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Rivington & Blackrod High School

Art

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COURSE OUTLINE

GCSE Art is an exciting programme, which aims to introduce you to many different aspects of art.

During the course you will learn how to develop your artistic design skills and use various art materials, processes and forms of media. Examples include: drawing, painting, mixed media, graphic design and illustration. You will also touch on some other experimental techniques including print.

The course also aims to introduce you to a range of artists’ work and art movements, which will give you many ideas and inspiration for your Art portfolio.

The most important qualities you need to study at GCSE level Art are a genuine enthusiasm and commitment to work hard and an eagerness to explore materials & techniques across a range of exciting projects.

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