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Mosaics & Clay

Learn how to use a range of tools and mediums as you explore and practice techniques to combine mosaics and clay to create a range of items including a coaster, photo frame and plant pot. (more)

Thu, Sep 17, 2020 to Thu, Nov 26 2020
1:30 PM to 4:00 PM (3 hours) at Barkston House
Provided by People Matters (West Yorkshire) CIO

Sewing

Learn and build on a range of sewing techniques including a no sew bag, hand sewn decorations and onto using a sewing machine to make and applique a cushion cover. (more)

Wed, Sep 16, 2020 to Wed, Nov 25 2020
1:30 PM to 4:00 PM (3 hours) at Barkston House
Provided by People Matters (West Yorkshire) CIO

Paper Craft

Learn new techniques and develop fine motor skills as you explore with recycled materials to create a wide range of paper craft items including cards, decorations and origami. (more)

Thu, Sep 17, 2020 to Thu, Nov 26 2020
10:30 AM to 1:00 PM (3 hours) at Barkston House
Provided by People Matters (West Yorkshire) CIO

CCGC Upcycle - From Trash to Treasure

A practical, online, creative course involving discussion, tutor instruction, group demonstration and practical crafting. Explore and discuss the value and possibilities of upcycling, sustainability and resourcefulness in craft. Learn about how a few simple adaptations, additions and techniques can transform household waste into fabulous, useful and beautiful items. In session…(more)

Thu, Sep 24, 2020 to Thu, Nov 05 2020
10:00 AM to 12:15 PM (2 hours) at Google Classroom
Provided by Cardigan Centre

GCCC Drawing for Wellbeing

A supportive, fun, relaxing and creative online course. Practicing art has been acknowledged to have positive impacts on physical, mental and emotional health and wellbeing. In this course you will experience guided, mindful drawing activities, focused on the process of creation, rather than a fixed outcome, whilst also developing your…(more)

Tue, Sep 22, 2020 to Tue, Nov 03 2020
10:00 AM to 12:15 PM (2 hours) at Google Classroom
Provided by Cardigan Centre

GCSW-Creative Wellness-544a

This course is suitable for anyone. Being creative has been proven to enhance our health and well being in a number of ways it may elevate mood, boost cognetic function and memory, increase our immunity and relieve depression and anxiety. (more)

Wed, Sep 30, 2020 to Wed, Dec 16 2020
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (3 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Introduction to Garment Making

Introduction to Garment Making During this course you will work towards making a unique garment or dress following a commercial sewing pattern. You will learn to cut fabrics to fit your shape and develop sewing skills. This course is suitable for novice learners; some may have used sewing machines before…(more)

Tue, Sep 15, 2020 to Tue, Dec 15 2020
12:30 PM to 2:45 PM (2 hours) at Cardigan Centre
Provided by Cardigan Centre

CCGC Introduction to Garment Making

During this course you will work towards making a unique garment or dress following a commercial sewing pattern. You will learn to cut fabrics to fit your shape and develop sewing skills. This course is suitable for novice learners; some may have used sewing machines before but would like to…(more)

Wed, Sep 16, 2020 to Wed, Dec 16 2020
10:00 AM to 12:15 PM (2 hours) at Google Classroom
Provided by Cardigan Centre

GCSW-Wire Wrapped Jewellery - 533a

Learn how to make beautiful jewellery using silver wire and semi precious beads. During the course you will be taught simple wire wrapping techniques which you can use to make earings and a pendant or brooch. This course is suitable for beginners.Links will be given to students to enable them…(more)

Mon, Sep 28, 2020 to Mon, Dec 14 2020
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom
Provided by Swarthmore

GCSW-Watercolour for Beginners - 503a

Learn the basics of watercolour, aimed at complete novice or not very confident painter you will learn about washes, colour and texture, wet on wet and wet on dry. (more)

Thu, Oct 01, 2020 to Thu, Dec 17 2020
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom
Provided by Swarthmore

GCSW-Designer Mary Quant Inspired Tote Bag - Taster-674a

Mary Quant hit 1960's Swinging London with miniskirts, skinny ribs, feature zips and PVC. Make a Quant inspired tote bag with patch pocket and chunky zip. Intermediate level.Taster available 28 September to 4 October (more)

Thu, Oct 01, 2020 to Thu, Oct 01 2020
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

GCSW-Watercolours Step Up - 504a

On this course you will have the chance to develop your brush control further to achieve amazing results, you will learn about paper quality and its effects upon the image. (more)

Thu, Oct 01, 2020 to Thu, Dec 17 2020
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom
Provided by Swarthmore

GCSW-Digital Painting - 511a

This is a beginners course, aimed at those who wish to understand the basics of digital painting. Step into the world of digital painting and learn a number of techniques, pick up hints and tips and create your own digital works of art. (more)

