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Textile Design and Sustainability for 15 - 17 Year Olds

Nottingham Trent University
Course summary
1 week
354.17 GBP excl. VAT
English
Full time
Nottingham
Next available date: 02/08/2021 10:00 - Nottingham
Last application: 30/07/2021
Leisure / Fun Classes

Course description

Textile Design and Sustainability for 15 - 17 Year Olds

Become part of the creative action and develop your textile portfolio and sustainability knowledge on this summer course, perfect for the next generation of designers.

The course provides you with knowledge about sustainable textile design and the skills to work creatively with natural materials.

On this course you will build portfolio-standard work that’ll support a college or university application or to gain work experience.

During this course, you will:

  • be introduced to ethical design

  • follow tutor demonstrations

  • learn about various textile techniques and surface decoration

  • explore mark making

  • dye fabrics and other surfaces with natural materials

  • create impact through your work.

You’ll be introduced to techniques through group demonstrations, samples, paper-based instructions, feedback and tutorials.

What will you gain?

By the end of this course you’ll understand the importance of ethical approach to textiles.

You’ll have a portfolio of new drawings and designs, plus examples of textiles.

You’ll have real hand-on experience of what it is like to be a textiles student at university, and an understanding of what admissions tutors are looking for.

Tutor profile: Theodora Prassa is a multidisciplinary textile and visual artist who has exhibited internationally.

She completed her MA in fashion and textile design at Nottingham Trent University, where she embraced both fine art practices and textile design and making.

Need accommodation for the summer?

You can book a self-catered, single room with private bathroom on our city campus, right next door to our studios and classrooms. Accommodation can be booked online via the course homepage.

Doing your Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award?

This course can count as your Gold DofE Residential.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Level: Open to all

Entry requirement: You should have a passion for green issues and design, and an interest in developing your creative and technical skills.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

One week of quality tuition with an experienced tutor.

Certificate of attendance upon completion.

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