Art and craft matters: Making connections with artists
Who is this course for?
This course is for adults with learning difficulties and is 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.
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