Art and Craft the Multicultural Way: North Africa with Jane Livne

Ref: C2346441

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On this course you will learn about a variety of arts and crafts and also about the general visual culture of North Africa. This will involve watching slide shows, You tube clips and looking at books. You will then be encouraged to choose some element of what you have seen to incorporate into your own art or craft work. We have many types of media available e.g. paint, drawing materials, silk paints, embroidery materials, lino printing materials, clay. You will be able to choose something you are already familiar with or try something completely new. The atmosphere is very informal and supportive. Students often chat about each others' work and share ideas.

Course aim

To provide an introduction to the arts and crafts of north Africa in order to make your own art/craft work, influenced in some way by what you have seen.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

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

  • Name 5 North African countries.
  • Name 3 different types of art or craft work that are commonly found in North Africa.
  • State what influence Islam has had on the arts and crafts of the region.
  • Choose an element of the area's art or craft and incorporate it into my own work.
  • Choose the medium I wish to use and improve my technical competence in that medium.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Art and craft materials will be provided, but if you have your own favourite things to use , bring them too.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Art and Craft the Multicultural Way: North Africa with Jane Livne

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  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
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