A Level Photography 2019

The arts staff at RIC agree that this was an epic year across all the art subjects taken this year. I was particularly impressed by the level of work produced by the A Level Photography students who showed not only creativity and a superb work ethic, but also a maturity in their vision and artist research. Continue reading A Level Photography 2019

A Level Photography 2018

Some of the exceptional work produced by this year’s A Level students at RIC. Allanah Whitehead, Charlotte Bendkowski, Ella Barton, Gabriel Tiller, George Marlow, Harrison Fornasier, Harrison Wilson, Ruiqi Wang & Tyra Hartman. Continue reading A Level Photography 2018

RIC Summer Festival 2018

On June 28th RIC had their annual summer festival with captivating performances by the lower school drama students interpreting ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ and a hilarious 6th form version of John Buchan’s ‘The 39 Steps’. There were various musical performances by students and well known musician Henry Dagg playing some very curious instruments. Another highlight was the incredible talent on view in the Underhill theatre … Continue reading RIC Summer Festival 2018

GCSE & A level Summer Exhibition 2017

The College’s annual Summer Festival on Wednesday 28 June kicks off our 2017 exhibition displaying this year’s GCSE and A level work from students in Fine Art, Textiles, Graphic Design, Photography and 3D Design. A record number of students have taken art & design subjects this year and the standard remains as high as ever. The exhibition will be up all over the summer and … Continue reading GCSE & A level Summer Exhibition 2017

‘It’s like being a magician’ – GCSE Photography

Now more than ever photographic manipulation is made easier and more accessible to all, from sophisticated computer programmes such as Photoshop, to Apps on smartphones. However there is still a great deal to learn and a lot to understand in order to ‘get it right’. To produce an image which can amaze, entertain, amuse or bemuse takes preparation and time, and an understanding not just … Continue reading ‘It’s like being a magician’ – GCSE Photography

Photography department end of year show

Summer’s here! The annual RIC Summer Festival takes place tomorrow and a vibrant part of it is the Summer Exhibition featuring work from Visual Arts students: Fine Art, Graphics, Photography, Textiles, and Art & Design. Here is a collection of work from GCSE and A-level Photography students. Work from the other departments to follow… Enjoy!   Continue reading Photography department end of year show

Rut Blees Luxemburg talking to RIC Photography students at the Museum of London

London Calling – RIC students meet photographer Rut Blees Luxemburg

The second-year A Level Photography students paid a fleeting afternoon visit to London to see Rut Blees Luxemburg’s exhibition ‘London Dust’ at the Museum of London. Not only that, but the photographer herself met us there to speak about her work. The students are now more than half-way through their personal projects, so to meet and listen to a professional talk about her practice, methods, and … Continue reading London Calling – RIC students meet photographer Rut Blees Luxemburg

No cameras please!

What is the one thing you need most in order to take photographs? A camera? Incorrect! For the first half of this term, seven weeks in all, both GCSE and AS students have been creating images entirely without the use of a camera. Sophisticated and expensive digital equipment has been rejected in favour of old cardboard boxes and black duct tape. Card, curtains, and light-sensitive … Continue reading No cameras please!

UCAS Design Your Future

Any AS students interested in taking foundation or degree courses in Art & Design should go to the UCAS Design Your Future exhibition. There are representatives from all the universities who can tell you all about their courses AND what you need to do to get on their courses! Some will specify Foundation courses but if you’re portfolio is strong enough it’s more than possible … Continue reading UCAS Design Your Future

The rise of the infographic

AS Graphics students will be investigating the graphic language of infographics for their coursework this term. In our increasingly time challenged world, it seems that the infographic has become king.  Everywhere you look, complex date is being presented in a more visual way. Why? 90% of information transmitted to the brain is visual with more than half of our grey matter being dedicated to this … Continue reading The rise of the infographic