Summer Art

Ref: C2226677

Summer Term Art will see the process of designing and making 10ft flags in collaboration with ‘Eyebrow’ Arts to be used in the Norwich Lord Majors procession. The Theme chosen will be ‘Uncharismatic Mini Fauna’. The initial session will be a talk from Norfolk Wildlife Trust. The final session will be working in collaboration with an artist to transfer all the designs onto the flag using batique.

Additional information about this course

Students will be referred onto this course by Under1 Roof and all will be service users of Under1Roof

Course aim

This course is for service users of Under One Roof. It provides relaxed and informative environment for both experienced artists and beginners.

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:

  • Draw a chosen insect bug or mini fauna creating an image suitable for the group flag. Explain how the subject contributes to the wider world. For example coral provides a home in the sea helps algae create oxygen.
  • Working with the rest of the group to assemble everyone’s pictures in a final composition.
  • Enlarge images onto 10ft flag ready for batique.
  • Attend a batique workshop to create the group flag.
  • Present the flag in the parade or walk with the group.

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
  • 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
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation
  • Access the WEA What Next? booklet here http://www.wea.org.uk/learn-wea/what-can-i-do-next

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Summer Art

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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

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