If you want to learn a little more about yourself, build up your sense of wellbeing and develop some new art skills, then this is the course for you.

Additional information about this course

No previous experience required. This class is open to clients of Papworth Trust only.

Course aim

During the course, you will be encouraged to further develop your artistic skills, increase confidence levels, raise self-esteem and add to your understanding of personal wellbeing.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • Students must be clients of the Papworth Trust to attend this course.

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

  • Demonstrate some new artistic skills.
  • Use some materials and equipment that you haven't used before.
  • Understand what you had to do to produce a piece of artwork.
  • Acknowledge how your participation has helped you to develop your artistic skills.
  • Acknowledge how your participation has helped you to develop your personal skills.

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
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • All materials will be provided

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 information sheet

Art

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

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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