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Art for Health and Wellbeing for Y&H View details

On this course, you’ll: • take inspiration from other artists’ work to create your own, • use drawing techniques, • experiment with new materials, including pastels and acrylics, • paint onto canvas and use watercolours, • look at socio-political impacts of contemporary visual art

Art for Mindfulness View details

This course aims to help you achieve a state of mindfulness, concentration and calm through various, focused art activities. You will be guided through the different sessions by your tutor who works alongside you, in a calm and non-judgemental atmosphere. You don't need to have any previous experience or skill in art.

Art for the Terrified View details

Are you terrified of art? Don't be. Art can be a fun and rewarding creative activity. In this course we will explore and experiment with different media. I will show you different ways that materials could be used to produce a piece of art work in each session. You will have the opportunity to practise and try out suggestions and explore materials alongside me in each session. I will encourage you to continue exploring the media at home through weekly art tasks that will develop your confidence to just 'have a go'. At the end of the course you will feel confident to continue experimenting with different media or have chosen a favourite that you will continue to explore.

Art for the Terrified - Taster View details

If you don't know where to start or have tried in the past and feel that you have not been successful then this is the taster session for you. We shall look at 'art' and what that means for you and aim to give you a flavour of all the other possibilities that are available, a taster session of exploration that will give you the impetus to just get going! Go on try it.

Art for Wellbeing View details

A supportive, practical course where we explore well being and self-expression through the use of puppetry, sculpture, textiles and art. If you're looking for a fun and relaxing learning experience with a strong creative element this could be the course for you.

Art for wellbeing View details

Art is a continuous, never-ending process of learning and discovery. Whatever art media you choose to work with, this course endeavours to help students to acquire certain basic skills and practices. On this course students will find an introduction to materials, equipment and techniques for drawing and painting. There will be live demonstrations via 'Zoom' and students will be encouraged and supported to join in drawing and painting whilst in the zoom session. They can develop their learning at home, using the 'Canvas' online course, where they can access drawing/painting activities and videos. Students can work from the online images and photos made available. Students will also be encouraged to source their own subject matter and develop existing styles or discover new ones.

Art for Wellbeing View details

Art is a continuous, never-ending process of learning and discovery. Whatever art media you choose to work with, this course endeavours to help students to acquire certain basic skills and practices. On this course students will find an introduction to materials, equipment and techniques for drawing and painting. There will be live demonstrations via 'Zoom' and students will be encouraged and supported to join in drawing and painting whilst in the zoom session. They can develop their learning at home, using the 'Canvas' online course, where they can access drawing/painting activities and videos. Students can work from the online images and photos made available. Students will also be encouraged to source their own subject matter and develop existing styles or discover new ones.

Art for Wellbeing- Online with Kate Thorn View details

This course is fully online accessing the course through Canvas our virtual learning environment and zoom a video conferencing software. You will need, reliable internet connection and internet-linked device with camera and microphone. We will email you links to canvas, please accept these to access the course, the sender will show as “instructure”. Art and the creative process has long been known to have positive effects on both our physical, emotional and mental wellbeing. This course is both reflective and practical focusing on the process of how we make, where we make, and what we make and why this can benefit us daily and long term. Over the weeks, we will discover 20 techniques that can be used as one off activities or regular practices that help us pause, reflect and create.

Art in Antwerp, Ghent and Bruges View details

The course provides an introduction to the architectural and artistic treasures of three Flemish cities. We shall explore Antwerp’s Gothic and Flemish Baroque buildings and Rubens’ paintings. Van Eyck’s masterpiece, Adoration of the Lamb, will be studied with 20th century works at the Fine Arts Museum of Ghent. The Church of Our Lady, famous for its architecture and sculpture and the Hospital of St John - with Memling’s paintings are among the works to be considered in Bruges.

Art in Churches - Online with David Brindley View details

This course is fully online accessing the course through Canvas our virtual learning environment and zoom a video conferencing software. You will need, reliable internet connection and internet-linked device with camera and microphone. We will email you links to canvas, please accept these to access the course, the sender will show as “instructure”. The Church has historically been a major patron of the arts. From lavish medieval altar pieces to contemporary installations in Cathedrals, this course looks at the variety of art commissioned by the Church, and discusses where good examples can be seen.