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Watercolours - Still Life

An introduction to self expression through watercolours. Learning to paint with a variety of watercolour techniques, including the use of colour and observational use of light and shade. Improve your wet and dry brush skills by painting still life from your own objects. Materials will be provided for use in…(more)

Wed, Feb 26, 2020 to Wed, Mar 25 2020
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Chinese Brush Strokes - Animals

Producing a variety of beautiful animals on calligraphy rice paper of different sizes. The course will help develop or introduce different traditional Chinese and Japanese brush techniques in inks and watercolours. There will be an opportunity to place some animals in stylised landscapes. All materials will be provided to use…(more)

Thu, Feb 27, 2020 to Thu, Mar 26 2020
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Chinese Brushstrokes - Flowers

Producing a variety of beautiful flowers on calligraphy rice paper of different sizes, the course will teach traditional Chinese and Japanese brush techniques in inks and watercolours. There will be an opportunity to place some flowers in a stylised landscape. Materials will be provided for use in class. (more)

Thu, Jan 16, 2020 to Thu, Feb 13 2020
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Drawing - Portraits

Learn to identify and depict shapes, shadows, shading and proportions in faces. Use the blending of chalks, charcoal and pastels to emphasise tones and contours. Learn colour mixing with pastels and water soluble pencils. Materials for use in class will be provided. (more)

Wed, Feb 26, 2020 to Wed, Mar 25 2020
2:00 PM to 4:30 PM (3 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Arts, Crafts & iPads (Middleton Active)

A 22 week course for adults with learning disabilities. The learners will be introduced to a variety of artists and practitioners, art movements and expressions. Each term has an overarching theme, organised into weekly topics and related activities. Whilst exploring the theme, learners will be taught art techniques and encouraged…(more)

Tue, Jan 14, 2020 to Tue, Jul 07 2020
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Middleton Active
Provided by East Street Arts

Arts, Crafts & iPads (The Bridge)

A 22 week course for adults with learning disabilities. The learners will be introduced to a variety of artists and practitioners, art movements and expressions. Each term has an overarching theme, organised into weekly topics and related activities. Whilst exploring the theme, learners will be taught art techniques and encouraged…(more)

Wed, Jan 15, 2020 to Wed, Jul 08 2020
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at The Bridge
Provided by East Street Arts

Sewing - Mixed Ability - 555b

A short practical sewing course for learners to advance. Will use commercial sewing patterns You will learn a range of sewing, craft and design skills recorded in a portfolio. (more)

Thu, Feb 27, 2020 to Thu, Apr 02 2020
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

(ACL) Creative Crafts-Kentmere Centre - Term 2 Wed AM

This is an entry level class introducing learners to craft making activities (more)

Wed, Jan 15, 2020 to Wed, Mar 25 2020
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Kentmere Childrens Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

(ACL) Creative Crafts Term 2 Thur PM

This is an entry level class introducing learners to craft making activities (more)

Thu, Jan 16, 2020 to Thu, Apr 02 2020
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

(ACL) 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 30, 2020 to Thu, Jun 25 2020
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

(ACL) Creative Crafts Term 3 Thur PM

This is an entry level class introducing learners to craft making activities (more)

Thu, Apr 30, 2020 to Thu, Jun 25 2020
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

General Sewing Stage 2 - Term 2 Tue 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 14, 2020 to Tue, Mar 24 2020
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Basic Woodwork

For complete beginners and those looking for a refresher, you will learn: - Safe use of common hand tools - How to measure wood for a project - Simple joints and fixings The course is taught by a time-served carpenter and you will complete: - A bird box - A…(more)

Wed, Jan 15, 2020 to Wed, Feb 12 2020
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (6 hours) at Hollybush Conservation Centre
Provided by Conservation Volunteers

Basic Woodwork

For complete beginners and those looking for a refresher, you will learn: - Safe use of common hand tools - How to measure wood for a project - Simple joints and fixings The course is taught by a time-served carpenter and you will complete: - A bird box - A…(more)

Fri, Jan 17, 2020 to Fri, Feb 14 2020
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (6 hours) at Hollybush Conservation Centre
Provided by Conservation Volunteers

Introduction to Willow Weaving

An introduction into the world of willow weaving. During this 4 week course you will be taught the basic skills to carry out a variety of willow weaving projects; be able to identify appropriate weaving material (including other plants not just willow) and become familiar with the tools used in…(more)

Fri, Jan 24, 2020 to Fri, Feb 14 2020
1:30 PM to 4:00 PM (3 hours) at Hollybush Conservation Centre
Provided by Conservation Volunteers

