Art and Design develops students’ understanding of ideas and intentions and how they can be communicated through visual and tactile language. Students learn how to use different media and technologies to realize their intentions. They develop their understanding of the creative and cultural industries, and refine their work through experimentation.
By studying Art and Design, students become critical thinkers with enquiring minds and increase their confidence in taking artistic risks. The course features a renewed focus on drawing, emphasizing that it is an essential part of the creative process in all art, craft and design disciplines.
As well as exploring many artistic skills and processes, students develop their knowledge and understanding of historical and contemporary contexts, societies and cultures. The broad and flexible content gives students the freedom to pursue a range of creative pathways.