Study our Fashion, Textiles and Surface Pattern at Harrogate College and enter the exciting world of fashion and design.
Explore the creative industries through the medium of materials and see your designs come to life as you learn the techniques and processes involved in design, printmaking and creative manufacturing. Design and produce patterns, and learn how to transfer on to a range of materials from clothing to ceramics, as well as more practical applications such as wallpaper and gift paper. You will have access to studio workshops, software packages and printmaking facilities to support your study and develop your practice.
During the first year of this programme you will explore the creative arts industry and widen your knowledge and understanding of working within the sector. Key concepts such as research and portfolio building will be introduced alongside a variety of alternative creative disciplines and skills to help broaden your exposure.
These provide you with a solid foundation and confidently prepare you to study your preferred discipline at a higher level.
The Extended Diploma in Fashion, Textiles and Surface Pattern at Harrogate College will set you on your career path and give you the required experience for working in the exciting and dynamic creative industries.
You will build your knowledge of artists, designers and makers, whilst visits to cultural venues such as Bristol, Oxford, Manchester and London will give you an exciting overview of contemporary international art and design practice.