The Artist's Way: A Course in Creativity

Ref: C3671386

Writer and teacher, Anna Turner, will teach this twelve week course in creativity. Based on the bestselling book by Julia Cameron, The Artist’s Way is a course that helps you identify your creative blocks, and to gently break them down, allowing yourself to become more creative. The course is for anyone who wants more creativity in their lives, be that art, music, writing, pottery, clowning, crafts, dance – or maybe just having a more creative approach in the day to day. Working together in a group, the course will give nurture and encouragement as you start to break down barriers. Previous students have gone on to write, paint, dance and much more.This course will help you to access and express your creativity. It is not a writing course but it will involve writing.

Course aim

To explore your creativity, make time for creativity and break down barriers, within a supportive group setting.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Write morning pages
  • Go on an artist's date
  • Engage in a creative activity
  • Write creative affirmations
  • Identify any personal blocks to creativity

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
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support 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
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • Bring a notebook and pen

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading required, but you will need to get a copy of The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron

What can I do next?

Download full Course information sheet

The Artist's Way: A Course in Creativity


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  • 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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