Creative Card Making for the Festive Season

Ref: C2342076

Celebrate the forthcoming festive occasions in style by making some beautiful handmade greetings cards. Using a variety of media and techniques, we will be creating backgrounds using some materials found around the house, quick and easy stamped cards for when you have a huge batch to make, and two more complex cards with a difference.

Course aim

Enjoy a relaxing and creative experience in a friendly and supportive group environment. Learn new skills that will build confidence in the use of tools and materials and designing a variety of projects to be shared with family and friends.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Create interesting backgrounds with ink and materials such as cling film & bubble wrap.
  • Use a variety of mediums to add colour to stamped images.
  • Create ombre & other effects using stencils.
  • Construct a 'surprise spinner' card.
  • Make a fold out hanging star card.

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 may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support 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?

  • Some basic tools and materials are available in class, and a list of items to bring will be provided. The tutor will discuss additional materials during the classes.

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

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Creative Card Making for the Festive Season

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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 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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