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Ranging from practical courses in Painting, Illustration, Film-making or Photography, to Business courses to Art History courses, Fine Arts courses span a wide range of disciplines. Suited to full-time artists, students, working professionals or those with an interest in the subject, Fine Arts classes are open to just about anyone. Some Fine Arts courses may require the submission of a portfolio prior to enrollment to ensure the prospective student has the adequate foundational knowledge or potential for success in the class.

Fine Arts courses are offered at universities and academic institutions around the world, from France to South Africa, the USA to Singapore, Sweden to Vietnam. Offered on a full time or part time basis, universities seek to offer Fine Arts classes to suit the wide range of students' scheduling needs. Often bestowing a diploma or certificate in culmination of the Fine Arts course, universities and schools adhere to industry standards in such programs. In Fine Arts courses relating to business acumen, students will learn the basics to selling, purchasing, promoting and supporting art.

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Introduction to Printmaking

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 10 weeks March 2017 United Kingdom London

This Introductin to Printmaking course is a practical studio based programme and combines structured teaching and informal workshop time. You will gain a good overview of the printmaking media and grounding in a wide range of techniques such [+]

Best Course Studies in Fine Arts 2017. We offer a large range of printmaking courses in London at our Chelsea Centre located jut off the King's Road. We have beginners, intermediate and advanced courses. These are part time courses running during the day and evening. Our lecturers are highly experienced printmaking practitioners offering a unique insight into the printmaking discipline. The techniques you learn will offer exciting ways to build on your skills and reinterpret existing artwork in print form. The unique characteristics of printmaking will open up a new world of image making and unlock your creative potential. Many of our experienced students came as beginners and many have developed a long-term commitment continuing at degree and MA level and also setting up their own studio. Many students say printmaking is addictive once you start! So why not come and try one of our courses. Course Overview This Introductin to Printmaking course is a practical studio based programme and combines structured teaching and informal workshop time. You will gain a good overview of the printmaking media and grounding in a wide range of techniques such as Drypoint, Collagraph, Lino cut, Monoprinting, Etching and Photo-Etching. Course Description You will learn to work in the light and the well-equipped print studio with specialist facilities and develop your ideas and imagery into a portfolio of creative prints. You will be introduced to each printmaking technique by demonstration while looking at the work of other artists. Following techniques will be covered throughout the year; Drypoint, Collagraph, Lino cut, Monoprinting, Etching and Photo-Etching. Informal one-to-one tutorials, group tutorials and feedback will encourage each student’s personal strengths and interests. You are encouraged to explore the creative and more experimental possibilities of these processes while also gaining a good working knowledge of the traditional skills. In the third term, presentation of prints, editioning guidelines and mounting skills will be taught in preparation for finished work to be shown in the printmaking end of year summer show at the Hortensia Gallery. What background and qualifications do you need to join? (Entry Requirements) These classes are aimed at beginners, those who wish to re-fresh their printmaking skills and those who have a basic arts experience in any other visual arts discipline. What does the course lead to? These courses give an opportunity to build a portfolio of prints to assist progression to our more advanced printmaking courses or other art courses. Where will I study? The printmaking studio is at the Chelsea Centre, Hortensia Road, just off the Kings Road, in the Carlyle building on the ground floor, room CG05. How much should I study outside class? It is recommended that you prepare imagery and materials, of your choice, outside the class, so you can use the time in the studio more fully for printing and technical processing which cannot be done at home. A sketchbook documenting your ideas development, technical notes and research is also recommended. Are any course materials online? Once you are enrolled on the course you will be introduced to the college’s virtual learning environment. Here you will find materials and information in support of your studies. What books and equipment do I need? You need to bring: a sketchbook and some art equipment such as pencils, eraser, a range of brushes, Stanley knife, scissors and apron. You will also need heavy duty rubber gloves which can be bought in the studio. What else do I need to buy? What extra costs are there? There is a studio fee of £16.50 payable each term to the tutor which covers basic materials, except paper and plates which you pay extra for as you use them. All materials are available to buy in the studio. Campus: Chelsea Centre Times: Mon 14:00 - 17:30 Resources We are a well resourced department and have a well equipped printroom. You do not need to source your plates or paper for the course, we have large stocks of different materials which you can purchase from us in small quantities. The studio has excellent light and has specialist facilities for all the intaglio techniques and includes: 2 Rochat presses, bed size 26″x48″ 1 relief press for lino cuts, bed size 16”x20” A UV light exposure unit for transferring images to plates A3 flat-bed scanner to digitise something you have drawn or photographed Mac and PC computers using Photoshop for post production work on images you have shot or scanned in (drawing or photographs) [-]

