Christmas Printmaking & Papercraft - Create Seasonal Cards,

Ref: C3127900

Explore simple paper-craft techniques to design and make a range of eye-catching cards and festive gift packaging. Combine with paint, print and collage techniques to create unique and stunning items. Students will learn through step-by-step demonstration and encouraged to develop creative skills through personal response.

Additional information about this course

Students will need access to arts materials that will be listed on canvas after enrolment.

Course aim

Enjoy learning creative skills at a relaxed and friendly pace. Using a range of tools and techniques, make a series of decorative Christmas cards, tags, boxes and gift-wrap.

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:

  • Identify and execute at least 2 paper craft skills to design and make unique festive cards, gift boxes, tags and wrap.
  • complete at least 2 Embellished handmade items with paint, print and collage techniques.
  • Build confidence in creative work by exploring design / craft techniques and sharing ideas with others.

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
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • See Canvas for full Materials List. Access to a computer printer helpful. Collect interesting / scrap papers, giftwrap, tissue paper etc. Glue, ruler, bone folder, emboss stylus, knife, pencils, pens, etc. Block Printing Ink OR Acrylic paint + block print medium (System 3) Paper & Card various

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

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

Download full course information sheet

Christmas Printmaking & Papercraft - Create Seasonal Cards,

Enrolment 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 have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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

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