Introduction to Henna Art - Designs for Crafts and Gifts

Ref: C3680031

This course will introduce you to the traditional art form of henna art, using a range of designs and techniques to make your own crafts and gifts. Learn simple ways to create beautiful flowers and motifs to create a range of personalised arts and crafts inspired by this traditional art form. Using a variety of templates, we will learn how designs are formed and examine the different elements so that you can go on to create your own unique crafts and gifts. This is a very popular art form and means of self-expression and is extremely relaxing and stress busting. Join this friendly, creative course, no experience necessary, just enjoy yourselves and have fun!

Course aim

To provide a brief introduction into henna techniques and traditional designs, and how they can be used to create unique personalised crafts and gifts.

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:

  • copy a traditional design freehand
  • create symbols or motifs that will complement a 2D or 3D object
  • trace a mandala design
  • use a range of techniques and materials to add creative personalised elements
  • upcycle everyday found or purchased items to create a range of henna inspired crafts and gifts

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will be required to use a range of products of your choice, such as acrylic paints, embellishments, sequins, glitter as well as bringing jars, plates and bottles to upcycle. These will be discussed at the first session

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Introduction to Henna Art - Designs for Crafts and Gifts

Enrolment Conditions

This course is funded by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and only applicable postcode areas are permitted to enrol.

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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