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3D Wire modelling: FULL

Posted on: 3 December 2020

During the two week course, you will look at how to use wire as a drawing tool and develop an initial outline into a 3D sculpture. The tutor will demonstrate how to make a wire… More

3D Wire modelling: FULL

Posted on: 7 January 2021

During the two week course, you will look at how to use wire as a drawing tool and develop an initial outline into a 3D sculpture. The tutor will demonstrate how to make a wire… More

Chirpy chickens for Easter: FULL

Posted on: 3 December 2020

During the session you will be guided by your tutor through the step by step instructions, along with a demonstration of how to make these chirpy chickens. You will learn how to make the pyramid… More

Collage and montage landscapes: FULL

Posted on: 25 January 2021

The course will look at how to use ready- made materials, such as magazines, to create interesting and often quirky landscapes. The only skill level required is an imagination! It is intended that the course… More

Colour theory: FULL

Posted on: 3 December 2020

The course will look at how to mix colours using a limited palette. You will create a colour wheel using primary colours, mixing secondary and tertiary colours and gain an understanding of harmonious and complementary… More

Colour theory: FULL

Posted on: 25 January 2021

The course will look at how to mix colours using a limited palette. You will create a colour wheel using primary colours, mixing secondary and tertiary colours and gain an understanding of harmonious and complementary… More

Continuous line drawing and wire heads: FULL

Posted on: 3 December 2020

You will be drawing real and imaginary scenes using specific drawing techniques. More

Draw your pet: FULL

Posted on: 3 December 2020

During the 5 sessions, you will develop your drawing techniques of your chosen animal, using colour and mark making to create texture. Working from a photo, you will complete a painted image in either watercolour,… More

Getting started with job search

Posted on: 3 December 2020

The course will include:   Where to look for job adverts How to search on line Thinking about a suitable job Identifying your skills More

Improve your English: join at any time

Posted on: 8 February 2021

As the course covers different qualification levels the content will be designed to meet your exact needs. This will include the skills of communication, reading and writing. Our classes are small and welcoming, you will… More

Improve your English: join at any time

Posted on: 8 February 2021

As the course covers different qualification levels the content will be designed to meet your exact needs. This will include the skills of communication, reading and writing. Our classes are small and welcoming, you will… More

Improve your English: join at any time

Posted on: 14 January 2021

As the course covers different qualification levels the content will be designed to meet your exact needs. This will include the skills of communication, reading and writing. Our classes are small and welcoming, you will… More

Improve your maths: join at any time

Posted on: 8 February 2021

As the course covers different qualification levels the content will be designed to meet your exact needs. This will include numbers and their use in everyday life, working with data and creating graphs. Our classes… More

Improve your maths: join at any time

Posted on: 8 February 2021

As the course covers different qualification levels the content will be designed to meet your exact needs. This will include numbers and their use in everyday life, working with data and creating graphs. Our classes… More

Improve your maths: join at any time

Posted on: 8 February 2021

As the course covers different qualification levels the content will be designed to meet your exact needs. This will include numbers and their use in everyday life, working with data and creating graphs. Our classes… More

Improve your maths: join at any time: FULL

Posted on: 8 February 2021

As the course covers different qualification levels the content will be designed to meet your exact needs. This will include numbers and their use in everyday life, working with data and creating graphs. Our classes… More

ITQ Level 1: Award in IT User Skills

Posted on: 3 December 2020

This course is made up of 3 different parts that connect to make the award – they are: Spreadsheets Use a spreadsheet to enter, edit and organise data Use formulas and tools to summarise and… More

ITQ Level 1: Award in IT User Skills: FULL

Posted on: 3 December 2020

This course is made up of 3 different parts that connect to make the award – they are: Spreadsheets Use a spreadsheet to enter, edit and organise data Use formulas and tools to summarise and… More

Paper mache decorative bowls

Posted on: 26 January 2021

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… More

Pottery for all

Posted on: 3 December 2020

This course is offered as classroom based learning at The Arts Centre, The Quay, Bideford EX39 2EY. Please note if regional lockdown is activated this course will be offered as on-line learning via Zoom. The… More

Understanding pattern design: FULL

Posted on: 3 December 2020

Over the two weeks, the course will look at how to develop and design a motif, using a natural form as a starting point. It will explore different pattern formats, such as brick and block… More

Understanding pattern design:FULL

Posted on: 25 January 2021

Over the two weeks, the course will look at how to develop and design a motif, using a natural form as a starting point. It will explore different pattern formats, such as brick and block… More

Upcycle mobile hangings for your garden: FULL

Posted on: 3 December 2020

You will be using found and recycled materials to make and enhance garden ornaments, hangings and mobiles More

Summer craft matters

Posted on: 3 December 2020

During the 5 week course, you will be making a variety of craft items, from bird feeders and nature plaques from clay, to decorated flowerpots. Each week will be a different craft activity, based around… More

Zentangles: FULL

Posted on: 25 January 2021

You will be working with your tutor in a virtual learning environment using an online video platform called Zoom.  You will be accompanied in your virtual class, with other learners. Your tutor will give practical… More