Art in Oxford
Develop your techniques and perspectives
Two-week course in July
Improve your Visual Arts skills this summer
This course is designed for students who want to develop their techniques, perspectives, and portfolio for their current studies or for students who would like to try something new this summer.
Why improve your Visual Arts skills?
The compilation of a comprehensive portfolio and sketchbook for your school studies is a time-consuming process. Blocks of uninterrupted time to develop ideas, experiment, and reflect are often hard for students to find in a busy school timetable. This Visual Arts course helps you find this time, making it possible for you to create an engaging portfolio that reflects your abilities.
25 lessons per week (22.9 hours per week)
Level: from intermediate to advanced
Length: two weeks
Class size: 12 maximum
Enhance and develop your portfolio
The Visual Arts course will provide you with the time, the space, and a multitude of resources to enable you to enhance, refine, and develop your portfolio.
The course provides you with:
- expert guidance from highly experienced art teachers
- full access and studio time in a brand new, well-equipped state of the art studio
- inspirational visits to museums and galleries
- tuition as required in a multitude of techniques
- experience mounting and exhibiting work
- the opportunity to meet and work with practising local artists
Studio-time: You will be able to dedicate whole mornings or afternoons to work on a particular project whilst benefiting from advice and guidance of our teachers.
New techniques: You will have the opportunity to learn and develop a wide range of artistic techniques including:
- darkroom and digital photographing, editing, and displaying
- 2D drawing, painting, printmaking, illustrating, designing, and exhibiting
- 3D textiles, fashion and casting
Inspirational visits: There are many places in Oxford to view the work of other artists to seek inspiration. Visits will include the Ashmolean Museum, the Museum of Modern Art Oxford, and the Christchurch Picture Gallery, as well as less obvious venues famed for their architecture and unusual artefacts.
Exhibition: You will work towards the final Friday when you will present your work in an exhibition for your classmates and specially invited local artists.
View our Art in Oxford sample timetable.
|Dates 2019||Number of weeks||Price|
|Sunday 7 July – Saturday 20 July||Two||£2750|
We had so much to be grateful for this summer: weeks of pristine weather, some truly special activities, and most of all we had the chance to meet so many lovely people from all over the world. We were thrilled to host groups from Korea, Argentina and the...
Student profiles is a blog feature designed to celebrate our international student body and their achievements. We are very proud of all our students, and love to share their success stories with anyone who will listen! Lourdes joined our English for Life...
Students from our Teenager Courses headed to Stratford Upon-Avon for a walking tour as one of the many excursions we offer. They visited the iconic places around the town including William's Shakespeare's house, his school and the famous Royal Shakespeare...