Art & Design Foundation Studies in London, UK

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London Art Portfolio:
Prepare for a degree in art, design or architecture by completing a Foundation Course in Art and Design in the heart of London! Located close to Tower Bridge (in Wapping, Tower Hamlets), London Art Portfolio is a leading provider of art and design courses to UK and international students. Specialist options in our foundation course include Architecture, Fashion Design, Fine Art, Graphic Design, and Textile Design. In addition to our Foundation Course, we also offer portfolio preparation specialist courses, short courses, evening classes, and bespoke one-to-one tutorials year round and in summer.

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Foundation Course in Art and Design:
Duration: 24 weeks

Photo of Art & Design Foundation Studies in London, UKOur intensive Foundation Course in Art and Design allows you to explore a wide range of art and design subjects as part of your preparation for BA application.

Our full time Foundation Course delivers a weekly 15-hour programme, plus 12 hours free studio access per week.

Students explore various art and design disciplines, experiment with a range of materials, methods and approaches, and build a successful portfolio of work for UK, EU and international degree applications at leading arts universities and colleges.

Essential Skill Set Modules include:
- Advanced Drawing and Painting
- Advanced ‘hands on’ Model Making
- Advanced 3D Modelling Software
- Critical and Contextual Studies
- Draping on the Mannequin
- Design Development and Realisation
- Fashion Illustration
- Portfolio Presentation and Layout
- Advanced Adobe Suite and Digital Portfolio Start Up

Graduate Success:
In the past, our Foundation Course students have achieved successful offers from top UK, EU and international universities, as well as success with internships and work placements at leading design houses and artist studios.

Students choose from one of the following specialist pathways:

• Fine Art Specialist Pathway
Image of Art & Design Foundation Studies in London, UKStudents are challenged to develop a visual language that reflects how they respond to their environment. 

Students visit galleries and museums in and around London where they get a sense of becoming part of a visual arts community exploring paint, digital, sculpture, photography, video/film and installation.

• Fashion Design Specialist Pathway
As a fashion designer, you must have sound contextual knowledge of fashion, and costume, historical and contemporary.

You need good research skills investigating culture, traditions and artifacts and be willing to visit museums and galleries, such as the V&A Museum and the British Museum in London and fashion shows.

• Textile Design Specialist Pathway
This pathway can help your understanding of Textile Design and give you the confidence to reach your goals.

Graduates of a degree program in textile design can go on to create textiles in a variety of industries and at a variety of career levels.

• Graphic Design Specialist Pathway
The Graphic Design pathway enables you to discover the different career paths in graphic design that are best for you. We help you prepare a strong portfolio or coursework to achieve the grade you need for University.

Develop your drawing skills, illustration techniques, acquire a sense of colour, tone, and layout,

• Architecture and 3D Spatial Design Specialist Pathway
This course can help you learn through sketching, making and playing in three dimensions; experiment in a range of materials, improve drawing skills and utilise the computer.

Students visit exhibitions at museums; learn about architecture, product design, toy design, appliances and automisation, plus the smaller pieces of 3D design such as jellewery.


Photos of London Art PortfolioYear-round & Summer Art & Design Courses:
• Portfolio Preparation Courses: 24, 18, 12, 6, or 4 weeks
• Digital Portfolio Preparation
• 1 week Enrichment Course in Drawing or Model Making
• One-to-one Tutoring
• Art & Design Short / Evening Classes
• Art & Design Summer Courses (Adults & Teens)
• Private Online Tutoring (Adults & Teens)

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