Fri, Oct 02, 2020 to Fri, Dec 18 2020
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom
Provided by Swarthmore

GCSW-Designer Jean Muir Inspired Pochete - Taster-673a

Jean Muir's structured matte jersey dresses feature in museum collections throughout the world alongside her outwear in the softest skins. Make a suede pochette inspired by Muir's 1980 hand-punched suede collection. Intermediate LevelTaster available 5 October to 11 October (more)

Thu, Oct 08, 2020 to Thu, Oct 08 2020
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

GCSW-Sewing - Luxe Lingerie -675a

Make luxurious lingerie in Crepe De Chine and decorate it vintage style with rouleaux and hand-worked faggot stitch. Advanced Level (more)

Fri, Oct 16, 2020 to Fri, Nov 27 2020
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Upcycling: Wardrobe Revival

Course Overview Sustainable fashion and up-cycling products from old to new is a current trend that is ever popular in its ethos and is a fun creative subject that will literally, grow on you! This fun course enables bring new life to a pair of your favourite jeans, a child's…(more)

Tue, Sep 29, 2020 to Tue, Dec 08 2020
9:30 AM to 11:45 AM (2 hours) at Cardigan Centre
Provided by Cardigan Centre

Beading - Term 1 - Mon am

This is an entry level class introducing learners to the techniques of beading and involves making small jewellery items from beads (more)

Mon, Sep 14, 2020 to Mon, Dec 07 2020
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

General Sewing Stage 2 - Term 1 - Tues am

An introduction to sewing which is the craft of fastening or attaching objects using stitches made with a needle and thread (more)

Tue, Sep 15, 2020 to Tue, Dec 08 2020
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

General Sewing Stage 2 - Term 1 - Tues pm

An introduction to sewing which is the craft of fastening or attaching objects using stitches made with a needle and thread (more)

Tue, Sep 15, 2020 to Tue, Dec 08 2020
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Beading and Jewellery Making Term 1 Thur AM

You will learn how to make beautiful beaded items of jewellery including earrings, necklaces and bracelets (more)

Thu, Sep 17, 2020 to Thu, Dec 10 2020
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Beading - Term 2 - Mon am

This is an entry level class introducing learners to the techniques of beading and involves making small jewellery items from beads (more)

Mon, Jan 11, 2021 to Mon, Mar 29 2021
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

General Sewing Stage 2 - Term 2 - Tues am

An introduction to sewing which is the craft of fastening or attaching objects using stitches made with a needle and thread (more)

Tue, Jan 12, 2021 to Tue, Mar 23 2021
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

General Sewing Stage 2 - Term 2 - Tues pm

An introduction to sewing which is the craft of fastening or attaching objects using stitches made with a needle and thread (more)

Tue, Jan 12, 2021 to Tue, Mar 23 2021
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Beading and Jewellery Making Term 2 Thur AM

You will learn how to make beautiful beaded items of jewellery including earrings, necklaces and bracelets (more)

Thu, Jan 14, 2021 to Thu, Mar 25 2021
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Beading - Term 3 - Mon am

This is an entry level class introducing learners to the techniques of beading and involves making small jewellery items from beads (more)

Mon, Apr 26, 2021 to Mon, Jun 28 2021
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

General Sewing Stage 2 - Term 3 - Tues pm

An introduction to sewing which is the craft of fastening or attaching objects using stitches made with a needle and thread (more)

Tue, Apr 27, 2021 to Tue, Jun 22 2021
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Beading and Jewellery Making Term 3 Thur AM

You will learn how to make beautiful beaded items of jewellery including earrings, necklaces and bracelets (more)

Thu, Apr 29, 2021 to Thu, Jun 24 2021
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

GCSW-Creative Needle Felting-556a

This course is aimed at complete beginners or those with a little knowledge. We will be experimenting with needle felting techniques including making using needle felting for art, making 3 D creatures and / or flowers, using wire armatures and developing individual creative projects.Links will be given to students to…(more)

Mon, Sep 28, 2020 to Mon, Oct 26 2020
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom
Provided by Swarthmore

GCSW-Fantasy Art Beginners - 501a

Have you ever wanted to draw weird and wonderful creatures straight from your imagination? This beginners course will help you do just that. If you have never drawn but always wanted to or you have not put pencil to paper for many a year then this the course for you. (more)

Mon, Sep 28, 2020 to Mon, Dec 14 2020
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom
Provided by Swarthmore

GCSW-Conversations in Art - 512a

In Conversations we will discover different genres of art and arts practice, take virtual walks through exhibitions and galleries both local, national and global and discover for ourselves what art meant to us an individuals as well as learning about the artist's voice.5 sessions - 1 per fortnight. 28/09, 12/10,…(more)

Mon, Sep 28, 2020 to Mon, Nov 30 2020
7:00 PM to 9:30 PM (3 hours) at Google Classroom
Provided by Swarthmore

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