Digital and online Art

Ref: C2420509

An introduction to use of digital art, online platforms and social media in the arts. Working in a supportive environment we will use digital photography and video, basic photoshop skills, practice uploading images to websites and promote artists' work online. We will also introduce basic IT skills including sending emails and using the Web for research

Course aim

An introduction to the use of digital art, online platforms and social media in the arts.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners
  • learners tend to be part of the Ten feet away art class at the chapel as much content overlaps

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

  • use a computer to send email
  • document their own artwork
  • upload images to websites
  • use social media to promote their work and the work done On the TFA art class
  • use search engines to research other peoples artwork

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
  • 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
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)
  • we only have very basic equipment

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

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Digital and online Art

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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