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What are craft courses? 

Arts and Craft courses, just like any other courses, are short lessons offered at an academic-level, intended to inspire and build your confidence by providing you with all the necessary knowledge and skills required to improve your talent. 

Throughout these courses, instructors will be holding regular group discussions and demonstrations, during which you will be taught several things, such as: 

  • Basics of design application
  • Pencil, colour, and paper design application
  • Understanding the dos and don'ts of craft-making

Furthermore, you will also get the opportunity to see and inquire about these techniques being applied in real-time, before trying them out for yourself! 

Why take up crafts lessons?

Whether you wish to learn your way around a new craft or renew an interest in one in a friendly, supportive and pressure-free environment, then you should definitely sign up to one of these courses and learn the basics of art and craft-making. From drawing to the basics of handcrafts, these lessons have got you covered.

Taking up a crafts class can bring you a step closer to a new and exciting career, or even more importantly, intensify your passion for art − besides, it’s never too late to rekindle your artistic side and get your hands dirty in glitter and glue! 

How do you learn to make crafts?

From drawing cartoons to creating paper models, taking up a crafts course comes with a lot of advantages that you and your talent will definitely benefit from. Throughout these lessons, certified tutors will make sure to provide you with individual attention, helping you to build confidence and improve your work through constructive criticism and tips.

In addition, these courses will also include several approaches which will continue to improve your skills, such as:

  • Drawing
  • Craft-making
  • Hand knitting
  • Crochet
  • Hand embroidery
  • Tapestry
  • Braid making
  • Silk painting
  • Decoupage
  • Felting
  • Book-making
  • Printmaking
  • Wool-textile work

Through these approaches, you will therefore eventually have: 

  • Hands-on experience with specific materials and techniques
  • Exposure to numerous artistic practices 
  • Developed abilities to help improve your overall drawing and craft-making
  • Been exposed to experimental projects
  • Developed your skills that cover traditional and contemporary craft techniques from many countries and cultures

Even if you don’t have any experience in the area, you still shouldn’t feel discouraged from applying for these courses. As a matter of fact, material taught throughout will always touch upon the foundations, meaning that everybody can follow and take part! 

The final assessment for this course will take place through numerous tasks which you will complete over the course of the lessons. Once completed, your tutor will provide you with feedback and constructive criticism to help improve your work.

Where and how to take crafts courses?

A simple look through our search engine will help you find over 100 arts and crafts courses, all over the UK. From institutions to universities, to online, these classes are offered in various ways, giving you the option to choose the most ideal channel that best suits you!


A classroom course usually takes place at pre-designated institutions, colleges, or universities, providing the ideal choice for those who have a liking for hands-on practice in an academic setting.


Online classes are also an option, ideally for those who have a busy schedule and favor flexibility. In this case, you can freely participate in the course at your own pace and on your own time, without any restrictions whatsoever!

Fees for these courses differ greatly too, so you shouldn't think twice about signing up, even if you are on a limited budget − we have a course at any price point! 

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