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 & Design disciplines including: drawing, painting, printmaking, illustration, photography, graphic design and textiles.

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.

In addition to going out on location for research and inspiration you will create interesting work in our custom-built studios, take part in group discussions and work on college-based briefs as well as live projects with real clients.

Entry Requirements

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

Progression Routes

HNC Art and Design

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Art, Animation and Digital Design

SCQF Level