Create Relaxation for Beginners

Ref: C3125893

Discover the relaxing benefits of creativity, as we share our Art classes together in a relaxed atmosphere. Freedom to draw, paint and express ourselves then, turn your works of art into a group collage and personal 'greeting cards'. A wonderful therapeutic distraction from life's stresses.

Course aim

Relaxing Art therapy, a wonderful distraction from life's stresses. Be inspired and unleash your creativity. Discover 'Abstract Art', Produce a Collage, layer your art work to produce unique 'greetings cards.

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 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:

  • Understand and produce 'Abstract Art'.
  • Produce 'backgrounds' using Watercolour to be used for collages.
  • Assemble a group Collage.( Summer meadow)
  • Follow instructions to make 'greeting 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

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?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • 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
  • Any 'objects / images you would like to bring as inspiration is always welcome and encouraged.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required
  • Any Research is very welcome and encouraged.

What can I do next?

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Create Relaxation for Beginners


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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