Make use of your time at home and get crafty with our Arts and Media courses in watercolour painting, calligraphy and candle making. Learn or improve your sewing skills in both machine and hand sewing.
Do you own a digital camera and wonder what all of the buttons do? Would you like to understand your camera better in order to give you better control over your shots? if the answer is yes, this is the course for you! This course would suit a complete beginner.
This live online introductory course is developed for you to learn to the basics of making handmade candles it is a rewarding and fun skill for all abilities. You will learn how to use a variety of waxes and how to use essential oils and fragrance correctly.
If you are a candle lover why not save yourself a fortune and have fun making your own. Candles are the second most gifted item each year.
Come and create stunning effects which can match your own colour scheme.
This course will introduce you to the medium of charcoal, encouraging you to explore and experiment with different types, techniques and applications of charcoal, in and out of context with the work of relevant artists. By completing this course, learners will be introduced to the different types and uses of charcoal....
This course is designed to serve as a taste of drawing and painting media, techniques and processes through an introduction into experimental drawing and reflective annotation. You will engage in a range of guided explorations of wet and dry supports, media and applications using traditional and non – traditional tools and techniques.
A practical online session where you have the opportunity to create your own beautiful handmade candles, either for yourself or for a Christmas gift. You will receive a kit in the post prior to the session containing everything you need to make your candles. The session will be delivered online, via Zoom, and will provide you with a step by step, supported teaching session. You will be guided through the process and the teacher will be on hand, offering practical demonstrations each step of the way. The candles will be made using soy wax and high quality oils.
Drawing is fun, sharpens your observation, and the concentration required to do it is also incredibly therapeutic. Suitable for beginners, this short course will give you basic skills to create beautiful and accurate seasonal botanical drawings and watercolour paintings.
Alternative botanical wreath illustration to let out those punky vibes. Perfect for those looking for something that bit different to traditional seasonal illustration. Your work could be framed as a gift, printed on to cards or kept for your own quirky seasonal decoration. We are talking tartans, neon/bright use of colour, spikes, thistles, pins, holly and maybe your own punky message when creating these fun illustrations.
Add a fresh look to your Christmas dining table this year with these quilted placemats! Learn new sewing skills and amaze your friends and family with your homemade designs. Join us for this free introductory course and have fun learning and meeting new people this festive season.
Be creative this festive season and learn new skills. Bring excitement and happiness to your family by making your very own homemade advent calendar. You will use new skills to create and make a cheery snowman advent calendar!
Add a fresh, seasonal look to your home this winter by taking part in this 4-week creative sewing course. Your tutor will inspire and teach you how to create your very own items, such as cross stitch and patchwork pillow, winter owls & felt shaped baubles. You will learn new skills and meet new people during this fun, free course!
Get creative and learn new sewing skills! Design, plan and make your very own stocking using patterned fabric trimmed with pompoms. Keep as a festive decoration or make to give as bespoke, handmade gift.
Due to the current Covid-19 situation Lancashire Adult Learning is offering all Lancashire residents this free 2 hour one off session where you will learn how to sew and make your own essential face mask. This 2 hour session will teach you some basic cutting along with some basic sewing techniques. If you enjoy this course, why not carry on and join one of our longer courses that will see you designing, creating and sewing your own clothes in no time!
These cheeky little robins are simple and fun to make, learn on your own or create together with your child. Once created, string them along a cord to make birdy bunting or hang them individually on the tree, or create more to give to family and friends for a bespoke, handmade gift.
Add a fresh look to your Christmas dining table this season by making a range of items such as tablemats, cutlery pouches, and/or table runner! This is the perfect sewing project to keep you busy and creative this festive season! You will be tutored throughout this short course by an experienced sewing tutor who will teach you new sewing skills and share ideas and experience.
This course is for you if you have an interest in sewing and dressmaking and some basic knowledge in the subject. This course will enable you to further develop your skills and learn new processes and stitches needed to make different garments.