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Ideas for developing practical and critical thinking skills.

Advance your practical hands-on skills through inventive and student friendly activities.

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Drafting traditional media work digitally

Drafting traditional media work digitally

The beauty of computers is that you can undo and redo whenever you want. You don’t have to be afraid when experimenting and trying something new. This resource looks at how computers can help students doing practical work like illustration, painting and other specialisms.

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Mark making made simple

Mark making made simple

Painting is one of the bedrocks of art and design. Learning about the potential of what paint can do can open many doors to expressing yourself. This resource looks at ways you can develop your understanding of the kinds of marks and textures you can use to help express ...

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Critical thinking skills are used to inform and improve creative practice.

Critical thinking skills are essential, whether it is having heated discussions about relevant topics, making important evaluative decisions, analysing the world around you or assessing the quality of your own experiments. In this section you will find resources to help develop your critical thinking along with ways to refine your practice.
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