Summer Courses for 13-15 year olds at Saint Martins: Art, Design and Fashion

Saint Martins (Londo, UK) is one of the leading schools in the world for creatives.

It organizes summer courses for teens in a beautiful campus in Buckinghamshire. Here below infos on the courses offered for 13 to 15 yrs old. Also available from the school programs for 16-18 and adults.

Link to the website here.

There will be two sessions for summer 2012

  • Session 1: 15th July – 4th August 2012
  • Session 2: 5th August – 25th August 2012

Art Summer School

Whether you consider yourself a complete beginner or if you are studying art at school, this course will give you an experience of fine art as taught at Central Saint Martins. Developing your confidence in experimentation, idea generation and creativity will be important activities alongside building your technical skills.
During the three weeks you will explore the following subjects, all supported by the relevant talks and discussions:
  • Observational Drawing
  • Mark-Making and Still Life
  • Drawing from the Model
  • Paint, Colour and Collage
  • Experimental Printmaking and Photography
  • Sculpture, Structures and Installations

Towards the end of the course you will take these techniques and apply them to a personal project of your choosing, with guidance from your tutor. You will leave with sketchbooks full of ideas, a number of finished artworks and new technical abilities, all of which will help inspire you in the future.

This promises to be an exciting and unique experience for any 13-15 year-old who is:

  • Interested in developing their own creativity
  • Building a portfolio for future studies
  • Confident in learning from their mistakes
  • Keen to work with students of different nationalities
  • Willing to work and collaborate with others during projects
  • Wishing to develop their skills in communicating ideas

Design Summer School

The aim is to give you an experience of art school and help you to build skills and develop new work for your portfolio. Being able to work to a brief, solve problems and explain your ideas to others are essential skills for a professional designer. This course takes three elements of design (graphics, product and spatial) and allows you to work through projects as if in a real studio. Deadlines will be set and you will be expected to pitch your ideas and accept feedback from peers. Expect to work hard and fast, make mistakes and work in teams on some industry-inspired projects.

Subjects will include:

  • Understanding and Working to a Project Brief
  • Graphic Design, Illustration and Image Making
  • Packaging Design
  • Typography and Advertising
  • Product Development and Presentation Skills
  • Spatial and Interior Design and Model Making

On completing the course you will have a portfolio of work, a sketchbook full of ideas and the experience of studying graphics, product and spatial design at college-level. Students with great ideas and team-building abilities are welcome.

This promises to be an exciting and unique experience for any 13-15 year-old who is:

  • Interested in developing their own creativity
  • Building a portfolio for future studies
  • Confident in learning from their mistakes
  • Keen to work with students of different nationalities
  • Willing to work and collaborate with others during projects
  • Wishing to develop their skills in communicating ideas

Fashion Summer School

Central Saint Martins is internationally famous for fashion design. Ex-students include Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen, Matthew Williamson and John Galliano, to name just four. On this fashion course you will explore the design process very much in the spirit of the college, where your own personal and explorative approach will be celebrated.

Subjects will include:

  • Research and Idea Generation
  • Fashion and Accessory Design
  • Fashion Illustration and Presentation Skills
  • Working in 3D – Silhouettes and Draping
  • Fashion Styling and Marketing
  • Textile Design for Fashion

This course is ideal if you are considering fashion or textiles as a future career, or if you wish to try something new and have a passion for fashion and the fashion industry. Upon completion you will have had an insight into fashion at Central Saint Martins and new skills to help you continue designing and styling your own collection.

This promises to be an exciting and unique experience for any 13-15 year-old who is:

  • Interested in developing their own creativity
  • Building a portfolio for future studies
  • Confident in learning from their mistakes
  • Keen to work with students of different nationalities
  • Willing to work and collaborate with others during projects
  • Wishing to develop their skills in communicating ideas

The Venue

All studies, accommodation and residential services take place at the International School for the Creative Arts (ISCA), Buckinghamshire – a short distance from Windsor and set in beautiful grounds. ISCA is affiliated to the University of the Arts London and has all the residential services and support that you will need, including shared-room en-suite accommodation, sports activities including tennis courts and an indoor swimming pool, internet access and catering for morning, lunch and evening meals.

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