Professional Curriculum Photography (2 Years)

GrisArt Escuela Superior de Fotografía
Campus 2 years October 2017 Spain Barcelona

Formed by General Professional Course and one of the two paths of image to choose. [+]

Formed by General Professional Course and one of the two paths of image to choose.

First year:

- PROFESSIONAL COURSE GENERAL General Professional Course is the first of the curriculum two years and is intended to start studying photography and looking for a solid foundation, both theoretical and practical. It consists of twelve specialized modules means technical and other reflection that, combined with activities give students the security and autonomy necessary for entry into professional courses. It is a daily dip into the world of the picture, a continued effort to study, practice and review. Same students will become familiar with the photographic activity of town attending exhibitions and conferences, meetings with photographers, curators and art center managers; visiting galleries, foundations, museums, publishers, laboratories, studios, and so on. The good use of all this allows each assess what field of photography you are related to them and direct his own steps. ... [-]


Foundation Studies in Studio Arts

Metàfora Art School
Campus Full time 37 weeks January 2017 Spain Barcelona

Metàfora’s art foundation is designed for students on starter’s level who wish to pursue further education in art. Students on this modality are offered a broad introduction to different techniques as well as a fair amount of art history. [+]

Best Course Studies in Fine Arts 2017. “Having an experience is taking part in the world. Taking part in the world is really about sharing responsibility.” Olafur Eliasson Foundation Program in Studio Arts (Starter’s level) – Five studio blocks of 6-7 weeks, optional 1-week block (Madrid), 2 optional exhibition credits What is the Foundation Program? Metàfora’s art foundation is designed for students on starter’s level who wish to pursue further education in art. Students on this modality are offered a broad introduction to different techniques as well as a fair amount of art history. We consider it basic to help students to produce a body of work as extensive as possible, to broaden their horizon and to introduce new ways for working and perceiving art. Metàfora’s Starter’s Level is recognized as a Foundation Course in the UK. [-]

Sculpture/Painting Certificate

New York Studio School (NYSS)
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 USA New York

This course is ideal for a student who is interested in gaining/furthering their plastic experience in either Painting or Sculpture. This program, has allowed students to build their portfolio, in order to apply to other programs. [+]

