Beginners Flower Design Art

Ref: C2527469

Enjoy the feel-good effects of flower doodling as you learn simple ways to draw beautiful Springtime flowers and foliage (some realistic and some imaginary). Practice embellishing them with coloured pencils and learn how to add cool and warm shading for extra effect. Ideal for beginners, or those wishing to be inspired by new art techniques. This term we will also enjoy the experience of doodling for mindfulness with two easy but effective techniques. We will use all of our work to decorate greetings cards or to create lovely pictures which you can frame. Join this friendly, creative course, no experience necessary just have a go and have fun.

Course aim

To equip learners with basic nature doodle skills, boosting their creative confidence and enjoyment of doodling as both an art and a tool for mindfulness.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers
  • This is a practical course where you will draw alongside the tutor.

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

  • Draw at least 3 Springtime themed flower and nature doodles, suitable for use as greetings cards or pictures.
  • Know how to add cool and warm shading with coloured pencils.
  • Experience 2 ways to use doodling as a mindfulness activity.
  • Enjoy and feel more confident about your doodling skills and know at least one benefit of doodling.
  • Prepare a piece of artwork and share it on a digital platform

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You can do this course with basic materials such as paper, pencil, ruler, pen and some coloured pencils. I will also provide a list of other materials which you may find will enhance your experience of doodling - this will be posted on Canvas prior to the first session.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Beginners Flower Design Art

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 2021
  • 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

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