During this course you will experiment with using a number of practical and digital techniques to create patterns and prints that can be used for fashion or interiors. You will gain insight on how to draw on inspiration from the world around you. You will learn and develop skills in printing, painting and collage techniques, as well as digital manipulation and realisations. This course is for anyone wishing to pursue pattern and print design professionally or for a hobby, it is also perfect for those that are building a portfolio.

Course Aims

  • Create your own surface pattern collection
  • Gain confidence in a range of printing and painting techniques
  • Develop a deeper understanding of designing for fashion and interiors
  • Learn techniques that you can further develop
  • Learn how to present a portfolio of work

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

No experience necessary. 

Course costs

Costs 

£285 

Associated Costs 

This cost covers all materials and equipment. 

Course content

Course Content 

  • How to draw upon inspiration and create a colour palette.
  • The techniques and processes of block printing.
  • Composition and layout of pattern placement.
  • Working with mixed media to create unique effects.
  • How to manipulate patterns digitally and create a repeat design.
  • Mock ups, realisations and digital print see your patterns come to life.

More info

Start Day/Time 

Start date: 12th October

10 Tuesdays, 18.00-21.00

 

Duration 

10 Weeks

Attendance 

Part-time

Level 

Entry level

Qualification Name 

College Certificate

Awarding Body 

Bournemouth & Poole College

Duration 

10 Weeks

Attendance 

Part-time

Level 

Entry level

Qualification Name 

College Certificate

Awarding Body 

Bournemouth & Poole College