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    So iv chosen to do A-level textiles since i senjoyed doing it at GCSEs. But iv heard its more art based which is ok for me. But i wanted to know if its hard or time consuming. Do you regret taking it? What is the exam like as well? is it similar to gcses or not?
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    Very time consuming, often have to spend time after college in the studios because so processes just can't be done at home. Can be slightly frustrating since there's a bit of trial and error when it comes to manipulating fabrics. Very rewarding, well for me anyway, when you see your creations come out nicely.

    There are also some elements of essay writing, in A2 you have to write a full essay on your final design, the artists/designers you chose to focus on and how their themes are incorporated to what you made.

    My exam was very relaxed, I had a plan with a timesheet so I didn't get stressed out. I didn't take textiles at IGCSE but I did do Art & Design, I think when it comes to coursework the difference between both levels isn't all that different; they just expect more from you and at a higher level.

    I enjoyed it but about half my class dropped it after AS.
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    (My exam board was Edexcel and I finished my A-levels in 2015)
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    (Original post by sugarflower)
    Very time consuming, often have to spend time after college in the studios because so processes just can't be done at home. Can be slightly frustrating since there's a bit of trial and error when it comes to manipulating fabrics. Very rewarding, well for me anyway, when you see your creations come out nicely.

    There are also some elements of essay writing, in A2 you have to write a full essay on your final design, the artists/designers you chose to focus on and how their themes are incorporated to what you made.

    My exam was very relaxed, I had a plan with a timesheet so I didn't get stressed out. I didn't take textiles at IGCSE but I did do Art & Design, I think when it comes to coursework the difference between both levels isn't all that different; they just expect more from you and at a higher level.

    I enjoyed it but about half my class dropped it after AS.
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    (My exam board was Edexcel and I finished my A-levels in 2015)
    Thanks. Im also taking photography do you think i will be working too much on two art based a levels ?? Im ok at the writing part i did well when doing coursework. Im just worried about the difference from textiles techology and textiles art tbh
 
 
 
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