New York Studio School offers students an opportunity to study in a three year intensive studio Certificate Program. The focus and concentration of the Certificate Program allows individuals to hone in on their chosen areas of study: Painting or Sculpture, with Drawing as an integral component of each discipline. Students begin each semester with either a Drawing or a Sculpture Marathon. NYSS's faculty and guest artists are on site each day teaching during the two week Marathons. For the remaining 13 weeks of the academic semester, students work in their studios focusing on their area of choice: Painting or Sculpture. For the first two years Students are placed in an Atelier setting, where they are given a space which allows them to explore and immerse themselves in their main area of study. Each Atelier has a slightly different philosophy and is outlined by the selected faculty member. Students are encouraged to choose an Atelier that best fit for their goals. The motifs for each Atelier may include or lean towards: working from the perception; direct or indirect observation, abstraction or imagination. The faculty members at the Studio School are professional working artists who work with students based on a curriculum designed by the philosophy and practice of the School. During the third year of the program, students are encouraged to work independently and are allocated to a private/semi private studio. The Certificate Program culminates in a Completion Exhibition - with their fellow graduates. Throughout the duration of the three years, students are encouraged to participate in other course offerings including the lunch time lectures, Professional Development Seminars, Peer Seminar Group: Exhibitions of Contemporary Art and the esteemed Evening Lecture Series that hosts some of New York City's most influential artists, writers, critics, and historians. Students will often register and join the Evening and Saturday classes including Sculpture, Painting, Drawing and Watercolor classes for exposure to other faculty members' working methodologies. This course is ideal for a student who is interested in gaining/furthering their plastic experience in either Painting or Sculpture. Ideally, enrollment is for the full three years, though accommodations can be made for the right applicant to attend one or more semesters, depending upon their availability. This program, has allowed students to build their portfolio, in order to apply to other programs. There is no automatic transfer between the Certificate and MFA programs: students who wish to apply for an MFA while enrolled in the Certificate program must apply directly to the program and will be considered as new applicants. Scholarship Financial aid helps provide highly gifted students the opportunity to experience a rigorous education in the visual arts among a talented peer group and under the guidance of internationally recognized faculty. Most New York Studio School financial assistance is awarded on the basis of the student’s documented financial need as demonstrated by completing and submitting the School's Financial Aid Application found on the "Financial Services" page. All students must complete the Financial Aid Application on an annual basis and be in good academic standing to be considered for financial assistance. In addition to scholarships awarded from the School’s endowed scholarship fund, a number of special scholarships are awarded as funding is made available to the School. JANE CHACE CARROLL Scholarships – provides scholarships of $15,000 per year to qualified MFA students for two full years of study. RAMAPO TRUST Scholarships – awarded to continuing or incoming MFA or Certificate students who are over the age of 40 as funding permits. MILTON & SALLY AVERY ARTS FOUNDATION Scholarships – awarded to continuing and incoming MFA and Certificate students. CHARLES CAJORI SCHOLARSHIP FOR PAINTING – annually awarded to one MFA or Certificate student who demonstrates artistic talent and financial need. LCU FUND FOR WOMEN’S EDUCATION Housing Awards – awarded to continuing or incoming female MFA students who make less than $30,000 a year, receive little or no financial support from family members or others, and remain in good standing within their program of study. ABSOLUTE SECRET Endowed Scholarships – awarded to continuing or incoming students based on financial need. HARRIET GLAZIER Endowed Scholarships for Women Painters – awarded to continuing or incoming female painting students based on financial need. HELENA RUBINSTEIN Foundation Endowed Scholarships – awarded to continuing or incoming female MFA students. HENRY WOLF Foundation Endowed Scholarships – awarded to continuing or incoming MFA or Certificate students based on financial need. PETER RIPPON/ROYAL ACADEMY Travel Award – awarded for use in an exchange program between the Royal Academy of Art in London and the New York Studio School. HOHENBERG Travel Award – awarded for use as a stipend for European travel to full-time qualified students who have attended the New York Studio School for a minimum of 4 semesters. To apply, students must submit a description of travel plans and a recent work for inclusion in an exhibition for applicants. The award is determined by a vote of faculty during the exhibition of submitted artwork. Voting faculty are provided with each applicant's travel plans. CHAUTAUQUA School of Art Scholarships – awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled at the New York Studio School during the Spring semester to attend the Chautauqua Summer Program. [-]

One Year Course in Illustration and Visual Communication

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year January 2017 Spain Madrid

The One Year Courses, which are semi-attendance-based, are directed towards the student’s rapid professionalization, with a prestigious team of active teachers who, as directors of the project, will give students a clear view of the industry, help them to develop their portfolio and discover the best ways of understanding and tackling the disciplines with the best prospects in the sphere of visual production. [+]

