Fees: Standard £ 191 Conc £75 Full £359 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only
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The course covers the skills/techniques and materials used in picture framing, including the cutting of mouldings, card mounts, studies of colouring and decorative finishes. You will also get a grounding in the different ways of displaying and care of art works
Students who wish to learn picture frame making and gilding together with all the allied processes and who are seeking an introduction to the presentation and care of works of art.
No previous experience required.
Demonstrate the ability to apply Health and Safety procedures in a workshop. Seal the glass and backing on a frame.
Practical workshop sessions and demonstrations, backed by talks/lectures. One to one discussions with the tutor.
Students are expected to support their studies with visitsd to museums, art galleries, exhibitions etc. Reading books,catalogues and magazines etc.
Progress is assessed through discussing the work individually and in groups and also recorded on your Individual Learning Plans and Learning Journals.
Higher level courses with other providers. If your work is of a good standard you may obtain work within the trade.
You will need to purchase your own glass, lead and solder for your project -your tutor will advise you on the first session. We have tools and equipment and some sample materials available for use. Open footwear (e.g. sandles) should not be worn during sessions. Please note: Any items brought onto the premises and/or worked on in class are done so at the owners’ own risk.
Help with literacy or numeracy is available through the basic education programme and the ESOL programme offers help for speakers of other languages. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Details of all available support can be found on our website (hfals.co.uk), in the Guide and the Student handbook, or from teaching or Reception staff.