Pop-up cards and Paper Decorations - Learn how to bring your cards to

Ref: C3127903

Explore simple Paper-craft techniques to design and make a range of eye-catching cards and paper decorations. Learn to bring your cards to life by incorporating pop-up / 3d elements. Students will learn through step-by-step demonstration and encouraged to develop creative skills through personal response.

Course aim

Enjoy learning creative skills at a relaxed and friendly pace, using a range of tools and techniques to make a series of decorative and fun cards and paper decorations. No previous experience is necessary.

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:

  • Design and make greeting cards and paper decorations, using templates as starting points, learn to bring your ideas to life.
  • identify and execute at least 2 paper craft skills, to design and create animated cards with 3d elements.
  • 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?

  • 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
  • You will need a personal email address to join the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas so that you can receive resources, record your progress and achievement and to work with others and share ideas. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • Please check on Canvas for full Materials list. Access to a computer printer would be helpful. A mixture of paper and lightweight card A4/ A3. Collect interesting / scrap papers, newspaper, tissue paper etc. Glue, ruler, embossing stylus, bone folder, knife, pencils, pens, paint, set square 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

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Pop-up cards and Paper Decorations - Learn how to bring your cards to

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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