Glass Painting

Ref: C2341355

Come and join us in a calm and friendly environment for a six week Glass Painting Course. Glass painting takes planning, consideration of colour choices, overall design and sharing of ideas. Learn how to glass paint on a variety of different glass painting media, choosing colours and embellishments to reflect your own individual designs.

Additional information about this course

This course is primarily for people who have been long term unemployed

Course aim

Design and create stunning pieces of glass artwork on a variety of different glass painting media .

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

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

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

  • Choose colours and embellishments to make a glass painted picture
  • Create a beautiful hanging glass painted mandala
  • Create stunning pieces of artwork on wine glasses
  • Plan and design glass artwork onto small votives
  • Discuss and explain choice of colour and embellishments for designs

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 will be able to view images and samples for inspiration and your tutor will give demonstrations, group and 1:1 support as needed.

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?

  • All materials will be provided
  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)
  • You may wish to bring an old shirt to wear to prevent paint splashes to clothing.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required
  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

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

Download full course information sheet

Glass Painting

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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