Creative Art for Wellbeing

Ref: C3745203

We will explore a variety of ways to create artworks using paint, pens, sponges, and other mark making tools. We will create collage artworks using a variety of materials. Using 20th Century Artists as a source of inspiration, alongside experimental work, we aim to find our own unique styles.

Course aim

To provide an introduction to exploring various techniques and styles used in creating art for pleasure and relaxation. To create a variety of artworks in a relaxed and supported environment.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

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

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

  • Use various mark making tools to create shapes and patterns,
  • Mix paint colours to create secondary colours.
  • Use painted papers and fabric to create collage artworks.
  • Create original artworks in your preferred style

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?

  • 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

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided

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

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Creative Art for Wellbeing

Enrolment 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

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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