Best Course Studies in Fine Arts 2017. THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN SPANISH Illustration is a powerful instrument of graphic expression and nowadays plays an essential part in contemporary visual communication. In the One Year Course in Illustration and Visual Communication, students will learn to do research, experiment and develop their vision and abilities to become successful professionals, applying contemporary illustration to different spheres of visual communication. Guided by established active professionals, they will tackle the main technical principles, processes and styles of contemporary illustration in a practical way, applying what they learn to their own projects and with real clients, and always seeking to promote their creative potential as illustrators. By the end of the year, students will be able to create complex illustration projects independently, from the conceptual phrase to their subsequent development and materialisation. The One Year Courses, which are semi-attendance-based, are directed towards the student’s rapid professionalization, with a prestigious team of active teachers who, as directors of the project, will give students a clear view of the industry, help them to develop their portfolio and discover the best ways of understanding and tackling the disciplines with the best prospects in the sphere of visual production. The One Year Course in Illustration and Visual Communication consists of 60 IED* credits structured in the following way: An attendance based module(384 hours and 48 IED* credits), whose purpose is to apply in our installations, along with outstanding professionals, the keys of the didactic programme combining study, research and the production of projects. An online and distance module(12 IED* credits), which can be accessed through the e-learning platform of the IED Madrid Campus, which includes the studying of subjects that complement the attendance-based module and the production of the final project. The IED credit is the internal quantifying and didactic validation system of the IED Madrid. Each credit reflects the load of online or attendance-based classes, seminars, study sessions and the achievement of assessment exams. Each IED credit is equivalent to 8 teaching hours for attendance-based modules. For the online modules they reflect a workload of between 16 and 20 hours. STRUCTURE AND TIMETABLE Attendance-based and online modules from January until July. Presentation of the final online project: October. Attendance-based module timetable: Monday to Thursday, from 18:00 to 22:00 h. [-]

Short course - Arts and Cultural Management

European School of Economics
Campus Full time 3 months January 2017 United Kingdom London Italy Florence + 2 more

The ESE Professional Programme on Arts and Culture Management at the European School of Economics in Florence is designed to create innovative leaders within the visual arts and culture field. [+]

The ESE Professional Programme on Arts and Culture Management at the European School of Economics in Florence is designed to create innovative leaders within the visual arts and culture field. Upon the completion of the course, students will have the opportunity to enter the pathway of the international art world within, for example, the museum environment and the art market. The programme combines rigorous coursework taught by professional docents and valuable on-site learning opportunities, in order to distinguish students within the public, private and nonprofit arts environment. Intake Dates: January, April, September Modules Offered: Foundation in Art History Art Marketing and Business International Business Decision Making E-Business and E-Commerce Total Course Hours: 144 Mode of Delivery: Each module holds a weekly 3-hour class ttotal 12 hours per week, Monday to Friday) Course Assessment: Mid Term Assessment (30%) Final Assessment (70%) Entry Requirements: Application form High-School Diploma Résumé / CV Intermediate command of the English language (TOEFL / IELTS is a plus) Photocopy of passport / ID document Three passport-sized photographs Non-refundable €50 application fee Maximum Number of Attendees: 30 (In order to provide a unique learning experience with a ratio between Professor to students, no more than 30 students will be admitted into this programme) Internship (optional): Upon successful completion of the programme participants may opt to take a 3-month internship fitted to their profile and career objectives. An assessment with the ESE Placement Officer will determine their eligibility for a placement. Professional Opportunities: The ESE Professional Programme in Arts and Cultural Management has been designed to prepare innovative leaders in the sector of Art and Culture. Upon conclusion of the course participants will be prepared for positions in Art Galleries and Auction Houses, as well as Communication and Marketing Consultants in the art sector like Art Funding Managers, Art Editor and Art Administrator for example. Credits & Recognition: Upon completion of the programme, participants will be awarded an ESE Certification of successful completion of the programme. [-]

