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Art, Design & Three Dimensional Studies Portfolio Course

Course Code: ADT

Duration: 1 Year

OVERVIEW OF ART, DESIGN & THREE DIMENSIONAL STUDIES PORTFOLIO COURSE

This course is a one year portfolio course with an emphasis on three dimensional work, from both design and fine art sculptural aspects. Students are taught the necessary skills to research all ideas visually through drawing, painting, photography, sculpture and design. All projects are purposely broad enough to allow students to build up a portfolio suitable for their particular interest whether it is fine art, design or model-making.

COURSE CONTENT FOR ART, DESIGN & THREE DIMENSIONAL STUDIES PORTFOLIO COURSE

  • Appreciation of Art, Craft and Design
  • Communications
  • Drawing
  • Figure Studies
  • Image Processing
  • Painting
  • Fine Art and Graphics Photo Imaging
  • Sculpture
  • Spatial Design
  • Work Experience

ART, DESIGN & THREE DIMENSIONAL STUDIES STUDENTS’ WORK

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR ART, DESIGN & THREE DIMENSIONAL STUDIES PORTFOLIO COURSE

Five O6/H7 in Leaving Certificate/LCVP or a merit in Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI level 4 Certificate. Art Portfolio (See guidelines). The academic entry requirements may be waived for mature applicants (21+). ADM, AGP and ADT are portfolio preparation courses.

ART, DESIGN & THREE DIMENSIONAL STUDIES PORTFOLIO COURSE CERTIFICATION

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Art 5M1985

PORTFOLIO GUIDELINES FOR ART, DESIGN & THREE DIMENSIONAL STUDIES PORTFOLIO COURSE

Applicants should bring to interview a selection of art pieces of recent observational drawings and paintings in a range of media (pencil, charcoal, pastel and paint). Applicants should also include photographs of any 3D they have made. Sketchbooks or notebooks can be included.

PROGRESSION FROM ART, DESIGN & THREE DIMENSIONAL STUDIES PORTFOLIO COURSE

Graduates may progress to courses in Higher Education Institutions on a competitive basis through the new QQI Common Awards System (CAS). For information on the scheme see Higher Education Links Scheme

Graduates with a merit profile may apply for entry to BTEC Higher National Diploma courses in Art and Graphic Design in BCFE, such as

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