Introduction to Creative Arts

New College Lanarkshire


Cumbernauld Campus


Introduction to Creative Arts is a course which will teach you about the world of art and design. You will have freedom to explore and enjoy producing artwork you will learn how to use materials and techniques in a playful and creative way. You will be given guidance on how to generate ideas and develop your creative skills, looking at other artists and designers as inspiration.

Drawing and Illustration; Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Photoshop, Design for Print; Product Design

Entry Requirements

Whilst there are no formal entry requirements at this level, candidates should be enthusiastic and keen to try new methods and approaches to art and design.

Progression Routes

Progression to Art and Design Foundation (Level 5) or Advanced Art and Design Foundation (Level 6)

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Art, Animation and Digital Design

SCQF Level


Career Area

Art and Design

Career Sectors

3 Dimensional Design

Fashion or Textile Design

Fine Art or Graphic Design

Interior Design or Display