Category Archives: art work

New course: Basic Drawing Skills

To build your confidence at developing drawing skills through instruction, using shapes, and practical, simple activities. These will comprise of sketching, using pencil or charcoal, and it would also include using different media such as watercolour, acrylics, pastel, line work … Continue reading

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Free tasters sessions at Belgrave Hall and Gardens

We are running some free taster sessions at Belgrave Hall & Gardens, Church Road, Leicester LE4 5PE throughout the summer. Belgrave at Work and Play, Wednesday 16 May 2018 at 11.00 am – 12.30 pm    with Cynthia Brown What sort … Continue reading

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New course: Art workshop with mixed media

Come and spend a relaxing 2 hours on Monday evenings in a supportive and friendly environment to create exciting art works with acrylic paint, mixed media and collage with a fun and experimental approach. We will study drawing and painting … Continue reading

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New Course: Flower Arranging

Flowers for all occasions. Learn how to create beautiful arrangements that are simple and creative. This will include the principles of basic flower arranging including wiring, taping and how to preserve your arrangements. You will have fun with flowers and … Continue reading

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Student Achievement

Lis Manning from our Exploring Botanical Drawing and Painting Wednesday class has created 3 pieces of work which has been chosen for the Open 28 Leicester and East Midlands Open Art Exhibition 2017. The exhibition will be open to the … Continue reading

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Students Achievements

IT for ME Students received certificates in recognition for their understanding of websites. The IT for me group, taught by WEA Tutor Nusrat Hathiari have worked extensively on creating, editing and formatting webpages in the Spring term.  They will continue … Continue reading

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New Course: Creative Card Making: Summer 2017

Come and join our experienced tutor Angela Cutting in a relaxing, friendly and supportive environment.  Learn new skills that will build confidence in the use of tools and materials and designing a variety of projects to be shared with family … Continue reading

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