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Art, Design & Three Dimensional Studies - Portfolio Preparation

Course Code(s):  5M1985 ADT
QQI Award Code:  5M1985 Art
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Ballyfermot College of Further Education

Ballyfermot College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M1985 ADT
QQI Award Code 5M1985 Art
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

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.

What will you Study?

Work Experience (5N1356)
Communications (5N0690)
Drawing (5N1862)
Painting (5N1302)
Sculpture (5N1918)
Image Processing (5N1292)
Appreciation of Art, Craft & Design (5N0755)
Figure Studies (5N1869)








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