Paint Box Fun: Paint your Christmas Angel

Ref: C3842625

This workshop is designed for you to enjoy making art in a relaxed, supportive atmosphere with guidance and tuition from an experienced tutor who has worked with artists of all abilities, including complete beginners. Join us on this taster day of self-discovery with Paint Box Fun and discover your Christmas Angel. Paint from your imagination and express the angels shining presence in luminous watercolour.

Course aim

To awaken the individual’s creative spirit.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • Open to anyone interested in angels and the spirit of Christmas. Suitable for any level of artistic ability, from the experienced artist to the complete beginner.

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

  • To be able to use your creative imagination
  • To be able to compose a painting
  • To be able to experiment with confidence in new techniques
  • To be able to produce a finished painting of an angel

How will I be taught?

  • Teaching methods used will be through demonstrations, mini talks, question and answers and one-to-one tuition and guidance. Peer discussion at the review of artworks.

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • Feedback will be given throughout the session on a one-one basis. A review at the end of the day will reflect on the learning during the session.

What else do I need to know?

  • Work carried out will be in water-based paint, (watercolours, gouache, inks, or acrylic), bring paper & brushes, water container, pencils & sharpener & palette. See for more info. Basic poster paint available.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful
  • You may wish to bring some images of angels with you for inspiration. Visual reference will be provided with some basic art materials for those who don't have any.

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • This taster course offers you the opportunity to continue your learning with the WEA in the new year with PAINT BOX FUN C3842627, a weekly course, starting on Monday 21st January 2019, 13.00 - 16.00, (3 hours sessions for 5 meetings).

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Paint Box Fun: Paint your Christmas Angel

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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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