a basic understanding of digital software to output your final work that is portfolio ready
14-18 years old
Who is it for
The course is aimed at any student aged 14 to 18 years who is interested in Art & Design completion of the course can enable progression on to our University of the Arts London Awarding Body Extended Diploma or Foundation Diploma
Minimum English standard: International students should have at least an Upper Intermediate level of English
|Week 1||1st Sunday||Monday||Tuesday||Wednesday||Thursday||Friday||Saturday||2nd Sunday|
|Breakfast (time)||Arrival, induction and campus tour||Breakfast||Breakfast||Breakfast||Breakfast||Breakfast||Breakfast||Breakfast|
|Morning 08:00 - 12:00||Arrival, induction and campus tour||Introduction to the week’s activities. Introduction to typography. Presentation of different examples. Workshop on typography and design.||Review brief for the week. Introduction to Illustration. Observational drawing exercise.||Introduction to colour and design. Walking excursion to the Fitzwilliam Museum with drawing tasks.||Refine ideas and sketch final poster design. Introduction to scanning using Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, or Photoshop. Adding effects or texture.||Work on your final piece, focusing on illustration and typography.||Included Full Day Excursion: London (including gallery or museum visit and shopping time)||Departure|
|Lunch 12:00 - 13:00||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Lunch||Departure|
|Afternoon 13:00 - 16:00||Arrival, induction and campus tour||Exploration of different mediums and techniques to create typography. Introduction to InDesign and Illustrator .||Drawing on location around Cambridge. Group feedback.||In studio again, workshop on development of drawings into unique illustrative style||Time to work on your final piece, develop ideas, and experiment.||Print and present designs in format of your choice. Present final piece. Certificate presentation.||Included Full Day Excursion: London (including gallery or museum visit and shopping time)||Departure|
|Dinner 16:30 - 18:00||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Dinner||Departure|
|Evening 19:30 - 22:00||Evening Activities||Park Social Time - City View Ferris Wheel||Bowling /Ice Skating / Rock Climbing||Talent Show / Trashion Show/ Tie Dye Arts & Crafts||Cinema / Punting||xoso66 Disco / Dance Party||Selfie Orienteering Challenge||Departure|