Relaxing Art and Craft for All with Karan Fixter

Ref: C2346098

Working to a theme, this course will help you to create interesting and decorative items from discarded material such as cards, lanterns, candle holders. The aim is to develop a variety of skills and produce work that is fun and appropriate for the season. It is possible to make gifts for others or make items to decorate your home or a shared venue. We are able to work in a covid safe studio environment in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. It's going to be fun.

Course aim

Busy Finger is a fun course for those who like to learn new crafts and skills. We will cover a wide spectrum of materials, methods and techniques to help you to make new and interesting decorative objects. Cards, Pottery, Books, Textiles and more...

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Using a minimum of two different materials (paper, wire, fabric, wool, fruit, plaster, paint and plastics) using a combination of approprate joining methods.
  • Using a minimum of two different methods of making (mould making, carving, paper-making, print-making, stitch, knit, cut fold and stick)
  • Learn and use the correct terminology
  • Develop and describe a personal approach to making work and decision making.
  • Explain the importance of health and safety in a studio environment.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

- Nothing else is needed - All materials will be provided, however if you would like to use your own materials to develop your learning in a personal project, you would be more than welcome to bring them along.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Relaxing Art and Craft for All with Karan Fixter

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As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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