Round Baskets (February)

Make yourself a lovely, round basket out of willow on this 2 day course. (more)

Thu, Feb 20, 2020 to Fri, Feb 21 2020
9:30 AM to 4:30 PM (7 hours) at Hollybush Conservation Centre
Provided by Conservation Volunteers

Craftwork Enterprise - 152

A supported course for people with learning disabilties/difficulties. Develop craft skills and life skills. Learn how to package and sell your work. (more)

Tue, Jan 14, 2020 to Tue, Jun 30 2020
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Craft Mix - 546c

A craft course which includes making upcycled jewellery, wire sculpture and bookmaking. (more)

Wed, Apr 22, 2020 to Wed, Jul 08 2020
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Knitting - 558b

This course is suitable for complete beginners or those who might need a helping hand following patterns or with more complicated techniques. (more)

Mon, Jan 06, 2020 to Mon, Mar 30 2020
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Woodcraft for Women 3

Woodcraft for Women is a six week course to teach women the basics of woodworking. Participants will learn how to cut and measure wood, how to fix wood together and how to use power and hand tools safely. There will be an opportunity to turn a pen or bowl on…(more)

Tue, Jan 07, 2020 to Tue, Feb 11 2020
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Basic Woodworking & Tiling - 570b

A beginners course to build confidence and techniques for various DIY tasks. Tasks that may be covered are; tiling, shelving and finishes, skirting boards, fixing things to walls, decorating skills. (more)

Thu, Jan 16, 2020 to Thu, Mar 26 2020
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Swarthmore Centre
Provided by Swarthmore

Woodcraft for Women 4

Woodcraft for Women is a six week course to teach women the basics of woodworking. Participants will learn how to cut and measure wood, how to fix wood together and how to use power and hand tools safely. There will be an opportunity to turn a pen or bowl on…(more)

Tue, Feb 25, 2020 to Tue, Mar 31 2020
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

T shirts and Totes! (Nowell Mount)

Learn how to print on paper and fabric Print you own T - shirt to take home for you or your child! Print your own canvas tote bag to take home for you or a relative! Print a picture for you to frame and put on your wall at home!…(more)

Mon, Jan 13, 2020 to Mon, Mar 30 2020
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at Nowell Mount Centre
Provided by East Street Arts

Arts for Health and Wellbeing (LS14 Trust)

Learn how to use paper and fabric to create printed images that you have designed. Papermaking and textile based art for home or gifts. (more)

Tue, Jan 14, 2020 to Tue, Mar 31 2020
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2 hours) at Leeds Ls14 Trust Company Ltd
Provided by East Street Arts

Arts Activism (Leep 1)

Learn about arts & activism. Use print, drawing and collage to create messages. Internet and social media platforms will be explored as well as direct action and performance. Safety online will be an integral part of this course. (more)

Thu, Jan 16, 2020 to Thu, Apr 02 2020
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Leep1
Provided by East Street Arts

Make a Webpage from Scratch (Convention House)

Learn how to make your own webpage step by step in a supportive setting. This course is suitable for people with some basic computer knowledge. You will leave with a one page website that would be suitable for a small business or a personal blog. (more)

Sat, Mar 14, 2020 to Sun, Mar 22 2020
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (5 hours) at Convention House (Access Via Patrick Studio's)
Provided by East Street Arts

Crochet - Term 2 Fri am

This is an entry level class introducing learners to crochet and expanding on existing skills. (more)

Fri, Jan 24, 2020 to Fri, Apr 03 2020
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (3 hours) at Deacon House Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Exploring anxiety

You will explore feelings and thoughts around what makes you anxious and develop techniques to help you control negative thought patterns and physical symptoms of anxiety (more)

Mon, Jan 06, 2020 to Mon, Jan 27 2020
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Vale Day Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

Exploring resilience (Thurs)

A course to help learners' deal with barriers and setbacks. You will look at different techniques to help you develop confidence in situations where you feel knocked back. (more)

Thu, Jan 09, 2020 to Thu, Feb 06 2020
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM (3 hours) at Stocks Hill Day Centre Armley
Provided by Leeds City College

Exploring resilience (Tues)

A course to help learners' deal with barriers and setbacks. You will look at different techniques to help you develop confidence in situations where you feel knocked back. (more)

Tue, Feb 25, 2020 to Tue, Mar 31 2020
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (2 hours) at Vale Day Centre
Provided by Leeds City College

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