Visual Arts

Semester Courses - Madrid

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The intensive Visual Arts Course prepares students to take their first steps in graphic design, photography and motion graphics in an introduction to the techniques, processes and methodologies of this discipline, enabling them to create their own visual language.

This course provides access to IED Madrid’s master’s degree programmes.

Este curso también se imparte en español: Curso Semestral en Artes Visuales

  • Start date
    October 2021
  • Duration
    6 months
  • Attendance
    full-time
  • Language
    English

Training

FUNDAMENTALS OF THE CREATIVE PROCESS FOR VISUAL ARTS
Students will learn to collect, analyse, synthesise and manage information in order to assess and develop ideas and arguments that establish relationships between formal language, symbolic language and specific functionality.

MANUAL TOOLS FOR VISUAL ARTS
Acquiring the ability to observe in order to represent the environment through different plastic and expressive techniques. Introducing, both theoretically and practically, the science of the perception of colour. Knowing and mastering basic volumetric concepts, processes and techniques.

DIGITAL TOOLS FOR VISUAL ARTS
Approaching the practice of visual design from the point of view of the technologies and tools used in computer-generated design, using techniques of digital image editing, editing, vector drawing, the generation and editing of moving images and image processing.

LABS FOR VISUAL ARTS
Learning the different manual and traditional techniques of graphic arts, photography and stock-motion animation.