More art for wellbeing

Online North

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who is interested in being creative, making artifacts and for the joy and sense of wellbeing that creativity can bring. This course is aimed at any level, from beginner onwards.

Course content

You will be exploring ways of looking and seeing.

You will be trying a variety of activities. These include using a range of techniques for painting and drawing. Each week there will be a different focus, technique or activity: painting and drawing techniques, colour, collage, landscape painting, still life, charcoal, wire heads. You will be able to explore your own ideas and follow set practical tasks.

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. 

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 – see additional information.

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

Paper minimum size A3, cartridge and watercolour paper.



Watercolour paints, (tubes)

Palette and water pots

Other materials (sticks and ink, charcoal)

Roll of 1mm gauge steel wire and pliers

Pencil sharpener

PVE or Pritt stick adhesive

What can I do next?

You may like to choose from a range of other Art courses: Abstract Painting, watercolours or another art course with Learn Devon.

You may like to join an online art group or one that meets locally to you.

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 date04 Nov 2021
End date02 Dec 2021
Start time14:30
End time16:30
Concessions not available