Memory Books - Inspired by the Architecture of Antoni Gaudi

Ref: C3671180

Students will research the architecture, stained glass, ceramics and forged metalwork of the Spanish Architect Antoni Gaudi. His style and influence will be explored using various materials alongside other techniques to create craftwork that can be used within the pages of a memory book. IPads alongside more traditional crafting will be experimented with throughout the course.

Additional information about this course

Access to this course is limited to service users of the centre

Course aim

Students will research the works of the Spanish Architect Antoni Gaudi. IPads and various materials and techniques will be explored to create items that can be used in a memory book.

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:

  • Use an IPad to create images and text to use in my work
  • Work well with others in the class and demonstrate respect and tolerance through discussing ground rules for the group
  • Identify one piece of work by Antoni Gaudi
  • Identify one positive aspect the designer had on Spanish society at that time

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
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided
  • Photographs will be required.

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
  • Progress to a course with another provider

Download full course outline

Memory Books - Inspired by the Architecture of Antoni Gaudi Course Outline

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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