FOUNDATION YEAR

LISAA Paris
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 France Paris

The Introductory Course in Applied Arts (MANAA) takes place over one year. It allows each student to forge solid artistic bases that will be essential throughout their career as a designer. [+]

Best Course Studies in Fine Arts 2017. The Introductory Course in Applied Arts (MANAA) takes place over one year. It allows each student to forge solid artistic bases that will be essential throughout their career as a designer. THREE TEACHING AIMS To reveal the creativity of each student through the learning of fundamental techniques: drawing, colour, composition, volume, perspective and graphic design. To raise students’ awareness of artistic culture in order to bring them the curiosity and open-mindedness required for a qualitative and enduring education. To allow the student to find their place amongst the different design professions and therefore prepare and choose, in complete confidence, which specialisation to follow. PREPARATION FOR COMPETITIVE EXAMS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION FINE ART AND DESIGN SCHOOLS Upon completion of the Introductory Course in Applied Arts, each student will have acquired the necessary skills to apply for the competitive exams for national higher education schools (decorative arts, design…). CONTINUING TO DEGREE COURSES AT LISAA This is a key year for choosing a profession, continuing to degree courses at LISAA in graphic design, interior architecture & design, fashion, animation & video games, or to prepare for competitive exams for higher education fine art schools. Advantages of the Course A large network of alumni Links between different disciplines in order for the students to understand the complementary nature of skillsets Entry Requirements & Application Admission to LISAA Paris is dependent on presentation of a portfolio of personal work and an oral interview. The student’s technical and artistic capability in addition, above all, to their motivation and suitability will be evaluated with regards the specifics of disciplines in the design sector. [-]

Course - Pattern making sewing, basic

First Media Professional Learning Centre
Campus Full time 24 hours August 2017 Singapore

The Patternmaking short course is designed to give students the skills to create patterns in a range of different styles to fit various sizes. Students will learn how to create standard ‘block patterns’ and manipulate them to specific size and measurements [+]

Course - Pattern Making Sewing

The Patternmaking short course is designed to give students the skills to create patterns in a range of different styles to fit various sizes. Students will learn how to create standard ‘block patterns’ and manipulate them to specific size and measurements.The Sewing short course in incorporated to help students produce professionally fitted garments and teach them the ‘tricks of the trade’ to creating beautifully finished garments.

Course Leader

Farah Jones is a Singapore born fashion designer who has been working in the international fashion industry for over 12 years. She has a first class Honors BA Degree in fashion design from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technolgy (RMIT). Farah’s list of professional accomplishments range from designing a wide array of women’s and children’s wear for many new boutiques and large design companies around the world, to managing, buying, marketing and merchandising for retail giants like Esprit, Laura Ashley, Prada, Jean Paul Gaultier and Dolce & Gabbana.

Farah was previously employed by Raffes Design Institute (Shanghai), where she taught Fashion Design and Fashion Production courses to up and coming young designers in the industry. She combines her love for fashion and teaching by taking a hands-on approach to her classes, teaching new and innovative concepts to those who want to be part of the enticing fashion world. She is dedicated to teaching her students how to be true fashion professionals.What Will You Learn During the Lessons?... [-]


Course - 3D Animation & Visual Effects

Vancouver Film School - VFS
Campus Full time 1 year March 2017 Canada Vancouver

The 3D Animation & Visual Effects program teaches the creative perspective that computer animation is an instrument for telling a compelling story. By combining cinematic [+]

