Creative creatures matter
Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for adults with learning difficulties and disabilities. It is for anyone who is being supported on a day-to-day basis, but who is hoping to be more independent in their daily life and who would like to have a go at different art forms.
During the 10 sessions, you will be using a variety of media, such as paint, printing, papier mache, clay and fabric to create weird and wonderful creatures. Some of the work will be 2D, on paper and card, some will be 3D sculptures.
Support and feedback
The tutor will provide full support and advice throughout the course along with practical demonstrations.
Additional costs and requirements
You will need to bring an apron to protect clothes. All materials will be provided. There are no entry requirements.
Will I have to do anything outside of the session?
There is no requirement to undertake any additional work in your own time
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.