Welcome to First Campus

Through collaboration we run a series of exciting
and challenging activities for a wide cross
section of pupils who are at key stages 2, 3
and 4. Our activities fully complement the
curriculum, enrich studies, encourage
participation and are enjoyable for all
participants.

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Welcome to First Campus

Through collaboration we run a series of exciting
and challenging activities for a wide cross
section of pupils who are at key stages 2, 3
and 4. Our activities fully complement the
curriculum, enrich studies, encourage
participation and are enjoyable for all
participants.

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Welcome to First Campus

Through collaboration we run a series of exciting
and challenging activities for a wide cross
section of pupils who are at key stages 2, 3
and 4. Our activities fully complement the
curriculum, enrich studies, encourage
participation and are enjoyable for all
participants.

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Welcome to First Campus

Through collaboration we run a series of exciting
and challenging activities for a wide cross
section of pupils who are at key stages 2, 3
and 4. Our activities fully complement the
curriculum, enrich studies, encourage
participation and are enjoyable for all
participants.

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Create Your Future


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Workshop Details

Artist Designer Maker
This session will provide students with a taste of the wider range of materials that might be available to them as an Artist Designer Maker, with a specific focus on metals. Our Artist Designer Maker undergraduates have gained various awards including those bestowed by the British Arts Medal Society and Pewter Live.  Your students will be inspired by the diverse possibilities that these metallic materials offer. In this introductory session we students will be shown how their designs could be brought to life through processes that include, carving, mould making, casting, melting, and pouring.
Find out more about the BA (Hons) Artist Designer Maker course at Cardiff School of Art & Design here: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/w291

Ceramics
This session will demonstrate the power of clay. Your students will be shown how a soft ball of clay can be magically transformed into a figurative model, sculpture, or even a series of utilitarian ceramic vessels. Students will be shown different methods of construction including throwing on a potter’s wheel, casting using plaster moulds, and hand building through coil and slab construction. Find out more about the BA (Hons) Ceramics course at Cardiff School of Art & Design here: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/w232

Fine Art
Fine Art at Cardiff School of Art & Design emphasises the development of concept in relation to material practice and how these two things interrelate.
Through a practical mono-print workshop your students will be shown how existing ideas, and perceptions can be enhanced through printmaking and drawing. The workshop will include a technical demonstration following which each student learning to use the materials and equipment provided whilst giving an insight into not only the technical skills taught but the development of concepts that is encouraged at an undergraduate level. Find out more about the BA (Hons) Fine Art course at Cardiff School of Art & Design here: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/w100

Graphic Communication
Graphic Communication, put simply, is how we share information when we are not there to do so in person; we do this by conveying meaning to create shared understanding. Graphic designers and communicators can persuade, inform, and educate people.
This session will focus on storytelling which is an integral aspect of Graphic Communication Your students will be assisted in working with prepared materials to create a ‘zine’ publication. Your students will be shown how to use collage, composition, layout, and constructed images to create an interesting and visually compelling image. Find out more about the BA (Hons) Graphic Communication course at Cardiff School of Art & Design here: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/w210

Illustration
Illustration is an attempt to effectively communicate meaning through imagery and text. During this session your students will be introduced to editorial illustration and shown how to develop a visual narrative based upon a story from a newspaper or magazine. Find out more about the BA (Hons) Illustration course at Cardiff School of Art & Design here: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/w220

Product Design
Product design is a great way for students to learn computer skills as well as giving them the opportunity to get hands on with lots of different materials and explore the endless possibilities that product design has to offer. I am going to allow the students to get hands on with workshop activities so they can fully experience what it's like to study a course which allows them to be creative in multiple ways. Find out more about the BA/BSc (Hons) Product Design courses at Cardiff School of Art & Design here: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/w241

Textiles
This Textiles session will demonstrate to your students what it ii to experiment with professional surface enhancing techniques such as heat transfer, resist dying, batik, shibori, printing, lino cutting and Stamping. Your students will be shown how professionals employ these techniques and how, at university, they can learn to develop their expertise in these areas alongside a professional practice.
Find out more about the BA (Hons) Textiles course at Cardiff School of Art & Design here: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/w231

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