Best Course Studies in Fine Arts 2017. The 3D Animation & Visual Effects program teaches the creative perspective that computer animation is an instrument for telling a compelling story. By combining cinematic and technological training you not only learn to make films, you learn to make your film. What You Will Learn Perfectly suited for artists just starting out as well as those with some animation experience, this program is about taking your skills - and reel - to the professional level. You begin by studying traditional arts and computer animation skills, giving you the foundation to pursue any discipline in the animation industry. What you will learn in the first half of the program allows you to discover your passion, and you then elect a specialization in one of the cornerstones of the industry: 3D Animation, Modeling, or Visual Effects. Start Dates: - January 5, 2015 Wait-list - March 2, 2015 - May 4, 2015 - June 29, 2015 - August 31, 2015 - October 26, 2015 Program Requirements Successful completion of the VFS Foundation Visual Art & Design program - OR - A visual art portfolio of your work that includes life (preferred), still, or character drawings and 3D computer work (maximum 12 pieces total). To gain admittance and begin studies in 3D Animation & Visual Effects, some 3D experience is required. However, if you do not currently have sufficient 3D experience you may be given conditional acceptance based on the strength of a combination of your other computer artwork (e.g. Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.) and your drawing skills. You Graduate With: - A Diploma in 3D Animation. - A mastered demo reel of your final project. - Access to the VFS Alumni Directory and Job Board. [-]

Course - Strategic Creativity

ERAM Crossmedia College
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Creative people often feel somewhat guilty if asked about how they managed to come up with something because they simply “saw” it. It seemed obvious to them after a while. This is due to their ability [+]

Course - Strategic Creativity

 (To be opened in Sep. 2015)

Creative people often feel somewhat guilty if asked about how they managed to come up with something because they simply “saw” it. It seemed obvious to them after a while. This is due to their ability to 1) associate prior experiences and 2) synthesize them, creating different ones. The reason they are able to do this is that they have had more experiences or have thought more about them than other people. Unfortunately, this is not common. Many people in our industries have not enjoyed diverse experiences which means they don't have enough “dots” to be able to connect them. They end up designing solutions that are too "linear", without a broad enough perspective with regards to the challenge before them. As Steve Jobs told Wired magazine in February of 1995: "The broader our understanding of the human experience, the better design we will have."... [-]


Course - Visual Effects

VanArts
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Canada Vancouver

You’ll be thinking like a VFX artist in no time at VanArts visual effects school. In only one year, you’ll learn and use all the current VFX production tools like 3D Stereoscopy, green screen and 2D/3D [+]

Course - Visual Effects

Part artist, part technician – be a total VFX professional at VanArts visual effects school.You’ll be thinking like a VFX artist in no time at VanArts visual effects school. In only one year, you’ll learn and use all the current VFX production tools like 3D Stereoscopy, green screen and 2D/3D content creation using Maya, Nuke and Houdini. In the words of an industry recruiter, you’ll be a production-ready grad with the broadest understanding and the best attitude – and you’ll be very hirable.Operating within a studio production paradigm, you’ll learn advanced techniques for compositing, modeling, lighting and texturing. Plus, you’ll be studying at a visual effects school in Vancouver, where the VFX industry is exploding, creating multiple job opportunities as studios open up and look to hire the best talent. You’ll also create a network of visual effects colleagues as you build a professional demo reel. Become qualified and confident, with mentoring from industry professionals.Next Start Dates... [-]


Pre-Art Therapy

North Park University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Chicago

North Park University’s pre-professional track for art therapy is a sequence of courses and advising that will give you a solid foundation for your applications to competitive art therapy graduate programs around the country. The pre-art therapy track should accompany a major—most often art or psychology—where you’ll also gain a deeper understanding of the mind and the therapeutic nature of creating art... [+]

Pre-Art Therapy North Park University’s pre-professional track for art therapy is a sequence of courses and advising that will give you a solid foundation for your applications to competitive art therapy graduate programs around the country. The pre-art therapy track should accompany a major—most often art or psychology—where you’ll also gain a deeper understanding of the mind and the therapeutic nature of creating art. Advising Pre-art therapy students are advised by faculty in the Art Department, often Kelly VanderBrug. VanderBrug is an associate professor who earned her BFA degree and BA in art history from Calvin College, and an MFA in painting from Washington University. She’ll talk with you about your particular interests in art therapy, and help you stay on track throughout your program at North Park to make sure you are prepared for your applications and interviews for art therapy school. Course Sequences and Activities We recommend you take the following courses alongside your major and Core Curriculum requirements to prepare for art therapy schools and a career in art therapy. Some courses may also meet major/Core Curriculum requirements. Recommended Core Courses Drawing I Two Dimensional Design Three Dimensional Design 12 semester hours of Studio Art Electives Introduction to Psychology Research Methods in Psychology Human Life Span Development or Educational Psychology (required only for students desiring to work with children in schools) Personality Notes: An internship in art therapy is strongly recommended Candidates for MAAT programs submit portfolios of at least 15 works of art. Some programs want to see strength in a variety of media (three) while others want a more focused artistic development in one or two areas of studio work. [-]

