Art for All

Ref: C3125595

In this course, students will be invited to join a friendly and creative environment. We will take time to get to know individual students and find out more about what skills you would like to learn and how we can help you on your creative journey. There will be a broad range of materials available, with exciting new themes introduced each week in the hope to find something to get everyone inspired. In these classes we also take time to have discussions about art and fun quizzes too. The classes are open to all abilities and we can be on hand to help students with any aspirations they have. These sessions can also get messy too as in the past we have experimented with Spray Paint and huge paintings that cover the size of the floor. We aim to encourage students to develop confidence through play, experimentation and fine tuning those skills too.

Additional information about this course

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Course aim

The aim of this course is to invite students to experiment with a broad range of artistic materials and themes in order experience their own artistic journey.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • This course is for people with little spoken English

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

  • Talk about the work I have completed with a sense of achievement and pride.
  • Use a variety of artistic materials and demonstrate this in my work.
  • Name artists that I have discovered in the lessons and reveal how they may have influenced me in my own practice.
  • Have an understanding of appropriate use of colour, shapes and tones.
  • Discuss what Art is and feel like I am an artist.

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?

  • 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
  • It is recommended that students wear/bring some old clothes to the lesson as these sessions can get messy.

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
  • 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

Download full course outline

Art for All Course Outline

Is this course right for me? Request more information

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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