Art & Design
Canford School | Ages 11-15
Are you prepared to embark on a captivating artistic journey that will broaden your horizons and awaken your inner artist? Canford School warmly welcomes aspiring creatives, aged 11 to 15, to join our Art & Design Program—an exceptional opportunity to immerse yourselves in the vibrant world of art and design.
It’s a creative haven where your imagination knows no bounds, and where every stroke of the brush, every sculpture, and every digital masterpiece becomes a brushstroke in the canvas of your artistic story.
Ignite Your Artistic Passion
Our program is more than just art—it’s about empowering you to communicate, think critically, and collaborate effectively. Through interactive classes, creative workshops, and exciting group projects, you’ll not only refine your artistic skills but also develop essential life skills for the 21st century.
We believe in the transformative power of art, and our aim is to help you unlock your full creative potential.
✔ Dive into 15 hours of immersive art and design lessons each week, led by experienced subject tutors who are not just teachers but also passionate artists themselves. These classes are a perfect blend of interactive lessons and hands-on projects that will breathe life into your artistic ideas. Whether it’s sketching, painting, sculpting, or experimenting with digital art, you’ll find your creative spirit soaring.
✔ Collaboration is key. Engage in exciting group projects that not only challenge your creative prowess but also encourage you to share your unique perspective with your fellow budding artists. The culmination of your collective creativity is a grand showcase—a moment of pride and accomplishment that you’ll treasure forever.
✔ Step into the fascinating world of art and design through encounters with guest artists and industry experts. Gain insights into their creative processes and discover the diverse realms of artistic expression. These interactions will spark your imagination and inspire you to explore your own unique creative path.
✔ Your creative journey is supported at every turn. Personalized guidance sessions provide a nurturing environment where your creative talents can flourish. Whether you dream of becoming a professional artist or simply want to explore your artistic side, we’re here to help you turn your dreams into reality.
✔ Communication is key in the world of art, and our program doesn’t just stop at nurturing your artistic skills. Throughout your journey, you’ll have numerous opportunities to enhance your English language skills. Whether it’s building an art-related vocabulary or developing the confidence to speak about your artistic creations, we’ve got you covered.
Over the course of this two-week program, you will:
1. Discover Foundational Art Principles: Delve into the fundamental principles of art and design, including composition, colour theory, and perspective.
2. Explore Diverse Artistic Mediums: Experiment with a wide range of artistic mediums and techniques, from traditional painting and sculpture to digital art.
3. Embrace Creative Expression: Unleash your unique creative voice and refine your personal artistic style.
4. Understand Art’s Cultural Significance: Gain insights into the historical and cultural context of art, deepening your appreciation for artistic endeavours.
5. Build Your Artistic Portfolio: Create a portfolio of your work, showcasing your artistic growth and unique creative vision.
In this foundational module, you’ll embark on a creative journey, exploring the basics of artistic principles, visual language, and design concepts. Through hands-on projects and interactive discussions, you’ll develop a solid foundation in drawing, colour theory, and the elements of design. You’ll also discover the historical and cultural influences that have shaped art and design throughout history.
Module 2 focuses on experimenting with various artistic mediums and techniques. You’ll dive into a world of artistic tools, from painting and sculpture to digital art. You’ll learn how to express your creativity through different mediums, forging your unique artistic identity. Guided projects and studio time will help you refine your technical skills and artistic expression.
In this practical module, you’ll have the opportunity to showcase your artistic talents and develop a portfolio of your work. You’ll work on self-directed projects, exploring themes and concepts that ignite your passion. You’ll also gain insights into presenting artwork, curating exhibitions, and understanding art and design’s contemporary role in culture. By the end of this module, your portfolio will reflect your artistic growth and creative vision.
Throughout the two-week program, you’ll participate in two Time To Shine Projects.
Week One: Artistic Visionaries
In the first week’s “Time to Shine” project, you’ll collaborate with fellow young artists to create original artworks inspired by renowned artistic pioneers. You’ll explore different artistic movements and techniques, creating your masterpieces that pay homage to the greats.
Week Two: Expressive Art Journeys
In the second week’s “Time to Shine” project, you’ll embark on a journey of self-expression. Working together, you’ll design and curate an art exhibition that conveys your personal and shared messages. This interactive installation will allow you to express your thoughts, ideas, and creativity while leaving a lasting impact on your audience.
Join us at Canford School’s Art & Design Program, where creativity knows no bounds, and your artistic journey begins in earnest.
|Start Date||End Date||Duration||General English Price||All Other Courses|
|Monday 8th July 2024||Monday 22nd July 2024||2 Weeks||£3,400||£3,900|
|Monday 8th July 2024||Monday 29th July 2024||3 Weeks||£5,100||-|
|Monday 8th July 2024||Monday 5th August 2024||4 Weeks||£6,800||-|
|Monday 22nd July 2024||Monday 5th August 2024||2 Weeks||£3,400||£3,900|
|Monday 22nd July 2024||Monday 12th August 2024||3 Weeks||£5,100||-|
|Monday 29th July 2024||Monday 12th August 2024||2 Weeks||£3,400||-|