Art and craft matters: Making connections with artists

Alexander Centre, Tavistock

Who is this course for?

This course is for adults with learning difficulties and this course is suitable for anyone who is being supported on a day-to-day basis but who is hoping to be more independent in their daily life . Complete beginners are welcome.

Course content

Have fun learning art and craft skills! Learn to use lots of different materials, techniques and equipment in a friendly, supported environment. In this course we will create arts and crafts inspired by famous artists. Paint like Monet, do heart art like Kandinsky, use vibrant colours like Matisse adn create a Van Gogh inspired art project using forks!

Support and feedback

Your tutor will keep you informed of your achievements

Additional costs and requirements

It is always useful to bring an apron and clean bag to put your finished art projects in when you take them home

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

Not unless you would like to. If that is the case, the tutor will be happy to supply you with something to do at home

About the tutor

Caroline Ross currently works as a tutor for Learn Devon. Prior to this she worked for Integer training as a tutor and also as nationwide trainer and major accounts supervisor for Manpower plc.

Caroline has a Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) and a City & Guilds Level 4 Certificate of Adult Literacy Subject Specialist qualification. Caroline’s area of interest is teaching adults with learning difficulties

Caroline has been heavily involved in her children’s school, being the Secretary then Chairperson for the PTA for 8 years. She helps out at the local Youth Club and is hoping to be involved in more youth projects in the future.

“I love teaching and giving people the opportunity to do things for themselves instead of someone doing it for them. As a child I experienced things being snatched from my hands because I looked awkward (just being left-handed!) and made a promise that I would never do that to anyone else”.

Caroline Ross, Tutor, Learn Devon

Start date11 Jan 2019
End date05 Apr 2019
Start time13:00
End time15:00
Concessions not available