Arts, Media & Publishing

Discover a new love of learning with one of our Arts, Media and Publishing courses. Explore new artistic skills and techniques in one of our drawing and painting short courses, or reveal a new talent with our ceramics or floristry courses. All of our courses are relaxed and carried out a leisurely pace, perfect for a bit of me time!

  • Art History - A Walk through the Movements (Beginners Plus)
    Art History - A Walk through the Movements (Beginners Plus) (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Lancashire Adult Learning, BB9 5NH
       
      Cost:£120
  • Art History for Beginners (Online)
    Art History for Beginners (Online) (Arts)

    In this taster session learners will have an introduction to Art History by focusing on ‘Top 10 Contemporary Artists’ which have influenced the definition of art and each been at the pinnacle of the art world through experimentation, exploration and controversy. This taster session will enable learners to understand different art forms, cultures and conceptualisation of such artists work through open discussion with tutor and peers, interactive hand outs and visuals throughout.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Provision
      WED - 22-Apr
      10:00AM to 12:00PM
      10 week course
      Cost:£FREE
  • Art of Paper Cutting
    Art of Paper Cutting (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Garstang Library, PR3 1ED
       
      Cost:£FREE
  • Basic Pattern Drafting
    Basic Pattern Drafting (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Oswaldtwistle Mills Business & Conferenc, BB5 0EY
       
      Cost:£60
  • Calligraphy: An Introduction to Pointed Nib Calligraphy
    Calligraphy: An Introduction to Pointed Nib Calligraphy (Arts)

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    Course Locations & Dates
    • Oswaldtwistle Mills Business & Conferenc, BB5 0EY
       
      Cost:£30
    • Oswaldtwistle Mills Business & Conferenc, BB5 0EY
       
      Cost:£30
  • Calligraphy: Pointed Nib Calligraphy
    Calligraphy: Pointed Nib Calligraphy (Arts)

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    Course Locations & Dates
    • Oswaldtwistle Mills Business & Conferenc, BB5 0EY
       
      Cost:£60
  • Charcoal for Beginners
    Charcoal for Beginners (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Longton VM, PR4 5DL
       
      Cost:£60
  • Colour Mixing and Brush Work
    Colour Mixing and Brush Work (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • SPACE Centre Preston, PR2 2TH
       
      Cost:£48
  • Creative Hand Stitching
    Creative Hand Stitching (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Lancashire Adult Learning, BB9 5NH
       
      Cost:£60
    • Oswaldtwistle Mills Business & Conferenc, BB5 0EY
       
      Cost:£60
  • Digital Photography Beginners
    Digital Photography Beginners (Arts)

    Do you own a digital camera and wonder what the buttons do? Do you wonder what WB, ISO and W and T mean? Would you like to use your camera on fully manual to give you better control over your shots? Would you like to take more creative shots? Therefore, this is the course for you! This course would suit a complete beginner. Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Nelson and Colne College, BB9 7YT
       
      Cost:£90
  • Digital Photography Intermediate
    Digital Photography Intermediate (Arts)

    This course is ideal for learners who already have a fundamental grasp of digital photography skills (e.g. those who have completed the beginner's digital photography and camera skills course) and would now like to learn more advanced photography and digital editing techniques. Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Nelson and Colne College, BB9 7YT
       
      Cost:£90
  • Discover: Art History
    Discover: Art History (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • The Padua Room, PR2 3RX
       
      Cost:£30
  • Discover: Candle Making
    Discover: Candle Making (Arts)

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    Course Locations & Dates
    • Oswaldtwistle Mills Business & Conferenc, BB5 0EY
       
      Cost:£30
    • The Old Grammar School, BB7 9RH
       
      Cost:£30
  • Discover: Collage and Mixed Media
    Discover: Collage and Mixed Media (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Longton VM, PR4 5DL
       
      Cost:£75
    • SPACE Centre Preston, PR2 2TH
       
      Cost:£48
  • Discover: Mono Printing Techniques
    Discover: Mono Printing Techniques (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Ascension Community Centre, PR2 6UA
       
      Cost:£30
  • Discover: Watercolour Skies
    Discover: Watercolour Skies (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • University of Cumbria, LA1 3JD
       
      Cost:£30
  • Discover: Wax Melts Workshop
    Discover: Wax Melts Workshop (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Bowland High School, BB7 4QS
       
