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Mixed Media

This course is designed for you to explore creative processes using mixed media. Experiment with art and textiles, exploring different techniques and processes through colour, tones and layering with cloth, paper and paint to create a fashion design product or a piece of textile art. Ideal for those wanting to develop their creative responses and interests to creating a portfolio of work and a product


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What topics are covered?

Mark making and drawing techniques
Mood boards
Painting and printing techniques
Freehand embroidery
Key designers and artists

Who is the course aimed at?

Anyone wishing to explore their own creativity and develop their own style. Suitable for all levels of ability

Who will be my tutor?

Emma Trussler, an alumni of Bath Spa Unversity, where she completed her Masters in MA Design Fashion and Textiles. Emma takes inspiration from colours, surfaces and patterns – her process begins with photos and sketches before she creates a watercolour painting and finally turns them into prints or embroidery pieces. The focus in her research for her MA was based on her time in China over a 3-year period. Click on Instagram link below to see more.


How will I learn?

Through practical experimentation, demonstrations, individual tuition and peer review.

What can I do after this course?

Printed Textiles

Where will I need to go on my first day?

On your first day, please report to the Reception in the Roper Building at City Centre Campus.

What do I need to bring?

Please bring your own research material: 10 images that you have an interest in working with eg floral arrangements, landscapes, beaches, trees, lighting, reflections. Notebook and pen. Fabrics of your choice – you will need to source your own fabrics later on in the course and advice will be given by your tutor. Fabric will be provided for initial sampling. Materials are provided but if you have any specific pens, paint and material you would like to use please bring.

What else do I need to know?

When you have been enrolled on your course you will receive a confirmation email containing information about where to go, campus information, parking and the Student Code of Conduct. This email will be sent to the email address provided in the online booking.You will be required to wear a photographic ID badge at all times when in College. Please email a passport style photograph stating your full name and course title in the subject line to StudentID@bathcollege.ac.uk

To avoid disappointment, please make sure you enrol on your chosen course early. Decisions regarding running or cancelling a course are made one week prior to the start of the course. If a course is cancelled, you will be informed and your course fees refunded in full. Please see Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.The course will not run on bank holidays or during half term. Please check the term dates.

Cancelling your enrolment

If you have to cancel your enrolment please notify us by email: info@bathcollege.ac.uk as soon as possible.

Refunds will not be issued if a learner is unable to attend due to a change of mind including concerns about Covid-19, accommodation, domestic circumstances, work commitments or if the College requires a learner to leave for reasons of conduct.

Click here to access our Covid-19 FAQ - https://www.bathcollege.ac.uk/news/84413

Where can I find out more information?

If you need help or answers to specific questions, please contact the Student Advice Centre on 01225 312191 ext 720 or email info@bathcollege.ac.uk.

How do I enrol?

You can enrol on this course:

Online: Click the "Add to Cart" button to enrol online.
Phone: Call 01225 328720 during our opening hours
Post: Download the Love2learn Learning Agreement and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.
In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses

Please see how to enrol for more detailed information.


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