Creative Art

Ref: C2523863

This terms course is designed to learn about a different culture. The student will experience the colours and images from the lively Mexican culture. They will be given step-by-step instruction to make a craft/s to enhance their learning experience in a fun and interesting way.These original art works will be displayed to the public and then be allowed to take home.

Course aim

The student will look at the culture and Art of Mexico and contribute towards a group Pinata based on the ancient belief of hybrid creatures . The students will apply painting techniques to produce an artwork inspired by the work of Frida Kahlo.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Identify with at least 2 images of ancient Mexico
  • Identify with the culture of the Mexican Pinata
  • Create a painting inspired from Frida Kahlo
  • Take part in at least 3 art games
  • Exhibit artwork

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
  • The student will be encouraged to be aware of any Mexican foods, holidays or other influences our culture has embraced and to share any knowledge with the group.

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
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress
  • 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?

  • All materials will be provided
  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • Bring an apron or wear appropriate clothes for an arts based course

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

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

Download full course outline

Creative Art Course Outline

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
Visa Credit payments supported by RBS WorldPay Visa Debit payments supported by RBS WorldPay Visa Electron payments supported by RBS WorldPay Mastercard payments supported by RBS WorldPay Maestro payments supported by RBS WorldPay JCB payments supported by RBS WorldPay Solo payments supported by RBS WorldPay
RBS WorldPay Payments Processing