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Textiles 3: Your Own Exhibition - Course - Online
The course aims to improve abilities in research, analysis and communication of visual experiences; demonstrate confidence, critical awareness and technical skills to develop ideas into professional quality textiles.
This course helps you to develop your personal practice either as a textile artist or as a designer maker through a series of projects which may ultimately lead to a creative and cohesive collection of practical work. At the same time it aims to make you more aware of contemporary art markets and give you an understanding of the diverse ways in which textile practitioners’ network and find suitable outlets for their work.
At a personal level, communication skills such as presentation of ideas and finished work, an artist’s statement and a collection of images of your own work will form part of the major project.
- The importance of sketchbook work and visual research
- Major Influences and developments in Twentieth Century Textiles
- Planning a collection of Textiles (your major project)
- Telling the tale
- A question of scale
- Analysing process
You are allocated a tutor and receive their details in your course pack. You work from the course materials and send regular assignments to your tutor. These are returned to you with comment and advice. The course fee includes tutor feedback on your set assignments, but you can purchase feedback and comment on additional pieces of work if you wish.