Paper mache decorative bowls

Online North

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who enjoys making and embellishing both practical and decorative, unique items. It is aimed at complete beginners to papier mache, through to those that have some experience. The only requirement is an imagination.

Course content

Over the two weeks, the course will look at how to make a medium sized bowl out of papier mache and then how to decorate and embellish it with paint and beads. It is intended that the course will provide you with the opportunity to interact with other learners in a relaxed and enjoyable session.


Support and feedback

Your tutor will support you throughout the course through online face to face, demonstrations and suggestions on how to progress. You will work with your tutor on your personal goals within the structure of the course. 

Additional costs and requirements

This course is delivered online and provided free of charge. You will, however, need a computer or a tablet with a stable internet connection, as well as a built in or external microphone and camera to attend the course.

You will also need some old newspapers, white tissue paper, pva glue, acrylic paints and an assortment of beads and glass nuggets.

About the tutor

Your tutor will be Colette Olah. Colette started working as a tutor for Learn Devon in September 2018 and delivers a variety of art and craft, employability and computer skills courses. She is a qualified art and design teacher who has worked in both mainstream and special education. Colette has also delivered Independent Life Skills to adults with learning disabilities and taught basic cooking, art and drawing skills in adult education classes in Worcestershire. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the many beautiful beaches in North Devon and also searching for bargains at flea markets and car boot sales. Colette enjoys teaching at Learn Devon because she is keen to help her learners progress and achieve their goals. She believes that lifelong learning and gaining new skills can create a sense of wellbeing and improved self-esteem and aims to create a relaxed and enjoyable environment for all participants.

Start date24 March 2021
End date31 March 2021
Start time13:00
End time15:00
Concessions not available