Advance your practical hands-on skills through inventive and student friendly activities.
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.Read more.
Typography is a wonderful tool. This resource covers all the tools, knowledge and techniques needed to start using the typography.Read more.
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 ...Read more.
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.
An introduction to help students writing art and design essays. Simple tips for structure and content. Making essays simpler and more creative.Read more.
Creative students in art, design and media need to use personal study time effectively to be successful. This is an introduction to managing personal study.Read more.
Critiques can be scary, but these tips help understand how they function, why they are valuable and how to prepare for them.Read more.