Arts & Crafts

Ref: C3125797

This course will allow you to try a small range of art and craft activities. You will start with some tricks to learn basic drawing skills. Other subjects will be agreed with the group in the first couple of weeks of the course. This course is for residents of Oliver Court but it is also open to non residents, subject to places being available. It will be a fun and friendly way to have a go at a variety of different techniques with most materials provided

Additional information about this course

Students must be over 50 and Telford & Wrekin residents

Course aim

An opportunity to try a range of art and craft activities.

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:

  • Demonstrate basic drawing skills
  • Use a brush correctly
  • Produce 1 - 5 craft items
  • Produce 1 - 5 drawings or paintings

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?

  • 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?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)
  • Aprons and gloves will be made available but please wear clothes that you don't mind getting paint on

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?

Download full course outline

Arts & Crafts Course Outline

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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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