The course is designed to encourage students to explore their creativity in a relaxed, fun, but informative manner, using eco-friendly materials to produce a variety of artworks. The sessions include activities such as book, paint and paper-making, mask-making and collaging.
Additional information about this course
No Session 01 Jun 17
The aim of the course is to deliver an educational arts-based programme linking wellbeing and ecological issues with creativity within the classroom. It will enable the participants to develop a wide range of creative skills and work with a variety of eco-friendly materials.
Who is the course for?
What topics will this course cover
Book and paper making ; collaging; paper-craft/mache and mask-making using recycled/reused materials.
What will it be like?
WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.
By the end of the course I should be able to:
1. Develop creative visualisation skills through the creation of a collage (‘mood board’and/or memory box). 2. Demonstrate the use of eco-friendly art materials. 3. Explore a variety of crafts such as book, paint and paper making 4. Show increased confidence in a variety of art and craft techniques
How will I know I'm making progress?
Through individual & group discussion
What else do I need to know, do or bring?
Participants are requested to bring their own protective clothing. All art materials are supplied by the tutor
Reading and information sources
What could the course lead to?
Further WEA courses in art.