Henna Flow- next steps in henna

Ref: C3680333

Students will learn a variety of traditional henna patterns and how to combine them to create unique and intricate 'temporary tattoos'. They will practice the designs on paper and also learn how to apply them to different parts of the body, such as hands, arms, fingers. Learners will find out about safe and unsafe types of henna. Henna art (also known as mehndi) has been used for centuries at weddings and other celebrations.

Additional information about this course

Inform students that this is for WYCA students only

Course aim

Learn how to create a range of traditional and modern henna designs using a variety of motifs. Students will also learn to make henna cones and mix henna paste.

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:

  • create a party henna design using a range of motifs
  • make a henna cone
  • mix henna paste
  • apply your designs to skin and to paper
  • track progress and achievement throughout the course in your own course file and on Canvas, the WEA online learning platform

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Students must bring the following items: Sketch pad Pen pencil and rubber

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Henna Flow- next steps in henna


This course is funded by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.

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

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

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