Art for All

Ref: C3125597

This course will be held at Casa Mia residential home and will be looking to engage the students in their own artistic journeys. Students will find out about different artists and a broad range of materials will available for the students to experiment with. They will be able to find out ways how they can represent their own styles, techniques and use art as a creative tool to help improve well being and encourage positive communication among the residents. They will be given opportunities to display and reflect up on the work produced with their peers and the staff too.

Course aim

This course is going to give students the opportunity to find out more about Art, discover the materials involved in the process and create their own original pieces.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • This course is for students who attend a specific centre only. For more information please call 0300 303 3464

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

  • Say I have experimented with a broad range of materials and techniques.
  • Discuss and display the work I have produced with the other students in the group.
  • Demonstrate I have a good knowledge of drawing, painting and basic craft skills.
  • Feel proud to say, 'I am an Artist and this is my Artwork'
  • Have the confidence to explore my own artistic practice in my own time with the new knowledge I have from the course.

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

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?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • It is recommended that students wear old clothes as the sessions can get messy.

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

Download full course outline

Art for All Course Outline


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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