A level Textiles is not just about creating clothing, it’s a versatile subject that involves the creation and manipulation of a range of materials. This multi-disciplinary course encompasses variety of creative methods including drawing, painting, print, knit, weave, stitch and more.
You will explore the use of traditional and innovative materials, techniques and processes to communicate and demonstrate your individual ideas. You can use these techniques to explore fashion, interior or fine art textiles. An important aspect of the course is to consider the work of artists and designers to help inform your own personal creativity.
There are no additional formal entry requirements for this subject. It is desirable but not essential to have studied an art or textiles based subject before. All students will complete a two week assessment on commencement of the course.
The textile industry is increasing and with new government investments, it is a valuable skill to be trained in. Students can progress onto a broad range of textile courses at universities and colleges. These range from Art to Architecture, including Textiles, Interior and Fashion Design, Illustration, 3D and Graphic Design.