Papier mache decorative bowl

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.

Course content

Over the three 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. You will be guided through the process with demonstrations and support. 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 via the online sessions. You will work with your tutor on your personal goals within the structure of the course. You will receive feedback on your progress and suggestions as to how to improve. 

Additional costs and requirements

There are no entry requirements

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

You will need a laptop / PC / phone / tablet with a camera and microphone / headphones and a good internet connection.

You will need to provide your own materials.

Additional information and resources

“How will I learn?

You will be working with your tutor and other learners using an online video platform called Zoom. Your course will include practical tasks and discussions and your tutor will support you throughout. You may wish to continue work between the sessions. This will help you to get the best from the course and to progress at a pace you are comfortable with.

Resources and additional information


PVA glue

Medium sized bowl

Cling film

Cardboard strips or glue spatula

Acrylic paint

Paint brushes

Thin wire less than 8mm thickness


What can I do next?

You may like to enrol on another art and craft course with Learn Devon for example, Upcycled Mobile Hangings ACB519

Your tutor will suggest ideas on what you can practice and how to build on what you have learnt. They will signpost you to other opportunities to support your learning. ”

Start date18 Nov 2021
End date02 Dec 2021
Start time14:00
End time16:00
Concessions not available