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Months of entry

Anytime

Course content

Whether you’re from a traditional art background and wish to transition to digital or you are a beginner who wants to learn the foundations and use them in the digital medium, this course has you covered. From principles and theories to tools and techniques, this is your guide to digital creativity.

The Digital Art Diploma Course looks at what art is and the ways it is expressed. It dives into art theory (with a focus on a few subgenres including formalism, imitational, and emotionalism), and the creative process, with an exploration of the psychology behind creativity and how to portray this in your digital art. We’ll also guide you through the software you can use to make digital art and what to consider when choosing a drawing tablet.

We’ll explore the elements of art including colour, space, form, value, and texture, the eight principles of art, including emphasis, movement, proportion, and contrast, and colour theory, including colour vocabulary and models, and the different primaries.

The Digital Art Diploma Course will also walk you through digital techniques for drawing figures, landscapes, and still life drawing. You'll be guided in studying the human body and proportions, sketching on location and drawing landscapes, and how to use composition, observe objects, and drawing what you see.

By studying this course, you will:

  • Gain a greater understanding of what art is, art theories, and the creative process
  • Become familiar with the tools used to make digital art
  • Improve your knowledge of the elements and principles of art and colour theory
  • Practice digital techniques for drawing figures, landscapes, and still life drawings

Information for international students

Whether you’re from a traditional art background and wish to transition to digital or you are a beginner who wants to learn the foundations and use them in the digital medium, this course has you covered. From principles and theories to tools and techniques, this is your guide to digital creativity.

The Digital Art Diploma Course looks at what art is and the ways it is expressed. It dives into art theory (with a focus on a few subgenres including formalism, imitational, and emotionalism), and the creative process, with an exploration of the psychology behind creativity and how to portray this in your digital art. We’ll also guide you through the software you can use to make digital art and what to consider when choosing a drawing tablet.

We’ll explore the elements of art including colour, space, form, value, and texture, the eight principles of art, including emphasis, movement, proportion, and contrast, and colour theory, including colour vocabulary and models, and the different primaries.

The Digital Art Diploma Course will also walk you through digital techniques for drawing figures, landscapes, and still life drawing. You'll be guided in studying the human body and proportions, sketching on location and drawing landscapes, and how to use composition, observe objects, and drawing what you see.

By studying this course, you will:

  • Gain a greater understanding of what art is, art theories, and the creative process
  • Become familiar with the tools used to make digital art
  • Improve your knowledge of the elements and principles of art and colour theory
  • Practice digital techniques for drawing figures, landscapes, and still life drawings

Fees and funding

UK students
£127
International students
£127

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Quality Licence Scheme
    flexible
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • CPD
    full time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    flexible
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    The Digital Art Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points. Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course. This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15). The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector. The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life. Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.150

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