Interdisciplinary Printmaking

The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw
Campus Part time 2 semesters November 2017 Poland Wrocław

Under this programme students will be able to realize interdisciplinary print media projects, chosen from following studios: Intaglio, Relief, Lithography, Serigraphy or Creative Drawing. [+]

Best Course Studies in Fine Arts 2017. Interdisciplinary Printmaking is a free of charge one-year postgraduate study program in English. The offer is addressed to graduates of the first degree, second degree and uniform master degree studies. Under this programme students will be able to realize interdisciplinary print media projects, chosen from following studios: Intaglio, Relief, Lithography, Serigraphy or Creative Drawing. The programme also offers lectures and workshops provided by professors or visiting artists, Artists’ Books, Installation-based Printmaking, Experimental Printmaking, Photo and Digital Media and New Technology in Printmaking classes. In the summer semester students take part in a one-week workshop in one of Europe’s centers for fine art printmaking. The diploma exam is a set of works realized in the selected studios, presented on a diploma exhibition. The Postgraduate Study Programme Interdisciplinary Printmaking is co-financed by the European Union from the European Social Fund. [-]

Basic Course in Jewelry Making and Design

Accademia Riaci
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Italy Florence

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The focus of this course is to study how the connection between tradition, self-exploration and self-expression translate into three-dimensional form, creating unique objects for adornment and use. The academy encourage students to develop and explore their own ideas, while it values traditional techniques unique to Italian Jewelry. Students master from the most traditional to the latest techniques of cutting, forming, joining, casting and finishing. One of the unique techniques studied at the Academy include a Florentine etching method called "INCISIONE." Projects may fall into conventional formats such as brooches and earrings, as well as experimental forms, addressing issues of function, design and concept. Materials range from traditional metallic resources to an incorporation of a wide variety of materials such as antique and modern beads, plastic, feathers, shells, glass and found objects. While exploring self-directed projects aimed at discovering your personal content, students are challenged to acquire further advanced techniques. Students' body of work will evolve from their own ideas and research, shaped by their exploration of design philosophies. Studio experience and practical knowledge in the jewelry business are important factors that complete the curriculum. The students can focus on Jewelry Making or Jewelry Design. [-]

BA (Hons) Semester Courses in Fine Art

Arts University Bournemouth - Arts Study Abroad Programs
Campus Part time 10 - 30 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom Poole

Contemporary art involves a boundless diversity of creative practices, which are reflected in the open approach you will find at the University College. You will be able to explore the use of [+]

BA (Hons) Semester Courses in Fine Art

 

Contemporary art involves a boundless diversity of creative practices, which are reflected in the open approach you will find at the University College. You will be able to explore the use of materials, media and processes and, in doing so, will participate in critical discussion and debate around the work you produce. You will be part of a stimulating environment in which you will be able to bring together ideas, processes and cultural theory in order to discover and develop your own position within the community of fine art.The course encourages ambitious individual practice and is underpinned by three strands: studio practice, cultural theory and professional development. Your work in the studio will be supported by a dynamic programme of related theoretical studies; you will be encouraged to analyse your own work and question your role as an artist and how your work is understood. You will be stimulated to develop your own creative problem solving abilities and to apply them in a multitude of situations.... [-]