Inspiration

Inspiration

Inspiration for both students and teachers. We think it helps to share ideas and methods of making and delivering art and design. Find case studies, examples of best practice submitted by schools and colleges, and useful artists and designers.

Looking at what others do can be the best way of evaluating your own practice, whether you are a teacher or a student.

This section includes comprehensive portfolios of work by previous students on art and design courses. Looking at these can help you identify specific skills being used and also different approaches to developing creative ideas. There are also interesting case studies that look at how a student has been successful in a specific way, such as presenting ideas or using materials, techniques and processes in different ways.
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Performance as a Powerful Art Tool

Performance as a Powerful Art Tool

There are two shocking things about this portfolio: the impact of the movie and the relationship between a fine art student and video as a medium. This resource explores that special relationship and how to make use of them.

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Using Process as a Project

Using Process as a Project

Having a really simple idea as a starting point can make the whole project really sophisticated. This resource looks at a project concerned with the idea of process. It also presents a very structured approach to producing a final outcome.

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Structured Fashion Project

Structured Fashion Project

Having a really simple idea as a starting point can make the whole project really sophisticated. This resource looks at a project based on water transportation in a very logical yet subtle way. It also presents a very structured approach to producing a final outcome.

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