Intuitive Art - Creativity from Within

Ref: C2344478

Intuitive Art unlocks the mysteries of the inner self. Using guidance and practical techniques, learners will work through the aspects of delayering within their practical work. Intuitive Art is a gentle approach to creativity examining our feelings, imagination and wellbeing as inspiration. Using and exploring mixed-media materials and mindfulness. It's a beautiful, playful experience with a focus on enjoying the process - there's no such thing as mistakes. Supporting exploration without judgement and bringing about greater clarity. Intuitive art provides quick, tangible answers allowing learners to easily tap into their intuition for guidance. I believe that everyone has immense creativity, and that we can all grow through the creative process. The exploration of the self this way can be a fascinating facet to explore elements of the self that can only be experienced through intuitive creativity It can be simple and easy or complex, but it’s always so approachable

Course aim

'Intuitive art is a process of creating art using an inner awareness and flow that does not rely on analysis or head based questions.'

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

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

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

  • Connect to the intuitive creative guidance
  • Explore my own emotions through art - with support
  • Explore techniques to evolve in my own work
  • Explore my on-going development and understanding of the inner in connection to the outer worlds.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas will be used to provide resources or to support lessons, enable assessment, provide learner feedback and for other activities for individuals away from the course. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • 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?

  • What you need: You will need an internet connection, speakers, a microphone and a webcam so that you can use our video learning platform, Zoom. If you’d like to understand more Zoom please visit: http://bit.ly/ZoomSpec
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)

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
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • You could progress to Higher Education courses. Follow link to the PEARL website for information http://pearl.open.ac.uk/

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Intuitive Art - Creativity from Within

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • 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 2020
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • 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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