      Cost:£18
    • Oswaldtwistle Mills Business & Conferenc, BB5 0EY
       
      Cost:£18
  • Drawing and Painting Beginners
    Drawing and Painting Beginners (Arts)

    For anyone who is a complete or near beginner or worked at home on their own art work this course will expand your knowledge of basic techniques and enable you to learn new techniques and develop your artwork. During the course you will learn how to use a range of drawing materials which will include pencils, charcoal and pastel. You will also learn about the use of colour and basic painting techniques. Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Padiham Town Hall, BB12 8BS
       
      Cost:£108
    • The ACE Centre, BB9 7NN
       
      Cost:£108
  • Drawing and Painting Beginners (Online)
    Drawing and Painting Beginners (Online) (Arts)

    For anyone who is a complete or near beginner or worked at home on their own art work this course will expand your knowledge of basic techniques and enable you to learn new techniques and develop your artwork. During the course you will learn how to use a range of drawing materials which will include pencils, charcoal and pastel. You will also learn about the use of colour and basic painting techniques.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Provision
      THU - 23-Apr
      1:00PM to 3:00PM
      10 week course
      Cost:£FREE
    • Online Provision
      FRI - 24-Apr
      1:00PM to 3:00PM
      9 week course
      Cost:£FREE
  • Drawing and Painting Beginners Plus
    Drawing and Painting Beginners Plus (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • The Storey, LA1 1TH
       
      Cost:£75
  • Drawing and Painting Beginners Plus (Online)
    Drawing and Painting Beginners Plus (Online) (Arts)

    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Provision
      TUE - 21-Apr
      1:00PM to 3:00PM
      10 week course
      Cost:£FREE
  • Drawing and Painting Improvers (Online)
    Drawing and Painting Improvers (Online) (Arts)

    If you are interested in dabbling, drawing and painting, this course is for you. You may have attended “Drawing and Painting for Beginners” or “Beginners Plus” in which you will have built up a bank of skills through practical exploration of techniques and media. In this course, you will look at a range of different artists and learn how to use the techniques and media they use. You will plan and execute a small number of pieces in which you will demonstrate your acquired knowledge and skills in the style and media of different artists. You will be able to build on your practice in a range of materials and techniques.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Provision
      THU - 23-Apr
      10:00AM to 12:00PM
      10 week course
      Cost:£FREE
    • Online Provision
      MON - 27-Apr
      10:00AM to 12:00PM
      9 week course
      Cost:£FREE
  • Drawing Perspective: The Basics
    Drawing Perspective: The Basics (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • SPACE Centre Preston, PR2 2TH
       
      Cost:£48
  • Embellish your Favourite Clothes
    Embellish your Favourite Clothes (Arts)

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    Course Locations & Dates
    • SPACE Centre Preston, PR2 2TH
       
      Cost:£60
  • Explore Light and Shade
    Explore Light and Shade (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • SPACE Centre Preston, PR2 2TH
       
      Cost:£60
  • Exploring & Explaining Abstract Painting
    Exploring & Explaining Abstract Painting (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • SPACE Centre Preston, PR2 2TH
       
      Cost:£60
  • Get to Know your Overlocker
    Get to Know your Overlocker (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • SPACE Centre Preston, PR2 2TH
       
      Cost:£60
  • Get to Know your Sewing Machine
    Get to Know your Sewing Machine (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Lancashire Adult Learning, BB9 5NH
       
      Cost:£60
  • Lino Printing
    Lino Printing (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • The Storey, LA1 1TH
       
      Cost:£30
  • Make A Bag
    Make A Bag (Arts)

    This day course is for you if you have an interest in sewing and hobby crafts and have some basic knowledge in the subject. This course will enable you to further develop your skills and learn new processes and stitches needed to create a bag. Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Halton Mill, LA2 6ND
       
      Cost:£60
  • Make a Bag in a Day
    Make a Bag in a Day (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Halton Mill, LA2 6ND
       
      Cost:£30
    • Oswaldtwistle Mills Business & Conferenc, BB5 0EY
       
      Cost:£30
    • The Padua Room, PR2 3RX
       
      Cost:£30
    • University of Cumbria, LA1 3JD
       
      Cost:£30
  • Make your own Curtains and Cushions
    Make your own Curtains and Cushions (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Halton Mill, LA2 6ND
       
