Fine Art & Textiles
How do I #DiscoverTheDifference with Fine Art, Fashion & Textiles?
The Creative Industry is the second largest industry in the world, with the UK design sector leading in Europe. A-level Textiles is
a two-year course which allows you to develop a range of skills and produce a strong portfolio of artwork that showcases a variety of techniques and materials.
What will I study?
• Textile specialist areas such as print, embroidery, knit, surface design and CAD, as well as other specialisms such as graphics, photography, 3D design and illustration.
• Themes and concepts by investigating a body of research through observational drawing and photography.
• Reflections on artists and designers from the past as well as taking inspiration from the best contemporary practitioners.
What makes Fashion & Textiles at #H6 different?
• We have links with prestigious universities under the University of the Arts London, such as CSM, LCC, LCF and CCW.
• You attend Spring/Summer schools at a range of universities.
• You get the opportunity to take part in a number of competitions.
• You go on trips to galleries and exhibitions.
• You take part in our end of year national exhibition
Why choose Fine Art #H6?
The creative arts sector is the second largest industry in the world, with the UK design sector leading in Europe. Fine Art is a two-year course which allows you to develop a range of skills and produce a strong portfolio of artwork that showcases a variety of techniques and materials.
What makes Fine Art at #H6 different?
• You gain links with prestigious universities under the University of the Arts London, such as CSM, LCC, LCF and CCW
• You experience Spring/Summer schools with a range of universities
• You get the opportunity to enter a lot of competitions and go on trips to galleries and exhibitions
• You take part in our annual, national #H6 Art Exhibition held at Alexandra Palace
How will I be assessed?
• 60% personal investigation (supporting studies, practical work & personal study)
• 40% externally set assignment (preparatory studies & 15-hour period of sustained focus)
Five or more GCSE grades 9-5 including a minimum grade 5 in Maths and a minimum grade 6 in either Art, English, Humanities or Social Science subject.
You will also need a portfolio.
You can go onto Foundation and Undergraduate Level degree courses to study a variety of pathways such as art therapy, interior design/architecture, illustration, fashion and textiles, design, marketing and merchandising.
Creative careers have a diverse scope to take you all over the world into a number of industry sectors, for example, theatre and film, special effects make-up, education, social work, sports and branding.