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Over 60s Arts and Crafts

Mary Ward Centre
Course summary
12 weeks
72 GBP
Next available date: Enquire for more information - London
Leisure / Fun Classes

Course description

Over 60s Arts and Crafts

Learn simple, fun techniques in art and crafts, gain skills and gain confidence using a range of materials. We'll encourage you to develop a personal style in a friendly environment. Beginners are particularly welcome.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

Any person over 60 who is wants to learn to draw and paint and who is interested in learning to 'make things'. Don't worry if you don't have good eyesight or a steady hand or if you have any other physical or learning difficulties - you will be included in all activities and extra help can be given if necessary. Just have a word with your tutor on the first day of term.

Training Course Content

Each term we will experiment with different techniques in drawing, painting, or collage. We will also be exploring different crafts, both traditional and new. A typical term might include drawing, painting, decoupage, sewing felt accessories, jewellery making and working with glass or metal. We will try to design the course according to the interests of the majority of the students and you will be encouraged to work on your own projects, with help and/or advise if you need it.
To initiate and establish a productive, friendly and fun art and craft activity group To develop confidence when discussing your own work and that of others. To enable and promote confidence in making items and visual expression
To promote confidence when using different materials and techniques
To encourage, where appropriate, the development of individual projects

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Mary Ward Centre

Mary Ward Centre

The first thing you will notice about the Mary Ward Centre is the stunning Georgian building, in the peaceful surroundings of Queen Square. An adult education centre with a difference, whatever you want to learn, you’ll find it here. From...

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Mary Ward Centre

42 Queens Square
WC1N 3AQ London

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