‘Celebrate’ exhibition on show 8 June – 8 July
An exhibition to showcase the diverse talents of students at University Centre Doncaster
8 June – 8 July
An eclectic mix of work by students at University Centre Doncaster including sketchbooks, 2D and 3D visual development, illustrations, animation, fashion and textiles, prints, paintings, ceramics and sculpture. The exhibition showcases the diverse talents of students and explores the creative process they’ve followed.
Three mini exhibitions:
8-15 June: Illustration & Concept Art
21-28 June: Fine Art & Crafts, Fashion Design & Textiles, Creative Pattern Cutting
3-8 July: Games Design & Animation
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FdA and BA (Hons) Illustration & Concept Art
8 – 15 June
These two courses build on the fundamental principles of perspective, composition, form, light, depth, colour and anatomy with drawing at its core. We stand for the mastery of these fundamentals as essential building blocks leading to visual development using traditional and digital techniques in synthesis to create artwork, which is individual to the student whilst at the same time commercially focused on their career pathway.
Run by a professional team with involvement from industry partners this course offers students great opportunities to work in an inspiring and realistic environment using industry standard equipment and software.
Our students need to demonstrate a burning passion for creative work which embraces both traditional and digital technologies and want to develop their skills towards employment in the creative industry sector.
Careers & Progression
On completion of the course, students have the necessary skills and professional portfolio to allow them to gain employment in a variety of areas: character designer, art for animation, concept art for entertainment, children’s publishing, editorial and general illustration. Alternatively, they can study at post-graduate specialist courses or apply to undertake a post-graduate teaching certificate in education.
BA (Hons) Fine Art & Crafts plus BA (Hons) Fashion Design & Textiles and MA Creative Pattern Cutting
21 – 28 June
This exhibition celebrates the sheer variety and vitality of the current arts practice of the BA (Hons) Fine Art and Crafts graduating students. It is the culmination of three years creative studio development promoting the experimental approach to traditional fine art and crafts that the programme supports. The individual works on show span the areas of drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, textiles and digital.
Fine Art and Crafts is an area demanding personal drive and commitment to exploring self-initiated projects. Whilst initially a source of personal satisfaction, the work produced has wider implications, with references to social, ethical, political or spiritual issues. This degree programme also helps to prepare students for a career within their chosen field of specialism.
The programme aim is to make students into confident, versatile and talented artists or craftspeople. They continually develop their skills by tackling challenging project briefs, often in collaboration with external agencies. Students find out about the real worlds of art and craft and develop a close understanding of professional practice within these disciplines.
Careers and progression
On completion, students have the necessary skills and professional portfolio to allow them to gain employment in a variety of areas. Alternatively, they may choose to further their studies with postgraduate programmes.
BA (Hons) Fashion Design & Textiles
Fashion and Textiles Design is an increasingly competitive area with an industrial and commercial climate. This course prepares students for a career in the design industry, and helps individuals to develop their design abilities, technical skills and professional expertise. The course covers 3 key themes: design, manufacture and business.
This course is ultimately structured to provide a route into employment into the Fashion and Textiles industries, and students achieve their full potential through being challenged, stimulated, informed and rewarded. As part of this, technical and critical skills associated with creativity are developed to a high standard.
Careers & Progression
Fashion is a global industry employing people in a variety of roles across the world. On completion of this course, students have the necessary skills and professional portfolio to allow them to gain employment in a variety of areas within the fashion industry.
MA Creative Pattern Cutting
The Masters in Creative Pattern Cutting gives students the opportunity to develop new and exciting concepts, building upon their own personal understanding of the area, whether they are looking to work within an established concern or freelancing as an independent pattern cutter.
The fashion industry is a highly competitive area with designers constantly searching for the ultimate cut or drape, making their creations highly sought after and coveted. As a professional creative pattern cutter students will go on to work in the industry and realise these designs for them. This innovative programme of study advances students creative and technical skills helping prepare them for a place within this exciting and challenging industry.
HND/BA Games Design & Animation
3 – 8 July
These exciting programmes provide students with the skills and knowledge to enter the diverse field of Games Design/Animation. The emphasis of these programmes is to develop work related skills alongside creative thinking within a games/coding context. Students have the opportunity to work on industry led assignments to develop a professional creative identity, which is enhanced by visits from industry practitioners. They gain work experience in the Creative Media Sector and Career Development for the Computer Games Industry with pathways in Design and Animation.
Careers & Progression
On completion of this course students have the necessary skills and professional portfolio to allow you to gain employment in a variety of areas including: Junior Designer, UI Designer, Level Designer, Gameplay Designer, Junior Graphic Artist, UI Artist, Environment Artist, Junior Animator, Asset Artist, Texture Artist, Games Tester, Script Designer, FX Artist, Project Co-ordinator.
The work on display mainly focuses on final year Foundation Degree, Higher National Diploma, Honours year and Masters student assignments which at this level are predominantly self-initiated, but with support of tutors. In addition all our students are encouraged to take part in relevant UK and international competitions. Our students also undertake live projects and some organise work placements with respective industry partners.
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