Tag Archives: student’s artwork

What are ‘God’s Eyes?’

Annie Kinchington, WEA tutor, has been working with students at the Nia centre this term to make ‘God’s Eyes.’ Annie explains, ‘The Huichol Indians of Mexico and the Aymara Indians of Bolivia weave brightly coloured yarn on a simple frame … Continue reading

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Bird sculptures

Rikke Digerud-Waring, WEA tutor, has once again been using her trip to Australia earlier this year to inspire some delightful bird sculptures.  Students at the Nia and Coleman Neighbourhood Centres, have produced these sculptures.  You can almost picture the colourful birds … Continue reading

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Kangaroo kapers!

WEA tutor, Rikke Digerud-Waring, was on holiday earlier this year ‘down under’.  This Trip has enabled her to share some new ideas with students from Leicester City Community Care Operations Team (LCCCOT) Rikke says, ‘Hi, when I came back from Australia I (the Nia … Continue reading

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Drawing using white on black techniques

Students on the October Drawing course on Tuesday afternoons have been brushing up their drawing skills and practising using  different media.  These eye-catching white on black drawings were completed on week 2 of the 3 week course.   Annabel Barrett is … Continue reading

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Summer tea party!

Learners at the Nia Centre in the city, have been working with their WEA tutor, Rikke Digerud-Waring, on a special summer tea party project. Rikke says, ‘We had a tea party yesterday after making paper mache foam tea cups and … Continue reading

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Story of Leicester

WEA tutor, Rikke Digerud-Waring, has been working with students at one of the city’s day centres to produce a beautiful mosaic that tells the Story of Leicester. Rikke says, ‘We have tried to include different cultural imagery as well.  We … Continue reading

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Wall hangings – student art work on display

Students on art and craft courses offered in partnership with the Leicester City Community Care Opportunities Team, have worked with WEA tutor, Kate Keal, to produce 2 beautiful wall hangings.  Not only are they very colourful, they are tactile, too. … Continue reading

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