Advanced Art and Design Portfolio

New College Lanarkshire


Cumbernauld Campus


This advanced portfolio course gives you the opportunity to have fun while experimenting within a range of Art and Design disciplines including: drawing, painting, printmaking, illustration, photography, graphic design and textiles.

In your year of study, you will gain skills in the following:

Developmental and Life Drawing; Traditional and Contemporary Painting; illustrative Sculpture; Exploratory Media; Photography; Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator; Applied Printmaking and Textiles; Illustration and Graphic Design; Exhibition Experience.

You will learn how to use materials and techniques in a playful and creative way resulting in exciting sketchbooks and final pieces which reflect YOUR interests and passion. You will also be given guidance on how to research, generate ideas and develop your creative skills, looking at your environment and other artists and designers as creative inspiration.

Entry Requirements

National 4 English and Art and Design or Graphic Communication. Portfolio of work. Interview.

Progression Routes

HNC/D Art and Design

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

36 weeks


Art, Animation and Digital Design

SCQF Level