Creative card making

Ref: C2338251

Festive cards and crafts: create beautiful greetings cards and decorative papercraft projects for autumn and winter festivals.

Course aim

Enjoy a relaxing and creative experience in a friendly and supportive group environment, Learn new skills that will build confidence in the use of tools and materials and designing a variety of projects to be shared with family and friends.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Construct and decorate two types of pop-up cards.
  • Learn stamping techniques including mirror images.
  • Fold and decorate an origami gift box.
  • Construct a decorative hanging ornament.
  • Make a stamped and inked masterboard that can be used for several cards.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • A list of some basic tools & materials to bring will be provided before the course starts.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation
  • Use the skills learned at home for other card making and papercraft projects.

Download full course outline

Creative card making Course Outline

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This course is not available for online enrolment.

Please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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