Card Making

Ref: C3126038

Use a variety of craft skills to create stunning, handmade greeting cards, gift tags and envelopes. Explore simple pop-up Paper-craft techniques, decoupage and printmaking to design and make a range of eye-catching cards. Students will learn through step-by-step demonstration and encouraged to develop creative skills through personal response.

Additional information about this course

This course is for anyone over 50 who is a Telford & Wrekin resident

Course aim

Enjoy learning creative skills in a relaxed and friendly environment, using a range of tools and techniques to make a series of decorative greeting cards and gift tags.

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:

  • Design and make greeting cards, gift tags and envelopes, using templates as starting points, learn to bring your ideas to life.
  • Learn simple printmaking techniques, using everyday materials, to decorate cards and gift tags.
  • Learn cut and fold Papercraft techniques to add pop-up and 3d elements to cards.
  • Build confidence in creative work by exploring design / craft techniques and processes and working with a variety of tools and materials.

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

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

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

Card Making Course Outline

Is this course right for me? Request more information

You can only enrol in person on the course.

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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