Rag Rugging and Mixed Media Collage

Ref: C3677634

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In this course students will have a choice to use up to 3 methods to create up to 3 rag rugs, or use a variety of methods to make a mixed media collage based around the theme of landscapes. We will use recycled and natural materials for the collage and recycled fabrics for the rag rugs

Course aim

In this class students will have use a variety of methods to create a mixed media collage or at least one rag rug

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:

  • Utilise recycled materials for art supplies
  • Utilise natural materials such as leaves, twigs and pressed flowers to create a landscape collage
  • Create a rag rug with recycled fabrics using the plaiting method and a sewing machine
  • Create a rag rug with recycled fabrics using the hooking method
  • Create a rag rug with recycled fabrics using the crochet method

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?

  • 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?

  • 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

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

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Rag Rugging and Mixed Media Collage

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Due to face to face teaching being suspended unfortunately this course is not currently available for enrolment.

We are launching a range of online courses shortly that may be of interest to you so sign up here to hear more.

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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