HNC Fine Art: Contemporary Practice

The Glasgow Clyde College HNC in Fine Art: Contemporary Art Practice is a well-established fine art course designed to develop you as a contemporary artist.


Glasgow Clyde College, Glasgow
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This course is available on the Glasgow Clyde College website.


What will I learn?

This is a highly creative interdisciplinary Fine Art course involving 2D, 3D and intermedia art. You will be working from creative briefs which will challenge and inspire you. Delivered through workshops, critiques, group, and one-to-one teaching you will discover innovative contemporary approaches to developing your work. Art theory is an essential element of the course, and this will help develop your understanding of modern and contemporary theories in art practice. Combined with visits to exhibitions, museums, visiting artists and art workshops you will become aware of contemporary art practice today. Towards the end of your course, you will undertake a graded unit project which will provide you with the opportunity to highlight your learning.  

The course includes:  

  • 3D Art Practice: Sculpture processes  
  • 2D Art Practice: Photography, painting, printmaking  
  • Drawing  
  • Digital: Moving image  
  • Portfolio building  
  • Conceptual processes  
  • Contextual Studies: Modernism to present day  
  • Collaborative working  
  • Graded unit. 

Life drawing is an important additional element and may be offered by the College at a reduced cost.

Previous students' work

About Glasgow Clyde College

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Glasgow Clyde College is a further and higher education college, located in Glasgow.

The college offers a broad range of courses across many subject areas, and has three easily accessible campuses in Glasgow at Langside, Cardronald and Anniesland.

With award winning teaching staff, the college is the largest further education provider in Glasgow and has the highest achievement rates in further and education in the area.

Glasgow Clyde College also has excellent links to universities to allow you to progress to degree level.

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