Fine Art: Painting and Printmaking

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


You will learn to develop your artwork in three key areas drawing, painting and printmaking. Working from briefs you will combine theoretical study with practice to help develop your own creative visual language. Approaches to generating work will come through experimentation, research, and studio/location-based work. Teaching is delivered through studio practice, group critiques, demonstrations, and gallery visits. Working with professional artist and experienced lecturers we can provide you with the expertise and facilities to help you succeed. Your final graded unit project will allow you to focus on your preferred working medium as well as teaching you to become an independent learner. In addition, there could be the opportunity to undertake a short course with Glasgow Print studio as well as taking part in the annual overseas visit.

Content includes:
Observational drawing including Life drawing; Developmental drawing; Exploratory painting – various mediums; Printmaking including screenprinting, intaglio, dry point etching, mono and relief printing; Conceptual processes; Portfolio preparation; Art Context; Graded Unit Project.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including Art and Design preferred plus a suitable portfolio, or 1 Higher plus a good portfolio from a relevant NC/NQ course. Interview.

Progression Routes

HND Contemporary Art Practice, BA (Hons) Contemporary Art Practice, BA (Hons) Painting

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Art and Design

SCQF Level