Course overview

This FREE course aims to provide a well-rounded introduction to visual arts, offering a balance between foundational skills and creative exploration. It encourages learners to discover their own artistic preferences and build a solid base for future artistic endeavours. This course is aimed at complete beginners and a gentle introduction to drawing, journaling and pastels are just some of the topics you will be learning. This course is aimed at being a fun and friendly course which can also help support those that suffer stress & Anxiety as a way of relaxation. All materials & resources will be provided by the tutor. Although feel free to bring along any materials you have at home.

Course description

During this FREE beginner course, you will learn the basics and a better understanding of the material and resources used whilst drawing, journaling and pastels.

As this is a beginners course no prior artistic experience is required. Enthusiasm, curiosity, and a willingness to experiment are the only prerequisites for joining this exciting artistic journey.

Are you ready to unleash your creativity? Join us in this beginner’s art course and embark on a transformative adventure in the world of art!

This course uses a hands-on approach, combining practical demonstrations and tutor feedback & guidance. You are encouraged to share your progress, ask questions, and engage in all discussions.

During the course you will familiarise yourself with the essential art supplies and tools, gain an understanding of colour theory and the colour wheel and experiment with mixing and applying colours using a variety of mediums. This course is also aimed at creating a calming and friendly atmosphere, as Art is seen as a way of reliving stress and anxiety. So if you have never tried drawing but want to find a way of de stressing and reducing your anxiety it is worth coming along and trying something new and be creative.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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