Art Workshop for Beginners 1

Ref: C3528676

Art Workshop for Beginners is designed to give students an opportunity to explore a variety of art and craft activities in a supportive and welcoming environment. Students will be able to try out different drawing and painting materials such as pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, pastel, acrylic and watercolour paints and be introduced to a variety of techniques for using them. In addition to painting and drawing there will also be an opportunity to discover the possibilities of working in other mediums such as clay, modroc, textiles and glass to gain experience in different forms of expression.

Course aim

To give students the opportunity to try arts and crafts based projects in a supportive and welcoming environment.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for students who attend a specific centre only. For more information please call 0300 303 3464
  • The course is for beginners but is aimed at students who are registered with the Carlton Centre.

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

  • Produce a drawing or painting.
  • Use clay and associated tools.
  • Use paints for glass and ceramics.
  • Use paints for textiles.
  • Reflect on own achievements and have an opportunity to display their work.

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
  • A learner journal will help students reflect on their work and this will include written feedback from the tutor.

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

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
  • You could progress to Higher Education courses. Follow link to the PEARL website for information

Download full course outline

Art Workshop for Beginners 1 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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