A general resource and platform for ideas and practical solutions to delivery in all areas of art and design, covering both theory and practice.

Teaching Web Design to Art Students

Teaching Web Design to Art Students

While the idea of coding may seem like it should stay with computing students, it is actually incredibly creative. Most web developers will say that the web is in its infancy and will only grow to become more central to our lives. This is a resource to help you ...

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Theory Behind the Screen – A Primer

Theory Behind the Screen – A Primer

The screen is one of the areas of culture that has most entered our daily lives. We consume it far more than we acknowledge. For art, design and media students, it holds such strong potential as an artistic medium as long as they are aware of how it functions. ...

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Communicating with Marks

Communicating with Marks

Painting and drawing is one of those art disciplines that scares a lot of students. This is a short exercise to help students learn about making marks in a fun and experimental way.

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Creative Ways of Using Screens for Art Students

Creative Ways of Using Screens for Art Students

As costs of technology tumble, and students get more used to using it, we have been excited to see a new range of video and screen based artwork. What is so exciting about this work is that it doesn’t simply use the technology to appear more powerful, it ...

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Sharing Ideas in the Studio

Sharing Ideas in the Studio

When art, design or media practitioners talk about sharing ideas, it seems perfectly natural. Sharing between artists and designers takes many forms such as making a discovery about a material and sharing it with the class or feeding back on someone else’s performance. This is a resource about ...

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