Drawing, Painting and Digital Floral Design

Drawing, Painting and Digital Floral Design Mx
  • Level(s) of study: Short course
  • Study mode(s): Short course
  • Location: City Campus
  • Starting: 6 July 2020
  • Course duration: Monday to Friday 10 am - 4 pm, one week

On this course you'll be introduced to floral design for fashion, textiles, interiors and decorative arts applications.

The course uniquely brings together trend awareness and floral design to build an exciting digital portfolio with accompanying sketches and paintings.

Whether you're already working in the design industry, hoping to pursue further academic studies or wishing to develop personal projects, this course will help you improve your drawing, design and computer skills.

The course will involve a visual demonstration introducing how floral prints work in the design industry, followed by drawing and painting workshops and some Photoshop technical work.

To benefit from this course you should know your way around a computer in terms of file saving and other basic functions.

Photoshop experience is helpful but not essential.

The course will be taught on PCs (but you are welcome to bring your own PC or Mac with Photoshop and a mouse if you prefer).

What will I gain?

By the end of the course, you will know how to research and develop a project, have new drawing, painting and CAD skills, and gained an understanding of floral prints in the world of design.

Tutor Profile: Catherine Wise has combined working as a designer with teaching and training in the fashion and textiles sector.

After graduating with a degree in textile design from Nottingham Trent University, she went into industry working with suppliers and retailers such as Paul Smith, Ted Baker, Fat Face, Boden, George, New Look, Ben Sherman and Mothercare.

Catherine currently works as an associate lecturer specialising in digital design skills.

Indicative maximum class size: 10

Need accommodation for a summer course?

You can book a self-catered, single room with private bathroom on our city campus, right next door to our studios and classrooms: www.ntu.ac.uk/summeraccommodation

Any questions?

Contact the short course team.

Email: creativeshortcourses@ntu.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)115 848 2813

What you'll study

During the course you will:

  • undertake drawing and painting exercises
  • make floral collages
  • scan your work
  • find online images to adapt
  • create artwork using different colour palettes
  • research trends and create inspiration moodboards.

How to apply

You can book your place via the NTU online store:

6 - 10 July 2020

Please read our notes on the University's commitment to delivering the educational services advertised.

You can book your place via the NTU online store:

6 - 10 July 2020

Please read our notes on the University's commitment to delivering the educational services advertised.

Fees and funding

The fee for this course is £395.

Payment is due at the time of booking.

The fee for this course is £395.

Payment is due at the time of booking.

Still need help?

+44 (0)115 941 8418