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Course CodeCourse NameVenueDayStart TimeEnd TimeStart DateEnd Date  
23LB427PArt For WellbeingLOUGHBOROUGH LIBRARYTue1:00 PM3:00 PM26/09/202305/12/2023Available for EnquiriesCourse Info
23LB428PART FOR WELLBEINGLOUGHBOROUGH LIBRARYTue1:00 PM3:00 PM16/01/202412/03/2024Available for EnquiriesCourse Info
23LB430PART FOR WELLBEINGLOUGHBOROUGH LIBRARYTue1:00 PM3:00 PM16/04/202425/06/2024Available for EnquiriesCourse Info

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More information about this Course

01. Who is this course for?
This course is designed for those with an interest in Drawing and Painting who would like to develop their skills further but may be a little anxious about joining a class or group due to anxiety issues or low confidence levels. The course will-involve exploring different media · developing drawing & painting techniques including observational skills · developing your knowledge of Colour Theory and skills in design and composition. The course will include working from photographs, handouts, demonstrations, and video guides, plus working from your imagination and being inspired by life. It is also a personal journey, using art as a means to gain confidence.

02. What will I learn?
The course will include experimenting with different materials and techniques both in drawing and painting and developing skills in using different media. It will also involve learning about other art and artists, trying different subject matter, and looking at topics of interest. Sessions will be planned with Wellbeing in mind. You can learn how to enjoy creating drawings and paintings with support from your tutor and to engage in social interaction with other friendly learners. The aim is to instil confidence in producing artwork within a safe and supportive environment. You will get lots of support and encouragement along with the opportunity to explore and experiment with a variety of wet and dry media such as watercolour, acrylic, charcoal and pastels.

03. How will I learn?
Written & photographic records. Regular feedback is given from the tutor on your progress throughout the course. Group discussions are done in an informal manner to help you feel part of the group. The tutor will also give you guidance on how to record and review your own progress during the course.

04. What will I need to bring?
A set of pencils, or charcoal, rubber, drawing paper, a sharpener and a ruler.

05. What skills or experience do I need?
No experience necessary just a willingness to learn.

08. How will I be supported in my learning?
Once you start, if you may have further queries and/or support needs, please talk to the tutor. We also offer support to help people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. If you have a disability, learning difficulty, health problem or mental health difficulty that may affect your learning or participation, please contact us for further advice.

Teaching And Learning In The Community
Many learners book holidays during the length of their courses and whilst we realise this is personal choice, please consider that missed lessons can affect funding for adult learning courses. This may impact on us being able to offer similar courses in the future.

For More Information And How To Enrol
If you need more information, want to discuss levels and course content, or wish to enrol, you can call into our local centres, call our Enrolment Team or for some courses, you can enrol online. If you need help with your choice of learning, training, career, work and life goals, please book an appointment with one of our Learning and Work Advisors who can provide free 1:1 impartial advice. Call our Freephone 0800 988 0308

Online Learning
It is important to check the detailed course information prior to enrolment to ensure you have suitable equipment and software. You will also need a reliable internet connection to participate in this course. If you are not sure about the requirements or have any queries or questions please get in touch with our enrolment staff using the contact details provided. Please note that online courses may be recorded and shared with adult learning staff for quality assurance purposes.

Additional Costs And/Or Resources:
You will need a selection of pencils, brushes, paints and papers for this course, your tutor will advise you on the best materials to use and what you need to buy. Course materials will be discussed more during the course when new topics are introduced, and specific subjects covered. A sketchbook is useful, and a folder to keep handouts, plus a pen for paperwork.

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