Fine Art: Painting and Printmaking

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


This course focuses on three key areas including drawing, painting and printmaking. You will be working from creative briefs which will stimulate and help you to develop your art practice. Approaches to generating work will come through experimentation,?research and studio/location-based?work. Contextual studies will help you to gain valuable understanding into the various art practices that have been fundamental in Modern and Contemporary Art.

Teaching is delivered through studio practice, group critiques,?demonstrations,?and gallery visits. Professional artists and experienced lecturers will provide you with the?expertise?and facilities to help you reach your full potential on this course.

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.

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

1 Higher in Art and Design or an art related subject plus a suitable portfolio; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. 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