      Cost:£60
  • Paint a Portrait of Your Favourite Pet
    Paint a Portrait of Your Favourite Pet (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Jeff's Orange Rooms, PR7 1HR
       
      Cost:£30
    • Lancashire Adult Learning, BB9 5NH
       
      Cost:£60
    • Longton VM, PR4 5DL
       
      Cost:£48
    • Priory Lane Community Centre, PR1 9EQ
       
      Cost:£30
    • Valley Conferencing, PR5 6GS
       
      Cost:£30
  • Painting Portraits from Photographs
    Painting Portraits from Photographs (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Valley Conferencing, PR5 6GS
       
      Cost:£30
  • Printmaking
    Printmaking (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Barnoldswick Library, BB18 5DW
       
      Cost:£FREE
    • Rishton Library, BB1 4LA
       
      Cost:£FREE
  • Sewing and Dressmaking Beginners
    Sewing and Dressmaking Beginners (Arts)

    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. Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Nelson and Colne College, BB9 7YT
       
      Cost:£120
    • University of Cumbria, LA1 3JD
       
      Cost:£120
  • Sewing and Dressmaking Beginners (Online)
    Sewing and Dressmaking Beginners (Online) (Arts)

    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.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Provision
      FRI - 24-Apr
      1:00PM to 3:00PM
      10 week course
      Cost:£FREE
  • Sewing and Dressmaking Beginners Plus (Online)
    Sewing and Dressmaking Beginners Plus (Online) (Arts)

    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.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Provision
      WED - 22-Apr
      6:00PM to 8:00PM
      10 week course
      Cost:£FREE
  • Sewing and Dressmaking Improvers (Online)
    Sewing and Dressmaking Improvers (Online) (Arts)

    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. On this course you will be able to complete one or two garments of your choice from start to finish.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Provision
      WED - 22-Apr
      9:30AM to 12:00PM
      10 week course
      Cost:£FREE
    • Online Provision
      FRI - 24-Apr
      9:30AM to 12:00PM
      9 week course
      Cost:£FREE
  • Silver Jewellery Advanced
    Silver Jewellery Advanced (Arts)

    This class is a workshop style session offering learners with experience of jewellery making the opportunity to refine and develop their skills with the support of a teacher. The course can also be used to produce a more complicated piece or to undertake an in-depth exploration of a specific technique. Please note that this course is for learners who are already experienced in silversmithing. Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Halton Mill, LA2 6ND
       
      Cost:£180
  • Silver Jewellery Beginners/Beginners Plus
    Silver Jewellery Beginners/Beginners Plus (Arts)

    This course is aimed at total beginners. It will introduce you to a range of simple jewellery making techniques, enabling you to utilise your own creativity and make beautiful, individual jewellery to wear and enjoy. This course would suit anyone who would like to learn the basic principles of silver jewellery making and try out some simple techniques, using them to design and create their own jewellery. You do not need any previous experience, or to be especially ‘arty’. You can work at your own pace in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Halton Mill, LA2 6ND
       
      Cost:£180
  • Silver Jewellery Intermediate
    Silver Jewellery Intermediate (Arts)

    This class is a workshop style session offering learners with some experience of jewellery making the opportunity to refine and develop their skills with the support of a teacher. The course can also be used to produce a more complicated piece or to undertake an in-depth exploration of a specific technique. Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Halton Mill, LA2 6ND
       
      Cost:£180
  • Space for Creativity using Acrylics
    Space for Creativity using Acrylics (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Lancashire Adult Learning, BB9 5NH
       
      Cost:£60
  • Watercolour Landscapes
    Watercolour Landscapes (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Oswaldtwistle Mills Business & Conferenc, BB5 0EY
       
      Cost:£48
    • The Old Grammar School, BB7 9RH
       
      Cost:£48
    • The Old Grammar School, BB7 9RH
       
      Cost:£60
  • Watercolour Portraits
    Watercolour Portraits (Arts)

    Please click the enquire button if you are interested in enrolling on a course and would like more information.
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Preston Quaker Meeting House, PR1 6NQ
       
      Cost:£60
    • The Storey, LA1 1TH
       
      Cost:£75
 
 

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