Creative Crafts - Springtime theme

Ref: C3672281

We will use different media such as pastels, paint, charcoal, collage and mixed media, along with a wide range of equipment to create work based around spring. You will learn new skills such as papier mache,to create beautiful boxes, mono printing or sponge painting to create individual pieces of art work some of which will be three dimensional.

Course aim

The course is designed to give an introduction to mark making and image making using a variety of media and equipment, such as paint, pastels,and printing.

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:

  • use colour creatively to help convey the idea of spring.
  • Learn how to mix colour effectivly
  • Be able to explain two new ways of creating marks on paper that you have learnt.
  • Have a basic understanding of creating distance using colour.
  • To be able to use all equipment accurately and safely

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
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • 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
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

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Creative Crafts - Springtime theme

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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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